Murder rate and the Gini coefficient
South Africa centric
This paper is not intended to be a scientific study but a collection of data gathered from various sources and an attempt is to determine if there is a basic correlation between the murder rate per country and distribution of wealth. The murder rate is measured in number of intentional deaths per 100, 000. A very prominent American businessman, Donald Trump, tweeted the following which created some reaction.
@realDonaldTrump – I really like Nelson Mandela but South Africa is a crime ridden mess that is just waiting to explode-not a good situation for the people!
This is just looking a little deeper into the current socio-economic issues and possible impact.
The Gini index measures the extent to which ...Read More