Group of 7 countries (G7) Compared by Crime > Adults prosecuted per 1000

DEFINITION: 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.


1 United States 49.38 2002
2 United Kingdom 26.49 2002
3 Canada 14.89 2002
4 Italy 9.47 2002
5 Germany 6.22 2002
6 Japan 1.28 2002
7 France 0.877 2002


"Countries Compared by Crime > Adults prosecuted 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/Group-of-7-countries-(G7)/Crime/Adults-prosecuted-per-1000

Group of 7 countries (G7) Compared by Crime > Adults prosecuted per 1000


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