- 3,004 people were victims of homicide: 175 more than the same period last year, but 574 fewer victims than in 2019.
- Homicides increased by 6.2% with regard to the previous year
- Some 85.5% of homicide victims were male
- Female homicides increased by 5.8% with respect to 2021
third quarter 2022
- Eight out of ten homicides involve the use of firearms
- Out of every ten homicides between January and September 2022, six took place in very urban municipalities.
- Homicide, robbery and theft increased in mainly urban municipalities, and dropped in rural areas.
- Total incidence of crime registered a 6.1% increase with regard to 2020.
- Extortion (46.3%) is the most salient criminal activity in terms of incidence; however, robbery and theft (29.7%) also experienced gains in terms of crime incidence.
- Reports filed regarding cases of women and girls who were victims of violence against women, rape/aggravated rape, human trafficking and femicides had the highest number of complaints in the last seven years (2021).
- The rate of women and girls who were victims of rape/aggravated rape is 109 per 100,000 women (2021)
- At least four women and girls were reported missing each day (2021).
Source: National Statistics Institute, National Civil Police–Statistics Section, Public Ministry Integrated Case Management System (SICOMP)
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