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Crime Stats: compare key data on Bulgaria & Romania

Definitions

  • Assault rate: Number of assaults recorded by police per 100,000 population
  • Crime levels: Level of crime. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "How serious you feel the level of crime is?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Drugs > Annual cannabis use: Estimate of percentage of 15-64 year old population who use Cannabis.
  • Drugs > Opiates use: Annual prevalence.
  • Justice system > Punishment > Capital punishment (last execution year): Year of last use.
  • Murder rate: Homicide rate per year per 100,000 inhabitants in various countries.
  • Rape rate: Number of rape incidents per 100,000 citizens in different countries. Figures do not take into account rape incidents that go unreported to the police.
  • Suicide rates > Suicide rate (both sexes): Suicides per 100’000 residents per year.
  • Total crimes: Note: Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • Total crimes per 1000: Note: Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Violent crime > Gun crime > Guns per 100 residents: Number of privately owned small firearms per 100 residents.
  • Violent crime > Murder rate: Intentional homicide, number and rate per 100,000 population.
  • Violent crime > Murder rate per million people: Intentional homicide, number and rate per 100,000 population. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Violent crime > Rapes: 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.
  • Violent crime > Rapes per million people: 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.
  • Violent crime > Murders per million people: Intentional homicide, number and rate per 100,000 population. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Violent crime > Murders: Intentional homicide, number and rate per 100,000 population.
  • Burglaries: Number of burglaries recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Rapes > Per capita: Number of sexual assaults recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Murders > Per capita: Number of convictions for intentional homicides in the given year. Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Robberies: Number of robberies recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Believes crime increasing in the past 3 years: Crime increasing in the past 3 years. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "In the past three years would you say the level of crime in your community has increased, stayed about the same, or decreased?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Fear of crime > Violent hate crime: Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "(How worried are you about)......being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Fear of crime > Feels safe walking alone > At night: Safety walking alone during night. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "How safe do you feel walking alone in this city during the night?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Kidnappings: Number of kidnappings recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Murders > Per 100,000 people: Intentional homicide rate is the estimate of intentional homicides in a country as a result of domestic disputes that end in a killing, interpersonal violence, violent conflicts over land resources, inter-gang violence over turf or control, and predatory violence and killing by armed groups. The term, intentional homicide, is broad, but it does not include all intentional killing. In particular, deaths arising from armed conflict are usually considered separately. The difference is usually described by the organisation of the killing. Individuals or small groups usually commit homicide, whereas the killing in armed conflict is usually committed by more or less cohesive groups of up to several hundred members. Two main sources of data are presented: criminal justice (law enforcement) measures (this series), supplemented by data from national statistical agencies, and measures from public health sources (see other intentional homicide series). These various sources measure slightly different phenomena and are therefore unlikely to provide identical numbers."
  • Prisoners: Total persons incarcerated
  • Assaults: Number of assaults recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Punishment > Maximum length of sentence: Maximum length of sentence (under life).

