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Belgium - Kidnapping rate

10.1 (cases per 100,000 population) in 2015

In 2015, kidnapping rate for Belgium was 10.1 cases per 100,000 population. Kidnapping rate of Belgium increased from 8.6 cases per 100,000 population in 2006 to 10.1 cases per 100,000 population in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 1.87 %.

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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 Belgium kidnapping rate?

Date Value Change, %
2015 10.1 -0.88 %
2014 10.2 -2.11 %
2013 10.4 -2.52 %
2012 10.7 -1.38 %
2011 10.9 5.65 %
2010 10.3 3.22 %
2009 10.0 5.85 %
2008 9.4 5.03 %
2007 9.0 3.95 %
2006 8.6 -1.03 %
2005 8.7 -14.37 %
2004 10.2