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3. Other Crimes
3.5.2 Theft (ICCS 0502), number of offences
Total number of offences of "Theft" 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: “Theft” excludes Robbery (0401); Burglary (0501); 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)

[Sources: 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
Data are provided by Member States through the United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (UN-CTS).]

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Countries
 
    
Antigua and Barbuda2018895 
Argentina2020228,284 
Bahamas2018831 
Barbados20181,681 
Belize201891 
Bolivia20185,057 
Brazil20182,204,299 
Canada2017521,812 
Chile2018172,232 
Colombia201889,628 
Costa Rica201826,873 
Dominica201821 
Dominican Republic20184,086 
Ecuador201829,582 
El Salvador20188,630 
Grenada20162,476 
Guatemala201848,470 
Guyana20181,407 
Haiti------ 
Honduras20183,915 
Jamaica2018713 
Mexico2018366,865 
Nicaragua201010,453 
Panama201816,526 
Paraguay201642,381 
Peru2018160,888 
Saint Kitts and Nevis2018435 
Saint Lucia2018908 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines20181,129 
Suriname20184,698 
Trinidad and Tobago20151,870 
United States20185,217,100 
Uruguay2018145,837 
Venezuela200850,842 
Regions
 
    
01. Americas20099,088,699 
02. Caribbean200910,756 
03. Central America200958,436 
04. North America20097,045,390 
05. South America20091,974,117 
* Alertamerica adopts the use of commas to indicate figures un the thousands (1,000) while points signal decimals (10.5).