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Auto theft: Number of motor vehicle thefts (car thefts) recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Perceived problems > Problem violent crimes including assault and armed robbery: Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "(How much of a problem are...) violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Murders > WHO: Intentional homicide rate is the estimate of intentional homicides in a country as a result of domestic disputes that end in a killing, interpersonal violence, violent conflicts over land resources, inter-gang violence over turf or control, and predatory violence and killing by armed groups. The term, intentional homicide, is broad, but it does not include all intentional killing. In particular, deaths arising from armed conflict are usually considered separately. The difference is usually described by the organisation of the killing. Individuals or small groups usually commit homicide, whereas the killing in armed conflict is usually committed by more or less cohesive groups of up to several hundred members. Two main sources of data are presented: criminal justice (law enforcement) measures (this series), supplemented by data from national statistical agencies, and measures from public health sources (see other intentional homicide series). These various sources measure slightly different phenomena and are therefore unlikely to provide identical numbers."
  • Fear of crime > Feels safe walking alone > During the day: Safety walking alone during daylight. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "How safe do you feel walking alone in this city during the daylight?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Serious assault rate: Number of major assaults recorded by police per 100,000 population
  • Drugs > Lifetime cannabis use: Adult lifetime cannabis use.
  • Prisoners > Per capita: Data for 2003. Number of prisoners held per 100,000 population.
  • Punishment > Crimes possibly attracting life sentence: Possible other sentence.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Murders: Number of convictions for intentional homicides in the given year.
  • Fear of crime > Worries about being attacked: Worries attacked. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "(How worried are you about)......being physically attacked by strangers?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Suicide rates > Suicide rate (males): Male.
  • Software piracy rate: The piracy rate is the total number of units of pirated software deployed in 2007 divided by the total units of software installed.
  • Perceived problems > Property crimes including vandalism and theft: Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "(How much of a problem are...) property crimes such as vandalism and theft?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Perceived problems > Illegal drugs: Problem people using or dealing drugs. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "(How much of a problem are...) people using or dealing drugs?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Suicide rates > Suicide rate (females: Female.
  • Perceived problems > Problem corruption and bribery: Problem corruption and bribery. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "(How much of a problem are...) corruption and bribery?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Punishment > Minimum life sentence to serve before eligibility for requesting parole: Minimum to serve before eligibility for requesting parole.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Convictions: Number of people convicted of a crime.
  • Fear of crime > Worries about being insulted: Worries being insulted. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "(How worried are you about)......being insulted or pestered by anybody, while in the street or any other public place?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Fear of crime > Worries about being mugged or robbed: Worries being mugged or robbed. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "(How worried are you about)......being mugged and robbed?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Illicit drugs: Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • Frauds: Total recorded frauds. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • Prisoners per 1000: Total persons incarcerated. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Murders committed by youths: Homicide rates among youths aged 10–29 years by country or area: most recent year available (variable 1990–1999).
  • Punishment > Crimes requiring mandatory sentence: Mandatory sentence.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Drug related crime: Number of drug related crimes recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.
  • Judges: Number of professional judges per 100,000 population.
  • Murders per million: Number of convictions for intentional homicides in the given year. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Fear of crime > Worries about home break and enter: Worries home broken and things stolen. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "How worried are you about....having your home broken into and something stolen?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Death penalty > Abolition date: Amnesty International
  • Drugs > HIV testing amongst drug users: Estimated percentage of injecting drug users who have been tested for HIV.
  • Prisoners > Female: Female prisoners, expressed as a percentage share of the total prison population. Data for 2003.
  • Judges and Magistrates: Number of Judges and Magistrates
  • Punishment > Life sentence under the age of 18 or 21: Under age of 18 (or 21).

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Acquitted: Total acquitted in criminal courts. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • Drugs > HIV infections amongst drug users: Percentage of injecting drug users who are HIV positive.
  • Convictions per 1000: Number of people convicted of a crime. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Punishment > Has life imprisonment: Life imprisonment.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Car thefts: Total recorded automobile thefts. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • Car thefts per 1000: Total recorded automobile thefts. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Death penalty > Last executed: Amnesty International
  • Murders committed by youths per million: 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.
  • Fear of crime > Worries about things from car being stolen: Worries things from car stolen. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "(How worried are you about)......having things stolen from your car?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Punishment > Has indefinite sentence: Indefinite sentence (excl. preventive or psychiatric detainment).

