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06. Prison System
17. Persons sentenced for Robbery (Males)
"PERSONS SENTENCED FOR ROBBERY (MALES)" means the total number of Male persons who received a sentence for Robbery and are 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------ 
Argentina200324,430 
Bahamas------ 
Barbados200854 
Belize------ 
Bolivia------ 
Brazil2012146,018 
Canada------ 
Chile------ 
Colombia201329,374 
Costa Rica20093,460 
Dominica------ 
Dominican Republic20116,422 
Ecuador20043,356 
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Panama------ 
Paraguay------ 
Peru201113,888 
Saint Kitts and Nevis------ 
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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines------ 
Suriname------ 
Trinidad and Tobago------ 
United States------ 
Uruguay20102,979 
Venezuela------ 
Regions
 
    
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* Alertamerica adopts the use of commas to indicate figures un the thousands (1,000) while points signal decimals (10.5).