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 recognizable Crime Rate as on 2012 and 2015, and represents the number of cognizable crimes occurred for every 100,000 persons. The list is compiled from the 2012 and 2015 Crime in India Report published by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), Government of India[1]

Kerala has the highest cognizable crime rate of 723.2 (per 100,000 persons) as of 2015 with 50.9% of the cases filed under "Causing Injuries under Rash Driving/ Road Rage",[2][3][4] while Nagaland recorded lowest rates of 55.1 (per 100,000 persons). Highest crime rate in Kerala is due to the peoples accessibility to the police stations and even the minor crimes are recorded unlike many other states where the police force is not very effective and the people are reluctant to lodge the complaints.

Rank State Cognizable Crime Rate (per 100,000) 2015[5] Cognizable Crime Rate (per 100,000) 2012
1 Kerala 723.2 343.6
2 Madhya Pradesh 348.3 298.8
3 Assam 321.8 250.0
4 Haryana 310.4 240.4
5 Telangana 290.7 -
6 Rajasthan 273.9 246.9
7 Tamil Nadu 271.2 294.8
8 Maharashtra 231.2 176.7
9 Arunachal Pradesh 227.8 192.1
10 Karnataka 224.0 222.5
11 Chhattisgarh 220.9 221.1
12 Andhra Pradesh 215.6 224.5
13 Mizoram 211.2 173.1
14 Gujarat 203.6 216.6
15 Himachal Pradesh 198.5 182.6
16 Odisha 197.3 164.8
17 West Bengal 193.0 178.2
18 Jammu and Kashmir 191.2 206.5
19 Bihar 171.6 147.4
20 Goa 156.4 196.7
21 Manipur 149.5 150.3
22 Meghalaya 148.2 96.1
23 Jharkhand 135.1 147.4
24 Punjab 131.2 127.4
25 Tripura 123.5 170.6
26 Sikkim 119.3 84.9
27 Uttar Pradesh 112.1 96.4
28 Uttarakhand 97.2 87.7
29 Nagaland 55.1 47.7
U/T Puducherry 209.1 291.0
U/T Delhi 175.8 283.3
U/T Chandigarh 186.5 235.4
U/T Andaman and Nicobar Islands 157.9 133.4
U/T Dadra and Nagar Haveli 64.4 84.6
U/T Daman and Diu 94.1 83.9
U/T Lakshwadeep 62.5 77.3

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Crime in India, 2012" (PDF). NCRB, Government of India. 2012. p. 200. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 20, 2014. Retrieved April 20, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Statistics 2015 India" (PDF). NCRB, India. Retrieved August 11, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Crime rate highest in Kerala". The Hindu. Retrieved April 20, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Kerala is country's most crime-prone state, NCRB statistics show". Times of India. Retrieved April 20, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Crime in India 2015" (PDF). National Crime Record Bureau. Retrieved 6 September 2016. 

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