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Colombia - Kidnapping rate

0.4 (cases per 100,000 population) in 2015

In 2015, kidnapping rate for Colombia was 0.4 cases per 100,000 population. Kidnapping rate of Colombia fell gradually from 1.6 cases per 100,000 population in 2006 to 0.4 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 Colombia kidnapping rate?

Date Value Change, %
2015 0.4 -26.67 %
2014 0.6 -4.76 %
2013 0.6 -3.08 %
2012 0.7 -1.52 %
2011 0.7 8.20 %
2010 0.6 29.79 %
2009 0.5 -51.55 %
2008 1.0 -17.09 %
2007 1.2 -25.48 %
2006 1.6 -15.14 %
2005 1.9 -45.27 %
2004 3.4