Beautiful and interesting cities with rich histories can be found around the world. Unfortunately, some cities are set apart not by their beauty or history but the relative safety of tourists in those cities. How can you know if a city is safe to visit? You may want to leave emotion and sentiment aside in favor of more objective data from the likes of international agencies such as UNODC or step into another's shoes and review experience-based data sources such as Numbeo.
A comparison of the Numbeo crime index to socio-economic indicators from the OECD shows that crime levels are higher on average in cities with higher youth dependency ratios and population density. In other words, if the number of young people (ages 14 and below) is high relative to the number of working-age people (ages 15-64) then the crime level in the city will probably be higher. The same scenario plays out with population density within a city: the greater the population living in a city's core areas, the higher the crime level.
87% of registered Dowry crimes are Harrasement/Torture. 8391 Dowry deaths (registered cases) happened in Modern India (2010). For more Crime against Woment statistics, refer Statistics from National Crime Records Bureau.
July 26, 2012 US is witnessing a decrease in crimes over last few years including the crimes involving guns and firarms, though in last few months there have been a couple of events making it to the front pages. Some interesting facts - California being the state with largest population also witnesses the maximum murders, robberies, assaults and murders involving firearms; and District of Colombia has the highest Firearms murders per 100,000 population. To get more detailed insights into the stats, Click here... Please click on the crime indicator in the dropdown in the toolbar to see more detailed statistics.