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Country vs country: Australia and New Zealand compared: Crime

Definitions

  • Burglaries: Number of burglaries recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Car thefts: Total recorded automobile thefts. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • Illicit drugs: Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • Kidnappings: Number of kidnappings recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Murder rate: Homicide rate per year per 100,000 inhabitants in various countries.
  • Murders: Number of convictions for intentional homicides in the given year.
  • Murders > Per capita: Number of convictions for intentional homicides in the given year. Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Murders with firearms: Total recorded intentional homicides committed with a firearm. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • Police officers: Number of police officers per 100,000 population.
  • Prisoners: Total persons incarcerated
  • Prisoners > Per capita: Data for 2003. Number of prisoners held per 100,000 population.
  • Rape victims: People victimized by sexual assault (as a % of the total population). Data refer to female population only. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • Rapes: Number of sexual assaults recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Robberies: Number of robberies recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Software piracy rate: The piracy rate is the total number of units of pirated software deployed in 2007 divided by the total units of software installed.
  • Assaults: Number of assaults recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Assault victims: People victimized by assault (as a % of the total population). Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevelence.
  • Death penalty > Last executed: Amnesty International
  • Acquitted: Total acquitted in criminal courts. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • Sentence Length: Total average sentence length served
  • Death penalty > Abolition date: Amnesty International
  • Prisoners > Female: Female prisoners, expressed as a percentage share of the total prison population. Data for 2003.
  • Murders committed by youths: Homicide rates among youths aged 10–29 years by country or area: most recent year available (variable 1990–1999).
  • Auto theft: Number of motor vehicle thefts (car thefts) recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Jails: Total number of adult prisons, penal or correctional institutions (excluding temporary jail lock-ups). Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • Believe in police efficiency: Proportion of people in international Crime Victims Survey 2000 who say police do a good job in controlling crime in their area.
  • Manslaughters: Total recorded non-intentional homicides. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • Robbery victims: People victimized by robbery (as a % of the total population). Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • Unpaid diplomatic parking fines: Average Unpaid Annual New York City Parking Violations per Diplomat, 11/1997 to 11/2002.
  • Murders > WHO: Intentional homicide rate is the estimate of intentional homicides in a country as a result of domestic disputes that end in a killing, interpersonal violence, violent conflicts over land resources, inter-gang violence over turf or control, and predatory violence and killing by armed groups. The term, intentional homicide, is broad, but it does not include all intentional killing. In particular, deaths arising from armed conflict are usually considered separately. The difference is usually described by the organisation of the killing. Individuals or small groups usually commit homicide, whereas the killing in armed conflict is usually committed by more or less cohesive groups of up to several hundred members. Two main sources of data are presented: criminal justice (law enforcement) measures (this series), supplemented by data from national statistical agencies, and measures from public health sources (see other intentional homicide series). These various sources measure slightly different phenomena and are therefore unlikely to provide identical numbers."
  • Convictions: Number of people convicted of a crime.
  • Perception of safety > Burglary: Proportions in International Crime Victims Survey 2000 reporting that they feel only a small risk of burglary.
  • Serious assaults: Number of major assaults recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Reporting to police: Proportions in International Crime Victims Survey 2000 who feel they can report crimes to police - perception.
  • Convictions > Juveniles: Number of juveniles who were convicted of a crime in the given year.
  • Convictions > Female: Proportion of all adult convictions that were of women.
  • Murders > Per 100,000 people: Intentional homicide rate is the estimate of intentional homicides in a country as a result of domestic disputes that end in a killing, interpersonal violence, violent conflicts over land resources, inter-gang violence over turf or control, and predatory violence and killing by armed groups. The term, intentional homicide, is broad, but it does not include all intentional killing. In particular, deaths arising from armed conflict are usually considered separately. The difference is usually described by the organisation of the killing. Individuals or small groups usually commit homicide, whereas the killing in armed conflict is usually committed by more or less cohesive groups of up to several hundred members. Two main sources of data are presented: criminal justice (law enforcement) measures (this series), supplemented by data from national statistical agencies, and measures from public health sources (see other intentional homicide series). These various sources measure slightly different phenomena and are therefore unlikely to provide identical numbers."
  • Car thefts per 1000: Total recorded automobile thefts. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Convictions > Juveniles per million: Number of juveniles who were convicted of a crime in the given year. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Perceived problems > Problem violent crimes including assault and armed robbery: Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "(How much of a problem are...) violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Fear of crime > Worries about being insulted: Worries being insulted. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "(How worried are you about)......being insulted or pestered by anybody, while in the street or any other public place?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Fear of crime > Violent hate crime: Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "(How worried are you about)......being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Fear of crime > Worries about being attacked: Worries attacked. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "(How worried are you about)......being physically attacked by strangers?