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Crime > Auto theft: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Number of motor vehicle thefts (car thefts) recorded by police in that country per 100,000 population.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Switzerland 768.8 2006
2 Sweden 566.7 2006
3 New Zealand 563.2 2006
4 Italy 475 2006
5 Israel 469.4 2004
6 Australia 436.2 2004
7 Ireland 396 2006
8 United States 390.2 2006
9 The Bahamas 334 1997
10 France 323.4 2004
11 Malaysia 315.3 2006
12 Norway 312.6 2006
13 Scotland 293.1 2006
14 Finland 290.3 2006
15 Bahrain 289.3 2006
16 Denmark 281.9 2006
17 Spain 271.9 2006
18 Canada 268.3 2006
19 Portugal 231.3 2006
20 Cyprus 211.1 2006
21 Czech Republic 205.3 2006
22 South Africa 201.6 2002
23 Northern Ireland 196.3 2006
24 Belgium 180.4 2004
European Union average (profile) 178.84 2006
25 Iceland 150.3 2004
26 Malta 144.4 2006
27 Uruguay 140.7 2004
28 Greece 138.6 2006
29 Netherlands 138.3 2006
30 Mexico 136.8 2006
31 Iran 134.9 2004
32 Luxembourg 128.4 2002
33 Costa Rica 127.4 2006
34 Maldives 109.6 2004
35 Bulgaria 99 2006
36 Slovakia 96.9 2006
37 Latvia 95.1 2006
38 Lithuania 93.7 2006
39 Barbados 88.6 2000
40 Saudi Arabia 85.4 2002
41 Argentina 84.9 2006
42 Colombia 83.3 2000
43 Poland 80 2006
44 Mauritius 79.6 2006
45 Austria 78.5 2006
46 Hungary 73.8 2006
47 Bosnia and Herzegovina 64.5 2006
48 Guatemala 63 2000
49 Chile 57.9 2004
50 Kuwait 57.3 1996
51 Fiji 54.9 1997
52 Ecuador 53.7 2006
53 Germany 51.4 2006
54 Lebanon 47.8 2006
55 Estonia 46.5 2004
56 Turkey 45.9 2006
57 Croatia 45.8 2006
58 Brunei 44.8 2006
59 Slovenia 42.5 2006
60 Jordan 42.4 2006
61 Serbia and Montenegro 39 2006
62 Peru 38.7 2004
63 China 35.5 2000
=64 Thailand 35.1 2006
=64 Bolivia 35.1 2006
66 Dominican Republic 30.6 2006
67 Japan 28.3 2006
68 Lesotho 27.7 1997
69 Swaziland 27.5 2004
70 Hong Kong 25.4 2004
71 Paraguay 24.6 2006
72 Belize 21.5 2006
73 El Salvador 20.7 2006
74 Singapore 20.6 2006
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 19.67 2006
75 Panama 18.8 2006
76 Russia 17.8 2006
77 Tunisia 17.6 2002
78 Cote d'Ivoire 17.1 2000
79 Oman 17 2002
80 Belarus 16 2006
81 United Arab Emirates 14.3 2006
82 Indonesia 14.2 2000
83 Papua New Guinea 14 2000
84 Ukraine 11.9 2006
85 Jamaica 10 2000
86 Zimbabwe 8.8 2006
87 Suriname 8.1 2004
=88 Qatar 7.9 2004
=88 India 7.9 2006
90 Zambia 7.6 2000
91 Algeria 6.9 2006
92 Albania 6.4 2002
93 Romania 5.9 2006
=94 Syria 4.5 2006
=94 Yemen 4.5 2000
96 Morocco 4.4 2006
97 Armenia 4.3 2006
98 Sri Lanka 4.2 2004
=99 Georgia 4.1 2006
=99 Kyrgyzstan 4.1 2006
101 Moldova 3.7 2006
=102 Mongolia 3.6 2006
=102 Nicaragua 3.6 2006
104 Namibia 3.2 2002
105 Kazakhstan 3 2006
106 Uganda 2.1 1997
107 Azerbaijan 1.4 2006
108 Tanzania 0.8 1997
109 Bangladesh 0.7 2006
110 Tajikistan 0.6 2006
=111 Nepal 0.1 2006
=111 Pakistan 0.1 2000
=111 Kenya 0.1 2006
=111 Burma 0.1 2002
115 Turkmenistan 0.0 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Auto theft. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control International Statistics on Crime and Justice, 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Crime/Auto-theft

Crime > Auto theft: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Crime > Auto theft

  • Sweden ranked first for auto theft amongst European Union in 2006.
  • Switzerland ranked first for auto theft amongst Europe in 2006.
  • Italy ranked first for auto theft amongst NATO countries in 2006.
  • Czech Republic ranked first for auto theft amongst Eastern Europe in 2006.
  • United States ranked #4 for auto theft amongst Cold countries in 2006.
  • Latvia ranked first for auto theft amongst Former Soviet republics in 2006.
  • Japan ranked last for auto theft amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2006.
  • Malaysia ranked first for auto theft amongst Emerging markets in 2006.
  • All of the top 2 countries by auto theft are Christian.
  • Ireland ranked second for auto theft amongst Eurozone in 2006.
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