The numbers in the following chart of serial killers by gender worldwide reflect known information about serial killers’ gender for each decade. It is important to remember that these numbers represent caught serial killers.
Serial Killers By Gender Worldwide – Source of information: radford.edu
Based on known information, the number of male serial killers is much higher than women serial killers. However, judging by the numbers provided, we can notice a decrease of serial murderers especially in the last decade.
This can be because of evolved technology, science and forensics which are used currently.
Though the numbers for male serial killers is much higher, we can notice the same trend in both genders. There is a spike between 1970-1980 and 1990-2000 for both genders.
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