This installment of Japan by the Numbers features crime statistics in Japan and comparisons to America. Japan has a well-earned reputation of being safe, and these statistics prove that. While non-violent crimes such as telephone fraud, pickpocketing and others are increasing, violent crime rates have been going down.
The number of the month is 0.04, the number of gun homicides per 100,000 people in Japan. The rate of gun homicides in America per 100,000 people is 4.43.
|Homicide Rate per 100,000 people|
|Homicide Rate by gun per 100,000 people|
|Auto Thefts per 100,000 people|
|Burglaries per 100,000 people|
|Assaults per 100,000 people|
|Robberies per 100,000 people|