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Europe Compared by Crime > Total crimes

DEFINITION: Note: Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 United Kingdom 6.52 million 2002
2 Germany 6.51 million 2002
3 France 3.77 million 2002
4 Russia 2.95 million 2002
5 Italy 2.23 million 2002
6 Netherlands 1.42 million 2002
7 Poland 1.4 million 2002
8 Sweden 1.23 million 2002
9 Belgium 973,548 2002
10 Spain 923,271 2002
11 Ukraine 553,594 2002
12 Austria 552,411 2002
13 Finland 520,194 2002
14 Denmark 491,026 2002
15 Hungary 420,782 2002
16 Czech Republic 372,341 2002
17 Norway 330,071 2002
18 Romania 312,204 2002
19 Switzerland 307,631 2002
20 Turkey 286,482 2002
21 Portugal 218,360 2002
22 Bulgaria 148,915 2002
23 Belarus 132,867 2002
24 Slovakia 107,373 2002
25 Greece 102,783 2002
26 Croatia 101,853 2002
27 Lithuania 92,646 2002
28 Slovenia 81,697 2002
29 Ireland 81,274 2002
30 Iceland 60,242 2002
31 Estonia 57,799 2002
32 Latvia 49,329 2002
33 Moldova 36,302 2002
34 Luxembourg 26,046 2002
35 Republic of Macedonia 19,814 2002
36 Malta 17,023 2002
37 Azerbaijan 15,520 2002
38 Georgia 15,029 2002
39 Cyprus 13,023 2002
40 Armenia 12,048 2002
41 Albania 5,303 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Total crimes. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", 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). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Europe/Crime/Total-crimes

Europe Compared by Crime > Total crimes

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Interesting observations about Crime > Total crimes

  • United Kingdom ranked first for total crimes amongst Europe in 2002.
  • United States ranked first for total crimes amongst High income OECD countries in 2002.
  • Germany ranked second for total crimes amongst European Union in 2002.
  • Russia ranked first for total crimes amongst Emerging markets in 2002.
  • Italy ranked last for total crimes amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2002.
  • France ranked second for total crimes amongst Eurozone in 2002.
  • Canada ranked #4 for total crimes amongst NATO countries in 2002.
  • Poland ranked second for total crimes amongst Eastern Europe in 2002.
  • Mexico ranked first for total crimes amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2002.
  • All of the top 2 countries by total crimes are English speaking .
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