Here are some correlation between socio-economic phenomenons, from the Google Book trends. The correlations might not be Very correct because of the not-so-good OCR (optical character system) used by Google, but looks sensible.
(The data for particular key words is not, most of the time, from same book, but related to same period)
Try to read it and interpret what we can do ahead with it ...
Education and Population (Why is it so similar after 1880 :) )
Civilization and crime
Education and Crime
Capitalism and Crime
Socialism and Crime