India: Homicide rate

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 India

Homicides per 100,000 people

 Latest value 3.2
 Year 2016
 Measure homicides per 100,000 people
 Data availability 1990 - 2016
 Average 4.3
 Min - Max 3.2 - 5.5
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1990 to 2016. The average value for India during that period was 4.3 homicides per 100,000 people with a minimum of 3.2 homicides per 100,000 people in 2016 and a maximum of 5.5 homicides per 100,000 people in 1991. The latest value from 2016 is 3.2 homicides per 100,000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 118 countries is 7.9 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
India - Homicide rate - recent values

Historical chart
India - Homicide rate - historical chart - 1990-2016




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


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