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Country vs country: Canada and Slovakia 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.
  • Drug offences: Drug offence cases per 100,000 population (2000).
  • 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 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 rate: Number of rape incidents per 100,000 citizens in different countries. Figures do not take into account rape incidents that go unreported to the police.
  • 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.
  • Total crimes: Note: Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
STAT Canada Slovakia HISTORY
Burglaries 680.9
Ranked 10th. 4 times more than Slovakia
186.8
Ranked 29th.

Car thefts 161,506
Ranked 5th. 34 times more than Slovakia
4,795
Ranked 35th.

Drug offences 92,590 per 100,000 people
Ranked 3rd. 83 times more than Slovakia
1,119 per 100,000 people
Ranked 32nd.

Illicit drugs illicit producer of cannabis for the domestic drug market and export to US; use of hydroponics technology permits growers to plant large quantities of high-quality marijuana indoors; increasing ecstasy production, some of which is destined for the US; vulnerable to narcotics money laundering because of its mature financial services sector transshipment point for Southwest Asian heroin bound for Western Europe; producer of synthetic drugs for regional market; consumer of ecstasy

Kidnappings 13.82
Ranked 2nd. 46 times more than Slovakia
0.3
Ranked 35th.

Murder rate 2.05 1.74

Murders with firearms 144
Ranked 14th.
2,356
Ranked 7th. 16 times more than Canada

Police officers 191.4%
Ranked 25th. 638 times more than Slovakia
0.3%
Ranked 13th.

Prisoners 35,519 prisoners
Ranked 39th. 5 times more than Slovakia
7,758 prisoners
Ranked 83th.

Prisoners > Per capita 116 per 100,000 people
Ranked 75th.
165 per 100,000 people
Ranked 52nd. 42% more than Canada

Rape rate 1.5
Ranked 46th.
2.8
Ranked 42nd. 87% more than Canada

Rapes 491
Ranked 22nd. 3 times more than Slovakia
152
Ranked 36th.

Robberies 94.2
Ranked 16th. 3 times more than Slovakia
29.6
Ranked 49th.

Software piracy rate 33%
Ranked 90th.
45%
Ranked 76th. 36% more than Canada

Total crimes 2.52 million
Ranked 8th. 23 times more than Slovakia
107,373
Ranked 43th.

SOURCES: European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control International Statistics on Crime and Justice, 2011; The Eighth United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and the Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (2002) (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Centre for International Crime Prevention); CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; The Eighth United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and the Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (2002) (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Centre for International Crime Prevention); International Centre for Prison Studies - World Prison Brief; UN Crime Stats; European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control International Statistics on Crime and Justice, 2011; Fifth Annual BSA and IDC Global Software Piracy Study

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