Top 10 Rape Victim Countries in The World

Top 10 Rape Victim Countries in The World

10. Denmark and Finland

One in three women in Europe have suffered some form of physical or sexual assault and 5% are raped.
According to a 2014 study published by the European Union's Agency for Fundamental Rights, about 47% of women surveyed in Finland said they had experienced physical and/or sexual abuse; And 52% of women in Denmark had suffered physical and/or sexual abuse. Finland was one of the last countries in the European Union to criminalize marital rape, which made it illegal in 1994.

More than 1 in 10 of the women interviewed indicated that they experienced some form of sexual violence by an adult before the age of 15. One in 10 had experienced some form of sexual violence by the age of 15, with one in 20 being raped. And 1 in 5 had experienced physical and/or sexual violence from a current or previous partner. Only 13% of women reported their most serious incident to the police. (Source).

9. Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe ranks 9th with maximum rape crimes. At least one woman is raped in Zimbabwe every 90 minutes. According to the latest figures from Zimbabwe National Statistics (ZimStat), 500 women are sexually abused monthly – about 16 women were raped.
A total of 1524 cases were registered during the first 3 months of the year, which was higher than the 1285 reported in the same period last year. Of these alleged cases, 780 are children (aged 11 to 16 years), while 276 were children in the age group of 5 to 10 years. However, there are fears that the number could be higher as some cases are unproven. (Contact).

According to UNICEF, child rape in Zimbabwe accounts for 42 percent. It said the number of rape cases of minors declined from 2,192 in 2010 to 3,112 in 2014. Many other cases are likely to take place in an atmosphere of secrecy and denial.

8. Australia

Australia has a relatively high rate of rape per 100,000 people. During the past year, an estimated 51,200 Australians aged 18 years and older were victims of sexual assault. Nearly a third (30%) of victims of sexual assault had the most recent incident they reported to the police.
According to , 1 in 6 Australian women have suffered the torture of rape by a non-partner, compared to one in 14 women worldwide. It states that Australian women over the age of 15 are the victims of rape. Australia (along with New Zealand in the research) came in third place with 16.4% of women in the worldwide study reporting having been raped by someone other than a partner.

Karen Willis, executive officer of the NSW Rape Crisis Center, says more than 70% of these sexual assaults are perpetrated by family members, friends, work or school colleagues. 29% of rapes are committed by a woman meeting or being on a date. She said that just 1% of rapes are committed by strangers.

7. Canada

Among all violent crimes reported to the police, sexual assault saw a rapid increase in reported rates in Canada. According to the Huffingtonpost, there are 460,000 sexual assaults every year in the country. It said that out of every 1,000 sexual assault cases, 33 are reported to the police, and 29 are registered as offences.
One in 4 North American women face the torture of rape during their lifetime. 11% of women have been physically hurt. According to statistics, only 6% of incidents are reported to the police. More than 80% of the victims are women, maximum incidents occur in the home and 80% of the attackers are the victim's friends and family. Most disturbing is the fact that 83% of women with disabilities will be sexually assaulted in their lifetime. About all sexual assault victims, 17% are girls and 15% are boys under the age of 16.

6. New Zealand

In 2013, The Roast Busters scandal exposed the truth about rape in New Zealand. A group of West Auckland youths calling themselves the "Roast Bossers" allegedly tried to gang-rape the girls for drug use.
According to a report in the British Medical Journal, the Lancet sexual assault rate in New Zealand is much higher than the world average. This placed Australia in third place with 16.4% of the country's female population.

According to the Minister of Justice Publications Report; Sexual violence-related attacks are happening in New Zealand every two hours. Statistics now show that 1 in 3 girls and one in six boys are likely to be sexually abused before the age of 16.

Sexual assaults rose 15% in one year, and the number doubled in schools. Only 9 percent of sex crimes (recorded by the police) are committed in New Zealand. Of all reported cases, only 13% end in a conviction. 91% of rapes either go unreported, or victims are threatened by the police to drop complaints. (New Zealand Herald).

