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Eastern Europe: Crime stats

Definitions

  • Assault rate: Number of assaults recorded by police per 100,000 population
  • Auto theft: Number of motor vehicle thefts (car thefts) recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Burglaries: Number of burglaries recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Kidnappings: Number of kidnappings recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Murders > Per capita: Number of convictions for intentional homicides in the given year. Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Murders with firearms per million: 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. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Rape victims: People victimized by sexual assault (as a % of the total population). Data refer to female population only. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • Rapes > Per capita: Number of sexual assaults recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Robberies: Number of robberies recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • 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.
STAT EASTERN EUROPEAN TOTAL EASTERN EUROPEAN AVERAGE DATES
Assault rate 47.47
4 times less than average
2011
Auto theft 48.31
2 times less than average
2006
Burglaries 297.8
20% less than average
2006
Kidnappings 0.422
5 times less than average
2006
Murders > Per capita 39.34 per 1 million people
37% more than average
2006
Murders with firearms per million 48.01
19% less than average
2002
Police officers 2.85
45% more than average
2011
Prisoners 1.32 million prisoners
15% of surveyed countries
82,743.31 prisoners
61% more than average
2002
Prisoners > Per capita 217.2 per 100,000 people
47% more than average
2003
Rape rate 3.65
3 times less than average
2009
Rape victims 0.5%
29% less than average
2002
Rapes > Per capita 0.0382 per 1,000 people
2 times less than average
2008
Robberies 42.75
2 times less than average
2006
Total crimes 6.67 million
10% of surveyed countries
417,026.69
88% less than average
2002
Total crimes per 1000 18.62
77% less than average
2002

Citation

"Eastern European Crime Profile", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/groups/Eastern-Europe/Crime