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Crime > Assault victims: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: People victimized by assault (as a % of the total population). Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevelence.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Saint Kitts and Nevis 3% 2002
2 United Kingdom 2.8% 2002
=3 New Zealand 2.4% 2002
=3 Australia 2.4% 2002
5 Canada 2.3% 2002
6 Finland 2.1% 2002
=7 Denmark 1.4% 2002
=7 France 1.4% 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 1.33% 2002
=9 Belgium 1.2% 2002
=9 United States 1.2% 2002
=9 Sweden 1.2% 2002
=12 Slovenia 1.1% 2002
=12 Poland 1.1% 2002
=12 Malta 1.1% 2002
=15 Switzerland 1% 2002
=15 Netherlands 1% 2002
17 Austria 0.8% 2002
18 Portugal 0.4% 2002
19 Italy 0.2% 2002
20 Japan 0.1% 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Assault victims. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNICRI (United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute). 2002. Correspondence on data on crime victims. March. Turin. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Crime/Assault-victims

Crime > Assault victims: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Crime > Assault victims

Japan ranked last for assault victims amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2002.
18 of the bottom 19 countries by assault victims are High income OECD.
All of the top 2 countries by assault victims are Heavily indebted.
4 of the top 5 countries by assault victims are Former British Colonies'.
United Kingdom ranked first for assault victims amongst European Union in 2002.
12 of the top 15 countries by assault victims are Christian.
United States ranked last for assault victims amongst English speaking countries in 2002.
Australia ranked first for assault victims amongst Non-religious countries in 2002.
13 of the bottom 15 countries by assault victims are European.
Italy ranked last for assault victims amongst Eurozone in 2002.

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