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Crime > Murders committed by youths per million: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Homicide rates among youths aged 10–29 years by country or area: most recent year available (variable 1990–1999). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Colombia 327.11 1999
2 El Salvador 193.46 1999
3 Puerto Rico 141.58 1999
4 Brazil 118.52 1999
5 Albania 97.95 1999
6 Venezuela 87.28 1999
7 Ecuador 61.61 1999
8 Mexico 58.55 1999
9 Russia 53.89 1999
10 Panama 50.44 1999
11 Trinidad and Tobago 43.49 1999
12 Philippines 42.78 1999
13 Kazakhstan 42.27 1999
14 Paraguay 36.45 1999
15 Cuba 31.35 1999
16 United States 29.48 1999
17 Turkmenistan 29.44 1999
18 Nicaragua 27.68 1999
19 Belarus 26.61 1999
20 Moldova 26.32 1999
21 Ukraine 25.63 1999
22 Azerbaijan 24.3 1999
23 Estonia 23.99 1999
24 Thailand 23.63 1999
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 23.35 1999
25 Latvia 23.01 1999
26 Tajikistan 20.35 1999
27 Costa Rica 19.52 1999
28 Kyrgyzstan 18.18 1999
Eastern Europe average (profile) 17.77 1999
29 Argentina 17.2 1999
30 Lithuania 16.74 1999
31 Uruguay 10.88 1999
32 Uzbekistan 10.24 1999
NATO countries average (profile) 9.8 1999
33 Chile 9.56 1999
34 Armenia 8.4 1999
35 Kuwait 7.7 1999
36 Romania 7.52 1999
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 6.38 1999
37 Bulgaria 6.21 1999
38 South Korea 6.05 1999
Eurozone average (profile) 5.59 1999
European Union average (profile) 5.57 1999
39 New Zealand 5.21 1999
High income OECD countries average (profile) 4.99 1999
40 Slovakia 4.82 1999
41 Poland 4.81 1999
42 Canada 4.69 1999
43 Australia 4.65 1999
44 Croatia 4.61 1999
45 Hungary 4 1999
46 Netherlands 3.79 1999
47 Singapore 3.79 1999
48 Denmark 3.76 1999
49 Italy 3.69 1999
50 Finland 3.68 1999
51 Portugal 3.64 1999
52 Belgium 3.62 1999
53 Czech Republic 3.5 1999
54 Mauritius 3.4 1999
55 Ireland 2.66 1999
56 Norway 2.47 1999
57 Spain 2.4 1999
58 Switzerland 2.38 1999
59 United Kingdom 2.37 1999
60 Greece 2.3 1999
61 Israel 2.12 1999
62 Slovenia 2.02 1999
63 Germany 1.9 1999
64 Sweden 1.81 1999
65 France 1.5 1999
66 Japan 1 1999
67 Georgia 0.898 1999
68 Austria 0.876 1999
69 Jamaica 0.777 1999
70 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.533 1999

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Murders committed by youths per million. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Health Organization: World report on violence and health, 2002. 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/Murders-committed-by-youths-per-million

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