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Is JAMAICA Safe? Crime Rate Explained.


People keep hearing that Jamaica has a high murder rate and how dangerous Jamaica is. However, how much of it is true, and what it actually means for an average person visiting Jamaica on a holiday or living in Jamaica? This video is designed to help people understand how crime statistics work.

00:00 Introduction
01:22 How we know about crime
04:05 Statistical Data and Manipulation
07:56 Statistical Data and Jamaica
08:45 Is the world a safe or dangerous place?
10:21 How crime rate and homicide rate is calculated?
14:55 Jamaica VS other countries
18:45 Why crime is going down in some countries, but not the others?

PS. I’m originally from Ukraine and I’ve been living in Jamaica since 2014.