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Crime > Adults prosecuted: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 United States 14.2 million 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 2.5 million 2002
2 Turkey 2.06 million 2002
3 United Kingdom 1.57 million 2002
4 South Korea 1.2 million 2002
5 Belgium 668,591 2002
6 Thailand 572,083 2002
7 Italy 541,530 2002
8 Germany 513,482 2002
9 Canada 466,866 2002
10 Ethiopia 291,479 2002
NATO countries average (profile) 288,240.22 2002
11 Netherlands 194,677 2002
12 Finland 173,332 2002
13 Japan 162,882 2002
14 New Zealand 125,323 2002
15 Hungary 111,779 2002
16 Portugal 97,459 2002
17 Sweden 91,064 2002
18 Czech Republic 86,588 2002
19 El Salvador 68,031 2002
20 Chile 67,790 2002
21 Romania 66,461 2002
22 Belarus 62,005 2002
23 Zimbabwe 54,934 2002
24 France 54,224 2002
25 Bulgaria 43,380 2002
26 Slovakia 38,935 2002
27 Mexico 37,615 2002
28 Croatia 31,764 2002
29 Hong Kong 25,494 2002
30 Lithuania 22,232 2002
31 Kyrgyzstan 21,373 2002
32 Republic of Macedonia 20,220 2002
33 Burma 16,129 2002
34 Latvia 15,508 2002
35 Slovenia 14,707 2002
36 Norway 12,009 2002
37 Estonia 11,377 2002
38 Venezuela 9,660 2002
39 Georgia 6,960 2002
40 Luxembourg 4,401 2002
41 Maldives 2,828 2002
42 Iceland 1,884 2002
43 Cyprus 1,470 2002
44 Papua New Guinea 1,041 2002
45 Zambia 251 2002
46 Albania 41 2002
47 Oman 0.0 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Adults prosecuted. 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). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Crime/Adults-prosecuted

Crime > Adults prosecuted: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Crime > Adults prosecuted

United States ranked first for adults prosecuted amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2002.
United Kingdom ranked first for adults prosecuted amongst European Union in 2002.
Turkey ranked first for adults prosecuted amongst NATO countries in 2002.
Belgium ranked first for adults prosecuted amongst Eurozone in 2002.
South Korea ranked third for adults prosecuted amongst High income OECD countries in 2002.
Italy ranked #4 for adults prosecuted amongst Europe in 2002.
France ranked second last for adults prosecuted amongst Non-religious countries in 2002.
Germany ranked #4 for adults prosecuted amongst Cold countries in 2002.
Hungary ranked first for adults prosecuted amongst Eastern Europe in 2002.
28 of the bottom 41 countries by adults prosecuted are Christian.

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