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Crime > Murders > Per capita: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Number of convictions for intentional homicides in the given year. Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Turkey 184.05 per 1 million people 2006
2 Belarus 100.35 per 1 million people 2006
3 Lithuania 81.84 per 1 million people 2006
4 Albania 80.64 per 1 million people 2006
5 Estonia 79.04 per 1 million people 2006
6 Ukraine 47.84 per 1 million people 2006
7 Turkmenistan 45.34 per 1 million people 2006
8 Latvia 44.17 per 1 million people 2006
9 Croatia 42.59 per 1 million people 2006
10 Romania 39.23 per 1 million people 2006
11 Tajikistan 33.82 per 1 million people 2006
12 Finland 32.73 per 1 million people 2006
NATO countries average (profile) 31.59 per 1 million people 2006
13 Slovenia 22.03 per 1 million people 2006
European Union average (profile) 20.86 per 1 million people 2006
14 Bulgaria 20.52 per 1 million people 2006
15 Hungary 19.39 per 1 million people 2006
16 Sweden 18.02 per 1 million people 2006
17 Belgium 17.93 per 1 million people 2006
18 Australia 17.01 per 1 million people 2006
Eurozone average (profile) 16.52 per 1 million people 2006
19 Portugal 15.3 per 1 million people 2006
20 Switzerland 13.17 per 1 million people 2006
21 Italy 12.26 per 1 million people 2006
22 Slovakia 10.96 per 1 million people 2006
23 Poland 9.81 per 1 million people 2006
24 Denmark 9.39 per 1 million people 2006
25 Netherlands 8.67 per 1 million people 2006
26 Luxembourg 8.66 per 1 million people 2006
27 France 8.09 per 1 million people 2006
28 Austria 7.16 per 1 million people 2006
29 New Zealand 5.82 per 1 million people 2006
30 Ireland 5.46 per 1 million people 2006
31 Norway 5.38 per 1 million people 2006
32 Singapore 3.87 per 1 million people 2006
33 Iceland 3.35 per 1 million people 2006
34 Cyprus 2.61 per 1 million people 2006
35 Germany 2.48 per 1 million people 2006
36 Malta 2.47 per 1 million people 2006
37 Spain 0.781 per 1 million people 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Murders > Per capita. 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/Murders/Per-capita

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Interesting observations about Crime > Murders > Per capita

Turkey ranked first for murders > per capita amongst Europe in 2006.
Lithuania ranked first for murders > per capita amongst European Union in 2006.
Estonia ranked first for murders > per capita amongst Eurozone in 2006.
19 of the bottom 22 countries by murders > per capita are High income OECD.
Germany ranked second last for murders > per capita amongst NATO countries in 2006.
23 of the bottom 26 countries by murders > per capita are Christian.
Belarus ranked first for murders > per capita amongst Cold countries in 2006.
All of the bottom 6 countries by murders > per capita are Heavily indebted.

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