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Crime > Violent crime > Murder rate: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Intentional homicide, number and rate per 100,000 population.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Brazil 40,974 2010
2 India 40,752 2009
3 Mexico 25,757 2010
4 Ethiopia 20,239 2008
5 Indonesia 18,963 2008
6 Nigeria 18,422 2008
7 South Africa 15,940 2010
8 Colombia 15,459 2010
9 Russia 14,574 2010
10 Pakistan 13,860 2011
11 Democratic Republic of the Congo 13,558 2008
12 China 13,410 2010
13 Venezuela 13,080 2010
14 United States 12,996 2010
15 Uganda 11,373 2008
16 Cote d'Ivoire 10,801 2008
17 Tanzania 10,357 2008
18 Sudan 10,028 2008
19 Kenya 7,733 2008
20 Honduras 7,104 2011
21 Guatemala 5,681 2011
22 Malawi 5,039 2008
23 Philippines 4,947 2009
24 Burma 4,800 2008
25 Zambia 4,710 2008
26 El Salvador 4,308 2011
27 Bangladesh 3,988 2010
28 Cameroon 3,700 2008
29 North Korea 3,658 2008
30 Ghana 3,646 2008
31 Angola 3,426 2008
32 Thailand 3,307 2011
33 Peru 2,969 2009
34 Burkina Faso 2,786 2008
35 Ecuador 2,638 2010
36 Dominican Republic 2,513 2011
37 Ukraine 2,356 2010
38 Turkey 2,320 2008
39 Iran 2,215 2009
40 Guinea 2,152 2008
41 Mozambique 1,925 2007
42 Zimbabwe 1,775 2008
43 Burundi 1,726 2008
44 Rwanda 1,708 2008
45 Chad 1,686 2008
46 Madagascar 1,588 2008
47 Jamaica 1,430 2010
48 Kazakhstan 1,418 2010
49 Argentina 1,360 2009
50 Vietnam 1,346 2008
51 Benin 1,262 2008
52 South Korea 1,251 2010
53 Central African Republic 1,240 2008
54 Mali 1,157 2008
55 Kyrgyzstan 1,072 2010
56 Senegal 1,027 2008
57 Egypt 992 2009
58 Yemen 990 2009
59 Puerto Rico 983 2010
60 Bolivia 884 2010
61 Eritrea 879 2008
62 Papua New Guinea 854 2008
63 Sierra Leone 837 2008
64 Uzbekistan 831 2008
65 Nepal 818 2009
66 Nicaragua 785 2010
67 Lesotho 764 2010
68 Panama 759 2010
69 Sri Lanka 745 2010
70 Paraguay 741 2010
71 United Kingdom 722 2009
72 Afghanistan 712 2008
73 Germany 690 2010
74 Haiti 689 2010
75 France 682 2009
76 Togo 627 2008
77 Iraq 608 2008
78 Malaysia 604 2006
79 Cuba 563 2009
80 Canada 554 2010
81 Niger 552 2008
82 Chile 541 2010
83 Italy 529 2010
84 Costa Rica 527 2010
85 Algeria 516 2008
86 Japan 506 2009
87 Mauritania 485 2008
88 Belarus 473 2009
89 Trinidad and Tobago 472 2010
90 Syria 463 2010
91 Cambodia 448 2005
92 Morocco 447 2010
93 Poland 436 2010
94 Romania 421 2009
95 Spain 390 2010
96 Liberia 371 2008
97 Namibia 352 2004
98 Guinea-Bissau 294 2008
99 Botswana 287 2009
100 Laos 279 2008
101 Moldova 267 2010
102 Saudi Arabia 265 2007
103 Mongolia 239 2010
104 Australia 229 2010
105 Lithuania 219 2010
106 Azerbaijan 206 2010
107 Turkmenistan 203 2006
108 Gabon 200 2008
109 Uruguay 199 2011
110 Georgia 187 2010
111 Czech Republic 181 2009
112 Belgium 180 2010
113 Netherlands 179 2009
=114 Libya 176 2008
=114 Greece 176 2010
=114 Gambia 176 2008
117 Israel 159 2011
118 Bulgaria 147 2010
119 Palestine 145 2005
120 Tajikistan 143 2010
121 Swaziland 141 2004
122 Guyana 140 2010
123 Somalia 138 2008
124 Equatorial Guinea 137 2008
125 Hungary 133 2010
