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Emerging markets Compared by Crime > Murders > WHO

DEFINITION: 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.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Colombia 45.5 2004
2 South Africa 39.5 2004
3 Venezuela 32.5 2004
4 Brazil 26.2 2004
5 Russia 18.9 2004
6 Philippines 11.9 2004
7 Mexico 10.9 2004
8 Lithuania 9.1 2004
9 Indonesia 8.9 2004
10 Latvia 8.6 2004
11 Thailand 8.2 2004
12 Ukraine 8 2004
13 Estonia 6.7 2004
14 Argentina 5.3 2004
15 Pakistan 3.6 2004
=16 India 3 2004
=16 Peru 3 2004
=16 Bulgaria 3 2004
=19 Turkey 2.9 2004
=19 Chile 2.9 2004
21 Romania 2.4 2004
22 Hungary 2.1 2004
23 Malaysia 2 2004
24 China 1.9 2004
25 Poland 1.6 2004

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