Intentional homicide rate

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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