5. India

Rape and sexual violence is a major problem in India. According to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), crimes against women have increased by 7.5% since 2010. The number of reported rapes in the country of more than 1.2 billion people has increased from 24,923 in 2013 to 33,707 in 2012. Most of the rape victims are in the age group of 18 to 30 years. One in three victims is under 18, and one in ten is raped. 14. In India, a woman is being raped after 20 minutes.
As per 2013 statistics, New Delhi has the highest number of rape cases among Indian cities. Last year, an average of four rape cases were reported in the city. In total rape cases, New Delhi (1,636) is followed by Mumbai (391), Jaipur (192) and Pune (171). Madhya Pradesh has the highest among all other states, with an average of 11 rapes per day. Madhya Pradesh (4,335 cases) was followed by Rajasthan (3,285 cases), Maharashtra (3,063 cases) and Uttar Pradesh (3,050 rape cases).

Every day 93 women are being raped in the country. Most of the perpetrators are known to the victims – 31,807 (94%) were known to the accused, including neighbors (10782), other known persons (18171), relatives (2315) and parents (539). (times of India).

Most rapes go unlicensed in India and the rest of the world. According to Madiha Kark, an estimated 54% of rape crimes go unreported, while Mihir Srivastava estimates that 90% of rapes go unreported in India. (Source).

4. England and Wales

According to a report titled "An Overview of Sexual Crimes in England and Wales" released in 2013 by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), National Statistics (ONS) and the Home Office; There are about 85,000 rape victims per year in England and Wales - 73,000 women and 12,000 men, with about 230 cases every day. The report states that 1 out of every 5 women has experienced some form of sexual violence since the age of 16.

The number of rapes reported and recorded by the police is at its highest, with the overall crime in England and Wales increasing by 29 per cent, the BBC reports.

According to a study on young people (aged between 13-18) by the NSPCC, a third of girls and 16 percent of boys have experienced sexual violence and 250,000 teenage girls are victims of abuse at any given time. 12 percent of boys and 3 percent of girls reported having committed sexual violence against their partners.

3. USA

According to George Mason University, Worldwide Sexual Assault Statistics, 1 in 3 American women will be sexually abused in their lifetime. About 19.3% of women and 2% of men have been raped at least once in their lives. Additionally, an estimated 43.9% of women and 23.4% of men experienced other forms of sexual violence during their lifetime. Many victims of sexual abuse occurred at an early age, with about 79% being raped before the age of 25 and 40% before the age of 18. (usatoday).
According to RAIIN, every 107 seconds, someone in the United States is sexually assaulted. On average, 293,000 victims (12 years of age or older) are victims of sexual assault every year. 68% of sexual assaults are not reported to the police. 98% of rapists will not spend a day in jail.

2. Sweden

Sweden now has the second highest number of rapes in the world after South Africa, at 53.2 per 100,000. Statistics now show that 1 out of every 4 Swedish women is a victim of rape. If you look at the number of rapes, however, the increase is even worse. In 1975, the police had only 421 rapes - in 2014, it was 6,620. This is an increase of 1,472%. Sweden seems to be a much more dangerous place in the world for women.
Sweden has the highest rape rate in Europe. According to the Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention (Brå) in 2013, the Swedish police had 63 rape cases per 100,000 population.

According to advocates of the rape crisis in Sweden, 1 in 3 Swedish women are sexually assaulted by the time they leave their teens. During the first half of 2013, more than 1,000 Swedish women in Stockholm were reported to have been raped by Muslim immigrants; More than 300 of them were under the age of 15.

1. South Africa

With an estimated 500,000 rape cases every year, the country has one of the highest rape rates in the world. It is estimated that over 40% of South African women will be raped in their lifetime. The Medical Research Council has estimated that only 1 in 9 is reported rape. Thus the actual number of rapes is much higher than the numbers recorded by the police.