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Adults prosecuted: Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • Prosecutors: Number of prosecutors per 100,000 population.
  • Judges and Magistrates per million: Number of Judges and Magistrates. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Fear of crime > Worries about car being stolen: Worries car stolen. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from July, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "(How worried are you about)......having your car stolen?". The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country.
  • Acquitted per 1000: Total acquitted in criminal courts. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Prison staff: Number of correction staff in adult prisons per 100,000 population.
  • Jails: Total number of adult prisons, penal or correctional institutions (excluding temporary jail lock-ups). Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • Murders committed by youths per capita: Homicide rate per 100,000 population aged 10–29 years
  • Manslaughters: Total recorded non-intentional homicides. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • Adults prosecuted per 1000: Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Prisoners > Foreign prisoners: Prisoners who are foreign nationals, expressed as a percentage share of total prison population. Data for 2003.
  • Prisoners > Share of prison capacity filled: The percentage of the offical prison capacity filled. This is obtained by comparing the number of prisoners in a nation to the offical capacity of the nation's prison system. Data for 2003.
  • Frauds per 1000: Total recorded frauds. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Embezzlements: Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.
  • Jails per million: Total number of adult prisons, penal or correctional institutions (excluding temporary jail lock-ups). Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Embezzlements per million: Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Prisoners > Pre-trial detainees: The percentage of the prison population that is being held pre-trial / on remand. Data for 2003.
  • Unpaid diplomatic parking fines: Average Unpaid Annual New York City Parking Violations per Diplomat, 11/1997 to 11/2002.
  • Convictions > Juveniles: Number of juveniles who were convicted of a crime in the given year.
  • Manslaughters per million: Total recorded non-intentional homicides. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Unpaid diplomatic parking fines per million: Average Unpaid Annual New York City Parking Violations per Diplomat, 11/1997 to 11/2002. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Convictions > Female: Proportion of all adult convictions that were of women.
  • Convictions > Female per million: Proportion of all adult convictions that were of women. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Convictions > Juveniles per million: Number of juveniles who were convicted of a crime in the given year. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Corruption > % of managers surveyed ranking this as a major business constraint: Corruption measures the share of senior managers who ranked corruption as a major or very severe constraint.
  • Courts > % of managers surveyed ranking this as a major business constraint: Courts measure the share of senior managers who ranked courts and dispute resolution systems as a major or very severe constraint.
  • % of managers surveyed ranking this as a major business constraint: Crime measures the share of senior managers who ranked crime, theft, and disorder as a major or very severe constraint.
  • Courts > % of managers surveyed lacking confidence in courts to uphold property rights: Lack confidence that courts uphold property rights is the share of senior managers who do not agree with the statement: “I am confident that the judicial system will enforce my contractual and property rights in business disputes.”
  • Property crime > Losses due to theft, robbery, vandalism, and arson > % sales: Losses due to theft, robbery, vandalism, and arson (% sales). Losses due to theft, robbery, vandalism, and arson are the estimated losses from those causes that occurred on establishments' premises as a percentage of annual sales.
STAT Bulgaria Romania HISTORY
Assault rate 47.6
Ranked 59th. 8% more than Romania
43.9
Ranked 61st.
Crime levels 41.84
Ranked 52nd. 73% more than Romania
24.22
Ranked 76th.
Drugs > Annual cannabis use 2.5%
Ranked 18th. 6 times more than Romania
0.4%
Ranked 26th.
Drugs > Opiates use 0.5%
Ranked 7th. 67% more than Romania
0.3%
Ranked 4th.
Justice system > Punishment > Capital punishment (last execution year) 1,989
Ranked 10th. The same as Romania
1,989
Ranked 11th.
Murder rate 2.3 2.3
Rape rate 2.8
Ranked 41st.
4.7
Ranked 41st. 68% more than Bulgaria

Suicide rates > Suicide rate (both sexes) 12.3
Ranked 2nd. 3% more than Romania
11.9
Ranked 4th.
Total crimes 148,915
Ranked 39th.
312,204
Ranked 30th. 2 times more than Bulgaria
Total crimes per 1000 18.93
Ranked 43th. 32% more than Romania
14.32
Ranked 45th.
Violent crime > Gun crime > Guns per 100 residents 6.2
Ranked 86th. 9 times more than Romania
0.7
Ranked 153th.
Violent crime > Murder rate 147
Ranked 50th.
421
Ranked 51st. 3 times more than Bulgaria

