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Brazil is the top country by homicides in the world. As of 2014, homicides in Brazil was 57,091 number that accounts for 20.30 % of the world's homicides. The top 5 countries (others are India, Mexico, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), and South Africa) account for 55.31 % of it. The world's total homicides was estimated at 281,250 number in 2014.

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

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