Murders - countries with most murder cases 2016

Ranking the 20 countries with the most murders per 100,000 inhabitants in 2016*

by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 29, 2019
Murders - countries with most murder cases 2016 The statistics are from the countries with the most murders per 100,000 inhabitants in 2016*. With 82.8 murders per 100,000 inhabitants, El Salvador was ranked first in the list.
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Ranking the 20 countries with the most murders per 100,000 inhabitants in 2016*

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Average number of murders per 100,000 inhabitants
El Salvador 82.8
Honduras 56.5
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 56.3
Jamaica 47
Lesotho 41.2
Belize 37.6
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 36.5
Saint Kitts and Nevis 34.2
South Africa 34
Trinidad and Tobago 30.9
Brazil 29.5
Bahamas 28.4
Guatemala 27.3
Colombia 25.5
Central African Republic 19.8
Mexico 19.3
Saint Lucia 19.3
Tuvalu 18.6
Guyana 18.4
Namibia 17.1
Average number of murders per 100,000 inhabitants
El Salvador 82.8
Honduras 56.5
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 56.3
Jamaica 47
Lesotho 41.2
Belize 37.6
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 36.5
Saint Kitts and Nevis 34.2
South Africa 34
Trinidad and Tobago 30.9
Brazil 29.5
Bahamas 28.4
Guatemala 27.3
Colombia 25.5
Central African Republic 19.8
Mexico 19.3
Saint Lucia 19.3
Tuvalu 18.6
Guyana 18.4
Namibia 17.1
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 29, 2019
The statistics are from the countries with the most murders per 100,000 inhabitants in 2016*. With 82.8 murders per 100,000 inhabitants, El Salvador was ranked first in the list.
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