Saudi Arabia: Homicide rate

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 Saudi Arabia

Homicides per 100,000 people

 Latest value 1.3
 Year 2017
 Measure homicides per 100,000 people
 Data availability 1999 - 2017
 Average 1.5
 Min - Max 0.8 - 6.2
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for Saudi Arabia from 1999 to 2017. The average value for Saudi Arabia during that period was 1.5 homicides per 100,000 people with a minimum of 0.8 homicides per 100,000 people in 2000 and a maximum of 6.2 homicides per 100,000 people in 2012. The latest value from 2017 is 1.3 homicides per 100,000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 97 countries is 7.4 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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Saudi Arabia - Homicide rate - Recent values chart

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Saudi Arabia - Homicide rate - historical chart - 1999-2017




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


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