International Homicide Rates

Doug Henwood dhenwood at
Wed Aug 18 12:17:12 PDT 1999

david dorkin wrote:

>I was looking around for studies, data and comparisons of international
>homicide rates; anyone know of good online sources (I did find a good UN
>organization document but I dont remember where).

UNDP's Human Development Report. The front end for the Acrobat version is at <>; the stat supplement is at <>. You want table 23, "Crime." Incredibly, they don't have a figure for the U.S.! According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, it was 9.0/100,000 people in 1994 (the year shown in the HDR).


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