India - Robbery rate

2.9 (cases per 100,000 population) in 2013

In 2013, robbery rate for India was 2.9 cases per 100,000 population. Robbery rate of India increased from 1.6 cases per 100,000 population in 2004 to 2.9 cases per 100,000 population in 2013 growing at an average annual rate of 6.67 %.

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"Robbery” means the theft of property from a person; overcoming resistance by force or threat of force. Where possible; the category “Robbery” should include muggings (bag-snatching) and theft with violence; but should exclude pick pocketing and extortion. (UN-CTS M3.5)