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Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic Crime Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Assault rate 155.1 2011 35th out of 93
Crime levels 73.75 2014 5th out of 18
Drugs > Annual cannabis use 0.3% 2008 27th out of 28
Drugs > Opiates use 0.1% 2001 17th out of 17
Justice system > Punishment > Capital punishment (last execution year) 1,966 2014 22nd out of 31
Murder rate 22 2007
Police officers 303.5 2006 16th out of 31
Robberies 556.4 2006 2nd out of 71
Suicide rates > Suicide rate (both sexes) 2.3 2005 6th out of 8
Violent crime > Gun crime > Guns per 100 residents 5.1 2014 95th out of 170
Violent crime > Intentional homicide rate 25 2011 13th out of 44
Violent crime > Murder rate 2,513 2011 6th out of 12
Violent crime > Murder rate per million people 247.64 2011 4th out of 12
Violent crime > Murders 2,513 2011 6th out of 12
Violent crime > Murders per million people 247.64 2011 4th out of 12

SOURCES: European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control International Statistics on Crime and Justice, 2011; crime; 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: List of countries by prevalence of opiates use ("World Drug Report 2011" . United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 2011. "World Drug Report 2006" . United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 2006. http://www.unodc.org/documents/wdr/WDR_2009/WDR2009_eng_web.pdf); Wikipedia: Capital punishment in Europe (Abolition); European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control International Statistics on Crime and Justice, 2011; 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.

Citation

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Dominican Republic Crime Profiles (Subcategories)

Fear of crime 9 Smuggling of migrants 6
Perceived problems 4 Suicide rates 3
Prisoners 5 Violent crime 6
Punishment 6
  • Dominican Republic ranked third for prisoners > pre-trial detainees amongst Christian countries in 2003.