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European Union Compared by Crime > Convictions per 1000

DEFINITION: Number of people convicted of a crime. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Finland 39.59 2006
2 Belgium 12.52 2006
3 Poland 12.14 2006
4 Sweden 10.38 2006
5 Hungary 9.12 2006
6 Luxembourg 9.03 2006
7 France 8.5 2006
8 Denmark 8.1 2006
9 Estonia 7.25 2006
10 Netherlands 6.8 2006
11 Germany 6.37 2006
12 Portugal 5.77 2006
13 Croatia 5.45 2006
14 Austria 4.9 2006
15 Slovakia 4.48 2006
16 Slovenia 4.05 2006
17 Latvia 3.78 2006
18 Lithuania 3.47 2006
19 Bulgaria 3.41 2006
20 Italy 3.32 2006
21 Romania 2.34 2006
22 Spain 0.368 2006
23 Malta 0.0787 2006
24 Cyprus 0.00191 2006
25 Ireland 0.00141 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Convictions per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control International Statistics on Crime and Justice, 2011. 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/group-stats/European-Union/Crime/Convictions-per-1000

European Union Compared by Crime > Convictions per 1000

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Interesting observations about Crime > Convictions per 1000

  • Finland ranked first for convictions per 1000 amongst European Union in 2006.
  • Turkey ranked first for convictions per 1000 amongst NATO countries in 2006.
  • 31 of the bottom 37 countries by convictions per 1000 are European.
  • All of the top 2 countries by convictions per 1000 are Sparsely populated.
  • Belgium ranked second for convictions per 1000 amongst Eurozone in 2006.
  • New Zealand ranked second for convictions per 1000 amongst High income OECD countries in 2006.
  • Switzerland ranked second for convictions per 1000 amongst Cold countries in 2006.
  • Italy ranked last for convictions per 1000 amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2006.
  • Poland ranked first for convictions per 1000 amongst Eastern Europe in 2006.
  • Australia ranked last for convictions per 1000 amongst Non-religious countries in 2006.
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