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Lebanon

Lebanon 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.
  • Drug trafficking: Number of drug trafficking related crimes 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.
  • Illicit drugs: 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.
  • Police officers: Number of police officers per 100,000 population.
  • 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.
  • Rapes: Number of sexual assaults recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Robberies: Number of robberies recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • 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.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Assault rate 10 2011 82nd out of 93
Assaults 10 2006 61st out of 66
Auto theft 47.8 2006 36th out of 74
Drug trafficking 17 2006 24th out of 45
Executions 2 executions 2007 30th out of 38
Illicit drugs cannabis cultivation dramatically reduced to 2,500 hectares in 2002 despite continued significant cannabis consumption; opium poppy cultivation minimal; small amounts of Latin American cocaine and Southwest Asian heroin transit country on way to European markets and for Middle Eastern consumption; money laundering of drug proceeds fuels concern that extremists are benefiting from drug trafficking 2011
Kidnappings 0.9 2004 5th out of 13
Murder rate 0.57 2006
Police officers 574.2% 2006 5th out of 31
Prisoners 5,535 prisoners 2002 94th out of 168
Prisoners > Female 2.7% 2003 98th out of 134
Prisoners > Per capita 146 per 100,000 people 2003 60th out of 164
Rapes 0.5 2006 77th out of 80
Robberies 3.5 2006 64th out of 71
Software piracy rate 73% 2007 39th out of 106

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; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; 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; Fifth Annual BSA and IDC Global Software Piracy Study

Citation

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

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