Botswana: Homicide rate

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 Botswana

Homicides per 100,000 people

 Latest value 15
 Year 2010
 Measure homicides per 100,000 people
 Data availability 2001 - 2010
 Average 14.6
 Min - Max 12.1 - 17.3
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for Botswana from 2001 to 2010. The average value for Botswana during that period was 14.6 homicides per 100,000 people with a minimum of 12.1 homicides per 100,000 people in 2001 and a maximum of 17.3 homicides per 100,000 people in 2003. The latest value from 2010 is 15 homicides per 100,000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2010 based on 166 countries is 8.2 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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Recent values chart
Botswana - Homicide rate - recent values

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Botswana - Homicide rate - historical chart - 2001-2010




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


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