SDG 16 · Indicator

Homicides

per 100,000 population


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Description

The number of intentional homicides per 100,000 people. Intentional homicides are estimates of unlawful homicides purposely inflicted as a result of domestic disputes, interpersonal violence, violent conflicts over land resources, intergang violence over turf or control, and predatory violence and killing by armed groups. Intentional homicide does not include all intentional killing, such as killing in armed conflict.

Long-Term Objective

Average of best performers

The long-term objective for this indicator is a value of 0.3.

Reference

UNODC

Homicides

per 100,000 population
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Bangladesh

Brazil

China

India

Indonesia

Mexico

Nigeria

Pakistan

Russian Federation

United States

Source: UNODC

Homicides