Afghanistan: Homicide rate

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 Afghanistan

Homicides per 100,000 people

 Latest value 7.1
 Year 2017
 Measure homicides per 100,000 people
 Data availability 2009 - 2017
 Average 5.9
 Min - Max 3.4 - 10
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for Afghanistan from 2009 to 2017. The average value for Afghanistan during that period was 5.9 homicides per 100,000 people with a minimum of 3.4 homicides per 100,000 people in 2010 and a maximum of 10 homicides per 100,000 people in 2015. The latest value from 2017 is 7.1 homicides per 100,000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 97 countries is 7.4 homicides per 100,000 people. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Afghanistan - Homicide rate - recent values




Definition: Number of homicides per 100,000 people per year.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Imprisonment rate 84 2017 prisoners per 100,000 people
 Homicide rate 7.1 2017 homicides per 100,000 people
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