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Iran

Iran Violent crime Stats

Definitions

  • Domestic violence > Laws and Prosecution: Information on laws against domestic violence and their implementation in Muslim-majority countries.
  • Domestic violence amongst Muslims: Information on and estimates of prevalence of various forms of domestic violence in Muslim-majority countries.
  • Gun crime > Guns per 100 residents: Number of privately owned small firearms per 100 residents.
  • Intentional homicide rate: Homicides per 100’000 residents. Homicide is the death of a person purposefully inflicted by another person (it excludes suicides) outside of a state of war. Homicide is a broader category than murder, as it also includes manslaughter. The exact legal definition varies across countries, some of which include infanticide, assisted suicide, euthanasia and deaths caused by dangerous driving.
  • Murder rate: Intentional homicide, number and rate per 100,000 population.
  • Murder rate per million people: Intentional homicide, number and rate per 100,000 population. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Murders: Intentional homicide, number and rate per 100,000 population.
  • Murders per million people: Intentional homicide, number and rate per 100,000 population. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Domestic violence > Laws and Prosecution Existing laws (Iranian Code of Criminal Procedure articles 42, 43, 66) intend to prohibit violence in the form of kidnapping, gender-based harassment, abuse of pregnant women and "crimes against rights and responsibilities within the family structure," but due to cultural and political culture do not protect women, prosecute their abusers and provide services to victims. 1998
Domestic violence amongst Muslims Main article: Domestic violence in Iran In Iran the nature of domestic violence is complicated by both a national culture and authoritative state that support control, oppression and violence against women. 2009
Gun crime > Guns per 100 residents 7.3 2014 76th out of 170
Intentional homicide rate 3 2009 51st out of 82
Murder rate 2,215 2009 21st out of 116
Murder rate per million people 30.12 2009 61st out of 113
Murders 2,215 2009 21st out of 116
Murders per million people 30.12 2009 61st out of 113

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Islam and domestic violence (Laws and Prosecution); Wikipedia: Islam and domestic violence (Incidence of domestic violence among Muslims); 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

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