OAS

Skip Navigation LinksCountries - Details

Bahamas
Best Practice:
The National Crime Prevention Office of the Royal Bahamas Police Force has posted on the Web Crime Reports and Annual Statistics on crime in the Bahamas.

Resources

Additional Information
Please send new or updated information to ssm@oas.org
Indicators
Please click on each row to view historical data
Command item
     |     
  
01. Intentional Homicide (ICCS 0101) (criminal system)
 
    
05. Victims of Intentional Homicide related to other interpersonal homicide (Males & Females)------ 
05.a Victims of Intentional Homicide related to other interpersonal homicide (Males) ------ 
05.b Victims of Intentional Homicide related to other interpersonal homicide (Females) ------ 
06. Victims of Intencional Homicide related to organized criminal groups or gangs (Males & Females) 201183 
06.a Victims of Intentional Homicide related to organized criminal groups or gangs (Males)------ 
06.b Victims of Intentional Homicide related to organized criminal groups or gangs (Females)------ 
07. Victims of Intentional Homicide related to other types of homicide (Males & Females)------ 
07.a Victims of Intentional Homicide related to other types of homicide (Males)------ 
07.b Victims of Intentional Homicide related to other types of homicide (Females)------ 
08. Victims of Intentional Homicide attacked with firearm 201191 
08.1 Victims of Intentional Homicide attacked with firearm (Rate)201126.23 
08.2 Victims of Intentional Homicide attacked with firearm (Percentage)201172 
09. Victims of Intentional Homicide attacked with a sharp object------ 
1.1.1 Intentional homicide (ICCS 0101), number of offences------ 
1.1.2 Attempted intentional homicide (ICCS 0102), number of offences------ 
1.2.1 Total victims of intentional homicide 2012111 
1.2.1.x Victims of intentional homicide (rate)201229.84 
1.2.1a Male victims of intentional homicide (0101)2011111 
1.2.1a.% Male victims of intentional homicide (percentage)201187 
1.2.1a.x Male Victims of intentional homicide (rate)201162.01 
1.2.1b Female victims of intentional homicide (0101)201116 
1.2.1b.% Female victims of intentional homicide (percentage)201113 
1.2.1b.x Female victims of intentional homicide (rate) 20118.56 
1.3.1 Victims of intentional homicide killed by intimate partner or family member (Males & Females) ------ 
1.3.1.1 Victims of intentional homicide killed by intimate partner (Males & Females)------ 
1.3.1.1a Male victims of intentional homicide killed by intimate partner ------ 
1.3.1.1b Female victims of intentional homicide killed by intimate partner ------ 
1.3.1a Victims of intentional homicide killed by intimate partner or family member (Males)------ 
1.3.1b Victims of intentional homicide killed by intimate partner or family member (Females)20113 
1.3.1b.% Female victims of intentional homicide by intimate partner or family member (percentage)201119 
1.6.2a.% Victims of intentional homicide (aged 0-14; percentage)20112 
11.a Country Citizens brought into Formal Contact for Intentional Homicide (Males) ------ 
11.b Country Citizens brought into Formal Contact for Intentional Homicide (Females)------ 
12.a Foreign nationals brought into Formal Contact for Intentional Homicide (Males)------ 
12.b Foreign Nationals brought into Formal Contact for Intentional Homicide (Females)------ 
13.a Males brought into Formal Contact for acts of Intentional Homicide who were previously convicted for any type of crime------ 
13.b Females brought into Formal Contact for acts of Intentional Homicide who were previously convicted for any type of crime------ 
14 Victims of Intentional Homicide in the 1st largest city------ 
14.1 Size of 1st largest city population ------ 
15. Victims of Intentional Homicide in the 2nd largest city------ 
15.1 Size of 2nd largest city population ------ 
16. Victims of Intentional Homicide in the 3rd largest city------ 
16.1 Size of 3rd largest city population ------ 
02. Violent Crimes: Sexual Offenses
 
    
01. Rape (ICCS 03011), number of offences2011107 
02. Rape (rate)201130.84 
03. Victims of Rape (Males)------ 
04. Victims of Rape (Females)------ 
05. Rape (suspects)201048 
06. Rape (percentage of suspects convicted)20102,400.00 
07. Sexual Violence (ICCS 0301)2011238 
08. Sexual Violence (rate)201168.59 
09. Victims of Sexual Violence (Females)------ 
10. Victims of Sexual Violence (Females, rate)------ 
11. Sexual Offences against children (total)2011176 
12. Sexual Offences against children (rate)2011293.33 
13. Sexual Offences against girls------ 
03. Other Violent Crimes
 
    
01. Serious Assault (ICCS 020111)20113,268 
02. Serious Assault (rate)2011941.79 
03. Robbery (ICCS 0401)2011369 
04. Robbery (rate)2011106.34 
05. Kidnapping (ICCS 020221)201126 
06. Kidnapping (rate)20117.49 
07. Theft (ICCS 0502)20111,969 
08. Theft (rate)2011567.44 
09. Theft of a motorized land vehicle (ICCS 050211) or parts thereof (ICCS 050213)20111,330 
10. Theft of a motorized land vehicle (ICCS 050211) or parts thereof (ICCS 050213) (Rate)2011383.29 
11. Burglary (ICCS 0501)2011340 
12. Burglary (Rate)201197.98 
13. Burglary of private residential premises (ICCS 05012)20113,242 
14. Burglary of private residential premises (ICCS 05012) (Rate)2011934.29 
15. Persons brought into Formal Contact with Police20094,016 
04. Security Personnel
 
