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Assaults, Kidnapping, Robbery, Sexual Rape - Robbery rate

(cases per 100,000 population)

Argentina is the top country by robbery rate in the world. As of 2014, robbery rate in Argentina was 1,125.9 cases per 100,000 population. The top 5 countries also includes Costa Rica, Cabo Verde, Chile, and Ecuador.

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"Robbery” means the theft of property from a person; overcoming resistance by force or threat of force. Where possible; the category “Robbery” should include muggings (bag-snatching) and theft with violence; but should exclude pick pocketing and extortion. (UN-CTS M3.5)