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Crime > Violent crime > Rapes per million people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: The number of recorded rapes. Large numbers of rapes go unreported. South Africa is estimated to have 500,000 rapes per year, Egypt 200,000, China 32,000 and the UK with 85,000 rapes per year. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 South Africa 1,324.15 2010
2 Botswana 947.02 2010
3 Lesotho 893.02 2009
4 Swaziland 775.51 2004
5 Bermuda 674.62 2004
6 Sweden 635.52 2010
7 Suriname 451.97 2004
8 Costa Rica 366.19 2009
9 Nicaragua 314.14 2010
10 Grenada 305.7 2010
11 Australia 289.05 2010
12 Saint Kitts and Nevis 286.52 2010
13 Belgium 274.51 2010
14 United States 274.04 2010
15 New Zealand 258.48 2010
16 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 256.14 2010
17 Bolivia 254.71 2010
18 Zimbabwe 249.22 2008
19 Jamaica 247.3 2010
20 Iceland 244.9 2009
21 Barbados 243.72 2009
22 Peru 233.32 2009
23 The Bahamas 216.37 2010
24 Norway 191.85 2010
25 Trinidad and Tobago 186.76 2009
26 Israel 170.07 2008
27 France 156.22 2009
28 Finland 152.52 2010
29 Guyana 148.83 2010
30 Chile 132.67 2008
31 South Korea 131.58 2004
32 Mexico 127.18 2010
33 Mongolia 126.07 2010
34 Luxembourg 116.65 2008
35 Solomon Islands 111.21 2008
36 El Salvador 109.52 2010
37 Ireland 107.05 2010
38 Ecuador 105.82 2006
39 Austria 104.29 2010
40 Moldova 103.31 2010
41 Uruguay 98.38 2004
42 Germany 94.45 2010
43 Netherlands 92.08 2010
44 Argentina 84.86 2008
45 Kazakhstan 82.81 2008
46 Bangladesh 80.64 2006
47 Italy 76.57 2006
48 Brunei 74.73 2006
49 Sri Lanka 73.68 2004
50 Denmark 72.42 2009
51 Oman 70.56 2008
52 Thailand 69.82 2010
53 Belize 68.05 2010
54 Colombia 67.8 2010
55 Lithuania 63.28 2010
56 Philippines 63.26 2009
57 Estonia 60.44 2010
58 Paraguay 59.69 2006
59 Monaco 58.19 2006
60 Kyrgyzstan 57.64 2010
61 Senegal 53.51 2010
62 Republic of Macedonia 49.19 2006
63 Morocco 48.18 2009
64 Romania 46.88 2009
65 Czech Republic 45.77 2009
66 Kuwait 41.75 2009
67 Poland 41.04 2010
68 Portugal 39.86 2010
69 Mauritius 39.82 2010
70 Sudan 34.93 2008
71 Latvia 34.84 2010
72 Russia 34.46 2010
73 Spain 34.25 2010
74 Bahrain 32.26 2008
75 Croatia 31.92 2010
76 Slovenia 30.75 2010
77 Maldives 28.68 2008
78 Guatemala 28.67 2009
79 Bulgaria 28.01 2010
80 Singapore 26.81 2006
81 Slovakia 26.21 2009
82 Cyprus 24.76 2009
83 Hungary 24.6 2010
84 Cameroon 23.41 2007
85 Belarus 22.93 2009
86 Algeria 22.73 2008
87 Kenya 21.27 2009
88 Uganda 20.86 2010
89 Jordan 19.87 2006
90 Greece 19.01 2010
91 Georgia 18.42 2010
92 India 18.39 2010
93 Qatar 18.05 2004
94 Montenegro 17.83 2006
95 Canada 16.88 2010
96 Hong Kong 15.94 2010
97 Turkey 15.22 2008
98 United Arab Emirates 14.77 2006
99 Sierra Leone 14.28 2008
100 Ukraine 13.84 2010
101 Andorra 12.84 2010
102 Bosnia and Herzegovina 11.96 2010
103 Japan 10.11 2010
104 Serbia 9.87 2010
105 Guinea 9.16 2007
106 Nepal 8.19 2006
107 Yemen 7.92 2009
108 Syria 7.67 2008
109 Albania 7.62 2010
110 Turkmenistan 5.62 2006
111 Tajikistan 4.83 2009
112 Lebanon 4.66 2006
113 Armenia 3.71 2010
114 Mozambique 1.88 2009
115 Azerbaijan 1.77 2010
116 Liechtenstein 0.0 2010

Citation

"All countries compared for Crime > Violent crime > Rapes per million people", Statistics : Crime : Sexual Violence (UNODC) and Crime Statistics : Sexual Violence Against Children and Rape, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 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/Violent-crime/Rapes-per-million-people

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Interesting observations about Crime > Violent crime > Rapes per million people

  • South Africa has had the highest violent crime > rapes per million people since 2004.
  • Botswana has ranked #2 in violent crime > rapes per million people since 2009.
  • Swaziland has ranked in the top 2 for violent crime > rapes per million people since 2003.
  • Sweden has ranked in the top 4 for violent crime > rapes per million people since 2005.
  • Lesotho has ranked in the top 3 for violent crime > rapes per million people since 2007.
  • Bermuda has ranked in the top 3 for violent crime > rapes per million people since 2003.
  • United States has ranked in the top 11 for violent crime > rapes per million people since 2003.
  • Nicaragua has ranked in the top 8 for violent crime > rapes per million people since 2006.
  • Suriname has ranked in the top 5 for violent crime > rapes per million people since 2003.
  • Grenada has ranked in the top 5 for violent crime > rapes per million people since 2009.
  • Belgium has ranked in the top 12 for violent crime > rapes per million people since 2003.
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