Intentional homicide rate

Intentional homicide is defined as unlawful death purposefully inflicted on a person by another person.


Country
Homicide count
Homicide rate per 100,000 population
Honduras
7104
91.6
El Salvador
4308
69.2
Cote d'Ivoire
10801
56.9
Jamaica
1430
52.2
Venezuela
13080
45.1
Belize
129
41.4
Virgin Is.
43
39.2
Guatemala
5681
38.5
St. Kitts & Nevis
20
38.2
Zambia
4710
38
Uganda
11373
36.3
Malawi
5039
36
Lesotho
764
35.2
Trinidad & Tobago
472
35.2
Colombia
15459
33.4
South Africa
15940
31.8
Congo
1180
30.8
Central African Republic
1240
29.3
Puerto Rico
983
26.2
Ethiopia
20239
25.5
St. Lucia
44
25.2
Dominican Republic
2513
25
Tanzania
10357
24.5
Sudan
10028
24.2
St. Vincent & the Grenadines
25
22.9
Mexico
25757
22.7
Guinea
2152
22.5
Dominica
15
22.1
Burundi
1726
21.7
Congo, DRC
13558
21.7
Panama
759
21.6
Brazil
40974
21
Equatorial Guinea
137
20.7
Guinea-Bissau
294
20.2
Kenya
7733
20.1
Kyrgyzstan
1072
20.1
Cameroon
3700
19.7
Montserrat
1
19.7
Greenland
11
19.2
Angola
3426
19
Guyana
140
18.6
Ecuador
2638
18.2
Burkina Faso
2786
18
Eritrea
879
17.8
Namibia
352
17.2
Rwanda
1708
17.1
Chad
1686
15.8
Ghana
3646
15.7
North Korea
3658
15.2
Benin
1262
15.1
Sierra Leone
837
14.9
Mauritania
485
14.7
Botswana
287
14.5
Zimbabwe
1775
14.3
Gabon
200
13.8
Nicaragua
785
13.6
French Guiana
30
13.3
Papua New Guinea
854
13
Swaziland
141
12.9
Bermuda
8
12.3
Comoros
85
12.2
Nigeria
18422
12.2
Cape Verde
56
11.6
Grenada
12
11.5
Paraguay
741
11.5
Barbados
31
11.3
Costa Rica
527
11.3
Togo
627
10.9
Peru
2969
10.3
Myanmar
4800
10.2
Russia
14574
10.2
Liberia
371
10.1
Nauru
1
9.8
Bolivia
884
8.9
Kazakhstan
1418
8.8
Mozambique
1925
8.8
Mongolia
239
8.7
Senegal
1027
8.7
Turks & Caicos Is.
3
8.7
British Virgin Is.
2
8.6
Cayman Is.
5
8.4
Seychelles
7
8.3
Indonesia
18963
8.1
Madagascar
1588
8.1
Mali
1157
8
Pakistan
13860
7.8
Kiribati
7
7.3
Haiti
689
6.9
Timor-Leste
75
6.9
Anguilla
1
6.8
Antigua & Barbuda
6
6.8
Lithuania
219
6.6
Uruguay
199
5.9
Philippines
4947
5.4
Estonia
70
5.2
Ukraine
2356
5.2
Cuba
563
5
Belarus
479
4.9
Thailand
3307
4.8
Laos
279
4.6
Suriname
24
4.6
Georgia
187
4.3
Turkmenistan
203
4.2
United States
12996
4.2
Yemen
990
4.2
Albania
127
4
Niger
552
3.8
Solomon Is.
19
3.7
Sri Lanka
745
3.6
Montenegro
22
3.5
Argentina
1360
3.4
Cambodia
448
3.4
Djibouti
29
3.4
India
40752
3.4
Turkey
2320
3.3
Chile
541
3.2
Latvia
70
3.1
Uzbekistan
831
3.1
Iran
2215
3
Libya
176
2.9
Fiji
23
2.8
Liechtenstein
1
2.8
Nepal
818
2.8
Bangladesh
3988
2.7
South Korea
1251
2.6
Luxembourg
12
2.5
Mauritius
33
2.5
Afghanistan
712
2.4
Malaysia
604
2.3
Syria
463
2.3
Azerbaijan
206
2.2
Finland
118
2.2
Kuwait
59
2.2
Lebanon
95
2.2
Israel
159
2.1
Tajikistan
143
2.1
Bulgaria
147
2
Iraq
608
2
Romania
421
2
Belgium
200
1.9
Macedonia
40
1.9
Sao Tome & Principe
3
1.9
Cyprus
19
1.7
Czech Republic
181
1.7
Canada
554
1.6
Maldives
5
1.6
Vietnam
1346
1.6
Algeria
516
1.5
Bosnia & Herzegovina
56
1.5
Greece
176
1.5
Slovakia
84
1.5
Somalia
138
1.5
Armenia
44
1.4
Croatia
62
1.4
Morocco
447
1.4
Andorra
1
1.3
Hungary
133
1.3
Egypt
992
1.2
Ireland
54
1.2
Portugal
124
1.2
Serbia
123
1.2
United Kingdom
722
1.2
France
682
1.1
Netherlands
179
1.1
Poland
436
1.1
Samoa
2
1.1
Tunisia
117
1.1
Australia
229
1
Bhutan
7
1
China
13410
1
Malta
4
1
Saudi Arabia
265
1
Sweden
91
1
Tonga
1
1
Denmark
47
0.9
Italy
529
0.9
Micronesia
1
0.9
New Zealand
39
0.9
Qatar
13
0.9
Vanuatu
2
0.9
Germany
690
0.8
Spain
390
0.8
United Arab Emirates
39
0.8
Oman
18
0.7
Slovenia
15
0.7
Switzerland
52
0.7
Austria
53
0.6
Bahrain
6
0.6
Guam
1
0.6
Norway
29
0.6
Brunei
2
0.5
French Polynesia
1
0.4
Japan
506
0.4
Iceland
1
0.3
Singapore
16
0.3
Monaco
0
0
Palau
0
0
Cartogram: Intentional homicide rate




