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Paraguay

Paraguay Crime Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Assault rate 36.3 2011 65th out of 93
Assaults 36.3 2006 49th out of 66
Burglaries 13.4 2006 49th out of 55
Death penalty > Abolition date 1,992 1992 2nd out of 3
Death penalty > Last executed 1,928 1928 1st out of 1
Illicit drugs major illicit producer of cannabis, most or all of which is consumed in Brazil, Argentina, and Chile; transshipment country for Andean cocaine headed for Brazil, other Southern Cone markets, and Europe; weak border controls, extensive corruption and money-laundering activity, especially in the Tri-Border Area; weak anti-money-laundering laws and enforcement 2011
Kidnappings 0.08 2005 2nd out of 3
Murder rate 12 2007
Murders committed by youths 191 1999 22nd out of 72
Prisoners 4,088 prisoners 2002 104th out of 168
Prisoners > Female 11.3% 2003 4th out of 134
Prisoners > Per capita 75 per 100,000 people 2003 109th out of 164
Rapes 6 2006 40th out of 80
Robberies 31.5 2006 45th out of 71
Software piracy rate 82% 2007 21st 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

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

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