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Burglary, Car Theft and Housebreaking - Burglary, count


The United States of America is being the top country by burglary, count in the world. As of 2014, burglary, count in the United States of America was 1.73 million number that accounts for 34.97 % of the world's burglary, count. The top 5 countries (others are Germany, France, Netherlands, and Russian Federation) account for 61.51 % of it. The world's total burglary, count was estimated at 4.95 million number in 2014.

“Burglary” means gaining unauthorised access to a part of a building/dwelling or other premises; including by use of force; with the intent to steal goods (breaking and entering). “Burglary” should include; where possible; theft from a house; appartment or other dwelling place; factory; shop or office; from a military establishment; or by using false keys. It should exclude theft from a car; from a container; from a vending machine; from a parking meter and from fenced meadow/compound. (UN-CTS M4.6)