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Crime > Acquitted per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Total acquitted in criminal courts. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Cyprus 43.23 2002
2 Spain 4.76 2002
3 Turkey 4.71 2002
European Union average (profile) 2.6 2002
4 Egypt 2.55 2002
5 Croatia 2.25 2002
6 Portugal 1.4 2002
7 Zimbabwe 1.1 2002
8 India 1.08 2002
9 Romania 1.04 2002
10 New Zealand 0.935 2002
11 United Kingdom 0.922 2002
NATO countries average (profile) 0.882 2002
12 Poland 0.859 2002
13 Hong Kong 0.684 2002
14 Czech Republic 0.646 2002
15 France 0.645 2002
16 Slovenia 0.58 2002
17 Finland 0.562 2002
18 Belgium 0.547 2002
19 Hungary 0.493 2002
20 Canada 0.488 2002
21 Colombia 0.46 2002
22 Sweden 0.435 2002
23 Costa Rica 0.428 2002
24 Panama 0.361 2002
25 Thailand 0.324 2002
26 Iceland 0.32 2002
27 Netherlands 0.27 2002
28 Chile 0.266 2002
29 Germany 0.251 2002
30 El Salvador 0.242 2002
31 Qatar 0.23 2002
32 Estonia 0.219 2002
33 Denmark 0.197 2002
34 Burma 0.193 2002
35 Mexico 0.179 2002
36 Malaysia 0.175 2002
37 Bolivia 0.149 2002
38 Slovakia 0.136 2002
39 Dominican Republic 0.134 2002
40 Moldova 0.133 2002
41 Papua New Guinea 0.128 2002
42 Dominica 0.115 2002
43 Lithuania 0.111 2002
44 Albania 0.104 2002
45 Bulgaria 0.0939 2002
46 Luxembourg 0.0874 2002
47 Kyrgyzstan 0.0669 2002
48 Australia 0.0588 2002
49 Latvia 0.0462 2002
50 Belarus 0.0276 2002
51 South Korea 0.0244 2002
52 Zambia 0.0177 2002
53 Ukraine 0.0157 2002
54 Kazakhstan 0.0135 2002
55 Georgia 0.00872 2002
56 Indonesia 0.00455 2002
57 Afghanistan 0.00288 2002
58 Azerbaijan 0.00196 2002
59 Japan 0.000573 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Acquitted per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", 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). 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. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Crime/Acquitted-per-1000

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