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United States of America - Homicide rate

4.9
(cases per 100,000 population)
in 2015

Though United States of America homicide rate fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 2001 - 2015 period ending at 4.88 cases per 100,000 population in 2015.

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“Intentional homicide” is defined as unlawful death purposefully inflicted on a person by another person

Date Value Change, %
2015 4.9 10.16 %
2014 4.4 -1.99 %
2013 4.5 -4.24 %
2012 4.7 0.64 %
2011 4.7 -1.26 %
2010 4.8 -5.19 %
2009 5.0 -7.39 %
2008 5.4 -4.75 %
2007 5.7 -1.90 %
2006 5.8 2.48 %
2005 5.7 2.73 %
2004 5.5