Intentional homicides per 100,000 inhabitants reached 7.30 in 2009 in Pakistan, according to the United Nations. This is 1.36 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, intentional homicides per 100,000 inhabitants in Pakistan reached an all time high of 7.43 in 1998 and an all time low of 6.07 in 2005. When compared to Pakistan's main peers, intentional homicides per 100,000 inhabitants in India amounted to 3.40 and 3.00 in Iran in 2009.
Pakistan has been ranked 10th within the group of 61 countries we follow in terms of intentional homicides per 100,000 inhabitants, 10 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Intentional homicides are estimates of unlawful homicides purposely inflicted as a result of domestic disputes, interpersonal violence, violent conflicts over land resources, intergang violence over turf or control, and predatory violence and killing by armed groups.