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Maldives

Maldives Crime Stats

Definitions

  • 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.
  • Burglaries: Number of burglaries recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Car thefts: Total recorded automobile thefts. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • Drug offences: Drug offence cases per 100,000 population (2000).
  • Frauds: Total recorded frauds. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • Jails: Total number of adult prisons, penal or correctional institutions (excluding temporary jail lock-ups). 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.
  • Rape rate: Number of rape incidents per 100,000 citizens in different countries. Figures do not take into account rape incidents that go unreported to the police.
  • 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.
  • Sentence Length: Total average sentence length served
  • 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
Assaults 212.6 2004 8th out of 16
Auto theft 109.6 2004 9th out of 18
Burglaries 9 2004 17th out of 19
Car thefts 371 2002 63th out of 73
Drug offences 293 per 100,000 people 2000 46th out of 60
Frauds 590 2002 61st out of 79
Jails 9 2002 65th out of 80
Kidnappings 0.35 2006 33th out of 57
Murder rate 2.6 2008
Police officers 302.7% 2004 6th out of 9
Rape rate 3 2009 38th out of 51
Rapes 9 2009 50th out of 51
Robberies 161.9 2004 5th out of 16
Sentence Length 707 2002 10th out of 46
Total crimes 7,026 2002 78th out of 82

SOURCES: European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control International Statistics on Crime and Justice, 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); 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); 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); UN Crime Stats; European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control International Statistics on Crime and Justice, 2011

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

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