* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

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
Select indicator
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
61.8
57.0
41.7
37.9
35.9
30.9
30.5
29.6
26.1
25.7
24.9
24.8
18.5
14.8
12.3
11.3
11.1
11.0
10.5
9.7
9.5
9.2
8.4
8.2
8.2
7.7
7.1
6.2
6.2
5.8
5.5
5.3
5.1
5.0
5.0
4.5
4.3
4.2
4.2
4.2
2.5
2.4
2.4
2.3
2.3
2.2
2.2
2.1
2.1
2.0
1.8
1.7
1.6
1.5
1.5
1.5
1.5
1.4
1.4
1.3
1.3
1.3
1.2
1.2
1.2
1.2
1.1
1.1
1.1
1.1
1.1
1.1
1.0
0.9
0.9
0.9
0.8
0.8
0.8
0.7
0.7
0.7
0.7
0.6
0.6
0.6
0.6
0.5
0.5
0.5
0.5
0.4
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.2
0.2
0
15.5
30.9
46.4
61.8


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