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Thefts per 100,000 people, 2016:

The average for 2016 based on 74 countries was 783 thefts per 100,000 people. The highest value was in Denmark: 3949 thefts per 100,000 people and the lowest value was in Senegal: 1 thefts per 100,000 people. The indicator is available from 2003 to 2016. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: thefts per 100,000 people; Source: The UN office on drugs and crime
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Countries Theft rate, 2016 Global rank Available data
Denmark 3949 1 2003 - 2016
Sweden 3817 2 2003 - 2016
Uruguay 3205 3 2003 - 2016
Australia 2460 4 2003 - 2016
Grenada 2307 5 2005 - 2016
UK 2283 6 2003 - 2016
Bermuda 2190 7 2003 - 2016
France 2135 8 2003 - 2016
Finland 2081 9 2003 - 2016
Norway 1991 10 2003 - 2016
Netherlands 1791 11 2003 - 2016
USA 1750 12 2003 - 2016
Switzerland 1712 13 2003 - 2016
Austria 1650 14 2004 - 2016
Germany 1576 15 2003 - 2016
Canada 1409 16 2003 - 2016
Ireland 1372 17 2003 - 2016
Monaco 1080 18 2005 - 2016
Iceland 1043 19 2003 - 2016
Slovenia 1030 20 2003 - 2016
Chile 969 21 2005 - 2016
Hungary 960 22 2003 - 2016
Greece 909 23 2003 - 2016
Portugal 749 24 2003 - 2016
Latvia 739 25 2003 - 2016
Lithuania 685 26 2003 - 2016
Czechia 677 27 2003 - 2016
Puerto Rico 631 28 2008 - 2016
Paraguay 630 29 2008 - 2016
Guyana 623 30 2010 - 2016
Argentina 616 31 2005 - 2016
Barbados 597 32 2004 - 2016
Liechtenstein 521 33 2003 - 2016
Russia 512 34 2004 - 2016
Macao 480 35 2008 - 2016
Romania 466 36 2003 - 2016
Bulgaria 459 37 2003 - 2016
South Korea 400 38 2003 - 2016
Panama 396 39 2004 - 2016
Spain 351 40 2007 - 2016
Poland 331 41 2003 - 2016
Croatia 302 42 2003 - 2016
Mongolia 300 43 2003 - 2016
Peru 299 44 2003 - 2016
Guatemala 296 45 2004 - 2016
Japan 293 46 2004 - 2016
Slovakia 292 47 2003 - 2016
Serbia 254 48 2005 - 2016
Mexico 243 49 2004 - 2016
Singapore 243 50 2003 - 2016
Turkey 214 51 2003 - 2016
Belize 205 52 2005 - 2016
Armenia 194 53 2003 - 2016
Ecuador 194 54 2003 - 2016
Albania 192 55 2005 - 2016
Colombia 178 56 2004 - 2016
Kyrgyzstan 156 57 2003 - 2016
Bosnia & Herz. 128 58 2005 - 2016
Montenegro 81 59 2003 - 2016
Cyprus 62 60 2003 - 2016
UA Emirates 52 61 2003 - 2016
Philippines 48 62 2003 - 2016
Thailand 48 63 2005 - 2016
Honduras 34 64 2007 - 2016
Sri Lanka 30 65 2003 - 2016
Azerbaijan 25 66 2003 - 2016
Pakistan 21 67 2016 - 2016
Indonesia 10 68 2008 - 2016
Domin. Rep. 8 69 2012 - 2016
Jamaica 7 70 2012 - 2016
Burma 6 71 2009 - 2016
Nepal 4 72 2005 - 2016
Kenya 3 73 2004 - 2016
Senegal 1 74 2010 - 2016



Definition: Number of thefts incidents per 100,000 people per year.
3949
3817
3205
2460
2307
2283
2190
2135
2081
1991
1791
1750
1712
1650
1576
1409
1372
1080
1043
1030
969
960
909
749
739
685
677
631
630
623
616
597
521
512
480
466
459
400
396
351
331
302
300
299
296
293
292
254
243
243
214
205
194
194
192
178
156
128
81
62
52
48
48
34
30
25
21
10
8
7
6
4
3
1
0
987.3
1974.5
2961.8
3949
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