Intentional homicide count and rate per 100,000 population in the most populous city, by country (2000 - 2010)
Country/Territory
City
Variable
Year



2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
Kenya
Nairobi
Rate




7.1
7.0
6.1
4.1
4.0




Count




201
196
177
121
117


Mauritius
Port Louis
Rate





5.4
3.4
5.4
9.4
7.4



Count





8
5
8
14
11

Uganda
Kampala
Rate








13.4
15.3



Count








401
459

United Republic of Tanzania
Dar es Salaam
Rate




12.9








Count




362






Zambia
Lusaka
Rate




8.5
8.1
8.6
10.8
3.1
9.5
8.1


Count




128
121
129
162
46
142
121
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Kinshasa
Rate










1.6


Count










163
Algeria
Algiers
Rate





0.8
0.5
0.4
0.5




Count





21
13
15
19


Egypt
Cairo
Rate



0.2
0.4
0.3
0.7
0.7
0.7
0.6



Count



11
25
21
49
49
51
43

Morocco
Casablanca
Rate



1.0
1.0
1.2
0.8
1.1
1.0
1.4



Count



35
36
44
30
41
36
52

Sudan
Khartoum
Rate








5.0




Count








263


Botswana
Gaborone
Rate









16.1



Count









36

Lesotho
Maseru
Rate







64.1
59.7
61.9



Count







146
136
141

South Africa
Cape Town
Rate

77.0
86.0
60.0
55.0
55.4
61.0
59.9





Count

2,306
2,629
1,871
1,749
1,797
2,016
2,018



Ghana
Accra
Rate








1.3
1.3



Count








46
48

Liberia
Monrovia
Rate







4.6
6.7
5.7
4.9


Count







46
68
58
50
Sierra Leone
Freetown
Rate







5.8
8.0




Count







52
72


Bahamas
Nassau
Rate









28.5



Count









71

Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo
Rate





37.3
29.7






Count





367
292




Haiti
Port au Prince
Rate







23.8
13.1
24.1
40.1


Count







294
162
297
495
Jamaica
Kingston
Rate




33.7
50.8
33.1
43.1
29.0
26.8
20.2


Count




220
331
216
281
189
175
132
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Basseterre
Rate




