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Suriname

Suriname Crime Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Drugs > Annual cannabis use 4.3% 2007 14th out of 26
Drugs > Opiates use 0.02% 1998 4th out of 6
Justice system > Punishment > Capital punishment (last execution year) 1,982 2014 16th out of 31
Murder rate 14 2006
Prisoners 1,933 prisoners 2002 120th out of 168
Rape rate 45.2 2004 5th out of 80
Suicide rates > Suicide rate (both sexes) 14.4 2005 1st out of 8
Violent crime > Gun crime > Guns per 100 residents 13.4 2014 46th out of 170
Violent crime > Intentional homicide rate 4.6 2009 43th out of 82
Violent crime > Murder rate 24 2009 99th out of 116
Violent crime > Murder rate per million people 46.14 2009 53th out of 113
Violent crime > Murders 24 2009 99th out of 116
Violent crime > Murders per million people 46.14 2009 53th out of 113
Violent crime > Rapes 223 2004 54th out of 80
Violent crime > Rapes per million people 451.97 2004 5th out of 79

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); Wikipedia: Capital punishment in Europe (Abolition); 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); UN Crime Stats; Wikipedia: List of countries by suicide rate (Suicide rates per 100,000 by country, year and sex (Table) ); Annexe I of the Small Arms Survey 2007 ; Wikipedia: List of countries by intentional homicide rate by decade; 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

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

Suriname Crime Profiles (Subcategories)

Prisoners 5 Violent crime 8
Suicide rates 3
  • Suriname ranked second for prisoners > per capita amongst Hot countries in 2003.