Murder Rates across the World (2000-2016)

Click through each bar for annual trends

The above is a chart of the top 10 countries with the most murder rates, according to the UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime).

Murder Rates by Region and Year

The following shows the murder rates by region. Click through the bar for a breakdown by year. Note that rates for quite a few regions are increasing by year.

Murder Rates by Region and Country

And click through the following chart for a breakdown by country.

Murder Rates by Continent and Country

And here is a picture which shows rates by continent and a breakdown by country.

Data Preparation

The data for these charts, is pivoted by the year. To make it easy to work with, it is necessary to unpivot the data. This was done using Argon.


Raw data available here.