26.6
32.5
25.6
50.6
50.0
97.6
47.4


Count




4
5
4
8
8
16
8
Trinidad and Tobago
Port of Spain
Rate




28.5
43.3
36.7
31.9
60.7
47.0



Count




77
117
99
86
164
127

Belize
Belize City
Rate




54.0
60.3
61.9
65.1
70.5
81.0
106.4


Count




34
38
39
41
47
54
71
Costa Rica
San Jose
Rate





6.2
6.7






Count





123
133




El Salvador
San Salvador
Rate






88.2


94.6



Count






1,381


1,496

Guatemala
Guatemala City
Rate




94.7
102.1
108.0
115.3
109.0
118.3
116.6


Count




1,018
1,098
1,161
1,239
1,172
1,272
1,253
Honduras
Tegucigalpa
Rate









72.7



Count









802

Mexico
Mexico City
Rate




8.0
7.9
7.3
8.0
8.0
8.4



Count




710
698
649
714
713
747

Nicaragua
Managua
Rate





11.7
14.1






Count





162
178




Panama
Panama City
Rate




13.1
15.8
15.0
18.1
27.0
34.6



Count




207
256
248
305
465
610

Canada
Toronto
Rate



1.7
1.7
1.9
1.8
1.9
1.8
1.5



Count



89
88
99
96
103
101
84

United States of America
New York
Rate



7.2
6.8
6.5
7.1
5.9
6.3
5.6



Count



597
570
539
596
496
523
471

Argentina
Buenos Aires
Rate





4.3
3.8
3.9





Count





130
116
119



Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
La Paz
Rate





5.5
5.2






Count





46
44




Brazil
Sao Paolo
Rate




20.8
16.8
13.9
11.6
10.5
10.8



Count




8,746
7,053
5,832
4,871
4,426
4,557

Colombia
Bogota
Rate




22.3
23.2
18.8
18.2
17.8
17.4
17.1


Count




1,571
1,669
1,372
1,351
1,341
1,327
1,327
Ecuador
Quito
Rate





11.4
13.8






Count





229
277




Paraguay
Asuncion
Rate





13.1
10.6






Count





68
55




Peru
Lima
Rate




3.9








Count




298






Uruguay
Montevideo
Rate







6.5





Count







86



Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Caracas
Rate
113.0
92.0
118.0
119.0
90.0
88.0
107.0
130.5
127.0
122.0



