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Robbery

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Argentina is the top country by robbery in the world. As of 2016, robbery in Argentina was 433,477 that accounts for 23.02 % of the world's robbery. The top 5 countries (others are the United States of America, Mexico, Colombia, and Chile) account for 63.08 % of it. The world's total robbery was estimated at 1.88 million in 2016.

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What is robbery?

"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)