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  • 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.
  • Drugs > Annual cannabis use: Estimate of percentage of 15-64 year old population who use Cannabis.
  • 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.
  • Murder rate: Homicide rate per year per 100,000 inhabitants in various countries.
  • Police officers: Number of police officers 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.
  • Total crimes: Note: Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • Total crimes per 1000: Note: 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.
  • Violent crime > Gun crime > Guns per 100 residents: Number of privately owned small firearms per 100 residents.
  • Violent crime > Intentional homicide rate: Homicides per 100’000 residents. Homicide is the death of a person purposefully inflicted by another person (it excludes suicides) outside of a state of war. Homicide is a broader category than murder, as it also includes manslaughter. The exact legal definition varies across countries, some of which include infanticide, assisted suicide, euthanasia and deaths caused by dangerous driving.
  • Violent crime > Murder rate: Intentional homicide, number and rate per 100,000 population.
  • Violent crime > Murder rate per million people: Intentional homicide, number and rate per 100,000 population. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Violent crime > Rapes: The number of recorded rapes. Large numbers of rapes go unreported. South Africa is estimated to have 500,000 rapes per year, Egypt 200,000, China 32,000 and the UK with 85,000 rapes per year.
  • Violent crime > Rapes per million people: The number of recorded rapes. Large numbers of rapes go unreported. South Africa is estimated to have 500,000 rapes per year, Egypt 200,000, China 32,000 and the UK with 85,000 rapes per year. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Illicit drugs: Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • Violent crime > Murders: Intentional homicide, number and rate per 100,000 population.
  • Prisoners: Total persons incarcerated
  • 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.
  • Justice system > Punishment > Capital punishment (last execution year): Year of last use.
  • 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.
  • Prisoners > Per capita: Data for 2003. Number of prisoners held per 100,000 population.
  • Drugs > Opiates use: Annual prevalence.
  • Violent crime > Murders per million people: Intentional homicide, number and rate per 100,000 population. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Frauds: Total recorded frauds. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Burglaries: Number of burglaries recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • 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."
  • 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 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.
  • 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 > 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.
  • Auto theft: Number of motor vehicle thefts (car thefts) recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • 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.
  • Assaults: Number of assaults recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • Drugs > Lifetime cannabis use: Adult lifetime cannabis use.
  • Punishment > Crimes possibly attracting life sentence: Possible other sentence.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Prisoners per 1000: Total persons incarcerated. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Prisoners > Female: Female prisoners, expressed as a percentage share of the total prison population. Data for 2003.
  • Drug offences: Drug offence cases per 100,000 population (2000).
  • Gun ownership > Guns per 100 residents > 2007: Number of guns owned per 100 residents in various countries. Following data relates to the year 2007.
  • 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.
  • Punishment > Minimum life sentence to serve before eligibility for requesting parole: Minimum to serve before eligibility for requesting parole.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Punishment > Maximum length of sentence: Maximum length of sentence (under life).

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Punishment > Life sentence under the age of 18 or 21: Under age of 18 (or 21).

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Drugs > HIV testing amongst drug users: Estimated percentage of injecting drug users who have been tested for HIV.
  • 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.
  • Judges: Number of professional judges per 100,000 population.
  • Punishment > Crimes requiring mandatory sentence: Mandatory sentence.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Punishment > Has indefinite sentence: Indefinite sentence (excl. preventive or psychiatric detainment).

