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Russia

Russia 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.
  • 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.
  • Frauds: Total recorded frauds. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • Illicit drugs: Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • Murder rate: Homicide rate per year per 100,000 inhabitants in various countries.
  • Murders committed by youths: Homicide rates among youths aged 10–29 years by country or area: most recent year available (variable 1990–1999).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
Assaults 26.9 2000 8th out of 13
Auto theft 17.8 2006 52nd out of 74
Car thefts 26,106 2002 22nd out of 73
Frauds 81,470 2002 8th out of 79
Illicit drugs limited cultivation of illicit cannabis and opium poppy and producer of methamphetamine, mostly for domestic consumption; government has active illicit crop eradication program; used as transshipment point for Asian opiates, cannabis, and Latin American cocaine bound for growing domestic markets, to a lesser extent Western and Central Europe, and occasionally to the US; major source of heroin precursor chemicals; corruption and organized crime are key concerns; major consumer of opiates 2011
Murder rate 15 2009
Murders committed by youths 7,885 1999 4th out of 72
Prisoners 846,967 prisoners 2002 3rd out of 168
Prisoners > Female 5.8% 2003 31st out of 134
Prisoners > Per capita 584 per 100,000 people 2003 2nd out of 164
Rape rate 4.4 2009 31st out of 51
Rapes 6,208 2009 3rd out of 51
Robberies 90.3 2000 4th out of 11
Software piracy rate 73% 2007 38th out of 106
Total crimes 2.95 million 2002 5th 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); CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; World Health Organization: World report on violence and health, 2002; International Centre for Prison Studies - World Prison Brief; UN Crime Stats; European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control International Statistics on Crime and Justice, 2011; Fifth Annual BSA and IDC Global Software Piracy Study

Citation

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

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