Violent crime > Murder rate per million people 19.51
Ranked 57th.
19.6
Ranked 74th. About the same as Bulgaria

Violent crime > Rapes 211
Ranked 36th.
1,007
Ranked 25th. 5 times more than Bulgaria

Violent crime > Rapes per million people 28.01
Ranked 41st.
46.88
Ranked 41st. 67% more than Bulgaria

Violent crime > Murders per million people 19.51
Ranked 57th.
19.6
Ranked 74th. About the same as Bulgaria

Violent crime > Murders 147
Ranked 50th.
421
Ranked 51st. 3 times more than Bulgaria

Burglaries 328.2
Ranked 9th. 4 times more than Romania
79.8
Ranked 40th.

Rapes > Per capita 0.031 per 1,000 people
Ranked 33th.
0.047 per 1,000 people
Ranked 24th. 52% more than Bulgaria
Murders > Per capita 20.52 per 1 million people
Ranked 14th.
39.23 per 1 million people
Ranked 10th. 91% more than Bulgaria
Robberies 53
Ranked 8th. 3 times more than Romania
18.9
Ranked 55th.

Believes crime increasing in the past 3 years 51.04
Ranked 79th. 18% more than Romania
43.13
Ranked 91st.
Fear of crime > Violent hate crime 29.08
Ranked 43th. 2 times more than Romania
14.34
Ranked 86th.
Fear of crime > Feels safe walking alone > At night 54.08
Ranked 44th.
66.98
Ranked 23th. 24% more than Bulgaria
Kidnappings 2.46
Ranked 2nd. 84% more than Romania
1.34
Ranked 20th.
Murders > Per 100,000 people 3.1
Ranked 78th.
3.3
Ranked 75th. 6% more than Bulgaria
Prisoners 9,918 prisoners
Ranked 69th.
48,075 prisoners
Ranked 32nd. 5 times more than Bulgaria
Assaults 47.6
Ranked 13th. 8% more than Romania
43.9
Ranked 45th.
Punishment > Maximum length of sentence None None
Auto theft 99
Ranked 24th. 17 times more than Romania
5.9
Ranked 59th.

Perceived problems > Problem violent crimes including assault and armed robbery 28.06
Ranked 65th. 3 times more than Romania
10.08
Ranked 93th.
Murders > WHO 3
Ranked 108th. 25% more than Romania
2.4
Ranked 119th.
Fear of crime > Feels safe walking alone > During the day 84.18
Ranked 32nd.
93.27
Ranked 6th. 11% more than Bulgaria

