×

Non-religious countries: 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 NON-RELIGIOUS TOTAL NON-RELIGIOUS AVERAGE DATES
Assault rate 312.22
46% more than average
2011
Auto theft 166.59
46% more than average
2006
Burglaries 810.9
2 times more than average
2006
Kidnappings 6.07
3 times more than average
2006
Murders > Per capita 40.5 per 1 million people
41% more than average
2006
Murders with firearms per million 7.14
8 times less than average
2002
Police officers 4.15
2 times more than average
2011
Prisoners 1.92 million prisoners
22% of surveyed countries
160,107.5 prisoners
3 times more than average
2002
Prisoners > Per capita 110.5 per 100,000 people
34% less than average
2003
Rape rate 12.98
26% more than average
2009
Rape victims 0.814%
26% more than average
2002
Rapes > Per capita 0.024 per 1,000 people
4 times less than average
2008
Robberies 51.98
90% less than average
2006
Total crimes 13.11 million
20% of surveyed countries
1.31 million
67% more than average
2002
Total crimes per 1000 51.32
56% more than average
2002

Citation

"Non-religious Crime Profile", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/groups/Non--religious-countries/Crime