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Mexico - Kidnapping

1,160 (number) in 2015

In 2015, kidnapping for Mexico was 1,160. Between 2013 and 2015, kidnapping in Mexico was decreasing on average by 5.90 % each year, although before that, it grew from 438 in 2007 to 1,888 in 2013.

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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)

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What is Mexico kidnapping?

Date Value Change, %
2015 1,160 -28.44 %
2014 1,621 -14.14 %
2013 1,888 24.87 %
2012 1,512 12.50 %
2011 1,344 4.67 %
2010 1,284 10.50 %
2009 1,162 28.11 %
2008 907 107.08 %
2007 438 -26.39 %
2006 595 83.08 %
2005 325 0.62 %
2004 323