Physical violence by sharp object deaths

per 100,000 people, 1990–2017

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    1990 Ranking
    1. South Africa 20.84
    2. Swaziland 11.63
    3. Colombia 10.91
    4. Honduras 10.45
    5. Namibia 9.96
    6. Lesotho 9.25
    7. El Salvador 7.63
    8. Greenland 7.36
    9. Russia 6.69
    10. Haiti 6.54
    11. Kazakhstan 5.53
    12. Kyrgyzstan 5.31
    13. Cuba 5.18
    14. Guatemala 4.95
    15. Philippines 4.89
    16. Cape Verde 4.47
    17. Brazil 4.41
    18. Azerbaijan 4.39
    19. Estonia 4.34
    20. Papua New Guinea 4.30
    21. Bahamas 3.97
    22. Latvia 3.78
    23. Saint Lucia 3.63
    24. Nicaragua 3.61
    25. Afghanistan 3.32
    26. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 3.29
    27. Mexico 3.27
    28. Barbados 3.20
    29. Uzbekistan 3.12
    30. Dominican Republic 3.10
    31. Ecuador 3.00
    32. Ivory Coast 2.99
    33. Bolivia 2.77
    34. Lithuania 2.72
    35. Paraguay 2.72
    36. Belize 2.67
    37. Panama 2.67
    38. Seychelles 2.64
    39. Ukraine 2.64
    40. Dominica 2.62
    41. Mongolia 2.59
    42. Laos 2.58
    43. Guinea Bissau 2.52
    44. Jamaica 2.52
    45. Belarus 2.52
    46. Moldova 2.43
    47. Sri Lanka 2.40
    48. Marshall Islands 2.30
    49. Congo (Brazzaville) 2.30
    50. Trinidad and Tobago 2.23
    51. Suriname 2.23
    52. Turkmenistan 2.21
    53. Equatorial Guinea 2.20
    54. Central African Republic 2.18
    55. Thailand 2.18
    56. Northern Mariana Islands 2.16
    57. Tonga 2.15
    58. Chile 2.13
    59. Solomon Islands 2.03
    60. Ethiopia 2.00
    61. Guyana 2.00
    62. Zimbabwe 1.99
    63. Tajikistan 1.99
    64. Lebanon 1.95
    65. Gabon 1.91
    66. Micronesia 1.89
    67. Romania 1.84
    68. Burkina Faso 1.80
    69. Angola 1.74
    70. Timor Leste 1.73
    71. Niger 1.69
    72. Hungary 1.68
    73. Mali 1.68
    74. United States 1.65
    75. Taiwan 1.62
    76. Guinea 1.62
    77. Venezuela 1.61
    78. Bulgaria 1.60
    79. Puerto Rico 1.53
    80. Costa Rica 1.53
    81. China 1.52
    82. American Samoa 1.49
    83. Saint Thomas and Principe 1.47
    84. Cambodia 1.45
    85. Benin 1.40
    86. Mauritania 1.37
    87. Argentina 1.34
    88. North Korea 1.34
    89. Guam 1.34
    90. Finland 1.33
    91. Togo 1.33
    92. Eritrea 1.32
    93. Chad 1.30
    94. Vietnam 1.29
    95. Samoa 1.27
    96. Peru 1.22
    97. Bermuda 1.21
    98. Kenya 1.19
    99. Armenia 1.17
    100. Serbia 1.16
    101. Burma (Myanmar) 1.16
    102. Kiribati 1.16
    103. Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.15
    104. Montenegro 1.14
    105. Albania 1.13
    106. Rwanda 1.13
    107. Congo (Kinshasa) 1.12
    108. Djibouti 1.12
    109. Comoros 1.09
    110. Nigeria 1.05
    111. Poland 1.01
    112. Mozambique 1.00
    113. Cameroon 0.98
    114. India 0.97
    115. Botswana 0.96
    116. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 0.95
    117. Tanzania 0.94
    118. Georgia 0.93
    119. Croatia 0.92
    120. Yemen 0.89
    121. Zambia 0.88
    122. South Sudan 0.87
    123. Somalia 0.85
    124. Slovenia 0.84
    125. Slovakia 0.84
    126. South Korea 0.83
    127. Czech Republic 0.82