Count
2,310
1,884
2,436
2,461
1,871
1,926
2,218
2,710
2,653
2,550

Kazakhstan
Almaty
Rate





11.5
10.9
8.7
11.3




Count





173
164
130
170


Kyrgyzstan
Bishkek
Rate



9.4
9.9
15.3
12.2
11.0
10.5




Count



80
84
130
104
93
89


Tajikistan
Dushanbe
Rate




8.2
6.0
6.0
5.0
3.4
3.7



Count




52
38
39
32
22
24

Turkmenistan
Ashkhabad
Rate





3.6
3.5






Count





33
33




Japan
Tokyo
Rate





0.4
0.4
0.4
0.6
0.4



Count





47
55
55
83
55

Mongolia
Ulan Bator
Rate



16.8
15.5
16.3
15.7
14.8
11.5
10.2



Count



162
150
157
152
143
111
98

Republic of Korea
Seoul
Rate









2.4



Count









249

Indonesia
Jakarta
Rate




0.7








Count




71






Malaysia
Kuala Lampur
Rate





3.0
4.4






Count





47
70




Myanmar
Yangon
Rate






2.9






Count






114




Philippines
Quezon City
Rate




1.2
3.0
2.0
1.9
2.0
5.3



Count




28
69
47
43
46
123

Thailand
Bangkok
Rate





5.5
5.8
5.0
4.5
4.0



Count





311
327
283
252
225

Timor-Leste
Dili
Rate










11.3


Count










17
Bangladesh
Dhaka
Rate





3.6
5.3






Count





231
344




India
Mumbai
Rate




1.5
1.3
1.5
1.4
1.3
1.3



Count




253
212
239
230
210
217

Maldives
Male
Rate







6.7
5.0




Count







8
6


Nepal
Kathmandu
Rate





19.2
18.5






Count





172
166




Sri Lanka
Colombo
Rate






2.6
2.2
2.2
1.2



Count






66
55
55
31

Armenia
Yerevan
Rate





0.6
0.8
0.9
1.2
0.9



Count





20
26
29
40
28

Azerbaijan
Baku
Rate





3.5
3.5
3.3
3.3




Count





70
70
67
67


Cyprus
Nicosia
Rate




1.3
1.0
2.6
1.0
1.0
1.3



Count




4
3
8
3
3
4

Georgia
Tbilisi
Rate





13.1
7.8
8.2
4.9
5.0
3.4


Count





141
86
90
56
57
39
Israel
Tel Aviv
Rate



4.6
4.8
6.1
3.8
4.3
4.6




Count



18
19
24
15
17
18


Jordan
Amman
Rate





1.5
1.8






Count





23
40




Kuwait
Kuwait City
Rate




0.3
1.0
1.1
1.3
1.2
1.2



Count




2
8
9
12
11
11

Occupied Palestinian Territory
Hebron
Rate





3.2







Count





17





Oman
Muscat
Rate







0.6
0.6




Count







4
4


Qatar
Doha
Rate







1.3
1.1




Count







5
4


Syrian Arab Republic
Aleppo
Rate







2.9
2.5




Count







155
131


Turkey
Istanbul
Rate



6.7
6.8
7.3
6.7
5.2
4.7




Count



842
854
923
842
656
596


United Arab Emirates
Dubai
Rate





1.9
1.5






Count





25
20




Belarus
Minsk
Rate




4.0
4.6
4.7
2.7
3.0
2.6



Count




73
85
87
49
56
48

Bulgaria
Sofia
Rate



3.8
3.0
3.1
2.2
1.9
2.2
1.8



Count



46
37
38
27
24
27
23

Czech Republic
Prague
Rate



3.9
4.1
3.1
3.3
3.3
2.6
2.7



Count



45
48
37
39
40
32
34

Hungary
Budapest
Rate



2.3
1.9
1.8
1.8
1.0
1.5
2.1



Count



39
32
31
30
17
26
35

Poland
Warsaw
Rate



2.9
2.1
2.2
2.1
2.2
1.5
1.9



Count



49
36
37
36
37
25
33

Republic of Moldova
Chishinau
Rate




9.4
7.3
7.2
6.5
4.6
5.5
5.3


Count




73
57
56
51
36
43
42
Romania
Bucharest
Rate



1.3
1.2
1.4
1.3
1.1
0.9
0.9



Count



25
24
27
25
22
17
18

Russian Federation
Moscow
Rate




8.8
7.4
7.4
6.0
6.0
4.6



