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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.
  • Property crime > Losses due to theft, robbery, vandalism, and arson > % sales: Losses due to theft, robbery, vandalism, and arson (% sales). Losses due to theft, robbery, vandalism, and arson are the estimated losses from those causes that occurred on establishments' premises as a percentage of annual sales.
  • Violent crime > Intentional homicides > Per 100,000 people: Intentional homicides (per 100,000 people). Intentional homicides are estimates of unlawful homicides purposely inflicted as a result of domestic disputes, interpersonal violence, violent conflicts over land resources, intergang violence over turf or control, and predatory violence and killing by armed groups. Intentional homicide does not include all intentional killing; the difference is usually in the organization of the killing. Individuals or small groups usually commit homicide, whereas killing in armed conflict is usually committed by fairly cohesive groups of up to several hundred members and is thus usually excluded.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
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
Property crime > Losses due to theft, robbery, vandalism, and arson > % sales 1.5% 2010 6th out of 35
United States extradition treaties > Entered into force September 14, 1999 1999
Violent crime > Intentional homicides > Per 100,000 people 11.48 2010 25th out of 87

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; World Bank, Enterprise Surveys; Wikipedia: List of United States extradition treaties; UN Office on Drugs and Crime's International Homicide Statistics database.

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

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