Colombia: Homicide rate

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 Colombia

Homicides per 100,000 people

 Latest value 24.9
 Year 2017
 Measure homicides per 100,000 people
 Data availability 1990 - 2017
 Average 50.8
 Min - Max 24.9 - 81.4
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for Colombia from 1990 to 2017. The average value for Colombia during that period was 50.8 homicides per 100,000 people with a minimum of 24.9 homicides per 100,000 people in 2017 and a maximum of 81.4 homicides per 100,000 people in 1991. The latest value from 2017 is 24.9 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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Recent values chart
Colombia - Homicide rate - Recent values chart

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Colombia - Homicide rate - historical chart - 1990-2017




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


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