Crimes against Dalits in India

Every 18 minutes:

A crime is committed against a Dalit

Every day:

* 3 Dalit women are raped

* 2 Dalits are murdered & 2 Dalits Houses are burnt in India

* 11 Dalits are beaten

Every week:

* 13 Dalits are murdered

* 5 Dalits home or possessions are burnt

* 6 Dalits are kidnapped or abducted

Social and Economic condition of Dalits:

* 37 percent of Dalits living below poverty in India

* More than half (54%) of their children are undernourished in India

* 83 per 1000 live birth children born in Dalit community are probability of dying before the first birthday

* 45 percent of Dalits do not know read and write in India

* Dalits women burden double discrimination (gender and caste) in India

* Only 27 percent of Dalits women give institutional deliveries in India

* About one third of Dalit households do not have basic facilities

* Public health workers refused to visit Dalit homes in 33% of villages

* Dalits were prevented from entering police station in 27.6% of villages

* Dalit children had to sit separately while eating in 37.8% of Govt.

Crime Statistics against Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes

According to National Crime Records Bureau India Report

Uttar Pradesh reported 20.5% of total crimes against Scheduled Castes (6,144
out of 30,031) and Madhya Pradesh reported 27.1% of total (1,501 out of 5,532)
crimes against Scheduled Tribes in the country.
• Rajasthan reported the highest rate of crimes (6.5) against Scheduled Castes as
compared to the National  average of 2.6.

Cyber Crimes Statistics in India

According to National Crime Records Bureau India Report

Cyber Crimes (IT Act + IPC Sections) increased by 22.7% in 2007 as compared
to 2006 (from 453 in 2006 to 556 in 2007)
• Cyber Forgery 64.0% (217 out of total 339) and Cyber Fraud 21.5% (73 out of
339) were the main cases under IPC category for Cyber Crimes.

Property Crime Statistics

According to National Crime Records Bureau Report

• Property crimes accounted for 20.3% of total IPC crimes. Such crimes reported
an increase of 2.8% in 2007 over 2006.
• Auto Theft (1,00,255) cases accounted for 35.2% of all Theft cases (2,85,043).

Crime Statistics Against Children in India

• 7.6% increase was reported in incidence of crime against Children in 2007 over
2006. Cases of Child Rape went up by 6.9% during 2007 (5,045) over 2006
• A total of 6,377 cases of Kidnapping and Abduction of children were reported
during the year 2007 as compared to 5,102 cases in the previous year
accounting for a significant increase of 25.0%.

Crime Against Women in India

• Andhra Pradesh reported 13.3% of total such cases in the country (24,738 out of
1,85,312). Tripura reported the highest crime rate (30.7) closely followed by
Andhra Pradesh (30.3) as compared to the National average rate of 16.3.
• The proportion of IPC crimes committed against women towards total IPC crimes
has increased during last 5 years from 7.6% in 2003 to 8.8% during 2007.

Violent Crime Statistics India

• The share of violent crimes in total IPC crimes has decreased continuously from
11.5% in 2003 to 10.8% in 2007.
• Manipur (41.5), Daman & Diu (33.7), Dadra & Nagar Haveli (31.5), Assam (31.2)
and Kerala (31.0) reported higher violent crime rate compared to 19.0 at All-India

Crime Statistics in India

India Crime Report 2007

General Crime Statistics from National Crime Records Bureau India

A  total of 57,33,407 cognizable crimes comprising of 19,89,673 Indian Penal
Code (IPC) crimes and 37,43,734 Special & Local Laws (SLL) crimes were
reported, showing an increase of 12.4% over 2006 (51,02,460).

2011 Census Task facts

The 15th National Census exercise, since 1872, will see over 25 lakh officials capturing the socio-economic-cultural profile of its citizens. It will cost around Rs. 2,209 crore while the expenditure on NPR will be Rs. 3,539.24 crore. The exercise will also consume more than 11 million tonnes of paper.