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Iraq - Kidnapping

1,119 (number) in 2014

Iraq kidnapping was at level of 1,119 in 2014, up from 783 previous year, this is a change of 42.91 %.

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What is kidnapping?

“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)

What is Iraq kidnapping?

Date Value Change, %
2014 1,119 42.91 %
2013 783 -4.51 %
2012 820 -19.61 %
2011 1,020 -26.57 %
2010 1,389 -16.17 %
2009 1,657 15.63 %
2008 1,433