Table 1

Conservative estimate of intimate partner homicide (IPH; missing cases analysed as non-partner homicides)

Estimated prevalence of IPH % (IQR)
RegionTotal homicidesFemaleMaleMale and female
Worldwide492 34038.55 (30.84–45.31)6.28 (3.13–6.34)13.54 (9.24–18.23)
Africa486140.11 (38.55–41.67)4.12 (1.55–6.38)7.31 (5.65–18.31)
Americas511240.54 (7.51–54.84)0.43 (0.00–6.54)0.72 (0.64–9.65)
Eastern MediterraneanNo data14.41 (5.26–23.56)No dataNo data
High-income countries476 53741.19 (30.84–44.85)6.28 (3.13–6.34)14.92 (9.24–18.23)
Low-income and middle-income Europe41920.0 (1.82–37.78)3.59 (3.18–4.00)10.98 (9.68–12.28)
Southeast Asia60158.75 (58.75–58.75)0.87 (0.87–0.87)18.75 (11.26–18.75)
Western Pacific481019.12 (19.12–21.29)1.33 (1.33–2.78)4.82 (4.82–9.84)