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Crime > Convictions per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Number of people convicted of a crime. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Finland 39.59 2006
2 New Zealand 22.43 2006
3 Turkey 13.39 2006
4 Switzerland 13.08 2006
5 Belgium 12.52 2006
6 Poland 12.14 2006
7 Sweden 10.38 2006
8 Thailand 9.43 2006
9 Hungary 9.12 2006
10 Luxembourg 9.03 2006
11 France 8.5 2006
12 Denmark 8.1 2006
13 Iceland 8.06 2006
14 Belarus 7.54 2006
15 Estonia 7.25 2006
Eurozone average (profile) 6.87 2006
European Union average (profile) 6.85 2006
16 Netherlands 6.8 2006
17 Germany 6.37 2006
NATO countries average (profile) 6.17 2006
18 Portugal 5.77 2006
19 Croatia 5.45 2006
20 Austria 4.9 2006
21 Slovakia 4.48 2006
22 Slovenia 4.05 2006
23 Latvia 3.78 2006
24 Lithuania 3.47 2006
25 Bulgaria 3.41 2006
26 Italy 3.32 2006
27 Ukraine 3.14 2006
28 Norway 2.86 2006
29 Romania 2.34 2006
30 Turkmenistan 1.83 2006
31 Albania 1.28 2006
32 Australia 0.725 2006
33 Saudi Arabia 0.389 2006
34 Spain 0.368 2006
35 Malta 0.0787 2006
36 Tajikistan 0.00489 2006
37 Cyprus 0.00191 2006
38 Ireland 0.00141 2006
39 Singapore 0.000909 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Convictions per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control International Statistics on Crime and Justice, 2011. 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/Convictions-per-1000

Crime > Convictions per 1000: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Crime > Convictions per 1000

  • Finland ranked first for convictions per 1000 amongst European Union in 2006.
  • Turkey ranked first for convictions per 1000 amongst NATO countries in 2006.
  • 31 of the bottom 37 countries by convictions per 1000 are European.
  • All of the top 2 countries by convictions per 1000 are Sparsely populated.
  • Belgium ranked second for convictions per 1000 amongst Eurozone in 2006.
  • New Zealand ranked second for convictions per 1000 amongst High income OECD countries in 2006.
  • Switzerland ranked second for convictions per 1000 amongst Cold countries in 2006.
  • Italy ranked last for convictions per 1000 amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2006.
  • Poland ranked first for convictions per 1000 amongst Eastern Europe in 2006.
  • Australia ranked last for convictions per 1000 amongst Non-religious countries in 2006.
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