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02. Violent Crimes: Sexual Offenses
11. Sexual Offences against children (total)
Total number of "Sexual Offences against children", at the national level.
"SEXUAL OFFENCES AGAINST CHILDREN" means "Crimes of a sexual nature committed against children [according to the age defined by each country in the correspondent United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (UN-CTS) Metadata section]. These crimes should include child pornography, procuring a child for prostitution, statutory rape of a person below the age of consent and other offences related to the sexual exploitation of children".
[Source: United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (UN-CTS) 2015]
Note: Any cross-national comparison should be conducted with caution because of the differences that exist between the legal definitions of both "children" and offences in countries, the different methods of offence counting and recording and differences in the share of criminal offences that are not reported to or detected by law enforcement authorities.


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Countries
 
    
Antigua and Barbuda------ 
Argentina------ 
Bahamas2011176 
Barbados201438 
Belize201171 
Bolivia20124,062 
Brazil------ 
Canada20144,452 
Chile20147,685 
Colombia20148,702 
Costa Rica2014637 
Dominica------ 
Dominican Republic2014141 
Ecuador20143,550 
El Salvador20141,777 
Grenada20145 
Guatemala2014367 
Guyana201390 
Haiti------ 
Honduras20141,975 
Jamaica20141,825 
Mexico20144,073 
Nicaragua2010874 
Panama201383 
Paraguay20142,708 
Peru20144,043 
Saint Kitts and Nevis201027 
Saint Lucia------ 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines2011166 
Suriname------ 
Trinidad and Tobago2014373 
United States------ 
Uruguay20121,214 
Venezuela------ 
Regions
 
    
01. Americas200915,559 
02. Caribbean2009872 
03. Central America2009362 
04. North America20095,175 
05. South America20099,150 
* Alertamerica adopts the use of commas to indicate figures un the thousands (1,000) while points signal decimals (10.5).