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03. Other Violent Crimes
07. Theft (ICCS 0502)
Total number of offences of "Theft" at the national level.
“THEFT” is defined as “Unlawfully taking or obtaining of property with the intent to permanently withhold it from a person or organization without consent and without the use of force, threat of force or violence, coercion or deception”.
INCLUSIONS: Theft of personal property (05022) where entry was lawfully gained; theft of personal property from a person (050221) or from a vehicle (050222); other theft of personal property (050229); theft of business property (05023); theft of movable public property that is not a vehicle (05024); theft of livestock (05025); theft of services (05026); Other acts of theft NOT involving the use of force or threat of force against a person (05029): theft of mail; theft by conversion.
EXCLUSIONS: “Theft” excludes Robbery (0401); Burglary (0501); and Theft of a motorized vehicle or parts thereof (05021), which are recorded separately. It also excludes possession of stolen goods or money; receiving, handling, disposing, selling or trafficking stolen goods; using stolen parts for producing other goods; concealment of stolen goods (0704); obtaining money or other benefit or evading a liability through deceit or dishonest conduct (0701); property damage (0504); theft of intellectual property (0503); identity theft (07019)
[Source: International Classification of Crime for Statistical Purposes (ICCS), UNODC, Mar 2015, p.58. Web: https://www.unodc.org/documents/data-and-analysis/statistics/crime/ICCS/ICCS_English_2016_web.pdf]


Please click on each row to view historical data
Command item
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Countries
 
    
Antigua and Barbuda------ 
Argentina2014462,968 
Bahamas20111,969 
Barbados20141,958 
Belize2011932 
Bolivia20125,200 
Brazil20131,784,745 
Canada2014489,137 
Chile2014192,210 
Colombia2014136,880 
Costa Rica201419,702 
Dominica200980 
Dominican Republic201424,483 
Ecuador201424,300 
El Salvador20147,533 
Grenada20141,348 
Guatemala20084,768 
Guyana20132,898 
Haiti------ 
Honduras20142,837 
Jamaica20132,090 
Mexico2014175,490 
Nicaragua201010,453 
Panama201421,252 
Paraguay201438,089 
Peru201489,599 
Saint Kitts and Nevis2010533 
Saint Lucia------ 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines20112,312 
Suriname200413,597 
Trinidad and Tobago20142,364 
United States20145,858,496 
Uruguay2014101,683 
Venezuela200850,842 
Regions
 
    
01. Americas20099,088,699 
02. Caribbean200910,756 
03. Central America200958,436 
04. North America20097,045,390 
05. South America20091,974,117 
* Alertamerica adopts the use of commas to indicate figures un the thousands (1,000) while points signal decimals (10.5).