How Many Female Victims Are Killed by Family Members?

Homicide Victims Killed by Intimate Partners or Family Members (As % of Female Homicide Victims) (%), 2012 or latest
Law & Crime | December 30, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 32 countries in 2012, Iceland ranked the highest in homicide victims killed by intimate partners or family members as a share of female homicide victims with 100% followed by Montenegro and Albania. On the other end of the scale was Mongolia with 3.30%, Chile with 7.80% and Latvia with 10.2%.

Data for more countries are available at Homicide Victims Killed by Intimate Partners or Family Members (As % of Female Homicide Victims) indicator page.

Homicide Victims Killed by Intimate Partners or Family Members (As % of Female Homicide Victims) Unit 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Albania % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 60.9% 33.3% 26.3% 100% 78.9% ...
Canada % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 65.0% 57.0% 61.4% 63.6% 62.9% ...
Croatia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 43.8%
Czech Republic % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 69.1% 61.4% 55.3% 64.2% ...
Finland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 73.0% 77.6% 63.6% 79.4% 69.2% ...
Iceland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Italy % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 70.8% 69.1% 74.1% 75.1% 73.2% ...
Luxembourg % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 66.7% 66.7% ... 80.0% ... ...
Macedonia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 55.6% 63.6% 77.8% 75.0% 66.7% ...
Malta % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 100% 66.7% 100%
Montenegro % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
New Zealand % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 63.2% 39.1% 76.0% 54.5%
Slovenia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 33.3% 75.0% 80.0% 71.4% 37.5%
Sweden % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 65.5% ... ...
United Kingdom % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 57.7% 62.4% 64.9% 67.6% 65.7% ...