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Old 12-25-2012, 11:26 PM
 
Location: Porto, Portugal
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China, Cuba, North Korea, Myanmar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Yemen. The crime rate is very near zero in those countries, which are by far the safest countries in the world in which to walk the streets in the middle of the night or go out and leave your house unlocked. Singapore would also be on the list.

The "crime rate" as compiled officially and widely published, is not at all a reliable indicator. Many countries with very high incidences of actual crime, such as Colombia, Zambia and Papua New Gunea, express very low crime rates to international agencies. Those figures are wildly unreliable, owing to a number of factors, such as the definition or reportable crime, the statistical classification of crimes, and the fact that in many crime-ridden countries, nobody reports crimes to the police, who are widely perceived as the enemy, and are to be avoided at all cost, and in fact the people most likely to commit crimes.



The true "Arab Countries" (as opposed to Muslim or Arabic-speaking countries like Pakistan or Egypt) have extremely low crime rates. Having lived for two years in Jordan, I can attest to that. Crime, particularly theft and robbery, were virtually unknown in that country. It was perfectly safe to leave belongings )or your keys)in your unlocked car. Alcoholism is nearly zero, as are the kinds of crimes associated with drunkenness, although people did get into fights for other reasons. The risk of rape was considered to be zero, as the penalty was immediate execution without the troublesome involvement of the police. Murder was essentially a civil crime, to be settled according to cultural traditions between the two families.

Large Arab cities are like small towns, everybody knows everybody, there are witnesses everywhere, suspects are guessed immediately, the police are thorough, and the punishment for crimes is severe.
I doubt, don't you think it's the other way around. Some of those are on the list of terrorism.
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Old 12-30-2012, 04:59 AM
 
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Default crime rate in muslim countries

sir.
I need to know the exact data and rate of crime in muslim countries
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Old 12-30-2012, 06:58 AM
 
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Often true, but not always. For 2000, the most recent year they seem to include Scandinavian nations, they listed Hungary, Ethiopia, Romania, and Belarus as having among the ten lowest "Gini Indexes" of economic inequality.

International Human Development Indicators - UNDP

Hungary and Romania's homicide rates are lower than the US's, but Belarus and Ethiopia have murder rates above ours. On top of that the fairly economically unequal Singapore is listed as low in homicide.

International Human Development Indicators - UNDP

You might think the disparities in wealth would still make Singapore have a high robbery rate, but that doesn't seem to be the case. Nor is it the case that all highly unequal Latin American nations have high robbery rates as Panama or Paraguay aren't too bad. Although the relationship with robbery might be closer as Belarus, Hungary, and Romania all appear to have a lower robbery rate than the US or Australia while the top rates do seem to be in Latin America.

International Human Development Indicators - UNDP
I think it's a combination of factors, income disparity being one. The others are the amount of poverty (you can have low income disparity yet high amounts of poverty), organized crime, and the prevalence of drugs and alcohol.
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Old 12-30-2012, 11:21 AM
 
Location: Chicago(Northside)
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Usa lol
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Old 12-30-2012, 12:13 PM
 
Location: M I N N E S O T A
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Usa lol
Some areas are pretty safe, like New England.
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Old 06-21-2013, 10:39 PM
 
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Default I lived in Jordan too.

I lived in Jordan 1998 to 2000, it felt safe as I witnesses people leaving there cars running, young people walking late at night through out the country, and businesses opening through out the night. as crazy as it sounds but I never felt as safe as I did in that middle eastern country..... I now live near Baltimore so go figure....
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Old 06-23-2013, 03:32 AM
 
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New Zealand.
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Old 06-23-2013, 06:01 AM
 
Location: Europe
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Here we have the map, dark= high crime rates and light low ones: It seems that Sweden is not in the lowest places in Europe, same as UK, France etc. In Russia it is very high.
In Greenland it is high too, same as Brazil, Myanmar, Mexico etc.
The lowest: Germany, Austria, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Norway, New Zealand etc.


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Old 06-23-2013, 06:25 AM
 
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^ That's Burma that's dark colored, not Thailand
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Old 06-23-2013, 06:36 AM
 
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^ That's Burma that's dark colored, not Thailand
Aha! true.
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