Lebanon is being the top country by kidnapping, rate in the world. As of 2014, kidnapping, rate in Lebanon was 18.4 rate per 100,000 population. The top 5 countries also includes Belgium, Luxembourg, Canada, and Germany.
“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)