The Top 5 Countries with the Most Femicide

  Country Femicide Rate
(per million population)
Femicide Incidence
1 El Salvador 129,43 437
2 Guatemala 92,74 603
3 Lithuania 51,32 93
4 Colombia 49,64 1,091
5 Honduras 44,64 155
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Sources:  Centro Reina Sofía para el Estudio de la Violencia. (2010). 3rd Annual Report: "Partner Violence against Women"

List Notes: Data is Top 5 Countries with the highest femicide rates for the year 2006. Violence against women used in the domestic or family context can be committed by many people (children, parents, etc.), however the perpetrators are usually intimate partners or ex-partners. Femicide is defined as: the act of killing a female, by a domestic partner, spouse, or a member of a criminal enterprise strictly because of their gender being female. Data is latest data available as of April 2015.
Countries with the Most Femicide

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