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Singapore

Singapore Crime Stats

Definitions

  • Assaults: Number of assaults recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Burglaries: Number of burglaries recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Drug offences: Drug offence cases per 100,000 population (2000).
  • Executions: Number of known executions in the country (Data is for 2007). Because these figures include only documented cases; the true figures are likely to be higher in many countries.
  • 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.
  • Police officers: Number of police officers per 100,000 population.
  • Prisoners: Total persons incarcerated
  • Prisoners > Per capita: Data for 2003. Number of prisoners held per 100,000 population.
  • 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.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Assaults 14.6 2006 58th out of 66
Burglaries 25.7 2006 44th out of 55
Drug offences 46.8 per 100,000 people 2000 53th out of 60
Executions 2 executions 2007 27th out of 38
Illicit drugs drug abuse limited because of aggressive law enforcement efforts; as a transportation and financial services hub, Singapore is vulnerable, despite strict laws and enforcement, as a venue for money laundering 2011
Kidnappings 0.02 2006 55th out of 57
Murder rate 0.38 2009
Murders 17% 2006 34th out of 38
Murders > Per capita 3.87 per 1 million people 2006 32nd out of 37
Police officers 3.8% 2011 4th out of 17
Prisoners 16,310 prisoners 2002 56th out of 168
Prisoners > Per capita 388 per 100,000 people 2003 12th out of 164
Rapes 2.7 2006 58th out of 80
Robberies 21.7 2006 53th out of 71
Software piracy rate 37% 2007 86th out of 106

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); Amnesty International; 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; Fifth Annual BSA and IDC Global Software Piracy Study

Citation

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

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