Brazil is being the top country by homicides in the world. As of 2014, homicides in Brazil was 50,674 number that accounts for 21.41 % of the world's homicides. The top 5 countries (others are India, Mexico, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), and South Africa) account for 62.85 % of it. The world's total homicides was estimated at 236,739 number in 2014.
“Intentional homicide” is defined as unlawful death purposefully inflicted on a person by another person