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France - Kidnapping rate

4.6
(cases per 100,000 population)
in 2014

In 2014, kidnapping rate for France was 4.6 cases per 100,000 population. Though France kidnapping rate fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 2005 - 2014 period ending at 4.6 cases per 100,000 population in 2014.

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“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)

Date Value Change, %
2014 4.6 29.86 %
2013 3.6 6.61 %
2012 3.3 -5.67 %
2011 3.5 6.33 %
2010 3.3 -0.30 %
2009 3.3 0.00 %
2008 3.3 -2.06 %
2007 3.4 -8.36 %
2006 3.7 12.77 %
2005 3.3 -6.53 %
2004 3.5 4.76 %
2003 3.4