Colombia: number of homicides 2018, by department

Antioquia and Valle del Cauca are the departments where most homicides were recorded in Colombia throughout 2018, with 2,275 and 2,274 murders respectively. They are followed by the capital, Bogotá, D.C., where 1,089 homicides were registered during that year.

Moreover, the number of homicides in Colombia altogether has increased lately.

Number of homicides in Colombia in 2018, by department

Number of homicides
Antioquia2,275
Valle del Cauca2,274
Bogotá, D.C.1,089
Atlántico565
Norte de Santander545
Cauca531
Nariño430
Cundinamarca396
Bolívar374
Córdoba277
Tolima270
Cesar262
Santander246
Huila243
Meta242
Magdalena224
Quindio216
Risaralda214
La Guajira209
Caquetá206
Caldas193
Putumayo167
Arauca160
Sucre147
Chocó124
Boyacá85
Casanare53
Guaviare36
San Andres, Providencia & Santa Catalina28
Vichada19
Amazonas7
Guainía3
Vaupés2
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Source

Release date

June 2019

Region

Colombia

Survey time period

2018

Special properties

Excluding 12 cases with no gender determined.

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