Aug 23, 2013 at 06:44pm IST

Shame map of India: States with highest rate of crimes against women

Statistics from National Crime Records Bureau's Crime in India 2012 report plotted on a map of India to highlight which Indian states have the highest rate of crime against women. According to the statistics, Nagaland is the safest state in India for women, while its neighbour Assam is the most unsafe.

The rate of crime against women means the number of crimes against women per one lakh population of women. The statistics from the 2011 Actual Census (Provisional) women population have been used to calculate the crime rate.

Shame map of India - States with highest rates of crimes against women