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Murders committed by youths: Homicide rates among youths aged 10–29 years by country or area: most recent year available (variable 1990–1999).
  • 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.
  • Frauds per 1000: Total recorded frauds. 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.
  • Prisoners > Foreign prisoners: Prisoners who are foreign nationals, expressed as a percentage share of total prison population. Data for 2003.
  • Punishment > Has life imprisonment: Life imprisonment.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Prosecutors: Number of prosecutors per 100,000 population.
  • Prison staff: Number of correction staff in adult prisons per 100,000 population.
  • 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.
  • Prisoners > Pre-trial detainees: The percentage of the prison population that is being held pre-trial / on remand. Data for 2003.
  • Murders committed by youths per capita: Homicide rate per 100,000 population aged 10–29 years
  • 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.
STAT Greece United States HISTORY
Believes crime increasing in the past 3 years 71.18
Ranked 29th. 9% more than United States
65.22
Ranked 44th.
Crime levels 47.92
Ranked 43th.
55.84
Ranked 30th. 17% more than Greece
Drugs > Annual cannabis use 1.7%
Ranked 10th.
13.7%
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than Greece
Fear of crime > Feels safe walking alone > At night 53.97
Ranked 46th. 29% more than United States
41.84
Ranked 60th.
Murder rate 1.05 5
Police officers 376.4
Ranked 11th. 55% more than United States
243.6
Ranked 27th.
Rape rate 1.9
Ranked 44th.
27.3
Ranked 9th. 14 times more than Greece

Total crimes 102,783
Ranked 44th.
11.88 million
Ranked 1st. 116 times more than Greece
Total crimes per 1000 9.35
Ranked 57th.
41.29
Ranked 22nd. 4 times more than Greece
Violent crime > Gun crime > Guns per 100 residents 22.5
Ranked 23th.
88.8
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Greece
Violent crime > Intentional homicide rate 1.35
Ranked 68th.
4.7
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than Greece

Violent crime > Murder rate 176
Ranked 48th.
12,996
Ranked 9th. 74 times more than Greece

Violent crime > Murder rate per million people 15.56
Ranked 63th.
42.01
Ranked 43th. 3 times more than Greece

Violent crime > Rapes 215
Ranked 35th.
84,767
Ranked 1st. 394 times more than Greece

Violent crime > Rapes per million people 19.01
Ranked 44th.
274.04
Ranked 9th. 14 times more than Greece

Illicit drugs a gateway to Europe for traffickers smuggling cannabis and heroin from the Middle East and Southwest Asia to the West and precursor chemicals to the East; some South American cocaine transits or is consumed in Greece; money laundering related to drug trafficking and organized crime world's largest consumer of cocaine (shipped from Colombia through Mexico and the Caribbean), Colombian heroin, and Mexican heroin and marijuana; major consumer of ecstasy and Mexican methamphetamine; minor consumer of high-quality Southeast Asian heroin; illicit producer of cannabis, marijuana, depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens, and methamphetamine; money-laundering center
Violent crime > Murders 176
Ranked 48th.
12,996
Ranked 9th. 74 times more than Greece

Prisoners 8,841 prisoners
Ranked 71st.
2.02 million prisoners
Ranked 1st. 228 times more than Greece
Robberies 23.4
Ranked 51st.
146.4
Ranked 10th. 6 times more than Greece
Software piracy rate 58%
Ranked 59th. 3 times more than United States
20%
Ranked 106th.
Justice system > Punishment > Capital punishment (last execution year) 1,972
Ranked 17th.
2,014
Ranked 1st. 2% more than Greece
Fear of crime > Violent hate crime 33.48
Ranked 28th. 3% more than United States
32.55
Ranked 31st.
Prisoners > Per capita 83 per 100,000 people
Ranked 103th.
715 per 100,000 people
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than Greece
Drugs > Opiates use 0.3%
Ranked 8th.
0.57%
Ranked 3rd. 90% more than Greece
Violent crime > Murders per million people 15.56
Ranked 63th.
42.01
Ranked 43th. 3 times more than Greece

Perceived problems > Illegal drugs 44.64
Ranked 52nd.
61.82
Ranked 19th. 38% more than Greece
Frauds 391
Ranked 67th.
371,800
Ranked 2nd. 951 times more than Greece
Fear of crime > Feels safe walking alone > During the day 83.18
Ranked 37th. 11% more than United States
75.24
Ranked 57th.

