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Brazil: Amazonas State has the highest violent death rate; São Paulo State has the lowest

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After registering a 54% increase in murders, Amazonas became the state with the highest violent death rate in Brazil in 2021. There were 36.8 victims per 100,000 inhabitants. At the other end of the list is São Paulo, with 6.6.

G1 conducted the survey in partnership with the Brazilian Forum for Public Safety (FBSP) and the Nucleus for the Study of Violence at São Paulo University (USP) based on data from 26 states and the Federal District.

The Northern and Northeastern states top the list of those with more murders per . . .

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