Top 10 Countries with Highest Rape Cases 2017


In this article, you will get information on top 10 countries with highest rape crimes. Rape is very bad and shameful crime for any nation and country in the world. Instead of being sex free countries it’s quite shocking but the truth is most of the developed countries like USA, UK and Germany are at the top in the list of top 10 countries with highest rape cases 2017. So let’s discuss regarding all those ten countries which hold most number of rape cases in the world.

Top 10 Countries with Highest Rape Cases

Top 10 Countries with Highest Rape Cases 2017

10. Australia

According to a study, in 2012, 51,200 Australians those who are of 18 years were the victim of sexual assault. The rape rate per 100,000 people is quite high in Australia. If we discuss the report of then we will find that 1 out of 6 Australian women have to face rape attempt. 16.4% ladies reporting raped by the unknown person.

9. Denmark and Finland

In Europe, you will find one out of three women who has suffered some form sexual assault and almost 5% women have been raped. According to a study of European Union Agency in 2014 approximately forty-seven percent ladies of Finland have suffered physical abuse and 52% of ladies in Denmark have suffered sexual abuse.

8. Canada

Canada also comes to the list of the highest rape cases countries. You will find almost 2,516,918 rape cases in this country which is just unbelievable. A report says that one girl or women among 17 are raped in this country. You will find almost 62% victims were injured during rape and 9% were disfigured which is quite bad.

7. New Zealand

New Zealand comes at no 7th position in the list of top 10 countries with highest rape cases. In 2013, popular Roast Buster scandal exposed the bitter truth about the rape in New Zealand. According to a study of British medical journal sex or rape cases in New Zealand is quite higher than other countries of the world. You will find 16.4% of female have faced sexual abuse or rape. According to a report, in New Zealand, in every two hours, you will find sex violence. It’s quite strange that one out of six boys and one out of three girls are sexual abused under the age of 16.

6. Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is quite ahead in the matter of rape cases. This is known as one of the country which face most number of rape crimes. A study says that in every 90 minutes one woman is raped in this country. As per the latest statistic in one month 500 women were sexually abused and almost 16 women being raped on the regular basis which is a sad thing for this country. UNICEF report says that 42 percent child rape cases are filed in Zimbabwe.

5. United Kingdom

Most of the people wish to travel the UK as this is one of the most advanced countries all over the world but you will not believe that this country also comes at the number 5 in the list of top countries with highest rape cases which is quite unbelievable. According to a study, almost 85k women are raped every year in this country and 400000 women come under sexually assaulted in this country which is quite strange.

4. India

 In India, you will find so many rape cases and it is rapidly increasing day by day. Rape is one of the common crimes in India. According to the report of National Crime Records Bureau in the year 2012 24,923 rape cases were reported and among them, 24,470 were committed by neighbors, relatives and family members. The latest report says that you will find a rape case in every 22 minutes in India. That’s why India is also one of the top 10 countries with highest rape crimes.

3. Sweden

You will find highest rape crimes in Sweden which is one of the highest in the world. If you study you will find one out of four women or girl victim of rape in this country. By 2010, the security agency of Sweden got 63% rape cases. In 2009 15,700 reported for sexual offenses in Sweden which is quite high and a shame for Sweden.

2. South Africa

South Africa comes in ranking 2 in rape cases. In 2012, almost 65,000 rape cases found in South Africa. A medical report says that many women or girls also admitted that they had raped more than one person. Mostly teens are facing problems in this country. According to study more than forty percent South African women will be sexually abused or raped in their life. The most strange thing is about 15% children under age of 11 are rape victims.

1. United states

You will not believe but this is the fact that the super power United States come at the top position in highest rape cases all over the world.  91% of females and 9% of males are victims and almost 99% rapists are male. A research says that 1 out of 6 women have faced an attempted rape in their life which is a matter of shame. In the USA, outdoor rape cases are not common however most of the rape attempts take places in the home.


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