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Kuwait

Kuwait Crime Stats

Definitions

  • Assault rate: Number of assaults recorded by police per 100,000 population
  • Assaults: Number of assaults recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Auto theft: Number of motor vehicle thefts (car thefts) recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Executions: Number of known executions in the country (Data is for 2007). Because these figures include only documented cases; the true figures are likely to be higher in many countries.
  • Frauds: Total recorded frauds. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • Kidnappings: Number of kidnappings recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Murder rate: Homicide rate per year per 100,000 inhabitants in various countries.
  • Murders committed by youths: Homicide rates among youths aged 10–29 years by country or area: most recent year available (variable 1990–1999).
  • Police officers: Number of police officers per 100,000 population.
  • Prisoners: Total persons incarcerated
  • Prisoners > Per capita: Data for 2003. Number of prisoners held per 100,000 population.
  • Robberies: Number of robberies recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Sentence Length: Total average sentence length served
  • Software piracy rate: The piracy rate is the total number of units of pirated software deployed in 2007 divided by the total units of software installed.
  • Total crimes: Note: Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Assault rate 86 2011 47th out of 93
Assaults 86 2002 5th out of 12
Auto theft 57.3 1996 27th out of 39
Executions 1 executions 2007 33th out of 38
Frauds 140 2002 74th out of 79
Kidnappings 11.52 2006 3rd out of 57
Murder rate 1.1 2003
Murders committed by youths 14 1999 62nd out of 72
Police officers 1,065.2% 2002 1st out of 4
Prisoners 2,946 prisoners 2002 113th out of 168
Prisoners > Per capita 102 per 100,000 people 2003 89th out of 164
Robberies 11.2 2002 7th out of 9
Sentence Length 2,183 2002 6th out of 46
Software piracy rate 62% 2007 51st out of 106
Total crimes 19,350 2002 67th out of 82

SOURCES: European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control International Statistics on Crime and Justice, 2011; European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control International Statistics on Crime and Justice, 2011; Amnesty International; 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); World Health Organization: World report on violence and health, 2002; International Centre for Prison Studies - World Prison Brief; 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); Fifth Annual BSA and IDC Global Software Piracy Study

Citation

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

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