Cyprus’ assault-related death rate in 2016 was fifth highest in EU (table)

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The death rate from assault in Cyprus in 2016 was 1.3 per thousand, which is the fifth highest in the European Union and twice the EU 28 average of  0.6 per thousand according to figures released by Eurostat on Wednesday.

According to Eurostat 12 people — seven men and five women — died following assault in Cyprus in 2016.

Death is due to assault if it results from homicide or injuries inflicted by another person with intent to injure or kill.

Deaths related to legal interventions or to war are excluded.

Eurostat notes that from the 5.1 million...


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Cyprus’ assault-related death rate in 2016 was fifth highest in EU (table)


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