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Brazil: number of homicides 2006-2018, by gender

Considering the nearly 58 thousand homicides registered in Brazil in 2018, over 92 percent had men as victims. Meanwhile, approximately 4.5 thousand women were killed in the South American country that year. In 2018, women accounted for 50.8 percent of Brazil's population.

Number of homicides in Brazil from 2006 to 2018, by gender

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Release date

August 2020



Survey time period

2006 to 2018

Supplementary notes

* The number of male homicide victims was calculated by Statista based on the number of female victims and the total number of homicides, provided by the source.
Data prior to 2008 come from previous reporting.
Figures have been rounded

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