Black Brazilians 2.6 Times More Likely To Be Murdered Than Non-Blacks

Blacks accounted for 77% of homicide victims in Brazil, at a rate of 29.2 per 100,000 inhabitants.
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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In 2019, Blacks accounted for 77% of homicide victims in Brazil, at a rate of 29.2 per 100,000 inhabitants.

Among non-Blacks, the rate stood at 11.2 per 100,000, meaning that a Black person's risk of being murdered is 2.6 times higher than that of a non-Black person.

The official "Black" classification in Brazil includes those who self-identify as Blacks ("negros") or as mulattos ("pardos"). Between 2009 and 2019, 623,439 people were victims of homicide in Brazil. Of these, 333,330, or 53% of the total, were . . .Story Source.

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