Dominican Republic - Homicide rate

15.2 (cases per 100,000 population) in 2016

In 2016, homicide rate for Dominican Republic was 15.2 cases per 100,000 population. Homicide rate of Dominican Republic increased from 12.6 cases per 100,000 population in 2001 to 15.2 cases per 100,000 population in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 2.42 %.

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