Country vs country: Crime Stats: compare key data on Jordan & United States and Crime Stats: compare key data on Jordan & United States compared Crime

STAT Jordan United States HISTORY
Crime levels 38.64
Ranked 54th.
55.84
Ranked 30th. 45% more than Jordan
Drugs > Annual cannabis use 2.1%
Ranked 2nd.
13.7%
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Jordan
Drugs > Opiates use 0.2%
Ranked 15th.
0.57%
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Jordan
Justice system > Punishment > Capital punishment (last execution year) 2,006
Ranked 25th.
2,014
Ranked 1st. About the same as Jordan
Murder rate 1.9 5
Police officers 115.9
Ranked 29th.
243.6
Ranked 27th. 2 times more than Jordan
Rape rate 2
Ranked 75th.
27.3
Ranked 9th. 14 times more than Jordan

Violent crime > Gun crime > Guns per 100 residents 11.5
Ranked 56th.
88.8
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than Jordan
Violent crime > Intentional homicide rate 1.74
Ranked 74th.
4.7
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than Jordan

Violent crime > Murder rate 100
Ranked 75th.
12,996
Ranked 9th. 130 times more than Jordan

Violent crime > Murder rate per million people 18.06
Ranked 85th.
42.01
Ranked 43th. 2 times more than Jordan

Violent crime > Murders 100
Ranked 75th.
12,996
Ranked 9th. 130 times more than Jordan

Violent crime > Murders per million people 18.06
Ranked 85th.
42.01
Ranked 43th. 2 times more than Jordan

Violent crime > Rapes 110
Ranked 69th.
84,767
Ranked 1st. 771 times more than Jordan

Violent crime > Rapes per million people 19.87
Ranked 74th.
274.04
Ranked 9th. 14 times more than Jordan

Robberies 14
Ranked 57th.
146.4
Ranked 10th. 10 times more than Jordan
Believes crime increasing in the past 3 years 72.73
Ranked 25th. 12% more than United States
65.22
Ranked 44th.
Fear of crime > Violent hate crime 37.9
Ranked 18th. 16% more than United States
32.55
Ranked 31st.
Fear of crime > Feels safe walking alone > At night 59.09
Ranked 33th. 41% more than United States
41.84
Ranked 60th.
Murders > Per 100,000 people 6.9
Ranked 58th. 17% more than United States
5.9
Ranked 63th.
International Court of Justice > Current composition > Term End 2018 2015
Prisoners 5,589 prisoners
Ranked 93th.
2.02 million prisoners
Ranked 1st. 361 times more than Jordan
Assaults 273.1
Ranked 18th.
786.7
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Jordan
Punishment > Maximum length of sentence None None
Auto theft 42.4
Ranked 41st.
390.2
Ranked 6th. 9 times more than Jordan

Perceived problems > Problem violent crimes including assault and armed robbery 40.32
Ranked 40th.
75.54
Ranked 10th. 87% more than Jordan
Murders > WHO 1.2
Ranked 152nd.
5.6
Ranked 88th. 5 times more than Jordan
Fear of crime > Feels safe walking alone > During the day 80.47
Ranked 45th. 7% more than United States
75.24
Ranked 57th.

Prisoners > Per capita 106 per 100,000 people
Ranked 85th.
715 per 100,000 people
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Jordan
Punishment > Crimes possibly attracting life sentence Drug trafficking Varies by state
Fear of crime > Worries about being attacked 46.09
Ranked 34th. 10% more than United States
42.08
Ranked 43th.
Software piracy rate 60%
Ranked 56th. 3 times more than United States
20%
Ranked 106th.
Perceived problems > Property crimes including vandalism and theft 51.61
Ranked 39th.
57.93
Ranked 28th. 12% more than Jordan
Perceived problems > Illegal drugs 42.74
Ranked 53th.
61.82
Ranked 19th. 45% more than Jordan
Perceived problems > Problem corruption and bribery 81.48
Ranked 28th. 92% more than United States
42.45
Ranked 69th.
Punishment > Minimum life sentence to serve before eligibility for requesting parole Never 15 years minimum to infinite, or never (depending on crime and state)
Fear of crime > Worries about being insulted 46.09
Ranked 30th. 3% more than United States
44.84
Ranked 33th.
Fear of crime > Worries about being mugged or robbed 45.31
Ranked 46th. 1% more than United States
45.01
Ranked 47th.
Serious assaults 11.5
Ranked 31st.
281.6
Ranked 1st. 24 times more than Jordan
Prisoners per 1000 1.11 prisoners
Ranked 83th.
7.02 prisoners
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than Jordan
Punishment > Crimes requiring mandatory sentence Murder, terrorism, espionage Varies by state
Fear of crime > Worries about home break and enter 47.66
Ranked 41st.
48.52
Ranked 39th. 2% more than Jordan
Prisoners > Female 1.6%
Ranked 122nd.
8.5%
Ranked 9th. 5 times more than Jordan
Punishment > Life sentence under the age of 18 or 21 Yes Yes ( de jure )
Punishment > Has life imprisonment Yes Yes
Executions 9 executions
Ranked 15th.
42 executions
Ranked 7th. 5 times more than Jordan
Fear of crime > Worries about things from car being stolen 62.07
Ranked 29th. 5% more than United States
59.02
Ranked 33th.
Punishment > Has indefinite sentence No Yes
Fear of crime > Worries about car being stolen 58.06
Ranked 17th. 38% more than United States
42.04
Ranked 45th.
Prison staff 45.4%
Ranked 33th.
138.3%
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Jordan

Jails 10
Ranked 64th.
1,558
Ranked 6th. 156 times more than Jordan
Prisoners > Foreign prisoners 22.1%
Ranked 24th. 44 times more than United States
0.5%
Ranked 77th.
Prisoners > Share of prison capacity filled 80.1%
Ranked 114th.
0.0
Ranked 126th.
Executions per million 1.59 executions
Ranked 9th. 11 times more than United States
0.139 executions
Ranked 28th.
Jails per million 1.98
Ranked 66th.
5.42
Ranked 24th. 3 times more than Jordan
Prisoners > Pre-trial detainees 41.8%
Ranked 43th. 2 times more than United States
20%
Ranked 106th.