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Crime, Inequality

States with a Murder Rate Higher than Denmark’s

Description: New Hampshire is the state with the lowest murder rate (1.1 per 100,000 people). Denmark’s rate is 0.98 per 100,000 people.

Data: Murder rate by state1 and country2.


  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gun_violence_in_the_United_States_by_state
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_intentional_homicide_rate



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