Brazil - Assault rate

323.9 (cases per 100,000 population) in 2013

In 2013, assault rate for Brazil was 323.9 cases per 100,000 population. Though Brazil assault rate fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 2007 - 2013 period ending at 323.9 cases per 100,000 population in 2013.

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“Assault” means physical attack against the body of another person resulting in serious bodily injury; excluding indecent/sexual assault; threats and slapping/punching. 'Assault' leading to death should also be excluded. (UN-CTS M3.2)