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When I read the book I was quite instigated, so I decided to

compare some basic data, in a simple but interesting way.

Maybe here in Brazil staying at home is safer than going out

If you want to release a book in Brazil, some adjustments may be


The Institute of Applied Economic Research (Ipea) even compared

data on violence in Brazil and the world and concluded that all the
world's terrorist attacks in the first five months of 2017 do not
exceed the number of homicides registered in the country in three
weeks of 2015.

In Syria, for example, in four years, 256,000 people have been

killed. In Brazil, in the same period, almost 279 thousand.

The more than 61,500 murders committed in 2016 in Brazil are, in

numbers, lokks like of the deaths caused by the explosion of the
nuclear bomb that decimated the city of Nagasaki, Japan, in 1945
during World War II. Brazil in absolute numbers is the record
number of violent deaths.

The homicide rate in 2016 for every 100,000 inhabitants was 29.9 in
the country. Some capitals obscene rates such as: Aracaju, with
66.7, Belém, with 64, and Porto Alegre, with 64.1. Comparatively if
we take the number of killings in the United Kingdom by the end of
March 2016 we had a rate of 9.9 homicides per million people.

On the same basis of comparison, in the same unit we would have

an average rate in Brazil of 29.9 killings per hundred thousand
inhabitants against a rate of 0.99 in the United Kingdom. Differences
about 3000% between rates, and 6000% of differences in some

The World Health Organization released an estimate in May 2016 of

23.4 deaths from traffic accidents per 100,000 inhabitants in Brazil.
According to DPVAT (Personal Injury Caused by Land Vehicle
Vehicles) and one person per minute has permanent sequelae due
to accidents on roads and highways in Brazil. According to the
agency, the country had 600,000 permanent invalids. In the united
kingdom these rates is something around 5 deaths for every
100,000 inhabitants, ie a difference in rates of over 450%.

With an average of 700,000 records of occupational accidents per

year, Brazil is currently the 4th place in the world in terms of
accidents at work, behind only China, India and Indonesia.
In the period between 2007 and 2013. In this period, more than 5
million cases of occupational accidents in Brazil were recorded, of
which 19.4 thousand were deaths.

The fatality rate for work-related accidents per 100,000 workers was
11 in 2005 and in the United Kingdom it was around 0.8 over the
same period. About 1400% and difference.

Unfortunately, the most up-to-date data is difficult to obtain in Brazil.

The UK, on the other hand, had a decrease in the rate to close to
0.4 (2016/2017).