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Crime > Adults prosecuted per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: 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 Belgium 64.71 2002
2 United States 49.38 2002
3 Finland 33.33 2002
4 New Zealand 31.74 2002
5 Turkey 31.68 2002
6 United Kingdom 26.49 2002
7 South Korea 25.12 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 15.52 2002
8 Canada 14.89 2002
9 Netherlands 12.06 2002
NATO countries average (profile) 11.57 2002
10 El Salvador 11.32 2002
11 Hungary 11 2002
12 Sweden 10.2 2002
13 Maldives 10 2002
14 Luxembourg 9.86 2002
15 Republic of Macedonia 9.75 2002
16 Italy 9.47 2002
17 Portugal 9.4 2002
18 Thailand 8.97 2002
19 Czech Republic 8.48 2002
20 Estonia 8.37 2002
21 Slovenia 7.37 2002
22 Slovakia 7.24 2002
23 Croatia 7.15 2002
24 Latvia 6.63 2002
25 Iceland 6.55 2002
26 Lithuania 6.41 2002
27 Belarus 6.29 2002
28 Germany 6.22 2002
29 Bulgaria 5.51 2002
30 Zimbabwe 4.35 2002
31 Chile 4.29 2002
32 Kyrgyzstan 4.28 2002
33 Ethiopia 4.17 2002
34 Hong Kong 3.78 2002
35 Romania 3.05 2002
36 Norway 2.65 2002
37 Georgia 1.6 2002
38 Cyprus 1.5 2002
39 Japan 1.28 2002
40 France 0.877 2002
41 Venezuela 0.381 2002
42 Mexico 0.352 2002
43 Burma 0.327 2002
44 Papua New Guinea 0.184 2002
45 Zambia 0.0236 2002
46 Albania 0.0126 2002
47 Oman 0.0 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Adults prosecuted 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/Adults-prosecuted-per-1000

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