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06. Prison System
15. Persons sentenced for Robbery
PERSONS SENTENCED FOR ROBBERY" means the total number of persons who received a sentence for Robbery and is held in Prisons, Penal institutions or Correctional institutions, for that sentence.
“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;
UN-CTS Survey 2016]


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Countries
 
    
Antigua and Barbuda------ 
Argentina201331,292 
Bahamas20125,445 
Barbados200854 
Belize------ 
Bolivia------ 
Brazil2012148,067 
Canada------ 
Chile------ 
Colombia201331,016 
Costa Rica------ 
Dominica201222 
Dominican Republic20114,181 
Ecuador20043,481 
El Salvador20134,285 
Grenada------ 
Guatemala20112,917 
Guyana------ 
Haiti------ 
Honduras20113,682 
Jamaica------ 
Mexico2009144,514 
Nicaragua------ 
Panama20125,047 
Paraguay------ 
Peru201215,411 
Saint Kitts and Nevis201233 
Saint Lucia201221 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines------ 
Suriname------ 
Trinidad and Tobago2011134 
United States2010285,437 
Uruguay20123,782 
Venezuela201114,065 
Regions
 
    
01. Americas------ 
02. Caribbean------ 
03. Central America------ 
04. North America------ 
05. South America------ 
* Alertamerica adopts the use of commas to indicate figures un the thousands (1,000) while points signal decimals (10.5).