    128. New Zealand 0.82
    129. Antigua and Barbuda 0.77
    130. Australia 0.73
    131. Liberia 0.72
    132. Ghana 0.72
    133. Singapore 0.72
    134. Kuwait 0.72
    135. Pakistan 0.70
    136. Vanuatu 0.68
    137. Indonesia 0.68
    138. Canada 0.67
    139. Uganda 0.67
    140. Jordan 0.67
    141. Sweden 0.66
    142. Libya 0.62
    143. Luxembourg 0.56
    144. Mauritius 0.56
    145. Malaysia 0.56
    146. Portugal 0.54
    147. Turkey 0.54
    148. Israel 0.53
    149. Netherlands 0.50
    150. Grenada 0.50
    151. Qatar 0.49
    152. Algeria 0.49
    153. Brunei 0.48
    154. Norway 0.47
    155. Sierra Leone 0.47
    156. Austria 0.46
    157. Cyprus 0.46
    158. Iraq 0.46
    159. Maldives 0.44
    160. Uruguay 0.43
    161. Syria 0.42
    162. United Arab Emirates 0.42
    163. Germany 0.40
    164. Gambia 0.40
    165. Belgium 0.38
    166. Senegal 0.38
    167. Fiji 0.38
    168. Denmark 0.38
    169. Spain 0.36
    170. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 0.36
    171. Switzerland 0.35
    172. Bhutan 0.35
    173. Bahrain 0.34
    174. Iceland 0.30
    175. Andorra 0.29
    176. Ireland 0.29
    177. Malawi 0.29
    178. France 0.29
    179. Malta 0.27
    180. West Bank and Gaza 0.27
    181. Italy 0.27
    182. United Kingdom 0.26
    183. Bangladesh 0.26
    184. Greece 0.25
    185. Japan 0.24
    186. Nepal 0.23
    187. Saudi Arabia 0.23
    188. Tunisia 0.20
    189. Iran 0.20
    190. Madagascar 0.20
    191. Morocco 0.18
    192. Egypt 0.16
    193. Burundi 0.14
    194. Oman 0.13
    195. Sudan 0.11
    2017 Ranking
    1. Lesotho 18.94
    2. South Africa 14.34
    3. Swaziland 11.38
    4. Honduras 10.41
    5. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 7.54
    6. Namibia 7.43
    7. Belize 7.42
    8. Jamaica 6.94
    9. El Salvador 6.81
    10. Saint Lucia 5.94
    11. Haiti 5.66
    12. Bahamas 5.40
    13. Colombia 5.30
    14. Philippines 5.27
    15. Cape Verde 5.19
    16. Dominican Republic 5.01
    17. Dominica 5.00
    18. Russia 4.96
    19. Guyana 4.89
    20. Brazil 4.89
    21. Trinidad and Tobago 4.24
    22. Cuba 4.18
    23. Kazakhstan 3.99
    24. Botswana 3.82
    25. Barbados 3.67
    26. Paraguay 3.53
    27. Ivory Coast 3.37
    28. Ecuador 3.35
    29. Guatemala 3.34
    30. Papua New Guinea 3.28
    31. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 3.26
    32. Ukraine 3.22
    33. Mexico 3.03
    34. Guinea Bissau 2.92
    35. Greenland 2.88
    36. Panama 2.85
    37. Mongolia 2.83
    38. Central African Republic 2.79
    39. Latvia 2.76
    40. Venezuela 2.68
    41. Seychelles 2.65
    42. Zimbabwe 2.65
    43. Nicaragua 2.53
    44. Suriname 2.53
    45. Chile 2.23
    46. Guinea 2.21
    47. Afghanistan 2.18
    48. Belarus 2.17
    49. Costa Rica 2.13
    50. Congo (Brazzaville) 2.03
    51. Azerbaijan 2.00
    52. Marshall Islands 2.00
    53. Kyrgyzstan 1.98
    54. Lithuania 1.97
    55. Chad 1.91
    56. Eritrea 1.91
    57. Estonia 1.90
    58. Gabon 1.88
    59. Togo 1.87
    60. Saint Thomas and Principe 1.87
    61. Turkmenistan 1.79
    62. Uzbekistan 1.78
    63. Uruguay 1.77
    64. Benin 1.76
    65. Mali 1.74
    66. Moldova 1.73
