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03. Other Violent Crimes
08. Theft (rate)
RATE of "Theft" offences, 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: Burglary (0501); Robbery (0401), 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)
RATES are calculated per 100,000 inhabitants. Some countries with less than 100,000 inhabitants have their rates presented for comparison. purpose.
[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
For population data: United Nations, Population Division.Web: http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/]


Please click on each row to view historical data
Command item
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Countries
 
    
Antigua and Barbuda------ 
Argentina2008715.06 
Bahamas2011567.44 
Barbados2014689.44 
Belize2011293.08 
Bolivia201250.05 
Brazil2013890.76 
Canada20131,383.93 
Chile20141,082.08 
Colombia2014286.41 
Costa Rica2014414.08 
Dominica2009108.11 
Dominican Republic2014235.28 
Ecuador2014152.80 
El Salvador20131,158.50 
Grenada201312.42 
Guatemala200834.84 
Guyana2013106.74 
Haiti------ 
Honduras201334.94 
Jamaica201375.37 
Mexico2014139.96 
Nicaragua2010179.54 
Panama2014549.43 
Paraguay2014581.25 
Peru2014289.28 
Saint Kitts and Nevis20101,025.00 
Saint Lucia------ 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines20112,121.10 
Suriname20042,752.43 
Trinidad and Tobago2014174.59 
United States20131,904.12 
Uruguay20142,973.19 
Venezuela2008182.00 
Regions
 
    
01. Americas20120.00 
02. Caribbean20120.00 
03. Central America20120.00 
04. North America20120.00 
05. South America20120.00 
* Alertamerica adopts the use of commas to indicate figures un the thousands (1,000) while points signal decimals (10.5).