Rate of homicide in Canada and the United States 2000-2018

This statistic shows the rate of homicides in Canada and the United States from 2000 to 2018. There were roughly 5.3 homicides in the U.S. and 1.76 homicides in Canada per 100,000 residents in 2018.

Rate of homicide in Canada and the United States from 2000 to 2018

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Release date

July 2019

Region

Canada, United States

Survey time period

2000 to 2018

Supplementary notes

*Data from the United States is from the year previous, ie: data from 2018 is from 2017, data from 2017 is from 2016, etc.
Homicide for the US and Canada is defined here as the willful (non-negligent) killing of one human being by another.
The source data for the U.S. homicide rate can be found here.

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