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Crime > Prosecutions > Murders per million: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Number of prosecutions for intentional homicides in the given year. Prosecutions are cases that made it to court, regardless of the verdict. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Turkey 248.62% 2006
2 South Africa 224.09% 2006
3 Belize 136.21% 2006
4 El Salvador 130.4% 2006
5 Mongolia 129.71% 2006
6 Panama 114.04% 2006
7 Kazakhstan 112.36% 2006
8 Ethiopia 110.61% 2006
9 Belarus 108.29% 2006
10 Sri Lanka 97.64% 2006
11 Kyrgyzstan 91.22% 2006
12 Zimbabwe 74.5% 2006
13 Nicaragua 72.04% 2006
14 Barbados 65.47% 2006
15 Namibia 61.38% 2006
16 Ecuador 57.05% 2006
17 Costa Rica 53.96% 2006
18 Thailand 51.86% 2006
19 Georgia 42.52% 2006
20 Chile 41.75% 2006
21 Austria 41.36% 2006
22 Mauritius 40.71% 2006
23 Latvia 39.77% 2006
24 Swaziland 38.45% 2006
25 Uganda 35.51% 2006
26 Finland 35.13% 2006
27 Malaysia 27.08% 2006
28 Armenia 26.64% 2006
29 Spain 25.95% 2006
30 Poland 25.69% 2006
31 Burma 25.56% 2006
32 Guatemala 25.32% 2006
33 Bahrain 25.24% 2006
34 Azerbaijan 24.52% 2006
35 Morocco 22.24% 2006
36 Romania 19.64% 2006
37 Hungary 17.28% 2006
38 South Korea 16.58% 2006
39 Maldives 16.51% 2006
40 Nepal 13.58% 2006
41 Netherlands 11.01% 2006
42 Luxembourg 10.58% 2006
43 Slovenia 10.46% 2006
44 Papua New Guinea 10.41% 2006
45 Singapore 10.22% 2006
46 Canada 10.07% 2006
47 Ireland 8.92% 2006
48 Mexico 6.86% 2006
49 Oman 6.65% 2006
50 Egypt 5.86% 2006
51 Japan 5.45% 2006
52 Saudi Arabia 4.41% 2006
53 Denmark 4.05% 2006
54 Israel 3.83% 2006
55 United Arab Emirates 2.87% 2006
56 Cyprus 1.91% 2006
57 Pakistan 1.23% 2006
58 Zambia 0.934% 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Prosecutions > Murders per million. 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/Prosecutions/Murders-per-million

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