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Crime > Violent crime Stats: compare key data on Canada & Germany

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Definitions

  • Gun crime > Guns per 100 residents: Number of privately owned small firearms per 100 residents.
  • Intentional homicide rate: Homicides per 100’000 residents. Homicide is the death of a person purposefully inflicted by another person (it excludes suicides) outside of a state of war. Homicide is a broader category than murder, as it also includes manslaughter. The exact legal definition varies across countries, some of which include infanticide, assisted suicide, euthanasia and deaths caused by dangerous driving.
  • Murder rate: Intentional homicide, number and rate per 100,000 population.
  • Murder rate per million people: Intentional homicide, number and rate per 100,000 population. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Murders: Intentional homicide, number and rate per 100,000 population.
  • Murders per million people: Intentional homicide, number and rate per 100,000 population. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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.
STAT Canada Germany HISTORY
Gun crime > Guns per 100 residents 30.8
Ranked 13th. 2% more than Germany
30.3
Ranked 15th.
Intentional homicide rate 1.56
Ranked 12th. 93% more than Germany
0.81
Ranked 43th.

Murder rate 554
Ranked 31st.
690
Ranked 29th. 25% more than Canada

Murder rate per million people 16.23
Ranked 62nd. 92% more than Germany
8.44
Ranked 79th.

Murders 554
Ranked 31st.
690
Ranked 29th. 25% more than Canada

Murders per million people 16.23
Ranked 62nd. 92% more than Germany
8.44
Ranked 79th.

Rapes 576
Ranked 28th.
7,724
Ranked 5th. 13 times more than Canada

Rapes per million people 16.88
Ranked 47th.
94.45
Ranked 24th. 6 times more than Canada

SOURCES: Annexe I of the Small Arms Survey 2007 ; Wikipedia: List of countries by intentional homicide rate by decade; United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Source tables; United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Source tables. 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.; Statistics : Crime : Sexual Violence (UNODC) and Crime Statistics : Sexual Violence Against Children and Rape, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime; 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.

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