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Fear of crime > Worries about things from car being stolen: Worries things from car stolen. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "(How worried are you about)......having things stolen from your car?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Fear of crime > Worries about car being stolen: Worries car stolen. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "(How worried are you about)......having your car stolen?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Fear of crime > Worries about being mugged or robbed: Worries being mugged or robbed. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "(How worried are you about)......being mugged and robbed?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Believes crime increasing in the past 3 years: Crime increasing in the past 3 years. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "In the past three years would you say the level of crime in your community has increased, stayed about the same, or decreased?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Crime levels: Level of crime. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "How serious you feel the level of crime is?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Perceived problems > Property crimes including vandalism and theft: Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "(How much of a problem are...) property crimes such as vandalism and theft?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Fear of crime > Feels safe walking alone > At night: Safety walking alone during night. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "How safe do you feel walking alone in this city during the night?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Perceived problems > Problem corruption and bribery: Problem corruption and bribery. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "(How much of a problem are...) corruption and bribery?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Fear of crime > Feels safe walking alone > During the day: Safety walking alone during daylight. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "How safe do you feel walking alone in this city during the daylight?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Perceived problems > Illegal drugs: Problem people using or dealing drugs. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "(How much of a problem are...) people using or dealing drugs?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Fear of crime > Worries about home break and enter: Worries home broken and things stolen. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "How worried are you about....having your home broken into and something stolen?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Prisoners > Pre-trial detainees: The percentage of the prison population that is being held pre-trial / on remand. Data for 2003.
  • Perception of safety > Walking in dark: Proportions in International Crime Victims Survey 2000 reporting that they feel safe walking in the dark.
  • Death penalty > Abolition for ordinary crimes: Amnesty International
  • Suicide rates > Ages 35-44: Suicide rates per 100,000 people in the given age group, late 1990s.
  • Suicide rates > Ages 45-54: Suicide rates per 100,000 people in the given age group, late 1990s.
  • Suicide rates > Ages 55-64: Suicide rates per 100,000 people in the given age group, late 1990s.
  • Total crime victims: People victimized by crime (as a % of the total population). Data refer to people victimized by one or more of 11 crimes recorded in the survey: robbery, burglary, attempted burglary, car theft, car vandalism, bicycle theft, sexual assault, theft from car, theft of personal property, assault and threats. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • Suicide rates > Ages 15-24: Suicide rates per 100,000 people by given age group, late 1990s.
  • Suicide rates > Ages 25-34: Suicide rates per 100,000 people in the given age group, late 1990s.
  • Murders committed by youths per capita: Homicide rate per 100,000 population aged 10–29 years
  • Suicide rates > Ages above 75: Suicide rates per 100,000 people in the given age group, late 1990s.
  • Prisoners > Share of prison capacity filled: The percentage of the offical prison capacity filled. This is obtained by comparing the number of prisoners in a nation to the offical capacity of the nation's prison system. Data for 2003.
  • Suicide rates > Ages 65-74: Suicide rates per 100,000 people in the given age group, late 1990s.
  • Gun ownership > Guns per 100 residents > 2007: Number of guns owned per 100 residents in various countries. Following data relates to the year 2007.
  • Murders with firearms per million: Total recorded intentional homicides committed with a firearm. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Prisoners per 1000: Total persons incarcerated. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Acquitted per 1000: Total acquitted in criminal courts. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Murders committed by youths per million: Homicide rates among youths aged 10–29 years by country or area: most recent year available (variable 1990–1999). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Jails per million: Total number of adult prisons, penal or correctional institutions (excluding temporary jail lock-ups). Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Unpaid diplomatic parking fines per million: Average Unpaid Annual New York City Parking Violations per Diplomat, 11/1997 to 11/2002. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Manslaughters per million: Total recorded non-intentional homicides. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Convictions per 1000: Number of people convicted of a crime. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Murders per million: Number of convictions for intentional homicides in the given year. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Convictions > Female per million: Proportion of all adult convictions that were of women. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Violent crime > Intentional homicides > Per 100,000 people: Intentional homicides (per 100,000 people). Intentional homicides are estimates of unlawful homicides purposely inflicted as a result of domestic disputes, interpersonal violence, violent conflicts over land resources, intergang violence over turf or control, and predatory violence and killing by armed groups. Intentional homicide does not include all intentional killing; the difference is usually in the organization of the killing. Individuals or small groups usually commit homicide, whereas killing in armed conflict is usually committed by fairly cohesive groups of up to several hundred members and is thus usually excluded.
  • Property crime victims: People victimized by property crime (as a % of the total population). Includes car theft, theft from car, burglary with entry and attempted burglary. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
STAT Australia New Zealand HISTORY
Burglaries 1,530.2
Ranked 1st. 4% more than New Zealand
1,476.3
Ranked 2nd.

