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Poland

Poland Crime Stats

Definitions

  • Burglaries: Number of burglaries recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • 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.
  • Murders: Number of convictions for intentional homicides in the given year.
  • Murders > Per capita: Number of convictions for intentional homicides in the given year. Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Murders with firearms: Total recorded intentional homicides committed with a firearm. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • Prisoners: Total persons incarcerated
  • Prisoners > Per capita: Data for 2003. Number of prisoners held 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.
  • Rape victims: People victimized by sexual assault (as a % of the total population). Data refer to female population only. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • 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.
  • 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
Burglaries 455.3 2006 19th out of 55
Illicit drugs despite diligent counternarcotics measures and international information sharing on cross-border crimes, a major illicit producer of synthetic drugs for the international market; minor transshipment point for Southwest Asian heroin and Latin American cocaine to Western Europe 2011
Kidnappings 0.06 2005 3rd out of 3
Murder rate 1.21 2008
Murders 374% 2006 7th out of 38
Murders > Per capita 9.81 per 1 million people 2006 23th out of 37
Murders with firearms 111 2002 18th out of 48
Prisoners 80,467 prisoners 2002 14th out of 168
Prisoners > Per capita 210 per 100,000 people 2003 35th out of 164
Rape rate 4.2 2009 34th out of 51
Rape victims 0.2% 2002 18th out of 20
Rapes 1,611 2009 10th out of 51
Robberies 92.2 2006 18th out of 71
Software piracy rate 57% 2007 61st out of 106
Total crimes 1.4 million 2002 14th out of 82

SOURCES: European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control International Statistics on Crime and Justice, 2011; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; 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); International Centre for Prison Studies - World Prison Brief; UN Crime Stats; UNICRI (United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute). 2002. Correspondence on data on crime victims. March. Turin; Fifth Annual BSA and IDC Global Software Piracy Study

Citation

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

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According to official polish police statistics there were
1269 murders in 2000
and 980 murders in 2004

http://www.policja.pl/statys/raport00.htm
http://www.policja.pl/statys/raport2004.htm

this page says it was 2170 in 2000, which is over twice as much ! why ? And rate of murders with firearms is pretty low because in practice no civilian is allowed to own a gun and that\'s only good :)

Posted on 13 Aug 2005

tomek

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