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Assault rate

(cases per 100,000 population)

Guyana is the top country by assault rate in the world. As of 2015, assault rate in Guyana was 1,208.3 cases per 100,000 population. The top 5 countries also includes Cabo Verde, Belgium, Barbados, and Grenada.

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What is assault rate?

“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)