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03. Other Violent Crimes
04. Robbery (rate)
RATE of "Robbery" offences, at the national level.
“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); extorsion or demanding a particular course of action through a written or verbal threat (02051)
RATES are calculated per 100,000 inhabitants. Some countries with less than 100,000 inhabitants have their rates presented for comparison purpose.
[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.
For population data: United Nations, Population Division. Web: http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/]


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Countries
 
    
Antigua and Barbuda2010140.45 
Argentina2008973.26 
Bahamas2011106.34 
Barbados2014100.35 
Belize2011153.15 
Bolivia2012138.70 
Brazil2013505.34 
Canada201366.13 
Chile2014598.67 
Colombia2014197.55 
Costa Rica20141,096.18 
Dominica20095.41 
Dominican Republic2014144.20 
Ecuador2014570.56 
El Salvador2013668.25 
Grenada20130.19 
Guatemala201346.86 
Guyana201356.39 
Haiti------ 
Honduras2013116.20 
Jamaica201481.32 
Mexico2014141.95 
Nicaragua2010488.30 
Panama2014253.05 
Paraguay2014309.86 
Peru2014250.54 
Saint Kitts and Nevis2010167.31 
Saint Lucia2010309.77 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines2013136.70 
Suriname2009320.04 
Trinidad and Tobago2014197.34 
United States2013109.16 
Uruguay2014543.19 
Venezuela2007106.00 
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).