Brazil: Homicide rate

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 Brazil

Homicides per 100,000 people

 Latest value 30.5
 Year 2017
 Measure homicides per 100,000 people
 Data availability 1990 - 2017
 Average 23.5
 Min - Max 16.8 - 30.5
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1990 to 2017. The average value for Brazil during that period was 23.5 homicides per 100,000 people with a minimum of 16.8 homicides per 100,000 people in 1992 and a maximum of 30.5 homicides per 100,000 people in 2017. The latest value from 2017 is 30.5 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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Recent values chart
Brazil - Homicide rate - recent values

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Brazil - Homicide rate - historical chart - 1990-2017




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


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