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Brazil - Kidnapping rate

0.2
(cases per 100,000 population)
in 2013

Though Brazil kidnapping rate fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 2007 - 2013 period ending at 0.2 cases per 100,000 population in 2013.

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“Kidnapping” means unlawfully detaining a person or persons against their will (including through the use of force; threat; fraud or enticement) for the purpose of demanding for their liberation an illicit gain or any other economic gain or other material benefit; or in order to oblige someone to do or not to do something. “Kidnapping” excludes disputes over child custody. (UN-CTS M5.5)

Date Value Change, %
2013 0.2 -5.00 %
2012 0.2 25.00 %
2011 0.2 -20.00 %
2010 0.2 -28.57 %
2009 0.3 86.67 %
2008 0.2 -44.44 %
2007 0.3 -3.57 %
2006 0.3