Sri Lanka: Kidnapping rate

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 Sri Lanka

Kidnappings per 100,000 people

 Latest value 1.4
 Year 2016
 Measure kidnappings per 100,000 people
 Data availability 2003 - 2016
 Average 2.0
 Min - Max 0.9 - 4.5
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for Sri Lanka from 2003 to 2016. The average value for Sri Lanka during that period was 2 kidnappings per 100,000 people with a minimum of 0.9 kidnappings per 100,000 people in 2011 and a maximum of 4.5 kidnappings per 100,000 people in 2004. The latest value from 2016 is 1.4 kidnappings per 100,000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 77 countries is 2.3 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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Recent values chart
Sri Lanka - Kidnapping rate - Recent values chart

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Sri Lanka - Kidnapping rate - historical chart - 2003-2016




Definition: Number of kidnappings per 100,000 people per year.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Kidnapping rate 1.4 2016 kidnappings per 100,000 people
 Robbery rate 17 2016 robberies per 100,000 people
 Imprisonment rate 99 2017 prisoners per 100,000 people
 Theft rate 30 2016 thefts per 100,000 people
 Homicide rate 2.3 2017 homicides per 100,000 people
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