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Canada - Kidnapping rate

9.2
(cases per 100,000 population)
in 2014

Between 2009 and 2014, kidnapping rate in Canada was decreasing on average by 6.83 % each year, although before that, it grew from 12.1 cases per 100,000 population in 2005 to 14.2 cases per 100,000 population in 2009.

“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, %
2014 9.2 0.07 %
2013 9.2 -12.08 %
2012 10.4 -4.80 %
2011 11.0 -13.07 %
2010 12.6 -11.23 %
2009 14.2 0.10 %
2008 14.2 0.39 %
2007 14.1 2.66 %
2006 13.8 13.94 %
2005 12.1 11.52 %
2004 10.8 7.01 %
2003 10.1