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05. Criminal Justice System
10. Rape (Persons prosecuted)
"RAPE (PERSONS PROSECUTED)" means the total number of alleged offenders against whom prosecution for rape was commenced in the reporting year. Alleged offenders may be prosecuted by the public prosecutor or the law enforcement agency responsible for prosecution, at the national level, irrespective of the case-ending decision.
RAPE”(ICCS 03011) is defined as "Sexual penetration without valid consent or with consent as a result of intimidation, force, fraud, coercion, threat, deception, use of drugs or alcohol, abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability, or the giving or receiving of benefits".
[Sources: United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (UN-CTS) 2016;
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]



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Countries
 
    
Antigua and Barbuda------ 
Argentina------ 
Bahamas------ 
Barbados20126 
Belize201016 
Bolivia20092,105 
Brazil------ 
Canada20133,431 
Chile20141,223 
Colombia20142,486 
Costa Rica20131,703 
Dominica------ 
Dominican Republic2011505 
Ecuador20141,235 
El Salvador2009975 
Grenada201033 
Guatemala20146,997 
Guyana2013110 
Haiti------ 
Honduras20141,005 
Jamaica------ 
Mexico201412,599 
Nicaragua2010858 
Panama2014657 
Paraguay2014419 
Peru201414,983 
Saint Kitts and Nevis------ 
Saint Lucia------ 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines------ 
Suriname------ 
Trinidad and Tobago2014108 
United States2014985 
Uruguay------ 
Venezuela------ 
Regions
 
    
01. Americas------ 
02. Caribbean------ 
03. Central America------ 
04. North America------ 
05. South America------ 
* Alertamerica adopts the use of commas to indicate figures un the thousands (1,000) while points signal decimals (10.5).