126 Belize 129 2010
127 Albania 127 2010
128 Portugal 124 2010
129 Serbia 123 2010
130 Finland 118 2010
131 Tunisia 117 2008
132 Jordan 100 2006
133 Lebanon 95 2010
134 The Bahamas 94 2010
135 Sweden 91 2010
136 Comoros 85 2008
137 Slovakia 84 2009
138 East Timor 75 2008
=139 Estonia 70 2010
=139 Latvia 70 2010
141 Croatia 62 2010
142 Kuwait 59 2009
=143 Bosnia and Herzegovina 56 2010
=143 Cape Verde 56 2007
145 Ireland 54 2010
146 Austria 53 2010
147 Switzerland 52 2010
148 Denmark 47 2009
=149 Saint Lucia 44 2010
=149 Armenia 44 2010
151 Virgin Islands 43 2007
152 Republic of Macedonia 40 2010
=153 New Zealand 39 2011
=153 United Arab Emirates 39 2006
155 Mauritius 33 2010
156 Guadeloupe 32 2009
157 Barbados 31 2010
158 French Guiana 30 2009
=159 Norway 29 2010
=159 Djibouti 29 2008
161 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 25 2010
162 Suriname 24 2009
163 Fiji 23 2004
164 Montenegro 22 2009
165 Saint Kitts and Nevis 20 2010
=166 Solomon Islands 19 2008
=166 Cyprus 19 2009
168 Oman 18 2008
=169 Hong Kong 17 2011
=169 Martinique 17 2009
171 Singapore 16 2011
=172 Dominica 15 2010
=172 Slovenia 15 2010
174 Qatar 13 2008
=175 Luxembourg 12 2008
=175 Grenada 12 2010
177 Greenland 11 2009
178 Bermuda 8 2011
=179 Kiribati 7 2008
=179 Seychelles 7 2006
=179 Bhutan 7 2008
=182 Bahrain 6 2008
=182 Antigua and Barbuda 6 2010
=184 Maldives 5 2008
=184 Cayman Islands 5 2008
=186 Macau 4 2010
=186 Malta 4 2010
=188 Turks and Caicos Islands 3 2009
=188 Sao Tome and Principe 3 2008
=190 Vanuatu 2 2008
=190 Samoa 2 2008
=190 British Virgin Islands 2 2006
=190 Brunei 2 2006
=194 Nauru 1 2008
=194 Liechtenstein 1 2009
=194 Andorra 1 2004
=194 Anguilla 1 2008
=194 Guam 1 2007
=194 Tonga 1 2008
=194 French Polynesia 1 2009
=194 Iceland 1 2009
=194 Montserrat 1 2008
=203 Monaco 0.0 2008
=203 Palau 0.0 2008

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Violent crime > Murder rate. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Source tables. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Crime/Violent-crime/Murder-rate

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Interesting observations about Crime > Violent crime > Murder rate

  • Brazil has had the highest violent crime > murder rate since 2004.
  • India has ranked in the top 2 for violent crime > murder rate since 1995.
  • South Africa has ranked in the top 6 for violent crime > murder rate since 1995.
  • Mexico has ranked in the top 3 for violent crime > murder rate since 2009.
  • Colombia has ranked in the top 8 for violent crime > murder rate since 1995.
  • Russia has ranked in the top 7 for violent crime > murder rate since 2004.
  • China has ranked in the top 9 for violent crime > murder rate since 2002.
  • Venezuela has ranked in the top 10 for violent crime > murder rate since 1995.
  • United States has ranked in the top 11 for violent crime > murder rate since 2001.
  • Pakistan has ranked in the top 14 for violent crime > murder rate since 1996.
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