GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Must-Know Brazil Crime Statistics [Recent Analysis]

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"Brazil had a record 63,880 homicides in 2017, up 3% compared to the previous year."

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"Brazil’s intentional homicide rate in 2020 was 23.57 per 100,000 inhabitants."

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"Brazil accounted for 8.97% of the world’s reported homicides in 2016."

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"The state of Rio de Janeiro had the highest number of robberies in 2020, with 69,635 reported cases."

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"In 2020, Brazil recorded 41,175 cases of rape."

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"São Paulo witnessed 25,125 thefts of vehicles in 2020."

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"In 2019, 1,810 police officers were killed in Brazil."

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"42,424 people were killed in medical and legal interventions by Brazilian law enforcement in 2019."

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"Juvenile offenders in Brazil reached 15,944 in 2018."

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"Brazil’s prison population reached 773,151 inmates in 2020."

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"Drug trafficking accounts for 28% of imprisonments in Brazil."

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"In 2020, 24.8% of the Brazilian population reported being a victim of common crime or theft."

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"Bahia state recorded the highest number of kidnappings in Brazil in February 2020, at 72 cases."

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"Brazil experienced 973,741 cases of domestic violence against women in 2019."

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"Brazil recorded over 210,000 cases of electronic fraud in 2020."

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"7% of Brazilian children aged 5-17 are involved in child labor, with 1.8 million children affected."

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"Gang-related murders accounted for almost half of all homicides in Brazil in 2016."

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