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Guyana

Guyana Crime Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Drugs > Annual cannabis use 2.6% 2002 3rd out of 7
Illicit drugs transshipment point for narcotics from South America - primarily Venezuela - to Europe and the US; producer of cannabis; rising money laundering related to drug trafficking and human smuggling 2011
Justice system > Punishment > Capital punishment (last execution year) 1,997 2014 7th out of 31
Murder rate 21 2008
Prisoners 1,507 prisoners 2002 122nd out of 168
Prisoners > Per capita 175 per 100,000 people 2003 45th out of 164
Rape rate 15.5 2010 16th out of 57
Violent crime > Gun crime > Guns per 100 residents 14.6 2014 43th out of 170
Violent crime > Intentional homicide rate 17 2011 18th out of 44
Violent crime > Murder rate 140 2010 52nd out of 86
Violent crime > Murder rate per million people 178.09 2010 22nd out of 86
Violent crime > Murders 140 2010 52nd out of 86
Violent crime > Murders per million people 178.09 2010 22nd out of 86
Violent crime > Rapes 117 2010 39th out of 57
Violent crime > Rapes per million people 148.83 2010 17th out of 57

SOURCES: 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.; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; Wikipedia: Capital punishment in Europe (Abolition); 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; UN Crime Stats; 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.; Statistics : Crime : Sexual Violence (UNODC) and Crime Statistics : Sexual Violence Against Children and Rape, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime; Statistics : Crime : Sexual Violence (UNODC) and Crime Statistics : Sexual Violence Against Children and Rape, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 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.

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Guyana Crime Profiles (Subcategories)

Prisoners 5 Violent crime 8

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