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03. Other Violent Crimes
09. Theft of a motorized land vehicle (ICCS 050211) or parts thereof (ICCS 050213)
“THEFT OF A MOTORIZED LAND VEHICLE” OR "PARTS THEREOF" is defined as unlawfully taking or obtaining a motorized land vehicle, or the theft of parts of a motorized land vehicle, with the intent to permanently withhold them from a person or organization without consent and without the use of force, threat of force or violence, coercion or deception.
“Motorized land vehicle” means all land vehicles with an engine that run on the road, including cars, motorcycles, buses, lorries, construction and agricultural vehicles.
“Parts of a land vehicle” are any element or replacement element specifically designed for a vehicle and essential to its operation, including engines, transmissions, tires and windows.
EXCLUSIONS: "Theft of a motorized land vehicle or parts thereof " should exclude the Illegal use of a motor vehicle with intent to temporarily deprive it from the owner without consent and without the use of force, threat of force or violence, coercion or deception (e.g.: joyriding) (050212); theft of personal property from a vehicle (050222); Robbery of a car or vehicle (040121) defined as “robbery of a vehicle in transit, from the person operating the vehicle or its passengers”.
[Source: International Classification of Crime for Statistical Purposes (ICCS), UNODC, Mar 2015, p.59, incl. footnote 95. Web: https://www.unodc.org/documents/data-and-analysis/statistics/crime/ICCS/ICCS_English_2016_web.pdf]


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Countries
 
    
Antigua and Barbuda------ 
Argentina200862,018 
Bahamas20111,330 
Barbados201492 
Belize201192 
Bolivia20125,613 
Brazil2013228,936 
Canada201473,964 
Chile201432,862 
Colombia201431,680 
Costa Rica20144,225 
Dominica------ 
Dominican Republic20145,987 
Ecuador201412,843 
El Salvador20141,371 
Grenada20120 
Guatemala201410,609 
Guyana201377 
Haiti------ 
Honduras2014703 
Jamaica2013576 
Mexico2014170,640 
Nicaragua2010388 
Panama2014805 
Paraguay20144,108 
Peru201417,986 
Saint Kitts and Nevis------ 
Saint Lucia------ 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines201143 
Suriname------ 
Trinidad and Tobago2014742 
United States2014689,527 
Uruguay201417,193 
Venezuela200736,827 
Regions
 
    
01. Americas2009176 
02. Caribbean200992 
03. Central America200955 
04. North America2009253 
05. South America200991 
* Alertamerica adopts the use of commas to indicate figures un the thousands (1,000) while points signal decimals (10.5).