Table 1. Serious Crimes Against Visitors and Residents, Barbados, 1989 - 1993a

 

 

                   1989          1990          1991          1992           1993

Murder             0(18)         0(30)         0(19)         0(19)          0(17)

Wounding (major)   3(272)        0(264)        6(346)        5(344)        2(364)

Rape               0(64)         0(71)         4(79)         5(85)          3(96)

Robbery          31(153)       46(293)      113(549)      126(827)       84(641)

Burglary/House

Breaking      215(2202)    207(2650)      92(2443)      86(2561)    108(3342)

Larceny-vehicle   61(560)       44(452)       25(504)       19(487)       11(487)

Larceny-person    67(221)       65(227)       85(335)       90(366)       44(209)

Larceny-accom.   218(409)      250(419)      232(401)      181(331)      202(388)

Larceny-beaches    87(NA)       100(NA)        63(NA)        64(NA)        58(NA)

 

 

 

Source:   The Royal Barbados Police Force

        a  Crimes against local residents are in brackets.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Table 2.  Visitor and Resident Victimization Rates (per 100,000), Barbados, 1989-1993a

 

 


                    1989              1990         1991             1992              1993


Violent Crime     Vis.    Res.   Vis.   Res.    Vis.   Res.    Vis.    Res.      Vis.   Res.


Murder             0      6.9      0    11.5      0     7.3      0      7.2     0      6.5

Wounding (major)  30.3    104.6      0   101.3  69.9   132.2   59.7    130.9     22.8    138.1

Rape               0     24.6      0    27.2  46.6    30.2   59.7     32.3     34.2     36.4

Robbery         313.3     58.9   508.7   112.4  1317.0   209.8  1503.2    314.7    958.0    243.3

 

Property Crime

Burglary/House

Breaking      2172.6   847.2   2289.1  1016.9  1072.3   933.5     1026.0    974.5   1231.8   1268.3

Larceny-vehicle  616.4   215.5    486.6   173.4 291.4   192.6 226.7    185.3    125.5    184.8

Larceny-person   677.0    85.0    718.8        87.1   990.7   128.0 1073.7    139.3    501.8     79.3

Larceny-accom.  2202.9   157.4   2764.6   160.8  2704.0   153.2    2159.4    126.0   2303.8    147.2

Larceny-beaches  879.1      NA   1108.8         NA   734.3     NA  763.5        NA    661.5       NA

 

Total Serious

Crime b        6012.5  1500.1   6767.8  1690.6  6491.9  1786.8  5142.0   1910.2   5177.9   2103.9

 

 

 

 

Sources:  Table 1; Caribbean Development Bank (1995); Central Bank of Barbados (1996).

a Visitor victimization rates calculated as: (No. Crimes/resident equivalent visitor population)      x 100,000.

     b Violent crime plus property crime; larceny from beaches is omitted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table 3.  Monthly Violent and Property Crime Rates (per 100,000), Barbados, 1990-1993

 

 

                        JAN      FEB      MAR      APR     MAY      JUN     JUL     AUG      SEPT     OCT     NOV     DEC

1990

Resident Equivalent

Visitor Population      10,073   11,106   9,739    10,111  7,589    6,752   9,820   9,158    6,063    7,120   9,638 11,066

Violent Crimea           59.6     54.0     10.3     69.2    26.4     88.9    30.5    54.6     82.5     112.4   41.5    0

Property Crimeb         883.6    621.3    790.6    662.6   1027.8   947.9   672.1   546.0    610.3    477.5   767.8   524.1

 

1991

Resident Equivalent

Visitor Population      9,353    9,961    9,161    8,908    7,732   6,471   9,706   8,852    5,946    7,057   8,620  10,189

Violent Crime           96.2     60.2     163.7    134.7    142.3   139.1   51.5    90.4     100.9    127.5   104.4   235.5

Property Crime          812.6    431.7    480.3    437.8    569.1   602.7    370.9   463.2   1,042.7  878.6   614.8   569.2

 

1992

Resident Equivalent

Visitor Population      8,870    9,615    8,182    8,701    6,800   6,752    9,890   9,331   6,884    7,059   8,613   9,780

Violent Crime           124.0    156.0    73.3     172.4    88.2    103.7    101.1   171.5   290.5    226.7   104.5   61.3

Property Crime          586.2    634.4    782.2    367.8    500.0   592.4    384.2   375.1   566.5    495.8   580.5   449.9

 

1993

Resident Equivalent

Visitor Population      8,876    10,125   8,720    8,966   7,320    6,792    9,865   8,958   6,871    7,650   9,589  11,358

Violent Crime           101.4    98.8     103.2    78.1    123.0    117.8    91.2    55.8    29.1     39.2    83.4   88.0

Property Crime          563.3    503.7    561.9    278.8   409.8    471.1    395.3   513.5   611.3    535.9   458.9  510.7

 

 

 

 

Sources: The Royal Barbados Police Force (1994); Central Bank or Barbados (1993, 1994 and 1995).

       a  Violent crime consists of murder, serious wounding, rape and robbery.  Most of the violent

          Crime against tourists in Barbados is robbery with the occasional serious wounding or rape.

