Lesotho: Homicide rate

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 Lesotho

Homicides per 100,000 people

 Latest value 41.2
 Year 2015
 Measure homicides per 100,000 people
 Data availability 1990 - 2015
 Average 37.3
 Min - Max 30.7 - 48.1
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for Lesotho from 1990 to 2015. The average value for Lesotho during that period was 37.3 homicides per 100,000 people with a minimum of 30.7 homicides per 100,000 people in 2012 and a maximum of 48.1 homicides per 100,000 people in 1994. The latest value from 2015 is 41.2 homicides per 100,000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2015 based on 155 countries is 7.6 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
Lesotho - Homicide rate - Recent values chart

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Lesotho - Homicide rate - historical chart - 1990-2015




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

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