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Europe Compared by Crime > Total crimes per 1000

DEFINITION: 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Iceland 209.52 2002
2 Sweden 138.35 2002
3 United Kingdom 109.96 2002
4 Finland 100.03 2002
5 Belgium 94.22 2002
6 Denmark 91.34 2002
7 Netherlands 88.11 2002
8 Germany 78.89 2002
9 Norway 72.73 2002
10 Austria 68.35 2002
11 France 61.03 2002
12 Luxembourg 58.38 2002
13 Malta 42.99 2002
14 Estonia 42.54 2002
15 Switzerland 42.23 2002
16 Hungary 41.42 2002
17 Slovenia 40.96 2002
18 Italy 39.04 2002
19 Poland 36.73 2002
20 Czech Republic 36.49 2002
21 Lithuania 26.71 2002
22 Croatia 22.94 2002
23 Spain 22.35 2002
24 Latvia 21.09 2002
25 Portugal 21.06 2002
26 Ireland 20.67 2002
27 Russia 20.32 2002
28 Slovakia 19.96 2002
29 Bulgaria 18.93 2002
30 Romania 14.32 2002
31 Belarus 13.47 2002
32 Cyprus 13.29 2002
33 Ukraine 11.48 2002
34 Moldova 10.02 2002
35 Republic of Macedonia 9.55 2002
36 Greece 9.35 2002
37 Turkey 4.41 2002
38 Armenia 3.95 2002
39 Georgia 3.45 2002
40 Azerbaijan 1.9 2002
41 Albania 1.62 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Total crimes per 1000. 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). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Europe/Crime/Total-crimes-per-1000

Europe Compared by Crime > Total crimes per 1000

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Interesting observations about Crime > Total crimes per 1000

  • Sweden ranked first for total crimes per 1000 amongst European Union in 2002.
  • Iceland ranked first for total crimes per 1000 amongst Europe in 2002.
  • South Africa ranked first for total crimes per 1000 amongst Emerging markets in 2002.
  • United Kingdom ranked second for total crimes per 1000 amongst NATO countries in 2002.
  • Finland ranked first for total crimes per 1000 amongst Eurozone in 2002.
  • Japan ranked last for total crimes per 1000 amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2002.
  • Hungary ranked first for total crimes per 1000 amongst Eastern Europe in 2002.
  • Greece ranked last for total crimes per 1000 amongst High income OECD countries in 2002.
  • Dominica ranked first for total crimes per 1000 amongst Catholic countries in 2002.
  • All of the top 3 countries by total crimes per 1000 are Christian.
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