    67. Argentina 1.69
    68. Micronesia 1.67
    69. Niger 1.62
    70. Solomon Islands 1.62
    71. Bolivia 1.59
    72. Burkina Faso 1.55
    73. Guam 1.52
    74. Djibouti 1.47
    75. Comoros 1.45
    76. Somalia 1.44
    77. Mauritania 1.41
    78. Northern Mariana Islands 1.41
    79. Laos 1.36
    80. South Sudan 1.33
    81. Kenya 1.32
    82. Sri Lanka 1.28
    83. Equatorial Guinea 1.28
    84. Timor Leste 1.26
    85. Thailand 1.25
    86. Angola 1.17
    87. Tajikistan 1.17
    88. Nigeria 1.13
    89. Mauritius 1.13
    90. North Korea 1.13
    91. Georgia 1.12
    92. American Samoa 1.11
    93. Cambodia 1.10
    94. Congo (Kinshasa) 1.08
    95. Mozambique 1.08
    96. Ethiopia 1.06
    97. Antigua and Barbuda 1.05
    98. Vietnam 1.05
    99. Armenia 1.00
    100. Cameroon 0.92
    101. Samoa 0.90
    102. Tanzania 0.84
    103. Romania 0.84
    104. Kiribati 0.82
    105. Zambia 0.82
    106. Montenegro 0.81
    107. Lebanon 0.81
    108. Pakistan 0.80
    109. Puerto Rico 0.78
    110. United States 0.76
    111. Bermuda 0.74
    112. Peru 0.74
    113. Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.73
    114. India 0.72
    115. Liberia 0.71
    116. Burma (Myanmar) 0.71
    117. Ghana 0.70
    118. Turkey 0.67
    119. Uganda 0.67
    120. Slovakia 0.66
    121. Bulgaria 0.66
    122. Israel 0.65
    123. Tonga 0.63
    124. Poland 0.61
    125. Serbia 0.61
    126. Finland 0.60
    127. Vanuatu 0.58
    128. Yemen 0.57
    129. Syria 0.56
    130. West Bank and Gaza 0.53
    131. Australia 0.53
    132. Jordan 0.53
    133. Malaysia 0.52
    134. Canada 0.51
    135. Rwanda 0.51
    136. Fiji 0.48
    137. Hungary 0.48
    138. Iraq 0.47
    139. Grenada 0.47
    140. Sierra Leone 0.45
    141. Libya 0.45
    142. Maldives 0.45
    143. Qatar 0.44
    144. Indonesia 0.44
    145. New Zealand 0.44
    146. Belgium 0.42
    147. Brunei 0.41
    148. Portugal 0.41
    149. China 0.41
    150. Gambia 0.40
    151. Czech Republic 0.39
    152. Sweden 0.39
    153. Luxembourg 0.39
    154. Kuwait 0.38
    155. Greece 0.37
    156. Malta 0.37
    157. Senegal 0.36
    158. Croatia 0.35
    159. Cyprus 0.34
    160. Spain 0.34
    161. Albania 0.34
    162. Taiwan 0.33
    163. South Korea 0.32
    164. Nepal 0.32
    165. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 0.30
    166. Netherlands 0.29
    167. Slovenia 0.29
    168. Norway 0.28
    169. Germany 0.28
    170. Malawi 0.27
    171. Madagascar 0.25
    172. Denmark 0.24
    173. Morocco 0.24
    174. Saudi Arabia 0.24
    175. Bahrain 0.23
    176. United Arab Emirates 0.23
    177. Algeria 0.23
    178. France 0.22
    179. Italy 0.21
    180. Austria 0.21
    181. Sudan 0.20
    182. Bhutan 0.19
    183. Switzerland 0.18
    184. Ireland 0.17
    185. Iran 0.17
    186. Iceland 0.17
    187. Andorra 0.16
    188. Singapore 0.15
    189. Egypt 0.15
    190. Bangladesh 0.13
    191. Japan 0.12
    192. Tunisia 0.12
    193. United Kingdom 0.11
    194. Burundi 0.09
    195. Oman 0.09

    The number of deaths caused by physical violence by sharp object per 100,000 people. It is considered a type of interpersonal violence.

    Source: Global Health Data Exchange