Serious assault rate 0.9
Ranked 63th.
3.1
Ranked 56th. 3 times more than Bulgaria
United States extradition treaties > Entered into force June 24, 1924<br>August 15, 1935 April 7, 1925<br>July 27, 1937
Drugs > Lifetime cannabis use 4.4%
Ranked 9th.
7.4%
Ranked 1st. 68% more than Bulgaria
Prisoners > Per capita 127 per 100,000 people
Ranked 68th.
193 per 100,000 people
Ranked 40th. 52% more than Bulgaria
Punishment > Crimes possibly attracting life sentence Aggravated murder, aggravated kidnapping, aggravated robbery, treason, espionage, war crimes, genocide, desertion in wartime Treason and other grave crimes against the state, extremely grave murder, capitulation, desertion on the battlefield, crimes against peace or humanity
Murders 158%
Ranked 20th.
845%
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Bulgaria
Fear of crime > Worries about being attacked 34.69
Ranked 62nd. 60% more than Romania
21.71
Ranked 84th.
Suicide rates > Suicide rate (males) 18.8
Ranked 2nd.
20.8
Ranked 3rd. 11% more than Bulgaria
Software piracy rate 68%
Ranked 45th. The same as Romania
68%
Ranked 44th.
Perceived problems > Property crimes including vandalism and theft 51.56
Ranked 40th. 64% more than Romania
31.45
Ranked 85th.
United States extradition treaties > Citation 43 Stat. 1886; TS 687; 5 Bevans 1086; 26 LNTS 27<br>49 Stat. 3250; TS 894; 5 Bevans 1103; 161 LNTS 409 44 Stat. 2020.<br>50 Stat. 1349.
Perceived problems > Illegal drugs 38.54
Ranked 65th. Twice as much as Romania
19.29
Ranked 89th.
Suicide rates > Suicide rate (females 6.2
Ranked 1st. 68% more than Romania
3.7
Ranked 6th.
Perceived problems > Problem corruption and bribery 85.71
Ranked 22nd. 13% more than Romania
75.62
Ranked 40th.
Punishment > Minimum life sentence to serve before eligibility for requesting parole 20 years or never 20 years
Convictions 26,238
Ranked 21st.
50,560
Ranked 17th. 93% more than Bulgaria
Fear of crime > Worries about being insulted 30.73
Ranked 70th.
35.32
Ranked 53th. 15% more than Bulgaria
Fear of crime > Worries about being mugged or robbed 35.2
Ranked 59th. 40% more than Romania
25.19
Ranked 77th.
Illicit drugs major European transshipment point for Southwest Asian heroin and, to a lesser degree, South American cocaine for the European market; limited producer of precursor chemicals; some money laundering of drug-related proceeds through financial institutions major transshipment point for Southwest Asian heroin transiting the Balkan route and small amounts of Latin American cocaine bound for Western Europe; although not a significant financial center, role as a narcotics conduit leaves it vulnerable to laundering, which occurs via the banking system, currency exchange houses, and casinos
Frauds 6,902
Ranked 31st.
15,466
Ranked 21st. 2 times more than Bulgaria
Prisoners per 1000 1.26 prisoners
Ranked 69th.
2.2 prisoners
Ranked 36th. 75% more than Bulgaria
Murders committed by youths 51
Ranked 44th.
169
Ranked 24th. 3 times more than Bulgaria
Punishment > Crimes requiring mandatory sentence None Genocide during wartime, inhumane treatment during wartime
Drug related crime 31
Ranked 12th. 2 times more than Romania
15
Ranked 53th.
Judges 19.6%
Ranked 3rd. 3% more than Romania
19%
Ranked 10th.

Murders per million 20.52%
Ranked 14th.
39.14%
Ranked 10th. 91% more than Bulgaria
Fear of crime > Worries about home break and enter 44.27
Ranked 50th. 61% more than Romania
27.48
Ranked 78th.
Death penalty > Abolition date 1,998
Ranked 6th. About the same as Romania
1,989
Ranked 1st.
Drugs > HIV testing amongst drug users 62.5%
Ranked 9th.
100%
Ranked 1st. 60% more than Bulgaria

Prisoners > Female 3.1%
Ranked 88th.
4.7%
Ranked 51st. 52% more than Bulgaria
Judges and Magistrates 1,636
Ranked 21st.
3,527
Ranked 11th. 2 times more than Bulgaria
Punishment > Life sentence under the age of 18 or 21 Maximum 12 years Under 18: max. 20 years' imprisonment
Acquitted 739
Ranked 40th.
22,636
Ranked 9th. 31 times more than Bulgaria
Drugs > HIV infections amongst drug users 7%
Ranked 11th. 1% more than Romania
6.9%
Ranked 12th.

Convictions per 1000 3.41
Ranked 25th. 46% more than Romania
2.34
Ranked 29th.
Punishment > Has life imprisonment Yes Yes
Car thefts 11,281
Ranked 29th. 9 times more than Romania
1,227
Ranked 51st.
Car thefts per 1000 1.43
Ranked 23th. 25 times more than Romania
0.0563
Ranked 64th.
Death penalty > Last executed 1,989
Ranked 2nd. The same as Romania
1,989
Ranked 1st.
Murders committed by youths per million 6.21
Ranked 37th.
7.52
Ranked 36th. 21% more than Bulgaria
Fear of crime > Worries about things from car being stolen 49.49
Ranked 53th. 14% more than Romania
43.31
Ranked 66th.
Punishment > Has indefinite sentence Yes No; replaced by 25 years' imprisonment at age 60
Adults prosecuted 43,380
Ranked 25th.
66,461
Ranked 21st. 53% more than Bulgaria
Prosecutors 10.7%
Ranked 5th. 13% more than Romania
9.5%
Ranked 19th.

