Nigeria: Homicide rate

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 Nigeria

Homicides per 100,000 people

 Latest value 9.8
 Year 2015
 Measure homicides per 100,000 people
 Data availability 2012 - 2015
 Average 10.0
 Min - Max 9.8 - 10.1
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for Nigeria from 2012 to 2015. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 10 homicides per 100,000 people with a minimum of 9.8 homicides per 100,000 people in 2015 and a maximum of 10.1 homicides per 100,000 people in 2012. The latest value from 2015 is 9.8 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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Definition: Number of homicides per 100,000 people per year.


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