Lesotho: Kidnapping rate

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 Lesotho

Kidnappings per 100,000 people

 Latest value 3.1
 Year 2009
 Measure kidnappings per 100,000 people
 Data availability 2007 - 2009
 Average 2.8
 Min - Max 2.0 - 3.3
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for Lesotho from 2007 to 2009. The average value for Lesotho during that period was 2.8 kidnappings per 100,000 people with a minimum of 2 kidnappings per 100,000 people in 2008 and a maximum of 3.3 kidnappings per 100,000 people in 2007. The latest value from 2009 is 3.1 kidnappings per 100,000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2009 based on 98 countries is 2.0 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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 Kidnapping rate 3.1 2009 kidnappings per 100,000 people
 Robbery rate 64 2009 robberies per 100,000 people
 Imprisonment rate 98 2014 prisoners per 100,000 people
 Theft rate 226 2009 thefts per 100,000 people
 Homicide rate 41.2 2015 homicides per 100,000 people
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