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Crime > Drug related crime: Countries Compared

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

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Sweden 734 2006
2 Switzerland 628 2006
3 Norway 622 2006
4 Barbados 580 2000
5 Iceland 574 2004
6 Jamaica 463 2000
7 Israel 448 2004
8 Belgium 427 2004
9 Belize 425 2006
10 Denmark 374 2006
11 Monaco 320 2006
12 Seychelles 314 2000
13 New Zealand 312 2006
14 Germany 310 2006
15 Mauritius 305 2006
16 Luxembourg 295 2002
17 Finland 253 2006
18 Maldives 250 2004
19 Sri Lanka 228 2004
20 Croatia 188 2006
21 Poland 184 2006
22 Russia 166 2000
23 Malta 157 2006
24 Ukraine 139 2006
25 South Africa 116 2002
26 Liechtenstein 114 2006
27 Bahrain 107 2006
28 Netherlands 100 2006
Eurozone average (profile) 96.27 2006
29 Panama 96 2006
30 Slovenia 89 2006
31 Ireland 85 2006
32 Georgia 80 2006
33 Cyprus 77 2006
34 Greece 74 2006
35 Estonia 73 2006
36 Kazakhstan 68 2006
37 Swaziland 67 2004
38 Hungary 66 2004
39 Argentina 63 2006
40 Malaysia 59 2000
41 France 57 2004
42 Morocco 56 2006
43 Italy 55 2006
44 Colombia 53 2000
=45 Serbia and Montenegro 52 2006
=45 Mexico 52 2006
=45 Saudi Arabia 52 2000
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 51.25 2006
48 Belarus 51 2006
49 Kyrgyzstan 46 2006
50 Bolivia 45 2002
51 Latvia 44 2006
52 Brunei 43 2006
53 Portugal 42 2006
54 Zimbabwe 41 2004
=55 Lebanon 35 2006
=55 Peru 35 2004
=57 Dominican Republic 34 2006
=57 Lithuania 34 2006
=59 Slovakia 32 2006
=59 Suriname 32 2004
61 Bulgaria 31 2004
=62 Spain 29 2006
=62 Czech Republic 29 2006
=62 Nicaragua 29 2006
65 Azerbaijan 27 2006
66 Turkmenistan 25 2006
67 Austria 24 2006
=68 Qatar 23 2004
=68 United Arab Emirates 23 2006
=70 Ecuador 22 2006
=70 Uruguay 22 2004
72 Syria 19 2006
=73 El Salvador 18 2006
=73 Armenia 18 2006
75 Japan 17 2006
=76 Papua New Guinea 16 2000
=76 Kenya 16 2006
78 Romania 15 2006
79 Algeria 13 2006
80 Venezuela 11 2000
=81 Tajikistan 10 2006
=81 Bangladesh 10 2006
=81 Oman 10 2002
=81 Singapore 10 2006
85 Costa Rica 9 2006
=86 Albania 8 2002
=86 Tunisia 8 2002
=88 Uganda 6 2004
=88 Burma 6 2002
=90 Bosnia and Herzegovina 5 2006
=90 Philippines 5 2006
=90 Jordan 5 2006
=93 Turkey 4 2006
=93 Paraguay 4 2006
=93 Chile 4 2004
=93 Zambia 4 2000
=97 Indonesia 3 2000
=97 India 3 2006
99 Cote d'Ivoire 2 2000
=100 Nepal 1 2006
=100 Yemen 1 2000
=102 Pakistan 0.0 2000
=102 Mongolia 0.0 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Drug related crime. 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/Drug-related-crime

Crime > Drug related crime: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Crime > Drug related crime

  • Sweden ranked first for drug related crime amongst Europe in 2006.
  • Belgium ranked first for drug related crime amongst Eurozone in 2004.
  • Russia ranked first for drug related crime amongst Former Soviet republics in 2000.
  • Norway ranked first for drug related crime amongst NATO countries in 2006.
  • Germany ranked #4 for drug related crime amongst European Union in 2006.
  • All of the top 2 countries by drug related crime are Christian.
  • Switzerland ranked second for drug related crime amongst Cold countries in 2006.
  • Croatia ranked first for drug related crime amongst Eastern Europe in 2006.
  • Poland ranked first for drug related crime amongst Emerging markets in 2006.
  • Japan ranked second last for drug related crime amongst High income OECD countries in 2006.
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