Karachi’s rank improves from 6 to 94 on World Crime

 Karachi’s rank improves from 6 to 94 on World Crime

Karachi’s rank improves from 6 to 94 on World Crime Index

ISLAMABAD, 28 June: In a span of six years, Pakistan’s port city of Karachi has seen a vast improvement on the World Crime Index.

Its position going from number 6 among 374 cities in 2014, to 94 in 2021, primarily due to better policing and anti-crime efforts.

Countries with the Highest Crime Rates

The countries with the ten highest crime rates in the world are:

  • Venezuela (84.36)
  • Papua New Guinea (80.04)
  • South Africa (77.29)
  • Afghanistan (76.97)
  • Honduras (76.65)
  • Trinidad and Tobago (72.43)
  • Brazil (68.31)
  • Guyana (68.15)
  • El Salvador (67.84)
  • Syria (67.42)

Crime rate is calculated by dividing the number of reported crimes by the total population, and then the result is multiplied by 100,000.

The crime rates in each country. While there is no exact reason why crimes are committed, there are several factors attributed to high crime rates. High crime rates are seen in countries or areas with high poverty levels and low job availability.

Some of the world’s lowest crime rates are seen in Switzerland, Denmark, Norway, Japan, and New Zealand.

Each of these countries has very effective law enforcement, and Denmark, Norway, and Japan have some of the most restrictive gun laws in the world.

Read more: SC orders removal of encroachments from govt land in Karachi

The Supreme Court(SC) of Pakistan on Wednesday heard a case related to the construction of Nasla Tower located on Karachi’s Sharah-e- Quaideen and ordered its demolition.

During the proceedings, a senior member of the Board of Revenue told the court that a survey of government-owned land is underway, which will be completed within six months.

Expressing anger over the slow pace of work, the Chief Justice of Pakistan Gulzar Ahmed said that Karachi and Sindh have been “destroyed.”He said that the court needs an accurate record from the survey

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