In 2012, 437,000 people worldwide
                            were victims of homicide.
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Homicide Monitor

Exploring the distribution, dimensions and
dynamics of intentional homicide around the world.

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COUNTRY LIST

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STATES LIST

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DATA SOURCE

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HOMICIDE COUNT

This is the total number of intentional homicides that took place in the specified territory in the given year.

HOMICIDE RATE

This is the number of intentional homicides per hundred thousand people that took place in the specified territory in the given year. The homicide rate allows meaningful comparisons to be made between countries with very different population sizes.

WEAPON

This panel shows detailed information about the percentage of homicides by weapon type in the given territory in the given year. Click the panel to see more.

GENDER

This panel shows a breakdown of homicides by gender in the given territory in the given year. Click the panel to see more.

VICTIM AGE

This panel shows a breakdown of homicides by age group in the given territory in the given year. Click the panel to see more.

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If you would like to access disaggregated homicide data available on the Homicide Monitor, please contact the Igarapé Institute at contato@igarape.org.br