Count




912
766
767
629
626
481

Slovakia
Bratislava
Rate



4.0
4.2
2.6
3.5
3.8
2.1
2.1



Count



17
18
11
15
16
9
9

Ukraine
Kiev
Rate




5.0
4.4
4.4
3.4
3.4
4.2



Count




139
122
122
95
93
115

Denmark
Copenhagen
Rate



1.6
1.2
3.2
1.8
1.4
1.6




Count



8
6
16
9
7
8


Estonia
Tallinn
Rate



10.6
8.6
10.1
7.3
8.8
6.0
7.3



Count



42
34
40
29
35
24
29

Finland
Helsinki
Rate




3.9
2.3
2.5
1.8
2.8
1.2



Count




22
13
14
10
16
7

Iceland
Reykjavik
Rate





1.0
0.0
1.0
0.0
0.5



Count





2
0
2
0
1

Ireland
Dublin
Rate



2.4
1.8
2.8
2.7
2.5
2.1




Count



27
20
31
33
31
26


Latvia
Riga
Rate



12.9
10.5
5.2
7.6
5.4
4.8
5.4



Count



95
77
38
55
39
34
38

Lithuania
Vilnius
Rate



9.8
8.5
8.5
6.9
7.4
10.6
5.4



Count



54
47
47
38
41
59
30

Norway
Oslo
Rate



2.0
1.4
1.6
1.6
1.4
2.1
1.2



Count



11
8
9
9
8
12
7

United Kingdom (England and Wales)
London
Rate



2.9
2.6
2.4
2.2
2.2
2.1
1.6



Count



212
195
177
169
164
155
119

United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)
Belfast
Rate



2.9
2.2
4.9
4.1
2.2
1.5
2.6



Count



8
6
13
11
6
4
7

United Kingdom (Scotland)
Glasgow
Rate




4.0
3.1
4.5
4.1
4.1
3.3



Count




23
18
26
24
24
19

Albania
Tirana
Rate






1.1
1.6
2.8




Count






9
13
22


Bosnia and Herzegovina
Sarajevo
Rate





1.8
2.0






Count





9
10




Croatia
Zagreb
Rate



1.9
0.9
2.1
1.4
0.8
1.9
0.6



Count



15
7
16
11
6
15
5

Greece
Athens
Rate



0.9
0.9
1.1
1.0
0.9
1.3




Count



29
32
39
35
32
45


Italy
Rome
Rate



1.1
1.2
1.4
1.2
1.3
1.1




Count



29
31
37
30
36
30


Montenegro
Podgorica
Rate



5.0
3.9
6.7
5.5
0.5
3.5




Count



9
7
12
11
1
7


Portugal
Lisbon
Rate



0.6
0.5
0.7
0.8
0.6
0.5
0.2



Count



11
10
15
16
13
10
5

Serbia
Belgrade
Rate





2.9
2.8
2.4
2.2
1.4



Count





46
45
39
35
23

Slovenia
Ljubljana
Rate



1.1
2.6
1.5
0.4
1.1
0.0
0.4



Count



3
7
4
1
3
0
1

Spain
Madrid
Rate





1.1
1.2
1.1
1.2
1.0



Count





36
37
34
39
32

The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Skopje
Rate




3.4
2.8
4.0
4.0
2.3
2.3
2.3


Count




18
15
21
21
12
12
12
Austria
Vienna
Rate



1.1
0.9
1.3
1.1
1.2
0.9
1.1



Count



18
15
22
18
20
15
19

Belgium
Brussels
Rate
3.4
4.2
6.9
4.8
3.9
3.1
3.6
1.9
3.9
3.0



Count
33
41
68
48
39
32
37
20
42
33

France
Paris
Rate



2.6
1.0
1.6
1.3
1.5
1.6




Count



55
21
34
29
33
35


Germany
Berlin
Rate
2.2
2.3
2.0
2.0
2.0
1.8
1.5
1.2
1.2
1.8
1.1


Count
76
77
68
68
67
60
50
42
42
61
37
Netherlands
Amsterdam
Rate



5.3
3.7
4.3
2.3
4.4
2.7
4.4



Count



39
27
32
17
33
20
33

Australia
Sydney
Rate



1.4
1.1
1.2
1.4
1.1





Count



60
46
51
62
49



New Zealand
Auckland
Rate





1.3
1.6
0.8
1.3




Count





19
23
11
19


Solomon Islands
Honiara City
Rate




3.5
5.2
20.8
33.0
19.1




Count




2
3
12
19
11




Intentional homicide count and rate per 100,000 population in the most populous city, by country

Via data.un.org & vividmaps.com
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