OECD and Malaysia: Assault Statistic

This time, let’s have a look at the assault (intentionally causing bodily injury to another) for some OECD countries and Malaysia:

a) Total Offences - Assault reported in year 2003 and the table for year 2000-2003

Assault /2003
Iceland - 1304
Luxembourg - 1362
Ireland - 3926
Malaysia - 4368
Switzerland - 6732
Greece - 7763
Denmark - 10894
Norway - 15085
Japan - 21937
Spain - 24588
Finland - 28862
Italy - 30644
New Zealand - 31691
Austria - 33654
Netherlands - 53489
Portugal - 55850
Belgium - 64419
Sweden - 65177
Germany - 132615
France - 134809
Australia - 157280
Canada - 236103
UK: England & Wales - 711524
US - 859030

b) Assault rate (per 100 000 population) for year 2003 and table for year 2000 to 2003.

Country/2003
Japan 17.2
Malaysia 17.9
Italy 53.2
Spain 58.5
Greece 70.4
Switzerland 91.7
Ireland 98.3
Germany 160.7
Denmark 202.2
France 224.6
US 295.4
Luxembourg 302.7
Norway 329.5
Netherlands 329.7
Austria 414.4
Iceland 450.8
Portugal 534.9
Finland 553.7
Belgium 620.8
Sweden 727.7
Canada 746.5
New Zealand 790.5
Australia 791.4
UK: England & Wales 1347.7

For the in-depth description of what is included and excluded from the criteria of crime assault, please refer to the sources as listed below.

Sources:

1. European countries: European Sourcebook on Crime, and cross-reference with some individual countries. See also UNODC: The Seventh United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and the Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (1998 – 2000).

2. US: Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics, Albany.

3. Malaysia: Polis Diraja Malaysia.

4. Australia: Australia Institute of Criminology.

5. New Zealand: New Zealand Police Statistic

6. Canada: Crime Statistic in Canada, Juristat

Picture: Another Rain Droplet

Uji 30.08.2007, originally uploaded by micpohling.

… Hanging on the lotus leaf :)
-Uji 30.08.2007

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