Costa Rica - Burglary rate

368.9 (cases per 100,000 population) in 2013

Costa Rica burglary rate was at level of 368.9 cases per 100,000 population in 2013, up from 365.5 cases per 100,000 population previous year, this is a change of 0.93 %.

The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›

“Burglary” means gaining unauthorised access to a part of a building/dwelling or other premises; including by use of force; with the intent to steal goods (breaking and entering). “Burglary” should include; where possible; theft from a house; appartment or other dwelling place; factory; shop or office; from a military establishment; or by using false keys. It should exclude theft from a car; from a container; from a vending machine; from a parking meter and from fenced meadow/compound. (UN-CTS M4.6)