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Bahrain

Bahraini Crime Stats

Definitions

  • Believes crime increasing in the past 3 years: Crime increasing in the past 3 years. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "In the past three years would you say the level of crime in your community has increased, stayed about the same, or decreased?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Crime levels: Level of crime. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "How serious you feel the level of crime is?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Drugs > Annual cannabis use: Estimate of percentage of 15-64 year old population who use Cannabis.
  • Kidnappings: Number of kidnappings recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Murder rate: Homicide rate per year per 100,000 inhabitants in various countries.
  • Police officers: Number of police officers 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.
  • Suicide rates > Suicide rate (both sexes): Suicides per 100’000 residents per year.
  • Violent crime > Gun crime > Guns per 100 residents: Number of privately owned small firearms per 100 residents.
  • Violent crime > Intentional homicide rate: Homicides per 100’000 residents. Homicide is the death of a person purposefully inflicted by another person (it excludes suicides) outside of a state of war. Homicide is a broader category than murder, as it also includes manslaughter. The exact legal definition varies across countries, some of which include infanticide, assisted suicide, euthanasia and deaths caused by dangerous driving.
  • Violent crime > Murder rate: Intentional homicide, number and rate per 100,000 population.
  • Violent crime > Murders: Intentional homicide, number and rate per 100,000 population.
  • Violent crime > Rapes: The number of recorded rapes. Large numbers of rapes go unreported. South Africa is estimated to have 500,000 rapes per year, Egypt 200,000, China 32,000 and the UK with 85,000 rapes per year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Believes crime increasing in the past 3 years 78.57 2013 4th out of 10
Crime levels 17.86 2013 9th out of 10
Drugs > Annual cannabis use 0.4% 2014 3rd out of 3
Kidnappings 2.82 2004 4th out of 13
Murder rate 0.8 2008
Police officers 1,866.7 2004 1st out of 9
Rape rate 4.6 2009 30th out of 51
Rapes > Per capita 0.029 per 1,000 people 2008 34th out of 50
Robberies 31.3 2006 47th out of 71
Suicide rates > Suicide rate (both sexes) 3.8 2006 3rd out of 4
Violent crime > Gun crime > Guns per 100 residents 24.8 2014 19th out of 170
Violent crime > Intentional homicide rate 0.77 2008 87th out of 92
Violent crime > Murder rate 6 2008 169th out of 184
Violent crime > Murders 6 2008 169th out of 185
Violent crime > Rapes 36 2008 75th out of 84

Citation

"Bahrain Crime Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Bahrain/Crime

Bahrain Crime Profiles (Subcategories)

Fear of crime 9 Prosecutions 6
Perceived problems 4 Suicide rates 3
Prisoners 3 Violent crime 8

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