Fear of crime > Worries about being attacked 39.05
Ranked 50th.
42.08
Ranked 43th. 8% more than Greece
Burglaries 292.3
Ranked 25th.
714.4
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than Greece

Murders > Per 100,000 people 1
Ranked 120th.
5.9
Ranked 63th. 6 times more than Greece
Perceived problems > Problem violent crimes including assault and armed robbery 35.27
Ranked 52nd.
75.54
Ranked 10th. 2 times more than Greece
Fear of crime > Worries about being mugged or robbed 42.94
Ranked 50th.
45.01
Ranked 47th. 5% more than Greece
Perceived problems > Property crimes including vandalism and theft 45.12
Ranked 63th.
57.93
Ranked 28th. 28% more than Greece
Fear of crime > Worries about home break and enter 46.3
Ranked 44th.
48.52
Ranked 39th. 5% more than Greece
Auto theft 138.6
Ranked 20th.
390.2
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than Greece

Perceived problems > Problem corruption and bribery 63.7
Ranked 55th. 50% more than United States
42.45
Ranked 69th.
Assaults 66.7
Ranked 37th.
786.7
Ranked 1st. 12 times more than Greece
Murders > WHO 0.9
Ranked 168th.
5.6
Ranked 88th. 6 times more than Greece
Fear of crime > Worries about being insulted 32.38
Ranked 65th.
44.84
Ranked 33th. 38% more than Greece
Drugs > Lifetime cannabis use 8.9%
Ranked 10th.
51.6%
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Greece
Punishment > Crimes possibly attracting life sentence ?? Varies by state
Prisoners per 1000 0.805 prisoners
Ranked 104th.
7.02 prisoners
Ranked 2nd. 9 times more than Greece
Car thefts 8,486
Ranked 30th.
1.25 million
Ranked 1st. 147 times more than Greece
Prisoners > Female 4.9%
Ranked 48th.
8.5%
Ranked 9th. 73% more than Greece
Drug offences 33.3 per 100,000 people
Ranked 55th.
560.1 per 100,000 people
Ranked 41st. 17 times more than Greece
Gun ownership > Guns per 100 residents > 2007 22.5
Ranked 16th.
88.8
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Greece
Fear of crime > Worries about things from car being stolen 48.5
Ranked 54th.
59.02
Ranked 33th. 22% more than Greece
Punishment > Minimum life sentence to serve before eligibility for requesting parole 16 years, or 20 years in cases of multiple life sentences 15 years minimum to infinite, or never (depending on crime and state)
Punishment > Maximum length of sentence None None
Punishment > Life sentence under the age of 18 or 21 Maximum 20 years Yes ( de jure )
Drugs > HIV testing amongst drug users 82.3%
Ranked 2nd. 76% more than United States
46.8%
Ranked 12th.

Fear of crime > Worries about car being stolen 33.89
Ranked 58th.
42.04
Ranked 45th. 24% more than Greece
Judges 25%
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than United States
10.8%
Ranked 3rd.

Punishment > Crimes requiring mandatory sentence Murder, terrorism Varies by state
Punishment > Has indefinite sentence Yes Yes
Murders committed by youths 25
Ranked 54th.
8,226
Ranked 3rd. 329 times more than Greece
Car thefts per 1000 0.772
Ranked 39th.
4.33
Ranked 11th. 6 times more than Greece
Frauds per 1000 0.0356
Ranked 72nd.
1.29
Ranked 24th. 36 times more than Greece
Prisoners > Foreign prisoners 42.4%
Ranked 9th. 85 times more than United States
0.5%
Ranked 77th.
Punishment > Has life imprisonment Yes Yes
Prosecutors 4.8%
Ranked 28th.
8.8%
Ranked 1st. 83% more than Greece

Prison staff 35.1%
Ranked 38th.
138.3%
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Greece

Murders committed by youths per million 2.3
Ranked 60th.
29.48
Ranked 16th. 13 times more than Greece
Prisoners > Pre-trial detainees 28.5%
Ranked 78th. 43% more than United States
20%
Ranked 106th.
Murders committed by youths per capita 0.9
Ranked 52nd.
11
Ranked 14th. 12 times more than Greece
Prisoners > Share of prison capacity filled 158.3%
Ranked 27th.
0.0
Ranked 126th.

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