Car thefts 139,094
Ranked 7th. 6 times more than New Zealand
23,324
Ranked 24th.
Illicit drugs Tasmania is one of the world's major suppliers of licit opiate products; government maintains strict controls over areas of opium poppy cultivation and output of poppy straw concentrate; major consumer of cocaine and amphetamines significant consumer of amphetamines
Kidnappings 3.81
Ranked 9th. 4 times more than New Zealand
0.91
Ranked 21st.
Murder rate 1.3 1.3
Murders 349%
Ranked 8th. 15 times more than New Zealand
24%
Ranked 32nd.
Murders > Per capita 17.01 per 1 million people
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than New Zealand
5.82 per 1 million people
Ranked 29th.
Murders with firearms 59
Ranked 25th. 6 times more than New Zealand
10
Ranked 42nd.
Police officers 222.7%
Ranked 8th. 2227 times more than New Zealand
0.1%
Ranked 14th.

Prisoners 22,492 prisoners
Ranked 46th. 4 times more than New Zealand
5,968 prisoners
Ranked 90th.
Prisoners > Per capita 116 per 100,000 people
Ranked 73th.
160 per 100,000 people
Ranked 55th. 38% more than Australia
Rape victims 1%
Ranked 5th.
1.3%
Ranked 1st. 30% more than Australia
Rapes 91.6
Ranked 1st.
1,308
Ranked 12th. 14 times more than Australia

Robberies 81.8
Ranked 4th. 37% more than New Zealand
59.7
Ranked 33th.

