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Bangladesh

Bangladesh Crime Stats

Definitions

  • Assault rate: Number of assaults recorded by police per 100,000 population
  • Assaults: Number of assaults recorded by police in that country 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.
  • Executions: Number of known executions in the country (Data is for 2007). Because these figures include only documented cases; the true figures are likely to be higher in many countries.
  • Illicit drugs: Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • 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.
  • Prisoners: Total persons incarcerated
  • Prisoners > Female: Female prisoners, expressed as a percentage share of the total prison population. Data for 2003.
  • Prisoners > Per capita: Data for 2003. Number of prisoners held per 100,000 population.
  • Rapes: Number of sexual assaults recorded by police in that country per 100,000 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.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Assault rate 0.4 2011 91st out of 93
Assaults 0.4 2006 66th out of 66
Auto theft 0.7 2006 70th out of 74
Burglaries 2.2 2006 52nd out of 55
Executions 6 executions 2007 22nd out of 38
Illicit drugs transit country for illegal drugs produced in neighboring countries 2011
Kidnappings 0.72 2006 24th out of 57
Murder rate 2.6 2008
Police officers 79.2% 2006 31st out of 31
Prisoners 74,170 prisoners 2002 17th out of 168
Prisoners > Female 2.8% 2003 96th out of 134
Prisoners > Per capita 50 per 100,000 people 2003 133th out of 164
Rapes 7.5 2006 35th out of 80
Robberies 0.6 2006 69th out of 71
Software piracy rate 92% 2007 4th out of 106

SOURCES: European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control International Statistics on Crime and Justice, 2011; European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control International Statistics on Crime and Justice, 2011; Amnesty International; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; 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); International Centre for Prison Studies - World Prison Brief; Fifth Annual BSA and IDC Global Software Piracy Study

Citation

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

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