Recorded cases of fatal violence 2000-2016
- 106 cases of fatal violence were recorded in Sweden in 2016. That's a drop of 6 compared to 2015, when 112 cases were recorded
- 69% of such cases where recorded in the big city regions of Stockholm, Väst (west) and Syd (south)
- The biggest statistical increase was in Region Syd (which includes Malmö), which showed a rise from 18 to 30 cases. The biggest drop was in Region Väst (which includes Gothenburg), from 34 to 17
Source: The Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention
Region Stockholm consists of Stockholm County and Gotland County.
Region Väst consists of Halland County and Västra Götalands County.
Region Syd consists Kalmar County, Blekinge County, Kronobergs County and Skåne County.