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Grenada

Grenada Crime Stats

Definitions

  • Illicit drugs: Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • Murders > WHO: Intentional homicide rate is the estimate of intentional homicides in a country as a result of domestic disputes that end in a killing, interpersonal violence, violent conflicts over land resources, inter-gang violence over turf or control, and predatory violence and killing by armed groups. The term, intentional homicide, is broad, but it does not include all intentional killing. In particular, deaths arising from armed conflict are usually considered separately. The difference is usually described by the organisation of the killing. Individuals or small groups usually commit homicide, whereas the killing in armed conflict is usually committed by more or less cohesive groups of up to several hundred members. Two main sources of data are presented: criminal justice (law enforcement) measures (this series), supplemented by data from national statistical agencies, and measures from public health sources (see other intentional homicide series). These various sources measure slightly different phenomena and are therefore unlikely to provide identical numbers."
  • 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.
  • Prisoners > Pre-trial detainees: The percentage of the prison population that is being held pre-trial / on remand. Data for 2003.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Illicit drugs small-scale cannabis cultivation; lesser transshipment point for marijuana and cocaine to US 2011
Murders > WHO 4.9 2004 93th out of 184
Prisoners 297 prisoners 2002 140th out of 168
Prisoners > Female 3% 2003 92nd out of 134
Prisoners > Per capita 333 per 100,000 people 2003 21st out of 164
Prisoners > Pre-trial detainees 15.2% 2003 121st out of 143

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; World Health Organisation.; 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

Citation

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

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