Somalia Crime Stats


Drugs > Annual cannabis use 2.5% 2002 4th out of 7
Drugs > Opiates use 0.2% 2004 15th out of 30
International Court of Justice > Current composition > Term End 2018 2018
Justice system > Punishment > Capital punishment (last execution year) 2,014 2014 1st out of 44
Murders > WHO 3.3 2004 105th out of 184
Punishment > Crimes possibly attracting life sentence Sodomy, adultery, crimes against humanity 2014
Punishment > Crimes requiring mandatory sentence Murder, rape, robbery 2014
Punishment > Life sentence under the age of 18 or 21 Yes 2014
Punishment > Maximum length of sentence None 2014
Punishment > Minimum life sentence to serve before eligibility for requesting parole Never 2014
Violent crime > Gun crime > Guns per 100 residents 9.1 2014 64th out of 170
Violent crime > Murder rate 138 2008 115th out of 184
Violent crime > Murder rate per million people 15.1 2008 138th out of 177
Violent crime > Murders 138 2008 115th out of 185
Violent crime > Murders per million people 15.1 2008 138th out of 178

SOURCES: https://www.unodc.org/documents/data-and-analysis/WDR2011/World_Drug_Report_2011_ebook.pdf, World Drug Report 2011, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), 2011, p. 217.; Wikipedia: List of countries by prevalence of opiates use ("World Drug Report 2011" . United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 2011. "World Drug Report 2006" . United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 2006. http://www.unodc.org/documents/wdr/WDR_2009/WDR2009_eng_web.pdf); Various sources compiled into Wikipedia's: International Court of Justice; Wikipedia: Capital punishment in Europe (Abolition); World Health Organisation.; Wikipedia: Life imprisonment (Summary by country); Annexe I of the Small Arms Survey 2007 ; United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Source tables; United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.


Somalia Crime Profiles (Subcategories)

Punishment 6 Violent crime 5

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