Homicide of Blacks Grows 11.5 Percent in 11 Years; That of Others Drops 13 Percent

In terms of non-black Brazilians, the homicide rate is similar to that in Russia; for blacks it is similar to Guatemala. In 2018, violence against the LGBT+ population increased by 19.8 percent; the data are from the 2020 Violence Atlas.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In 2018, 75.7 percent of homicide victims in Brazil were black. In the historical context, between 2008 and 2018, the number of homicides of black people in the country increased by 11.5 percent, while among non-black people it . . .

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