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Assault

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The United States of America is the top country by assault in the world. As of 2015, assault in the United States of America was 764,449 that accounts for 37.20 % of the world's assault. The top 5 countries (others are France, Argentina, Germany, and Colombia) account for 68.33 % of it. The world's total assault was estimated at 2.06 million in 2015.

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What is assault?

'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)