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Homicide in Scotland, 2011-12

Statistical bulletin on crimes of homicide recorded by the police in Scotland in 2011-12

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Table 18: Comparison of Homicide rates1 in selected countries and cities, 2007-2009

EU Member States

Country / City Homicides per 100,000 population
(average
per year 2007-2009)
Lithuania 8.31
Vilnius 7.90
Estonia 5.74
Tallinn 6.03
Finland 2.36
Helsinki 1.76
Bulgaria 2.14
Sofia 2.06
Romania 2.06
Bucharest 1.01
Ireland (Eire) 2.02
Dublin 2.33
Scotland 1.89
Edinburgh 1.55
Belgium 1.87
Brussels 3.09
Slovakia 1.65
Bratislava 2.65
Cyprus 1.52
Lefkosia 0.86
Northern Ireland 1.47
Belfast 1.74
Denmark 1.42
Copenhagen 1.81
Hungary 1.40
Budapest 1.55
Portugal 1.38
Lisbon 0.48
Luxembourg 1.31
Luxembourg 4.24
Poland 1.29
Warsaw 1.85
France 1.27
Paris 1.40
England & Wales 1.25
London 1.92
Greece 1.22
Athens 1.98
Malta 1.14
Valletta 0.00
Italy 1.10
Rome 1.20
Netherlands 1.05
Amsterdam 3.65
Sweden 1.05
Stockholm :
Czech Republic 1.00
Prague 2.74
Spain 0.96
Ljubljana 1.14
Germany 0.89
Berlin 1.93
Slovenia 0.79
Ljubljana 0.49
Austria 0.54
Vienna 1.07
Latvia2 :
Riga2 :

EU Candidate States

Country / City Homicides per 100,000 population
(average
per year 2007-2009)
Turkey 4.16
Ankara 4.03
Montenegro 3.02
Podgorica 4.73
FYR Macedonia 1.91
Skopje 3.23
Croatia 1.47
Zagreb 1.10

European Free Trade Association States

Country / City Homicides per 100,000 population
(average
per year 2007-2009)
Liechtenstein 1.88
Vaduz 0.00
Switzerland 0.66
Berne 0.81
Norway 0.65
Oslo 1.61
Iceland 0.32
Reykjavik 0.50

Source: Eurostat, Crime and Criminal Justice Statistics, 2006-2009
http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/cache/ITY_OFFPUB/KS-SF-12-006/EN/KS-SF-12-006-EN.PDF

Notes:

1. Rate per 100,000 population calculated on figures for completed homicide only.

2. The homicides rates for Latvia are not calculated as figures include attempted homicide.

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Email: Neil Henderson

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