How safe is Costa Rica?

Statistics about intentional homicides in Costa Rica.

Intentional homicide rate of Costa Rica

Intentional homicide2011, source: Poder Judicial de Costa Rica

Homicides in Costa Rica by area

Homicides in Costa Rica by area 2011, source: Poder Judicial de Costa Rica

 

Cause of death

Cause of death 2011, source: Poder Judicial de Costa Rica

 

Country
Rate
Count
Region
Subregion
Honduras 91.6 7104 Americas Central America
El Salvador 69.2 4308 Americas Central America
Jamaica 52.2 1430 Americas Caribbean
Venezuela 45.1 13080 Americas South America
Belize 41.4 129 Americas Central America
U.S. Virgin Islands 39.2 43 Americas Caribbean
Guatemala 38.5 5681 Americas Central America
Trinidad and Tobago 35.2 472 Americas Caribbean
Colombia 33.4 15459 Americas South America
South Africa 31.8 15940 Africa Southern Africa
Bahamas 27.4 94 Americas Caribbean
Puerto Rico 26.2 983 Americas Caribbean
Saint Lucia 25.2 44 Americas Caribbean
Dominican Republic 25.0 2513 Americas Caribbean
Tanzania 24.5 10357 Africa Eastern Africa
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 22.9 25 Americas Caribbean
Mexico 22.7 25757 Americas Northern America
Ethiopia 22.5 20239 Africa Eastern Africa
Guinea 22.5 2152 Africa Western Africa
Dominica 22.1 15 Americas Caribbean
Burundi 21.7 1726 Africa Eastern Africa
Panama 21.6 759 Americas Central America
Brazil 21.0 40974 Americas South America
Cameroon 19.7 3700 Africa Middle Africa
Montserrat 19.7 1 Americas Caribbean
Greenland 19.2 11 Europe Northern Europe
North Korea 15.2 3658 Asia Eastern Asia
Nicaragua 13.6 785 Americas Central America
French Guiana 13.3 30 Americas South America
Papua New Guinea 13.0 854 Oceania Melanesia
Bermuda 12.3 8 Americas Northern America
Grenada 11.5 12 Americas Caribbean
Paraguay 11.5 741 Americas South America
Barbados 11.3 31 Americas Caribbean
Costa Rica 11.3 527 Americas Central America
Peru 10.3 2969 Americas South America
Russia 10.2 14574 Europe Eastern Europe
Bolivia 8.9 884 Americas South America
British Virgin Islands 8.6 2 Americas Caribbean
Cayman Islands 8.4 5 Americas Caribbean
Seychelles 8.3 7 Africa Eastern Africa
Madagascar 8.1 1588 Africa Eastern Africa
Indonesia 8.1 18963 Asia South-Eastern Asia
Guadeloupe 7.0 32 Americas Caribbean
Haiti 6.9 689 Americas Caribbean
Timor-Leste 6.9 75 Asia South-Eastern Asia
Anguilla 6.8 1 Americas Caribbean
Antigua and Barbuda 6.8 6 Americas Caribbean
Lithuania 6.6 219 Europe Northern Europe
Uruguay 5.9 199 Americas South America
Philippines 5.4 4947 Asia South-Eastern Asia
Cuba 5.0 563 Americas Caribbean
Belarus 4.9 473 Europe Eastern Europe
Thailand 4.8 3307 Asia South-Eastern Asia
Suriname 4.6 24 Americas South America
Laos 4.6 279 Asia South-Eastern Asia
Georgia 4.3 187 Europe Eastern Europe
Martinique 4.2 17 Americas Caribbean
United States 4.2 12996 Americas Northern America
Palestine 4.1 145 Asia Western Asia
Albania 4.0 127 Europe Southern Europe
Niger 3.8 552 Africa Western Africa
Solomon Islands 3.7 19 Oceania Melanesia
Sri Lanka 3.6 745 Asia Southern Asia
Montenegro 3.5 22 Europe Southern Europe
Djibouti 3.4 29 Africa Eastern Africa
Argentina 3.4 1360 Americas South America
Turkey 3.3 2320 Asia Western Asia
Chile 3.2 541 Americas South America
Taiwan 3.2 743 Asia Eastern Asia
Uzbekistan 3.1 831 Asia Central Asia
Latvia 3.1 70 Europe Northern Europe
Iran 3.0 2215 Asia Southern Asia
Libya 2.9 176 Africa Northern Africa
Nepal 2.8 818 Asia Southern Asia
Liechtenstein 2.8 1 Europe Western Europe
Fiji 2.8 23 Oceania Melanesia
Bangladesh 2.7 3988 Asia Southern Asia
South Korea 2.6 1251 Asia Eastern Asia
Mauritius 2.5 33 Africa Eastern Africa
Luxembourg 2.5 12 Europe Western Europe
Afghanistan 2.4 712 Asia Southern Asia
Malaysia 2.3 604 Asia South-Eastern Asia
Finland 2.2 118 Europe Northern Europe
Tajikistan 2.1 143 Asia Central Asia
Israel 2.1 159 Asia Western Asia
Iraq 2.0 608 Asia Western Asia
Bulgaria 2.0 147 Europe Eastern Europe
Canada 1.6 554 Americas Northern America
Vietnam 1.6 1346 Asia South-Eastern Asia
Maldives 1.6 5 Asia Southern Asia
Greece 1.5 176 Europe Southern Europe
Morocco 1.4 447 Africa Northern Africa
Croatia 1.4 62 Europe Southern Europe
Hungary 1.3 133 Europe Eastern Europe
Andorra 1.3 1 Europe Southern Europe
Egypt 1.2 992 Africa Northern Africa
Ireland 1.2 54 Europe Northern Europe
United Kingdom 1.2 722 Europe Northern Europe
Portugal 1.2 124 Europe Southern Europe
Serbia 1.2 123 Europe Southern Europe
France 1.1 682 Europe Western Europe
Netherlands 1.1 179 Europe Western Europe
China 1.0 13410 Asia Eastern Asia
Bhutan 1.0 7 Asia Southern Asia
Saudi Arabia 1.0 265 Asia Western Asia
Sweden 1.0 91 Europe Northern Europe
Malta 1.0 4 Europe Southern Europe
Australia 1.0 229 Oceania Australasia
Denmark 0.9 47 Europe Northern Europe
Italy 0.9 529 Europe Southern Europe
New Zealand 0.9 39 Oceania Australasia
United Arab Emirates 0.8 39 Asia Western Asia
Spain 0.8 390 Europe Southern Europe
Germany 0.8 690 Europe Western Europe
Switzerland 0.7 52 Europe Western Europe
Norway 0.6 29 Europe Northern Europe
Austria 0.6 56 Europe Western Europe
Japan 0.4 506 Asia Eastern Asia
Hong Kong 0.2 17 Asia Eastern Asia
Monaco 0.0 0 Europe Western Europe
Palau 0.0 0 Oceania Micronesia
Murder rates by country, count and rate per 100,000 population (2010), source: UNODC