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United States of America - Homicide rate

4.9 (cases per 100,000 population) in 2015

In 2015, homicide rate for United States of America was 4.9 cases per 100,000 population. Though United States of America homicide rate fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 2001 - 2015 period ending at 4.9 cases per 100,000 population in 2015.

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What is United States of America homicide rate?

Date Value Change, %
2015 4.9 10.16 %
2014 4.4 -1.99 %
2013 4.5 -4.24 %
2012 4.7 0.64 %
2011 4.7 -1.26 %
2010 4.8 -5.19 %
2009 5.0 -7.39 %
2008 5.4 -4.75 %
2007 5.7 -1.90 %
2006 5.8 2.48 %
2005 5.7 2.73 %
2004 5.5