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03. Other Violent Crimes
03. Robbery (ICCS 0401)
Total number of offences of "Robbery", at the national level.
“ROBBERY” is defined as “Unlawfully taking or obtaining property with the use of force or threat of force against a person with intent to permanently or temporarily withhold it from a person or organization”.
INCLUSIONS: Theft with violence from the person (04011): mugging; bag-snatching with force; banditry; dacoity; robbery of valuables or goods in transit (04012); robbery of a car or vehicle in transit from the person operating the vehicle or its passengers (040121); of an establishment or institution (04013); of livestock (04014), and other acts of robbery involving the use of force or threat of force against a person (0409)
EXCLUSIONS: Burglary (0501); Theft (0502), and other acts only against property (05) without the use of force or threat of force against a person, as pick pocketing; assaults and threats (0201); possession of stolen goods or money (07049); receiving, handling, disposing, selling or trafficking stolen goods (07049); using stolen parts for producing other goods: car-rebirthing (07049); concealment of stolen goods (0704); property damage (0504); kidnapping (02022); extortion or demanding a particular course of action through a written or verbal threat (02051)
[Sources: International Classification of Crime for Statistical Purposes (ICCS), UNODC, Mar 2015, p.54. Web: https://www.unodc.org/documents/data-and-analysis/statistics/crime/ICCS/ICCS_English_2016_web.pdf;
United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (UN-CTS) 2016].

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Countries
 
    
Antigua and Barbuda2010125 
Argentina2008388,165 
Bahamas2011369 
Barbados2014285 
Belize2011487 
Bolivia201214,411 
Brazil20131,012,504 
Canada201420,924 
Chile2014106,342 
Colombia201494,411 
Costa Rica201452,156 
Dominica20094 
Dominican Republic201415,005 
Ecuador201490,736 
El Salvador20144,732 
Grenada201424 
Guatemala20143,113 
Guyana20131,531 
Haiti------ 
Honduras20148,917 
Jamaica20142,263 
Mexico2014177,990 
Nicaragua201028,429 
Panama20149,788 
Paraguay201420,305 
Peru201477,600 
Saint Kitts and Nevis201087 
Saint Lucia2010539 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines2013149 
Suriname20091,661 
Trinidad and Tobago20142,672 
United States2014325,802 
Uruguay201418,577 
Venezuela200729,132 
Regions
 
    
01. Americas20102,745,507 
02. Caribbean201036,966 
03. Central America2010100,696 
04. North America20101,130,001 
05. South America20101,477,844 
* Alertamerica adopts the use of commas to indicate figures un the thousands (1,000) while points signal decimals (10.5).