Dominican Republic - Kidnapping rate

0.2 (cases per 100,000 population) in 2016

Dominican Republic kidnapping rate was at level of 0.2 cases per 100,000 population in 2016, unchanged from the previous year.

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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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