Malawi: Homicide rate

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 Malawi

Homicides per 100,000 people

 Latest value 1.7
 Year 2012
 Measure homicides per 100,000 people
 Data availability 2000 - 2012
 Average 4.0
 Min - Max 1.5 - 7.7
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for Malawi from 2000 to 2012. The average value for Malawi during that period was 4 homicides per 100,000 people with a minimum of 1.5 homicides per 100,000 people in 2005 and a maximum of 7.7 homicides per 100,000 people in 2001. The latest value from 2012 is 1.7 homicides per 100,000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2012 based on 190 countries is 8.0 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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Malawi - Homicide rate - Recent values chart

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Malawi - Homicide rate - historical chart - 2000-2012




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


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Imprisonment rate 79 2017 prisoners per 100,000 people
 Homicide rate 1.7 2012 homicides per 100,000 people
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