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Australia - Kidnapping rate

2.2 (cases per 100,000 population) in 2015

In 2015, kidnapping rate for Australia was 2.2 cases per 100,000 population. Kidnapping rate of Australia fell gradually from 3 cases per 100,000 population in 2011 to 2.2 cases per 100,000 population in 2015.

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What is kidnapping rate?

“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)

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What is Australia kidnapping rate?

Date Value Change, %
2015 2.2 -6.44 %
2014 2.3 -8.98 %
2013 2.6 -7.91 %
2012 2.8 -7.33 %
2011 3.0 8.70 %
2010 2.8