Jan 11 2013

Violent Crime Stats: USA and Britain

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This guy points out that over the last 20 years, the violent crime rate in the US has decreased by 50%. See this chart from the FBI. Currently, the  rate is 386/100K.  The rate is double where the population is greater than 250K compared to the overall rate.

The population of England and Wales is 56M. Violent crime rate in the UK is 1361/100K. (762K /(56M/100K )). That is 350% higher than the US.