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Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnian and Herzegovinian Crime Stats

Definitions

  • Assault rate: Number of assaults recorded by police per 100,000 population
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
Assault rate 39.6 2011 62nd out of 93
Believes crime increasing in the past 3 years 58 2014 12th out of 18
Crime levels 46 2014 8th out of 18
Drugs > Annual cannabis use 2.8% 2008 17th out of 28
Illicit drugs increasingly a transit point for heroin being trafficked to Western Europe; minor transit point for marijuana; remains highly vulnerable to money-laundering activity given a primarily cash-based and unregulated economy, weak law enforcement, and instances of corruption 2011
Kidnappings 0.24 2006 40th out of 57
Murder rate 1.8 2008
Police officers 280 2006 19th out of 31
Rape rate 1.2 2010 50th out of 57
Suicide rates > Suicide rate (both sexes) 13.3 2011 3rd out of 10
Violent crime > Gun crime > Guns per 100 residents 17.3 2014 33th out of 170
Violent crime > Intentional homicide rate 1.76 2009 61st out of 82
Violent crime > Murder rate 56 2010 65th out of 86
Violent crime > Murders 56 2010 65th out of 86
Violent crime > Rapes 46 2010 48th out of 57

Citation

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

Bosnia and Herzegovina Crime Profiles (Subcategories)

Corruption 3 Perceived problems 4
Drugs 3 Punishment 6
Fear of crime 8 Violent crime 8

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