Costa Rica: Theft rate

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 Costa Rica

Thefts per 100,000 people

 Latest value 697
 Year 2013
 Measure thefts per 100,000 people
 Data availability 2003 - 2013
 Average 333
 Min - Max 167 - 697
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for Costa Rica from 2003 to 2013. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 333 thefts per 100,000 people with a minimum of 167 thefts per 100,000 people in 2003 and a maximum of 697 thefts per 100,000 people in 2013. The latest value from 2013 is 697 thefts per 100,000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2013 based on 93 countries is 854 thefts 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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Costa Rica - Theft rate - Recent values chart

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Costa Rica - Theft rate - historical chart - 2003-2013




Definition: Number of thefts incidents per 100,000 people per year.

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