    
01. Police Personnel 20112,658 
02. Police Personnel (rate)2011765.99 
03. Police Personnel (Males)20102,078 
04. Police Personnel (Males, percentage)201078.59 
05. Police Personnel (Females)2010566 
06. Police personnel (Females, percentage)201021.41 
05. Criminal Justice System
 
    
01. Persons prosecuted20104,287 
02. Adults convicted ------ 
03. Juveniles convicted ------ 
04. Intentional Homicide (Persons prosecuted) 201087 
05. Intentional Homicide (Males prosecuted)201079 
06. Intentional Homicide (Females prosecuted) 20108 
07. Intentional Homicide (Persons convicted) 20108 
08. Intentional Homicide (Males convicted)20107 
09. Intentional Homicide (Females convicted)20108 
10. Rape (Persons prosecuted)------ 
11. Rape (Males prosecuted)201048 
12. Rape (Females prosecuted)201046 
13. Rape (Persons convicted)20102 
14. Rape (Males convicted)20104 
15. Rape (Females convicted)20102 
16. Professional Judges or Magistrates 201031 
17. Professional Judges or Magistrates (rate)20108.96 
18. Professional Judges or Magistrates (Males)201012 
19. Professional Judges or Magistrates (Females)201019 
20. Professional Judges or Magistrates (Females, percentage)201061.29 
06. Prison System
 
    
01. Adults Held in Prisons 20121,600 
02. Adults Held in Prisons (rate)2012430 
03. Adults Held in Prisons (Males)20121,504 
04. Adults Held in Prisons (Females)201296 
05. Young Adults Held in Prisons (18-24)2011101 
06. Juveniles Held 2011101 
07. Juveniles Held (rate)2011168.33 
08. Juveniles Held (Boys)201198 
09. Juveniles Held (Girls)20113 
10. Persons Held Unsentenced or in Pre-trial detention 2011611 
11. Persons Held Unsentenced or in Pre-trial detention (percentage)201145 
12. Sentenced Persons Held2011708 
13. Foreign Citizens held2010281 
14. Foreign Citizens Held (percentage)201022 
15. Persons sentenced for Robbery 20125,445 
16. Persons sentenced for Robbery (percentage)2012340 
17. Persons sentenced for Robbery (Males)------ 
18. Persons sentenced for Robbery (Males, percentage)------ 
19. Persons sentenced for Robbery (Females)20080 
20. Persons sentenced for Robbery (Females, percentage)20080 
21. Persons sentenced for Homicide2008210 
22. Persons sentenced for Homicide (percentage) 200823 
23. Persons sentenced for Homicide (Males)------ 
24. Persons sentenced for Homicide (Males, percentage)------ 
25. Persons sentenced for Homicide (Females)------ 
26. Persons sentenced for Homicide (Females, percentage) ------ 
27. Persons held who were sentenced for drug related offences------ 
28. Persons held who were sentenced for drug related offences (percentage)------ 
29. Persons sentenced for drug related offences (Males) ------ 
30. Persons held who were sentenced for drug related offences (Males, percentage)------ 
31. Persons held who were sentenced for drug related offences (Females)------ 
32. Persons held who were sentenced for drug related offences (Females, percentage)------ 
33. Prison Staff of adult Prisons, Penal institutions or Correctional institutions2011441 
34. Male Prison Staff of adult Prisons, Penal institutions or Correctional institutions2011340 
35. Female Prison Staff of adult Prisons, Penal institutions or Correctional institutions2011101 
36. Prison Staff of juvenile Prisons, Penal institutions or Correctional institutions201148 
37. Male Prison Staff of juvenile Prisons, Penal institutions or Correctional institutions201124 
38. Female Prison Staff of juvenile Prisons, Penal institutions or Correctional institutions 201124 
39. Official Capacity of adult Prisons20111,348 
40. Prison occupancy rate (percentage)2011101 
41. Official capacity of juvenile Prisons, Penal institutions or Correctional institutions 20121,180 
07. Victimization Survey
 
    
01. Victimization Rate (%)201226.60 
02. Annual Prevalence Rate of Sexual Assault------ 
03. Women who experience violence (%)------ 
04. Women who experience sexual violence (%) ------ 
05. Prevalence of sexual violence by intimate partner------ 
06. Prevalence of rape by intimate partner ------ 
07. Annual Prevalence Rate of Robbery------ 
08. Annual Prevalence Rate of Burglary------ 
09. Annual Prevalence Rate of Car Theft------ 
10. Annual Prevalence Rate of Bribery------ 
11. Police Reporting Rate------ 
12. Police Reporting Rate for Car Theft------ 
13. Police Reporting Rate for Burglary------ 
14. Police Reporting Rate for Robbery------ 
15. Police Reporting Rate for Sexual Assault------ 
16. Police Reporting Rate for Bribery------ 
08. Demograhic Data
 
    
01. Total population 2013377 
02. Female Population (total)2013193 
03. Male Population (total)2013184 
* Alertamerica adopts the use of commas to indicate figures un the thousands (1,000) while points signal decimals (10.5).