Indian states and territories ranked by safety of women

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This is a list of States and Union Territories of India which is ranked according to the safety of women as of 2016 based on the number of reported sexual assault cases. The list is compiled from the 2016 Crime in India Report published by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), Government of India.

As of 2016, Delhi has the least safe State/UT with the highest cognizable crime rate of 160.4 (per 100,000 persons) and Uttar Pradesh has the highest incidence of crime on women based on percentage of share [1]. Nagaland has the lowest crime rate against women. Lakshwadeep has the lowest incidence of crime based on the percentage of share.

S.No State/UT 2014 2015 2016 Percentage Share of State/UT (2016)[2] Rank Based on Incidence / % share (2016) Rate of Cognizable Crimes (2016) Rank Based on Crime Rate (2016)
1 Andra Pradesh 16526 15967 16362 4.8 8 63.5 09
2 Arunachal Pradesh 351 384 367 0.1 27 58.7 10
3 Assam 191969 23365 20869 6.2 6 131.3 2
4 Bihar 15393 13904 13400 4.0 12 26.6 29
5 Chhattisgarh 6301 5783 5947 1.8 16 45.9 18
6 Goa 508 392 371 0.1 26 40.5 20
7 Gujarat 10854 7777 8532 2.5 15 28.7 27
8 Haryana 9010 9511 9839 2.9 14 77.8 6
9 Himachal Pradesh 1529 1295 1222 0.4 22 35.2 24
10 Jammu and Kashmir 3327 3366 2850 0.8 20 47.8 16
11 Jharkhand 6086 6568 5453 1.6 17 33.2 25
12 Karnataka 14004 12775 14131 4.2 11 45.8 19
13 Kerala 11451 9767 10034 3.0 13 54.9 12
14 Madhya Pradesh 28756 24231 26604 7.8 5 71.1 8
15 Maharashtra 26818 31216 31388 9.3 3 54.6 13
16 Manipur 337 266 253 0.1 28 19.6 32
17 Meghalaya 390 337 372 0.1 25 27.0 28
18 Mizoram 258 158 120 0.0 30 23.2 30
19 Nagaland 68 91 105 0.0 32 9.2 36
20 Odisha 14651 17200 17837 5.3 7 84.5 3
21 Punjab 5481 5340 5105 1.5 18 38.0 22
22 Rajasthan 31216 28224 27422 8.1 4 78.3 5
23 Sikkim 111 53 153 0.0 29 50.3 15
24 Tamil Nadu 6354 5919 4463 1.3 19 12.9 1
25 Telangana 14147 15425 15374 4.5 9 83.7 4
26 Tripura 1618 1267 1013 0.3 23 53.9 14
27 Uttar Pradesh 38918 35908 49262 14.5 1 47.5 17
28 Uttarakhand 1413 1465 1588 0.5 21 30.4 26
29 West Bengal 38424 33318 32513 9.6 2 71.2 7
30 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 117 136 108 0.0 31 40.1 21
31 Chandigarh 434 468 414 0.1 24 56.7 11
32 Dadra and Nagar Haveli 21 25 28 0.0 35 14.4 33
33 Daman and Diu 16 29 41 0.0 34 37.3 23
34 Delhi 15319 17222 15310 4.5 10 160.4 34
35 Lakshwadeep 4 9 9 0.0 36 21.4 31
36 Puducherry 77 82 95 0.0 33 12.8 35

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  1. ^ "Crime in India 2016" (PDF). National Crime Record Bureau. Retrieved 1 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Crime in India 2016" (PDF). National Crime Record Bureau. Retrieved 1 February 2018.

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