Software piracy rate 28%
Ranked 93th. 27% more than New Zealand
22%
Ranked 104th.
Assaults 797
Ranked 1st.
839.4
Ranked 5th. 5% more than Australia
Assault victims 2.4%
Ranked 3rd. The same as New Zealand
2.4%
Ranked 4th.
Death penalty > Last executed 1,967
Ranked 1st. 1% more than New Zealand
1,957
Ranked 1st.
Acquitted 1,156
Ranked 35th.
3,690
Ranked 27th. 3 times more than Australia
Sentence Length 41.8
Ranked 25th. 5 times more than New Zealand
9
Ranked 36th.
Death penalty > Abolition date 1,985
Ranked 1st.
1,989
Ranked 4th. About the same as Australia
Prisoners > Female 6.7%
Ranked 19th. 46% more than New Zealand
4.6%
Ranked 53th.
Murders committed by youths 88
Ranked 38th. 4 times more than New Zealand
20
Ranked 56th.
Auto theft 436.2
Ranked 2nd.
563.2
Ranked 3rd. 29% more than Australia

Jails 153
Ranked 21st. 9 times more than New Zealand
18
Ranked 57th.
Believe in police efficiency 76%
Ranked 4th.
79%
Ranked 3rd. 4% more than Australia
Manslaughters 296
Ranked 18th. 27 times more than New Zealand
11
Ranked 53th.
Robbery victims 1.2%
Ranked 3rd. 71% more than New Zealand
0.7%
Ranked 13th.
Unpaid diplomatic parking fines 0.0
Ranked 135th.
0.1
Ranked 119th.
Murders > WHO 1.3
Ranked 148th.
1.4
Ranked 143th. 8% more than Australia
Convictions 14,998
Ranked 25th.
93,877
Ranked 13th. 6 times more than Australia
Perception of safety > Burglary 57%
Ranked 11th. 36% more than New Zealand
42%
Ranked 17th.
Serious assaults 3.1
Ranked 1st.
150.4
Ranked 5th. 49 times more than Australia
Reporting to police 50%
Ranked 9th.
60%
Ranked 1st. 20% more than Australia
Convictions > Juveniles 12,856
Ranked 11th. 23 times more than New Zealand
560
Ranked 28th.
Convictions > Female 13%
Ranked 18th.
17%
Ranked 5th. 31% more than Australia
Murders > Per 100,000 people 1.5
Ranked 107th. The same as New Zealand
1.5
Ranked 106th.
Car thefts per 1000 7.08
Ranked 2nd. 20% more than New Zealand
5.91
Ranked 4th.
Convictions > Juveniles per million 621.13
Ranked 10th. 5 times more than New Zealand
133.82
Ranked 28th.
Perceived problems > Problem violent crimes including assault and armed robbery 40.21
Ranked 41st. 5% more than New Zealand
38.44
Ranked 47th.
Fear of crime > Worries about being insulted 42.29
Ranked 39th. 4% more than New Zealand
40.85
Ranked 43th.
Fear of crime > Violent hate crime 29.68
Ranked 40th. 1% more than New Zealand
29.43
Ranked 41st.
Fear of crime > Worries about being attacked 38.71
Ranked 51st.
39.63
Ranked 48th. 2% more than Australia
Fear of crime > Worries about things from car being stolen 44.51
Ranked 63th.
51.9
Ranked 44th. 17% more than Australia
Fear of crime > Worries about car being stolen 33.99
Ranked 57th.
38.61
Ranked 49th. 14% more than Australia
Fear of crime > Worries about being mugged or robbed 34.5
Ranked 62nd. The same as New Zealand
34.49
Ranked 63th.
Believes crime increasing in the past 3 years 67.26
Ranked 38th. 3% more than New Zealand
65.24
Ranked 43th.
Crime levels 46.01
Ranked 47th. 4% more than New Zealand
44.44
Ranked 50th.
Perceived problems > Property crimes including vandalism and theft 51.15
Ranked 42nd. 2% more than New Zealand
50.3
Ranked 45th.
Fear of crime > Feels safe walking alone > At night 49.47
Ranked 49th. 14% more than New Zealand
43.52
Ranked 58th.
Perceived problems > Problem corruption and bribery 27.11
Ranked 82nd. 38% more than New Zealand
19.67
Ranked 92nd.
Fear of crime > Feels safe walking alone > During the day 80.65
Ranked 43th.
81.79
Ranked 41st. 1% more than Australia

