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Meddings, David. 2005 ‘Highest Homicide Rates Per 100,000 Population in 2002.’ Firearm-related Violence: A public health perspective. Geneva: World Health Organization. 18 April

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Highest Homicide Rates Per 100,000 Population in 2002

1) Colombia: 72
2) South Africa: 43
3) El Salvador: 38
4) Venezuela: 35
5) Russian Federation: 33
6) Brazil: 33
7) Ecuador: 23
8) Bahamas: 21
9) Philippines: 21
10) Kazakhstan: 20
11) Paraguay: 17
12) Ukraine: 15

[Rates include all methods of homicide]

Also includes tables of:

Estimated global homicide rates by age group and sex, 2000
Highest male/female homicide rate ratios in 2002
Firearm-related homicide rates selected countries
Firearm-related homicide rates selected countries
[These last two also include USA, Belarus and Mexico, but as graphs only: no data]

ID: Q2083

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