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Belize

Belizean Crime Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Drugs > Annual cannabis use 8.5% 2005 5th out of 17
Justice system > Punishment > Capital punishment (last execution year) 1,985 2014 14th out of 31
Kidnappings 2.77 2002 1st out of 9
Murder rate 33 2008
Police officers 377.2 2006 10th out of 31
Rape rate 6.7 2010 27th out of 57
Robberies 182.4 2006 9th out of 71
Suicide rates > Suicide rate (both sexes) 3.7 2008 13th out of 19
Violent crime > Gun crime > Guns per 100 residents 10 2014 61st out of 170
Violent crime > Intentional homicide rate 39 2011 7th out of 44
Violent crime > Murder rate 129 2010 54th out of 86
Violent crime > Murder rate per million people 418.02 2010 5th out of 86
Violent crime > Murders 129 2010 54th out of 86
Violent crime > Rapes 21 2010 52nd out of 57
Violent crime > Rapes per million people 68.05 2010 27th out of 57

SOURCES: https://www.unodc.org/documents/data-and-analysis/WDR2011/World_Drug_Report_2011_ebook.pdf, World Drug Report 2011, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), 2011, p. 217.; Wikipedia: Capital punishment in Europe (Abolition); 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; UN Crime Stats; Wikipedia: List of countries by suicide rate (Suicide rates per 100,000 by country, year and sex (Table) ); Annexe I of the Small Arms Survey 2007 ; Wikipedia: List of countries by intentional homicide rate by decade; United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Source tables; United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Statistics : Crime : Sexual Violence (UNODC) and Crime Statistics : Sexual Violence Against Children and Rape, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime; Statistics : Crime : Sexual Violence (UNODC) and Crime Statistics : Sexual Violence Against Children and Rape, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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

  • Belize ranked first for prisoners > per capita amongst Hot countries in 2003.
  • Belize ranked first for prisoners per 1000 amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2002.

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