Publication - Statistics

Homicide in Scotland, 2002

Published: 26 Nov 2003
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
0755924215

Statistics on homicide in Scotland, 2002

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Homicide in Scotland, 2002
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Statistical Bulletin Criminal Justice Series CrJ/2003/9 HOMICIDE IN SCOTLAND, 2002

Comparison of homicide rates in selected countries and cities, 1999-2001 Table 18

EU Member States

Country
City

Homicides per million population (average per year 1999-2001)

Scotland

21.6

Edinburgh

15.6

Glasgow

58.7

Aberdeen

21.9

Dundee

15.9

England & Wales

16.1

London

26.0

Northern Ireland

26.5

Belfast

55.9

Austria

12.3

Vienna

28.4

Belgium

17.9

Brussels

28.7

Germany

11.5

Berlin

23.4

Ireland (Eire)

14.2

Dublin

18.8

Italy

15.0

Rome

12.4

France

17.3

Paris

20.0

Denmark

10.2

Copenhagen

18.1

Sweden

11.1

Stockholm

27.7

Spain

11.2

Madrid

18.4

Luxembourg

n/a

Netherlands

15.1

Amsterdam

31.3

Greece

13.8

Athens & Pireus

5.7

Portugal

11.7

Lisbon

15.0

Finland

28.6

Helsinki

21.8

Average:

15.9

EU candidate countries

Country
City

Homicides per million population (average per year 1999-2001)

Bulgaria

38.7

Sofia

n/a

Cyprus

13.9

Lefkosia

3.6

Czech Republic

25.2

Prague

43.3

Estonia

106.1

Tallinn

94.0

Hungary

23.4

Budapest

24.0

Latvia

64.7

Riga

n/a

Lithuania

106.2

Vilnius

89.0

Malta

16.3

Valletta

n/a

Poland

20.5

Warsaw

40.0

Romania

24.1

Bucharest

n/a

Slovakia

25.5

Bratislava

37.2

Slovenia

11.8

Ljubljana

13.8

Turkey

26.7

Ankara

25.5

Other countries

Country
City

Homicides per million population (average per year 1999-2001)

Australia

18.7

Canberra

5.3

Sydney

16.3

Canada

17.7

Ottawa

9.4

Japan

10.5

Tokyo

12.1

New Zealand

25.0

Wellington

21.3

Norway

9.5

Oslo

17.0

Russia

220.5

Moscow

183.8

South Africa

558.6

Pretoria

n/a

Switzerland

11.2

Berne

10.4

Geneva

17.2

USA

55.6

New York

86.5

San Francisco

81.0

Washington DC

428.7

Source: Home Office
Note:
Further information on this can be found in the Home Office publication: 'International comparisons of criminal justice statistics 2002'.