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Homicides per 100,000 people, 2017 - Country rankings:

The average for 2017 based on 97 countries was 7.4 homicides per 100,000 people.The highest value was in El Salvador: 61.8 homicides per 100,000 people and the lowest value was in Japan: 0.2 homicides per 100,000 people. The indicator is available from 1990 to 2017. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: homicides per 100,000 people; Source: The UN office on drugs and crime
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Definition: Number of homicides per 100,000 people per year.
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