Judges and Magistrates per million 207.92
Ranked 10th. 29% more than Romania
161.77
Ranked 15th.
Fear of crime > Worries about car being stolen 39.36
Ranked 48th. 90% more than Romania
20.77
Ranked 82nd.
Acquitted per 1000 0.0939
Ranked 45th.
1.04
Ranked 9th. 11 times more than Bulgaria
Prison staff 35.8%
Ranked 14th.
45.5%
Ranked 32nd. 27% more than Bulgaria

Jails 33
Ranked 45th.
39
Ranked 42nd. 18% more than Bulgaria
Murders committed by youths per capita 2.2
Ranked 36th.
2.3
Ranked 35th. 5% more than Bulgaria
Manslaughters 112
Ranked 27th.
1,276
Ranked 10th. 11 times more than Bulgaria
Adults prosecuted per 1000 5.51
Ranked 29th. 81% more than Romania
3.05
Ranked 35th.
Prisoners > Foreign prisoners 2%
Ranked 56th. 3 times more than Romania
0.7%
Ranked 72nd.
Prisoners > Share of prison capacity filled 91%
Ranked 104th.
115.3%
Ranked 66th. 27% more than Bulgaria
Frauds per 1000 0.877
Ranked 28th. 24% more than Romania
0.709
Ranked 32nd.
Embezzlements 2,066
Ranked 27th.
3,181
Ranked 20th. 54% more than Bulgaria
Jails per million 4.19
Ranked 38th. 2 times more than Romania
1.79
Ranked 68th.
Embezzlements per million 262.57
Ranked 21st. 80% more than Romania
145.9
Ranked 32nd.
Prisoners > Pre-trial detainees 18.5%
Ranked 110th. The same as Romania
18.5%
Ranked 109th.
Unpaid diplomatic parking fines 117.5
Ranked 5th. 34 times more than Romania
3.5
Ranked 94th.
Convictions > Juveniles 3,408
Ranked 19th.
6,145
Ranked 17th. 80% more than Bulgaria
Manslaughters per million 14.23
Ranked 19th.
58.52
Ranked 7th. 4 times more than Bulgaria
United States extradition treaties > Date signed March 19, 1924<br>June 8, 1934 July 23, 1924<br>November 10, 1936
Unpaid diplomatic parking fines per million 14.93
Ranked 8th. 93 times more than Romania
0.161
Ranked 102nd.
Convictions > Female 8%
Ranked 27th. The same as Romania
8%
Ranked 26th.
Convictions > Female per million 1.04%
Ranked 20th. 3 times more than Romania
0.371%
Ranked 25th.
Convictions > Juveniles per million 442.65
Ranked 15th. 56% more than Romania
284.65
Ranked 24th.
Corruption > % of managers surveyed ranking this as a major business constraint 18.39%
Ranked 14th.
27.56%
Ranked 7th. 50% more than Bulgaria
Courts > % of managers surveyed ranking this as a major business constraint 16.72%
Ranked 15th.
31.09%
Ranked 2nd. 86% more than Bulgaria
% of managers surveyed ranking this as a major business constraint 11.37%
Ranked 15th.
15.06%
Ranked 12th. 32% more than Bulgaria
Courts > % of managers surveyed lacking confidence in courts to uphold property rights 56.71%
Ranked 3rd. 29% more than Romania
44.01%
Ranked 16th.
Property crime > Losses due to theft, robbery, vandalism, and arson > % sales 0.5%
Ranked 34th. 67% more than Romania
0.3%
Ranked 49th.

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