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Soviet Union

Soviet Union Crime Stats

Definitions

  • Murder rate: Homicide rate per year per 100,000 inhabitants in various countries.
  • Violent crime > 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.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Murder rate 12.4 1989
Violent crime > Intentional homicide rate 12.4 1989 4th out of 24

Citation

"Soviet Union Crime Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Soviet-Union/Crime

  • Soviet Union has ranked in the top 5 for violent crime > intentional homicide rate since 1988.