Brazil: number of homicides 2006-2017

The number of homicides in Brazil has been oscillating throughout the years. In 2017, more than 65.6 thousand murders were reported in the South American country, up from approximately 62.5 thousand homicides recorded one year before.

Furthermore, the number of handguns imported in Brazil has been escalating recently.

Number of homicides in Brazil from 2006 to 2017

Number of homicides
201765,602
201662,517
201559,080
201460,474
201357,396
201257,045
201152,807
201053,016
200952,043
200850,659
200748,219
200649,704
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Sources

Release date

June 2019

Region

Brazil

Survey time period

2006 to 2017

Supplementary notes

Data prior to 2017 come from previous reports.

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