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Jamaica - Homicide rate

47.0 (cases per 100,000 population) in 2016

In 2016, homicide rate for Jamaica was 47 cases per 100,000 population. Though Jamaica homicide rate fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 2002 - 2016 period ending at 47 cases per 100,000 population in 2016.

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“Intentional homicide” is defined as unlawful death purposefully inflicted on a person by another person

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What is Jamaica homicide rate?

Date Value Change, %
2016 47.0 11.77 %
2015 42.1 19.79 %
2014 35.1 -16.62 %
2013 42.1 8.87 %
2012 38.7 -3.39 %
2011 40.0 -22.04 %
2010 51.4 -14.42 %
2009 60.0 3.44 %
2008 58.0 1.67 %
2007 57.1 17.56 %
2006 48.5 -20.40 %
2005 61.0