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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Prosecutions Stats

Definitions

  • Adults: Number of people prosecuted. Prosecutions are cases that made it to court, regardless of the verdict.
  • Adults > Females: Proportion of all adult prosecutions that were of women. Prosecutions are cases that made it to court, regardless of the verdict.
  • Adults > Females per million: Proportion of all adult prosecutions that were of women. Prosecutions are cases that made it to court, regardless of the verdict. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Adults per 1000: Number of people prosecuted. Prosecutions are cases that made it to court, regardless of the verdict. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Juveniles: Number of juveniles who were prosecuted in the given year. Prosecutions are cases that made it to court, regardless of the verdict.
  • Juveniles per million: Number of juveniles who were prosecuted in the given year. Prosecutions are cases that made it to court, regardless of the verdict. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Murders: Number of prosecutions for intentional homicides in the given year. Prosecutions are cases that made it to court, regardless of the verdict.
  • Murders per million: Number of prosecutions for intentional homicides in the given year. Prosecutions are cases that made it to court, regardless of the verdict. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Adults 45,979 2006 16th out of 62
Adults > Females 4% 2006 35th out of 39
Adults > Females per million 0.201% 2006 31st out of 38
Adults per 1000 2.32 2006 27th out of 61
Juveniles 812 2006 29th out of 62
Juveniles per million 40.89 2006 36th out of 61
Murders 1,939% 2006 5th out of 59
Murders per million 97.64% 2006 10th out of 58

SOURCES: European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control International Statistics on Crime and Justice, 2011; 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.

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