Sweden: Homicide rate

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 Sweden

Homicides per 100,000 people

 Latest value 1.1
 Year 2017
 Measure homicides per 100,000 people
 Data availability 1990 - 2017
 Average 1.0
 Min - Max 0.7 - 1.3
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for Sweden from 1990 to 2017. The average value for Sweden during that period was 1 homicides per 100,000 people with a minimum of 0.7 homicides per 100,000 people in 2012 and a maximum of 1.3 homicides per 100,000 people in 1991. The latest value from 2017 is 1.1 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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Recent values chart
Sweden - Homicide rate - Recent values chart

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Sweden - Homicide rate - historical chart - 1990-2017




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


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