Bahamas: Homicide rate

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 Bahamas

Homicides per 100,000 people

 Latest value 30.9
 Year 2017
 Measure homicides per 100,000 people
 Data availability 1990 - 2017
 Average 21.6
 Min - Max 10.7 - 37.7
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for the Bahamas from 1990 to 2017. The average value for the Bahamas during that period was 21.6 homicides per 100,000 people with a minimum of 10.7 homicides per 100,000 people in 1991 and a maximum of 37.7 homicides per 100,000 people in 2015. The latest value from 2017 is 30.9 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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Bahamas - Homicide rate - Recent values chart

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Bahamas - Homicide rate - historical chart - 1990-2017




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


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