Number of murders in Brazil drops in the first 9 months of 2022

The number of murders in Brazil will continue to fall in 2022.

The data are part of the national murder index created by the website g1, based on official data from the states and the Federal District (DF).

According to the survey, there were 30.2 thousand murders in the first nine months of this year, which represents a 3% drop compared to the same period in 2021.

Even so, the number is high: on average, 111 Brazilians were murdered every day between Jan. and Sep. this year.

Victims of the following crimes are counted in the number:

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