Murders in Brazil dropped in the first three months of 2022

Brazil had 10,200 violent deaths in the first quarter of the year, against 10,800 in the same period last year. The drop followed the trend of 2021, when the country registered a 7% decrease in the number of intentional violent deaths. A tool created by G1 tracks murders month by month.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The number of murders in Brazil continues to fall in 2022, according to the national homicide index created by G1, based on official data from 26 states and the Federal District.

There were 10,200 murders in the first three months of this year, representing a decrease of 6% compared to the same period last year.

The number includes victims of the following crimes:

  • intentional homicides (including femicides)
  • robberies . . .

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