Posted on August 15, 2022

Murder Rate in Major US Cities Outpaces Ukraine’s Recorded Civilian Death Rate

Madeleine Hubbard, Just The News, August 11, 2022

Per capita murder rates in major U.S. cities such as Chicago, Baltimore and St. Louis are outpacing Ukraine’s recorded civilian death rate from Russia’s invasion.

According to the United Nations Human Rights office, 5,401 civilians have been killed in Ukraine since Russia’s attack began in February {snip}

With a population of about 41,167,300, Ukraine’s civilian death rate is 13.12 per 100,000 people  {snip}


{snip} Baltimore, which has a population of 576,498 as of July 2021 according to Census estimates, has seen 215 homicides so far in 2022, yielding a rate of 37.3 murders per 100,000 people.

St. Louis, with a population of 293,310 as of July of last year, has seen 112 homicides in 2022, putting the murder rate at 38.2 per 100,000.