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Nicaragua

Nicaragua Crime Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Assault rate 332.9 2011 25th out of 93
Assaults 332.9 2006 16th out of 66
Auto theft 3.6 2006 66th out of 74
Death penalty > Abolition date 1,979 1979 2nd out of 3
Death penalty > Last executed 1,930 1930 1st out of 1
Drug trafficking 33 2006 14th out of 45
Illicit drugs transshipment point for cocaine destined for the US and transshipment point for arms-for-drugs dealing 2011
Kidnappings 0.11 2004 10th out of 13
Murder rate 13 2008
Murders committed by youths 139 1999 29th out of 72
Prisoners 7,198 prisoners 2002 84th out of 168
Prisoners > Per capita 143 per 100,000 people 2003 62nd out of 164
Rapes 27.6 2006 6th out of 80
Robberies 440.7 2006 5th out of 71
Software piracy rate 80% 2007 26th 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; Last updated: 01/04/03; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; World Health Organization: World report on violence and health, 2002; 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

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

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