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Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Crime Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Drugs > Annual cannabis use 16.1% 1996 1st out of 3
Drugs > Opiates use 0.2% 1997 3rd out of 4
International Court of Justice > Current composition > Term End 2012 2012
Justice system > Punishment > Capital punishment (last execution year) 1,998 2014 16th out of 44
Murder rate 2.6 2008
Rape rate 1.4 2009 47th out of 51
Rapes > Per capita 0.021 per 1,000 people 2008 42nd out of 50
United States extradition treaties > Entered into force June 24, 1935 1935
Violent crime > Gun crime > Guns per 100 residents 0.6 2014 159th out of 170
Violent crime > Murder rate 837 2008 61st out of 184
Violent crime > Murder rate per million people 151.3 2008 43th out of 177
Violent crime > Murders 837 2008 61st out of 185
Violent crime > Murders per million people 151.3 2008 43th out of 178
Violent crime > Rapes 79 2008 66th out of 84
Violent crime > Rapes per million people 14.28 2008 75th out of 84

SOURCES: https://www.unodc.org/documents/data-and-analysis/WDR2011/World_Drug_Report_2011_ebook.pdf, World Drug Report 2011, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), 2011, p. 217.; Wikipedia: List of countries by prevalence of opiates use ("World Drug Report 2011" . United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 2011. "World Drug Report 2006" . United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 2006. http://www.unodc.org/documents/wdr/WDR_2009/WDR2009_eng_web.pdf); Various sources compiled into Wikipedia's: International Court of Justice; Wikipedia: Capital punishment in Europe (Abolition); UN Crime Stats; European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control International Statistics on Crime and Justice, 2011; Wikipedia: List of United States extradition treaties; Annexe I of the Small Arms Survey 2007 ; United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Source tables; United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Statistics : Crime : Sexual Violence (UNODC) and Crime Statistics : Sexual Violence Against Children and Rape, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime; Statistics : Crime : Sexual Violence (UNODC) and Crime Statistics : Sexual Violence Against Children and Rape, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

Citation

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

Sierra Leone Crime Profiles (Subcategories)

Violent crime 7
  • Sierra Leone ranked first for murders > WHO amongst Former British colonies in 2004.