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Crime > Assault victims: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: People victimized by assault (as a % of the total population). Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevelence.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Saint Kitts and Nevis 3% 2002
2 United Kingdom 2.8% 2002
=3 Australia 2.4% 2002
=3 New Zealand 2.4% 2002
5 Canada 2.3% 2002
6 Finland 2.1% 2002
=7 France 1.4% 2002
=7 Denmark 1.4% 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 1.33% 2002
=9 United States 1.2% 2002
=9 Sweden 1.2% 2002
=9 Belgium 1.2% 2002
=12 Malta 1.1% 2002
=12 Poland 1.1% 2002
=12 Slovenia 1.1% 2002
=15 Switzerland 1% 2002
=15 Netherlands 1% 2002
17 Austria 0.8% 2002
18 Portugal 0.4% 2002
19 Italy 0.2% 2002
20 Japan 0.1% 2002

Citation

Crime > Assault victims: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Crime > Assault victims

  • Japan ranked last for assault victims amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2002.
  • 18 of the bottom 19 countries by assault victims are High income OECD.
  • All of the top 2 countries by assault victims are Heavily indebted.
  • 4 of the top 5 countries by assault victims are Former British Colonies'.
  • United Kingdom ranked first for assault victims amongst European Union in 2002.
  • 12 of the top 15 countries by assault victims are Christian.
  • United States ranked last for assault victims amongst English speaking countries in 2002.
  • Australia ranked first for assault victims amongst Non-religious countries in 2002.
  • 13 of the bottom 15 countries by assault victims are European.
  • Italy ranked last for assault victims amongst Eurozone in 2002.
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