Indian states and territories ranking by crime rate

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This is a list of States and Union Territories of India ranked by the Cognizable Crime Rate as on 2012, and represents the number of cognizable crimes occurred for every 1,00,000 persons. The list is compiled from the 2012 Crime in India Report published by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), Government of India[1]

Kerala has the highest cognizable crime rate of 455.8 as on 2012,[2][3] while Nagaland recorded lowest rates.

Rank State Cognizable Crime Rate (per 1 lakh population) 2012
1 Kerala 455.8
2 Madhya Pradesh 298.8
3 Tamil Nadu 294.8
4 Assam 250.0
5 Haryana 240.4
6 Rajasthan 246.9
7 Andhra Pradesh 224.5
8 Karnataka 222.5
9 Chhattisgarh 221.1
10 Gujarat 216.6
11 Jammu and Kashmir 206.5
12 Goa 196.7
13 Arunachal Pradesh 192.1
14 Himachal Pradesh 182.6
15 West Bengal 178.2
16 Maharashtra 176.7
17 Mizoram 173.1
18 Tripura 170.6
19 Odisha 164.8
20 Manipur 150.3
21 Bihar 147.4
22 Jharkhand 127.8
23 Punjab 127.4
24 Uttar Pradesh 96.4
25 Meghalaya 96.1
26 Uttarakhand 87.7
27 Sikkim 84.9
28 Nagaland 47.7
U/T Puducherry 291.0
U/T Delhi 283.3
U/T Chandigarh 235.4
U/T Andaman and Nicobar Islands 133.4
U/T Dadra and Nagar Haveli 84.6
U/T Daman and Diu 83.9
U/T Lakshadweep 77.9

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Crime in India, 2012". NCRB, Government of India. 2012. p. 200. Retrieved April 20, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Crime rate highest in Kerala". The Hindu. Retrieved April 20, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Kerala is country’s most crime-prone state, NCRB statistics show". Times of India. Retrieved April 20, 2014. 

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