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Crime > Assaults: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Number of assaults recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Scotland 1,655.1 2006
2 Northern Ireland 1,426 2006
3 Swaziland 1,308.2 2004
4 South Africa 1,188 2002
5 Mauritius 1,044.9 2006
6 Sweden 845.2 2006
7 New Zealand 839.4 2006
8 Australia 797 2003
9 United States 786.7 1999
10 Zimbabwe 765.1 2004
11 Israel 763.3 2004
12 Canada 737.5 2006
13 Belgium 627.2 2004
14 Germany 619.9 2006
15 Barbados 611.9 2000
16 Finland 586.9 2006
17 Chile 531.3 2004
18 Bahrain 464.7 2006
19 Austria 440.3 2006
20 Jamaica 421.9 2000
21 Spain 414.7 2006
22 Iceland 394 2004
23 Portugal 377.4 2006
24 Tunisia 371.2 2002
25 Argentina 366.4 2006
26 Netherlands 351.8 2006
27 Norway 346 2006
28 Uruguay 336.4 2004
29 Nicaragua 332.9 2006
30 Luxembourg 296.5 2002
31 Estonia 291.5 2006
32 Jordan 273.1 2006
33 Malta 272.9 2006
Eurozone average (profile) 260.31 2006
34 Mexico 223.5 2006
35 Denmark 214.1 2006
36 Maldives 212.6 2004
37 Zambia 211.4 2000
38 Turkey 192.7 2006
39 Morocco 186 2006
40 France 180.1 2000
41 Dominican Republic 155.1 2006
42 Mongolia 144 2006
43 Lithuania 131.2 2006
44 Hungary 127 2004
45 Italy 123.7 2006
46 Slovenia 120.2 2006
47 Brunei 119.5 2006
48 Sri Lanka 109.4 2004
49 Algeria 108.6 2006
50 Switzerland 108.3 2006
51 Peru 99.9 2002
52 Ireland 93.9 2006
53 Uganda 92.7 2004
54 Kuwait 86 2002
55 Czech Republic 78.1 2006
56 Poland 76.3 2006
57 El Salvador 75.9 2006
58 Latvia 67.9 2006
59 Greece 66.7 2006
60 Cote d'Ivoire 66.1 2000
61 Colombia 63.4 2000
62 Saudi Arabia 63.2 2002
63 Slovakia 60.9 2006
=64 Panama 54.2 2006
=64 Bolivia 54.2 2006
66 United Arab Emirates 53.7 2004
67 Japan 51 2006
68 Ecuador 49.8 2006
69 Georgia 49 2006
70 Guatemala 48.1 2000
71 Bulgaria 47.6 2004
72 Belarus 46.3 2006
73 Romania 43.9 2006
74 Bosnia and Herzegovina 39.6 2006
75 Thailand 38.8 2006
76 Qatar 37.4 2002
77 Serbia and Montenegro 36.9 2006
78 Paraguay 36.3 2006
79 Kenya 35.9 2006
80 South Korea 34.3 2002
81 Moldova 32.3 2004
82 Oman 28.9 2002
83 Syria 28 2006
84 Croatia 27.9 2006
85 Russia 26.9 2000
86 Papua New Guinea 25.1 2000
87 India 23.1 2006
88 Malaysia 21.9 2006
89 Armenia 20.7 2006
90 Costa Rica 19.7 2006
91 Albania 18 2002
92 Burma 17 2002
93 Cyprus 15.9 2006
94 Singapore 14.6 2006
95 Tajikistan 14.5 2006
96 Ukraine 13.9 2006
97 Lebanon 10 2006
98 China 9.5 2000
99 Indonesia 9 2000
100 Yemen 5.6 2000
101 Kyrgyzstan 3.9 2006
102 Nepal 3.8 2006
103 Azerbaijan 1.9 2006
104 Turkmenistan 1.7 2006
105 Sao Tome and Principe 0.7 2004
106 Bangladesh 0.4 2006
107 Egypt 0.3 2004
=108 Philippines 0.1 2002
=108 Pakistan 0.1 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Assaults. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control International Statistics on Crime and Justice, 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Crime/Assaults

Crime > Assaults: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Crime > Assaults

Sweden ranked first for assaults amongst European Union in 2006.
Canada ranked first for assaults amongst NATO countries in 2006.
Belgium ranked first for assaults amongst Eurozone in 2004.
United States ranked second for assaults amongst Cold countries in 1999.
Germany ranked third for assaults amongst Europe in 2006.
All of the top 3 countries by assaults are Christian.
New Zealand ranked second for assaults amongst High income OECD countries in 2006.
South Africa ranked first for assaults amongst Emerging markets in 2002.
Hungary ranked first for assaults amongst Eastern Europe in 2004.
Estonia ranked first for assaults amongst Former Soviet republics in 2006.
Japan ranked last for assaults amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2006.

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