Homicide in Canada 2021: Infographic

The population of Canada is 38.25 million according to The World Bank per Google. In 2021, the country had 788 homicides. This represents 2.06 homicides per 100,000 population.

To put this figure in perspective, the US had a population of 332 million in 2021. Last year there were 22,900 homicides in the country according to the FBI. The homicide rate was 6.9 per 100,000 population. So the homicide rate in the US more than three times the rate in Canada, our northern neighbor.

With that said, the following infographic shows some additional facts about homicides in Canada in 2021:

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Source: Statscan

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