Rankings

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Murders

Homicides per 100,000 population 2015 or latest

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    El Salvador
    Result
    105.4
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    Honduras
    Result
    57.5
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    Venezuela
    Result
    56.3
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Virgin Islands (US)
    Result
    49.3
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    Jamaica
    Result
    42.1
  6. Rank
    6
    Country
    Lesotho
    Result
    41.2
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    Bahamas
    Result
    37.7
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    South Africa
    Result
    33.8
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Trinidad & Tobago
    Result
    30.9
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Guatemala
    Result
    29.4
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    Brazil
    Result
    28.4
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Colombia
    Result
    26.5
  13. Rank
    13
    Country
    Guyana
    Result
    19.4
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    Dominican Rep.
    Result
    17.4
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    Swaziland
    Result
    17.3
  16. Rank
    16
    Country
    Namibia
    Result
    17.1
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    Puerto Rico
    Result
    16.8
  18. Rank
    18
    Country
    Mexico
    Result
    16.5
  19. Rank
    19
    Country
    Macedonia
    Result
    16.0
  20. Rank
    20
    Country
    Botswana
    Result
    15.0
  21. Rank
    21
    Country
    South Sudan
    Result
    13.9
  22. Rank
    22
    Country
    Congo-Kinshasa
    Result
    13.5
  23. Rank
    23
    Country
    French Guiana
    Result
    13.2
  24. Rank
    24
    Country
    Costa Rica
    Result
    11.6
  25. Rank
    Country
    Ivory Coast
    Result
    11.6

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Source: UNODC