Homicide rate in Mexico

per 100,000 people, 1931–2018

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Data Item1931193219331934193519361937193819391940194119421943194419451946194719481949195019511952195319541955195619571958195919601961196219631964196519661967196819691970197119721973197419751976197719781979198019811982198319841985198619871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201320142015201620172018
Homicides per 10000050.7158.1445.2140.6544.7461.4760.1860.2659.1767.0451.4945.3045.6444.7647.6049.6850.6250.6449.2748.0944.5243.0937.8737.2035.5233.7232.4630.9133.0831.9529.2425.2621.6821.8219.8019.1919.5119.129.8617.5215.5914.4513.1213.9714.8215.6816.5317.3918.2418.2918.4519.1118.1517.1820.2021.0720.4419.4019.2917.8418.2619.6418.6318.0617.4815.9514.6514.5112.7911.0310.4010.059.909.039.469.838.2212.8117.8722.9323.9122.5219.7416.7017.2020.1026.0029.00

This data illustrates the falling rate of homicides in Mexico over the past 85 years despite the news headlines to the contrary.

Source: Steven Pinker (1931-2013) and the Wall Street Journal (2014-2018). Source: wsj.com