Which Country Has the Most Assaults Recorded?

Number of Assaults Recorded by the Police, 2012 or latest
Law & Crime | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 64 countries in 2012, USA ranked the highest in number of assaults recorded by the police with 760,739 followed by Brazil and Germany. On the other end of the scale was Iceland with 74.0, Estonia with 99.0 and Georgia with 126.

Data for more countries are available at Number of Assaults Recorded by the Police indicator page.

Number of Assaults Recorded by the Police Unit 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Australia ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 68,019 71,972 71,914 ...
Belgium ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 70,886 74,289 76,299 77,635 77,653
Brazil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 652,778 649,027 649,996 651,879 715,702
Colombia ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 46,529 47,957 36,043 55,130 53,181
France ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 164,359 175,886 187,937 193,405 192,906
Germany ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 510,775 523,283 518,499 519,010 515,853
India ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 264,748 273,067 284,969 279,214 289,022 ... ...
Italy ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 59,143 63,602 65,791 65,611 64,866
Japan ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 64,989 62,952 59,932 56,102 56,140
Mexico ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 245,507 261,295 250,932 244,623 230,687
Netherlands ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 138,720 71,570 69,005 65,690 60,295
South Korea ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 281,928 294,728 305,465 315,731 292,347
Sweden ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 77,019 82,262 84,566 86,281 87,854
USA ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 874,096 866,358 843,683 812,514 781,844
United Kingdom ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 590,574 531,437 500,714 478,747 444,212