How Many Victims Are Killed by Gangs?

Homicide Victims Killed by Gangs or Organised Criminal Groups (As % of Total) (%), 2012 or latest
Law & Crime | December 30, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 14 countries in 2012, Canada ranked the highest in homicide victims killed by gangs or organised criminal groups as a share of total victims with 34.4% followed by Sweden and Singapore. On the other end of the scale was Hungary with 0.800%, Bulgaria with 1.40% and Azerbaijan with 1.50%.

Data for more countries are available at Homicide Victims Killed by Gangs or Organised Criminal Groups (As % of Total) indicator page.

Homicide Victims Killed by Gangs or Organised Criminal Groups (As % of Total) Unit 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Azerbaijan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1.50% ... ...
Bulgaria % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2.20% 2.80% 1.20% 3.30% 2.70%
Canada % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 36.1% 42.3% 48.6% 45.2% 37.0% ...
Colombia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 5.10% 4.30% 3.80% 8.20% 9.10% ...
Finland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.800% ... 0.800% ... 0.900% ...
Hungary % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.600% 0.600% ... 1.40% ...
Italy % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 17.4% 18.9% 17.2% 15.3% 13.0% ...
Mongolia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 5.50% 5.70% 4.60% 1.70% ...
Poland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 3.20% 2.50% ...
Singapore % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 5.90% ... ... ... 10.5% ...
Slovenia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Spain % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Sweden % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 13.2% ... ...
USA % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 5.70% 4.40% 5.10% 5.80% 5.80% ...