Perceived problems > Illegal drugs 49.91
Ranked 39th.
53.66
Ranked 29th. 8% more than Australia
Fear of crime > Worries about home break and enter 44.68
Ranked 48th. 1% more than New Zealand
44.38
Ranked 49th.
Prisoners > Pre-trial detainees 21.1%
Ranked 103th. 15% more than New Zealand
18.3%
Ranked 113th.
Perception of safety > Walking in dark 64%
Ranked 14th. 3% more than New Zealand
62%
Ranked 15th.
Death penalty > Abolition for ordinary crimes 1,984
Ranked 1st. 1% more than New Zealand
1,961
Ranked 1st.
Suicide rates > Ages 35-44 15.9 per 100,000 people
Ranked 10th. 7% more than New Zealand
14.8 per 100,000 people
Ranked 14th.
Suicide rates > Ages 45-54 14.7 per 100,000 people
Ranked 11th. The same as New Zealand
14.7 per 100,000 people
Ranked 12th.
Suicide rates > Ages 55-64 13.7 per 100,000 people
Ranked 12th. 3% more than New Zealand
13.3 per 100,000 people
Ranked 14th.
United States extradition treaties > Entered into force May 8, 1976<br>December 21, 1992 December 8, 1970
Total crime victims 30.1%
Ranked 1st. 2% more than New Zealand
29.4%
Ranked 2nd.
Suicide rates > Ages 15-24 14.6 per 100,000 people
Ranked 6th.
26.7 per 100,000 people
Ranked 1st. 83% more than Australia
Suicide rates > Ages 25-34 18.7 per 100,000 people
Ranked 7th.
25.1 per 100,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 34% more than Australia
Murders committed by youths per capita 1.6
Ranked 43th.
1.8
Ranked 38th. 13% more than Australia
Suicide rates > Ages above 75 16 per 100,000 people
Ranked 12th. 18% more than New Zealand
13.6 per 100,000 people
Ranked 14th.
Prisoners > Share of prison capacity filled 105.9%
Ranked 86th. 7% more than New Zealand
99.1%
Ranked 94th.
Suicide rates > Ages 65-74 11.8 per 100,000 people
Ranked 15th.
17 per 100,000 people
Ranked 10th. 44% more than Australia
United States extradition treaties > Date signed May 14, 1974<br>September 4, 1990 January 12, 1970
Gun ownership > Guns per 100 residents > 2007 15
Ranked 20th.
22.6
Ranked 15th. 51% more than Australia
Murders with firearms per million 3
Ranked 36th. 19% more than New Zealand
2.53
Ranked 39th.
Prisoners per 1000 1.14 prisoners
Ranked 80th.
1.51 prisoners
Ranked 58th. 32% more than Australia
Acquitted per 1000 0.0588
Ranked 48th.
0.935
Ranked 10th. 16 times more than Australia
Murders committed by youths per million 4.65
Ranked 43th.
5.21
Ranked 39th. 12% more than Australia
Jails per million 7.79
Ranked 15th. 71% more than New Zealand
4.56
Ranked 33th.
Unpaid diplomatic parking fines per million 0.0
Ranked 133th.
0.0253
Ranked 112th.
Manslaughters per million 15.06
Ranked 18th. 5 times more than New Zealand
2.79
Ranked 48th.
Convictions per 1000 0.725
Ranked 32nd.
22.43
Ranked 2nd. 31 times more than Australia
Murders per million 16.86%
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than New Zealand
5.74%
Ranked 29th.
Convictions > Female per million 0.628%
Ranked 23th.
4.06%
Ranked 6th. 6 times more than Australia
Violent crime > Intentional homicides > Per 100,000 people 1.03
Ranked 74th. 16% more than New Zealand
0.883
Ranked 17th.

Property crime victims 13.9%
Ranked 2nd.
14.8%
Ranked 1st. 6% more than Australia

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