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Nigeria - Kidnapping rate

0.3 (cases per 100,000 population) in 2013

Nigeria kidnapping rate was at level of 0.3 cases per 100,000 population in 2013, down from 0.4 cases per 100,000 population previous year, this is a change of 6.86 %.

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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)

What is Nigeria kidnapping rate?

Date Value Change, %
2013 0.3 -6.86 %
2012 0.4 -22.94 %
2010 0.5 2.21 %
2009 0.5 121.53 %
2008 0.2 8.64 %
2007 0.2