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MAPPING THE MURDER RATE 2011

A sad but nonetheless interesting infographic of murder rates throughout the world. The rates are per 100,000 of the population. The United States with a rate of 5 per 100,000 ranks close to Belarus, Peru and Thailand. Interestingly, it has a higher murder rate than Turkmenistan (4.4), Uzbekistan (3.1), Afghanistan (2.4) , Syria (3) and Iran (3).
The top 5 countries with the highest murder rates are:

http://thediagonal.com/2011/10/18/mapping-the-murder-rate/
The top 5 countries with the highest murder rates
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