Albania ranked first in Europe in women killings

Albania ranked first in Europe in women killings
 Albania ranks among the countries with the highest murder rate compared to the European Union. According to data released by Eurostat, the average homicide rate per 100,000 population is 0.6 in 2016, while in Albania this figure - according to INSTAT - reaches 3.5 murders per 100,000 people.

Albania ranks after countries like Latvia with a rate of 4.6 killings per 100,000 people and Lithuania with a rate of 3.6 killings per 100,000. According to data published by Eurostat, the homicide rate is higher in the East countries. Thus, Albania ranks behind Estonia with 2.7 killings, Romania with 1.6, Cyprus with 1.3, Croatia with 1.2. While the lowest rate has been registered in the UK with 0.1 killings per 100,000 inhabitants.

Eurostat estimates that the homicide rate has been declining since 2002. In 2016 the total number of homicides across the European Union was 3300, with the majority of victims (65%) being men.

Even in Albania in recent years the murder rate has been decreasing. The homicide rate for 2017 and 2018 stands at 2.3 homicide rates per 100,000 inhabitants. However, not all the EU data has yet been published for comparison.

Albania with the highest killings by intimate partners in Europe

Meanwhile, according to a UNODC report, Albania is the country with the highest rate of homicide by intimate partners in Europe. The data was published by the United Nations Office on Crime and Drugs (UNODC) in a recent report - Global Study on Gender-Related Homicide for Women and Girls.

According to charts published in this report, Albania had the highest rate of homicide by intimate partners, with 0.7 homicides per 100,000 women, according to data referring to 2016. This is the highest rate in Europe. Most of the murders of women in Albania are committed by their partners (in total, the killings of women are 1 per 100,000).

After Albania, Iceland is second with 0.6 killings per 100,000 women, followed by Croatia (0.5), Lithuania (0.5), Finland (0.4) and Switzerland (0.4).

In Europe, the highest killings of women are in Lithuania with 2.9 per 100,000 women, 0.5 of which by the intimate partners.
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