In 2015, kidnapping rate for Mexico was 0.9 cases per 100,000 population. Between 2013 and 2015, kidnapping rate in Mexico was decreasing on average by 7.25 % each year, although before that, it grew from 0.4 cases per 100,000 population in 2007 to 1.5 cases per 100,000 population in 2013.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
“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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