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Statistics About The Most Dangerous Country In South America

The most dangerous country in South America has a high homicide rate and elevated levels of crime, leading to significant concerns about public safety.

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"In 2019, Venezuela had the highest murder rate in South America with 60.3 murders per 100,000 population."

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"Brazil had the highest absolute number of homicides in South America in 2019, with over 47,000 incidents."

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"In 2020, Venezuela was rated as the most dangerous country in South America by the Global Peace Index."

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"In a 2019 Gallup survey, only 17% of Venezuelan residents reported feeling safe walking alone at night."

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"In 2017, 81.4% of homicides in Brazil were committed with firearms."

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"In 2020, Venezuela was ranked as the second least peaceful country in the world."

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"In 2018, Colombia had the world's highest rate of kidnapping incidents, with 282 occurrences."

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"In Bolivia, the total crime rate increased by 0.5% in 2017."

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"Venezuela has the world's highest inflation rate, estimated to reach 10 million percent in 2019."

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"Brazil has the second highest number of violent crimes against women in South America, with more than 145,000 cases in 2018."

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"Venezuela has the highest rate of teen pregnancies in South America, with one in every three teenage girls being a mother."

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"Argentina has the 5th highest robbery rate in South America, with 973.3 incidents per 100,000 population in 2018."

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"In 2018, Uruguay had the highest car theft rate in South America, with 437.6 incidents per 100,000 population."

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"Paraguay has one of the highest rates of drug-related crimes in South America, with 865 cases per 100,000 population in 2018."

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"As of 2019, Chile had the highest rate of reported rape cases in South America, with 16.5 cases per 100,000 of the population."

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"Venezuela has the highest rate of police corruption in South America, according to Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index 2020."

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"Guyana had the highest suicide rate in South America in 2016, with 30.2 suicide cases per 100,000 population."

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