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Former Soviet republics: 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 FORMER SOVIET TOTAL FORMER SOVIET AVERAGE DATES
Assault rate 56.23
4 times less than average
2011
Auto theft 19.67
6 times less than average
2006
Burglaries 108.72
3 times less than average
2006
Kidnappings 0.758
3 times less than average
2006
Murders > Per capita 61.77 per 1 million people
2 times more than average
2006
Murders with firearms per million 8.53
7 times less than average
2002
Police officers 4.7
2 times more than average
2011
Prisoners 1.29 million prisoners
15% of surveyed countries
85,721.73 prisoners
67% more than average
2002
Prisoners > Per capita 287.5 per 100,000 people
94% more than average
2003
Rape rate 5.02
2 times less than average
2009
Rapes > Per capita 0.049 per 1,000 people
86% less than average
2008
Robberies 55.78
77% less than average
2006
Software piracy rate 75%
25% more than average
2007
Total crimes 3.96 million
6% of surveyed countries
359,647.64
2 times less than average
2002
Total crimes per 1000 14.79
2 times less than average
2002

Citation

"Former Soviet Crime Profile", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/groups/Former-Soviet-republics/Crime