Rwanda: Homicide rate

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 Rwanda

Homicides per 100,000 people

 Latest value 2.5
 Year 2015
 Measure homicides per 100,000 people
 Data availability 2006 - 2015
 Average 2.9
 Min - Max 1.5 - 3.8
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for Rwanda from 2006 to 2015. The average value for Rwanda during that period was 2.9 homicides per 100,000 people with a minimum of 1.5 homicides per 100,000 people in 2008 and a maximum of 3.8 homicides per 100,000 people in 2009. The latest value from 2015 is 2.5 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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Rwanda - Homicide rate - Recent values chart

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Rwanda - Homicide rate - historical chart - 2006-2015




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


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