Brazil: Kidnapping rate

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 Brazil

Kidnappings per 100,000 people

 Latest value 0.2
 Year 2013
 Measure kidnappings per 100,000 people
 Data availability 2006 - 2013
 Average 0.2
 Min - Max 0.1 - 0.3
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 2006 to 2013. The average value for Brazil during that period was 0.2 kidnappings per 100,000 people with a minimum of 0.1 kidnappings per 100,000 people in 2008 and a maximum of 0.3 kidnappings per 100,000 people in 2006. The latest value from 2013 is 0.2 kidnappings per 100,000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2013 based on 83 countries is 1.7 kidnappings per 100,000 people. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Number of kidnappings per 100,000 people per year.

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