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British Virgin Islands

British Virgin Islands Crime Stats

Definitions

  • Illicit drugs: Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • 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.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Illicit drugs transshipment point for South American narcotics destined for the US and Europe; large offshore financial center makes it vulnerable to money laundering 2011
Violent crime > Murder rate 2 2006 125th out of 132
Violent crime > Murders 2 2006 125th out of 132

Citation

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