Namibia: Homicide rate

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 Namibia

Homicides per 100,000 people

 Latest value 17.1
 Year 2012
 Measure homicides per 100,000 people
 Data availability 1995 - 2012
 Average 18.5
 Min - Max 13.9 - 22.5
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for Namibia from 1995 to 2012. The average value for Namibia during that period was 18.5 homicides per 100,000 people with a minimum of 13.9 homicides per 100,000 people in 2011 and a maximum of 22.5 homicides per 100,000 people in 1995. The latest value from 2012 is 17.1 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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Recent values chart
Namibia - Homicide rate - Recent values chart

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Namibia - Homicide rate - historical chart - 1995-2012




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


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Imprisonment rate 145 2015 prisoners per 100,000 people
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