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Dec. 12, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Sweden, Tajikistan
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 0.5 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 0.29 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Sweden, Switzerland
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2016 was 0.59 per 100,000 population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brunei, Croatia, Djibouti, Fiji, Ghana, Iceland, Italy, Malaysia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Nepal, Paraguay, Qatar, Sweden, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela, Zambia
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

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Dec. 8, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Countries: Bolivia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Fiji, Guyana, Iceland, Mauritania, Namibia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, South Korea, Swaziland, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States
Variables: LRW-SCALE-4

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Nov. 13, 2018, 1:46 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guyana, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Korea, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vietnam
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Oct. 31, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: China, France, Georgia, Sweden
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 12.1 per 1000 population.
Oct. 29, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Countries: Sweden, United Kingdom
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to table 3 in the UN's most recent Population and Vital Statistics Report (last updated 2 January 2018), the live birth rate is 11.9 per 1000 people.
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:38 p.m.
Countries: Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

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Oct. 23, 2018, 2:36 p.m.
Countries: Austria, Belarus, Czech Republic, Italy, Kuwait, Sweden
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

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Oct. 23, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lesotho, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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Oct. 23, 2018, 2:21 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Maldives, Malta, Mexico, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Oct. 11, 2018, 7:24 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

The reported rape rate per 100,000 in 2015 was 56.69. This rate reflects the number of police recorded offenses (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 4.4 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 2.9 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 1.6 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 14.8 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 82.4 years, with the average life expectancy being 80.6 years for men and 84.1 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Oct. 4, 2018, 9:46 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

"In recent years, the number of reported sexual assault crimes in Sweden has grown, from less than one percent in 2012 to 2.4 percent in 2016" (para 1).
Oct. 4, 2018, 9:46 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"Last week, the Swedish parliament passed a law that defines any sex without explicit consent as rape. Under the previous law, prosecutors needed to demonstrate that a perpetrator used force, threats, or was taking advantage of a person’s vulnerable situation in order for a case to qualify as rape... Sweden’s justice minister said the change represents 'modern legislation based on modern relationships'" (para 1).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 3.0 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 1.6 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Austria, Belarus, Czech Republic, Italy, Kuwait, Sweden
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 4 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 82.4 years, with the average life expectancy being 80.7 years for men and 84.0 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 13.2 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 15.4 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 5.1 based on data from 2005-2014.
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"Gender-based discrimination in access to credit, owning or managing a business, and access to education and housing is prohibited and not commonly reported" (11).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"Authorities apprehended and prosecuted abusers in most cases of domestic violence" (10).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: PRN-LAW-1

"The law prohibits child pornography; penalties range from fines to six years in prison" (11).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"Women’s salaries averaged approximately 88 percent of those of men" (11).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: LRW-LAW-2

"Cases of a sensitive nature, including those involving children, rape, and national security, may be closed to the public" (4). "The law stipulates more severe penalties for repeated crimes and for cases in which the perpetrator had a close relationship with the victim. Penalties range from two to 10 years in prison" (10).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: CWC-DATA-4

"During the year many countries in the EU and Southeast Europe experienced an unprecedented wave of migration from the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, consisting of a mix of asylum seekers/potential refugees, economic migrants, and trafficking victims, among others" (7).