All terrorist attacks in the world in the first five months 2017 does not exceed the amount of homicides registered in Brazil three weeks 2015. In 498 attacks, 3.314 people died, according to the survey maps and ESRI Story Lab PeaceTech. According to the Information System of the Ministry of Health Mortality, near 3,4 thousand people were murdered in Brazil every three weeks in 2015.
The comparison was made by the Institute of Applied Economic Research (Ipea) and the Brazilian Forum on Public Safety, that released today (4) Atlas of Violence 2017. The study counts 59.080 killings in the country 2015, and the researchers believe that the result consolidates a change of level, where violent deaths remain near 60 thousand homicides in 2014.
The records allow you to calculate a rate of 28,9 murders per 100 thousand Brazilians. Despite being 3,1% lower than in 2014, the ratio is 10,6% higher than that recorded in 2005.
The variation in homicide rates occurred unevenly in the country between 2005 e 2015. In six states of the North and Northeast, the rate increased by more than 100%, while throughout Southeast indicator fell. In Rio Grande do Norte, the homicide rate increased 232%. In Sao Paulo, there was a drop of 44,3%.
In addition to the southeastern states, there were decreases in homicide rates in Rondônia, Pernambuco, Mato Grosso do Sul and Paraná. Pernambuco is highlighted by research as a “island of decreasing homicides” amid a region where the rate increased with great intensity. nevertheless, to left of 36% obtained from 2007 e 2013 It was lost in part to an increase of 13,7% registered 2014 for 2015.
In absolute figures, Bahia recorded in 2015 the highest number of murders, with 6.012. The number is more than double the 2005, which was 2.881.
With a downward trend, São Paulo began in 2005 with 8.870 murders and fell 5.427 in 2015. Despite having the second largest absolute number, the state ended the year with the lowest homicide rate in the country, from 12,2 cases 100 thousand.
The survey also analyzes made at the municipal level and pointed out that, among Brazilian cities with more than 100 thousand, Altamira, no stop, We had the highest rate of homicides in the country 2015, with 105,2 cases for 100 thousand people.
Impacted by the construction of the Belo Monte Dam, the city, according to research, It is an example of how the rapid and uncontrolled growth may have implications on the level of crime.
At the other end of the table, the city of Jaragua do Sul, in Santa Catarina, is the municipality with more than 100 thousand that records the least lethal violence. There were five murders 2015 and a homicide rate 3,1 cases for each 100 thousand.