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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Crime Stats

Definitions

  • Assault rate: Number of assaults recorded by police per 100,000 population
  • Believes crime increasing in the past 3 years: Crime increasing in the past 3 years. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "In the past three years would you say the level of crime in your community has increased, stayed about the same, or decreased?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Crime levels: Level of crime. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "How serious you feel the level of crime is?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Drugs > Annual cannabis use: Estimate of percentage of 15-64 year old population who use Cannabis.
  • Fear of crime > Feels safe walking alone > At night: Safety walking alone during night. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "How safe do you feel walking alone in this city during the night?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • 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.
  • Police officers: Number of police officers 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.
  • Robberies: Number of robberies recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Violent crime > Gun crime > Guns per 100 residents: Number of privately owned small firearms per 100 residents.
  • Violent crime > Intentional homicide rate: Homicides per 100’000 residents. Homicide is the death of a person purposefully inflicted by another person (it excludes suicides) outside of a state of war. Homicide is a broader category than murder, as it also includes manslaughter. The exact legal definition varies across countries, some of which include infanticide, assisted suicide, euthanasia and deaths caused by dangerous driving.
  • Violent crime > Murder rate: Intentional homicide, number and rate per 100,000 population.
  • Violent crime > Murders: Intentional homicide, number and rate per 100,000 population.
  • Violent crime > Rapes: The number of recorded rapes. Large numbers of rapes go unreported. South Africa is estimated to have 500,000 rapes per year, Egypt 200,000, China 32,000 and the UK with 85,000 rapes per year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Assault rate 109.4 2011 42nd out of 93
Believes crime increasing in the past 3 years 69.23 2013 7th out of 10
Crime levels 55.77 2013 5th out of 10
Drugs > Annual cannabis use 1.5% 2000 5th out of 5
Fear of crime > Feels safe walking alone > At night 59.62 2013 4th out of 10
Kidnappings 4.48 2006 8th out of 57
Murder rate 7.4 2008
Police officers 0.7 2011 11th out of 17
Rape rate 7.3 2004 34th out of 80
Robberies 41 2004 9th out of 16
Violent crime > Gun crime > Guns per 100 residents 1.5 2014 125th out of 170
Violent crime > Intentional homicide rate 4.6 2009 42nd out of 82
Violent crime > Murder rate 745 2010 27th out of 86
Violent crime > Murders 745 2010 27th out of 86
Violent crime > Rapes 1,432 2004 21st out of 80

Citation

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

Sri Lanka Crime Profiles (Subcategories)

Fear of crime 9 Prosecutions 8
Perceived problems 4 Violent crime 8
Prisoners 4

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Well if they really care about the pirated softwares and wants revenue from the asian countries, they HAVE to to something for the price per software for the developing countries. Already the organizations knows that but i wonder why wouldnt they do anything about this.

Posted on 18 Aug 2011

Na2e

Na2e

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Crimes must be thwart with proper handling. Terrorism is a main course behind crimes.

Posted on 28 Oct 2009

Aruna Nilaweera

Aruna Nilaweera

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