Algeria - Kidnapping

517 (number) in 2015

In 2015, kidnapping for Algeria was 517. Kidnapping of Algeria increased from 302 in 2006 to 517 in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 13.81 %.

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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)