          There were no murders of tourists between 1990-1993

       b  Property crime includes house breaking, burglary, larceny from motor vehicle, larceny from       person, larceny from accommodation, larceny from beach and other larceny.

 


 

 

 

 


 

   Table 3. Monthly Violent and Property Crime Rates (per 100,000),

                           Barbados, 1990-1993

 

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

1990

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Res.Equiv.

Visit.Pop.

10073

11106

9739

10111

7589

6752

9820

9158

6063

7120

9638

11066

Violenta

59.6

54.0

10.3

69.2

26.4

88.9

30.5

54.6

82.5

112.4

41.5

0

Propertyb

883.6

621.3

790.6

662.6

1028

947.9

672.1

546.0

610.3

477.5

767.8

524.1

1991

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Res. Equiv.

Visitor Pop.

9353

9961

9161

8908

7732

6471

9706

8852

5946

7057

8620

10189

Violent

96.2

60.22

163.7

134.7

142.3

139.1

51.5

90.4

100.9

127.5

104.4

235.5

Property

812.6

431.7

480.3

437.8

569.1

602.7

370.9

463.2

1043

878.6

614.8

596.2

1992

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Res. Equiv.

Visitor Pop.

8870

9615

8182

8701

6800

6752

9890

9331

6884

7059

8613

9780

Violent

124.0

156.0

73.3

172.4

88.2

103.7

101.1

171.5

290.5

226.7

104.5

61.3

Property

586.2

634.4

782.2

367.8

500.0

592.4

384.2

375.1

566.5

495.8

580.5

449.9

1993

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Res. Equiv.

Visitor Pop.

8876

10125

8720

8966

7320

6792

9865

8958

6871

7650

9589

11358

Violent

101.4

98.8

103.2

78.1

123.0

117.8

91.2

55.8

29.1

39.2

83.4

88.0

Property

563.3

503.7

561.9

278.8

409.8

471.1

395.3

513.5

611.3

535.9

458.9

510.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sources: The Royal Barbados Police Force (1994); Central Bank of Barbados (1993, 1994, 1995).

      

       a Violent crime consists of murder, serious wounding, rape and robbery. Most of the violent

         crime against tourists in Barbados is robbery with the occasional serious wounding or

         rape.  There were no murders of tourists between 1990-1993.

       b Property crime includes house breaking, burglary, larceny from motor vehicles, from

         persons, from accommodations, from beaches, and other larceny.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     Table 2.  Visitor and Resident Victimization Rates (per 100,000),

                            Barbados, 1989-1993a

 

 


 

                         1989               1990               1991               1992               1993

Violent Crime

 

Vis.

Res.

Vis.

Res.

Vis.

Res.

Vis.

Res.

Vis.

Res.

Murder

0

6.9

0

11.5

0

7.3

0

7.2

0

6.5

Major Wounding

30.3

104.6

0

101.3

69.9

132.2

59.7

130.9

22.8

138.1

Rape

0

24.6

0

27.2

46.6

30.2

59.7

32.3

34.2

36.4

Robbery

313.3

58.9

508.7

112.4

1317.0

209.8

1503.2

314.7

958.0

243.3

Property

Crime

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Burglary/

House Breaking

2172.6

847.2

2289.1

1016.9

1072.3

933.5

1026.0

974.5

1231.8

1268.3

Larceny Vehicle

616.4

215.5

486.6

173.4

291.4

192.6

226.7

185.3

125.5

184.8

Larceny Person

677.0

85.0

718.8

87.1

990.7

128.0

1073.7

1139.3

501.8

79.3

Larceny Accomm.

2202.9

157.4

2764.6

160.8

2704.0

153.2

2159.4

126.0

2303.8

147.2

Larceny Beach

879.1

NA

1108.8

NA

734.3

NA

763.5

NA

661.5

NA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Serious Crimeb

6012.5

1500.1

6767.8

1690.6

6491.9

1786.8

5142.0

1910.2

5177.9

2103.9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sources: Table 1; Caribbean Development Bank (1995); Central Bank of

           Barbados (1996).

 

       a   Visitor victimization rates calculated as:

                (No. Crimes/resident equivalent visitor population) x 100,000.

 

       b   Violent crime plus property crime; larceny from beaches is

           omitted.