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02. Violent Crimes
08. Sexual Violence (rate)
RATE of offences of "Sexual Violence", at the national level.
"SEXUAL VIOLENCE” means any "Unwanted sexual act, attempt to obtain a sexual act, or contact or communication with unwanted sexual attention without valid consent or with consent as a result of intimidation, force, fraud, coercion, threat, deception, use of drugs or alcohol, or abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability".
INCLUDES "Rape" (03011); "Sexual Assault" (03012); and "Other Acts of Sexual Violence" (03019).
EXCLUSIONS: Sexual exploitation (0302), defined as “acts of abuse of a position of vulnerability, power or trust, or use of force or threat of force, for profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the prostitution or sexual acts of a person”; coercion (0205), defined as “demanding a particular course of action through the use of force, threat, intimidation, threat to reveal compromising information, or threat of defamation”; prostitution offences (08021): pornography offences (08022); other acts against public order sexual standards such as incest not amounting to rape and exhibitionism (0802); assaults and threats (0201); slavery and exploitation not amounting to injurious acts of a sexual nature (0203); trafficking in persons for sexual exploitation (02041); harassment and stalking (0208).
RATES are calculated per 100,000 inhabitants. Some countries with less than 100,000 inhabitants have their rates presented for comparison purpose.
[Source: International Classification of Crime for Statistical Purposes (ICCS), UNODC, Mar 2015, p.50. Web: https://www.unodc.org/documents/data-and-analysis/statistics/crime/ICCS/ICCS_English_2016_web.pdf
For population data: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. Web: http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/]

Please click on each row to view historical data
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Countries
 
    
Antigua and Barbuda------ 
Argentina200825.98 
Bahamas201168.59 
Barbados201457.75 
Belize201138.05 
Bolivia201135.06 
Brazil201328.08 
Canada201375.18 
Chile201470.84 
Colombia201426.47 
Costa Rica201432.98 
Dominica------ 
Dominican Republic20142.83 
Ecuador201419.02 
El Salvador2013389.13 
Grenada20131.44 
Guatemala20081.15 
Guyana201311.31 
Haiti------ 
Honduras201334.64 
Jamaica201481.60 
Mexico201432.16 
Nicaragua20105.60 
Panama201361.01 
Paraguay201465.13 
Peru201418.13 
Saint Kitts and Nevis2010119.23 
Saint Lucia------ 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines2013210.09 
Suriname------ 
Trinidad and Tobago201467.13 
United States------ 
Uruguay201445.15 
Venezuela------ 
Regions
 
    
01. Americas20120.00 
02. Caribbean20120.00 
03. Central America20120.00 
04. North America20120.00 
05. South America20120.00 
* Alertamerica adopts the use of commas to indicate figures un the thousands (1,000) while points signal decimals (10.5).