Published On: Tue, Jul 10th, 2018

Top 10 Countries With The Highest Crime Rates In 2018

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Crimes rates all over the world have grown up over the past few years. May it be Murder, Kidnapping, Robbery, Hijacking, Suicide Bombing, Target Killing and even sexual crimes like rape, all these terrible crimes are at currently at the highest levels that they have ever been.

The reason for this increase in the crime rates is the rich countries are getting richer and the third world countries keep getting poorer. There is a recession all over the world; many people are job less without an income, any shelter or even food.

All this is making the people desperate, desperate for things like money, resources and by getting these in the unlawful ways is the easiest way for them.

Currently the countries with the highest crime rates in the world include Belgium, Sweden, France, Germany and India. And even some surprising ones like USA and UK.

10: Belgium

Belgium is a surprising country on this list. Although it is a fairly peaceful country however it is one of the top 10 countries with the highest crime rates in the world 2018. These crimes are not the serious ones like murder and kidnapping but the smaller ones also known as the street crime. Armed street robberies are common in the dark quiet alleys and especially at night. Other than this pick pocketing is also very common especially in public places and market places even in the day time.

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09: Sweden

Sweden is a popular county particularly because of it natural beauty and landscapes and is often flooded with tourists. However people often don’t know about the dark side of Sweden. The Rapes cases in Sweden have highly gone up over the last few years so much so that in the year 2010 the totally rape and sexual assault cases were almost reaching a totally of 6000. It is said that if this rate continues for a few more years Sweden may actually be called The Rape Capital of the world.

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08: France

France is a popular country with some beautiful cities like Paris, which is also called the city of love. People all over the world visit France to admire its beauty however it is surprising to know the it is amongst the top 10 countries with the highest crime rates in the world. These crimes include theft, robbery especially by the local people referred to as the Frenchie’s. All these crimes are mostly addressed toward the tourist visiting from all over the world that are often drugged and robbed.

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07: Columbia

Columbia is sometime also referred to as the Drug Capital of the world. And it is not at all surprising as that is how this country is often depicted in the mass media specially movies and drama. The country is filled with drug dealers, high scale drug suppliers, drug harvesters and naturally drug addicts. The crimes are mainly due to these drug dealers including the various gang wars as well. This is proved by the fact that the total drug value in Columbia lone is close to some $10 billion US Dollars.

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06: Jamaica

Jamaica is high in the list of the top 10 counties with the highest crime rates in the world for the years 2018. Although Weed and Marijuana are legalized by the government of Jamaica and are very commonly used by the citizens this is not the main reason for their high crime rates. It is basically the Jamaican culture that puts it high on the list. It is part of every Jamaicans family culture to be very tough and dangerous looking to dominate and the society and this in turn leads to crimes of all kinds.

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05: Germany

Although the crime rates of Germany have been the lowest this year as compared to the previous years it Is still high on the list of the top 10 countries with the highest crime rates in the world in 2018. The reason for this mainly is a steep increase in what are called the “anti-Semitic attacks”. These attacks have risen up by a total of 2.5 per cent. This means there were approximately 1,504 crime cases is Germany for the year 2017 alone.

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04: United Kingdom

Although United Kingdom seems to be a very peaceful country where students all over the world come to complete their higher education and tourist visit just to have a sight of the mighty Buckingham Palace, UK too is very high up in the list due to its high and steep increase in crime rates. These crimes usually occur in London only as compared to all the other cities. The crimes include those like Bike Robbery, Public Protests, Armed Robberies, Burglaries and public turbulences.

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03: Brazil

Brazil is a popular country known because of its football team and its natural beauty however it too has a surprisingly high numbers of crimes in the year 2018. The main crime committed in Brazil is that of Murder and target killing, so much so that it is also referred to as the murder capital of the world. The reason for this may be the accessibility of the locals to some very dangerous guns like AK-47 and others which have become a status symbol in the country.

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02: India

India is the second most dangerous country in the world with the 2nd highest crime rates in the world. These crimes include those like robberies, burglaries and most commonly sexual assault and rape cases. The main reason for these crimes is basically the high poverty rate in India so much so that out of a total population of around 1.2 billion, 70 per cent belong to lower classes out of which many are even without shelter and food or proper income.

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01: United States Of America

Even though the united states of America is one of the super powers of the world and amognst the top countries amongst the first world country list, however it is a country with the highest crime rates in the world. The reason for this mainly is because over the years people from all over the world have immigrated to USA due to its economic status and benefits. But now it has become an extremely diverse country with people of all religions, cultures, ethnicities and beliefs. And the main reason for the crimes is the lack of tolerance amongst the people.

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