Which Country Has the Most Robberies Recorded?

Number of Robberies Recorded by the Police, 2012 or latest
Law & Crime | December 30, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 65 countries in 2012, Brazil ranked the highest in number of robberies recorded by the police with 979,571 followed by Mexico and USA. On the other end of the scale was Iceland with 50.0, Montenegro with 110 and Moldova with 167.

Data for more countries are available at Number of Robberies Recorded by the Police indicator page.

Number of Robberies Recorded by the Police Unit 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Belgium ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 22,820 21,186 22,873 23,582 23,842
Brazil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 894,978 927,667 934,548 910,679 1,081,041
Canada ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 34,641 34,182 32,372 32,463 30,478
Chile ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 78,252 93,462 89,633 91,902 81,667
Colombia ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 54,933 51,307 48,322 61,414 61,738
France ... ... ... ... ... 127,190 112,885 106,633 112,765 121,038
Germany ... ... ... ... 53,696 52,949 49,913 49,317 48,166
Italy ... 71,162 74,130 64,535 50,732 47,996
Mexico ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 545,232 610,730 656,877 680,566 738,138
Philippines ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 7,313 6,520 6,584 45,063 35,870
Russia ... ... 357,302 295,071 243,957 205,379 164,547 ...
Serbia ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 23,785 24,272 24,717 27,285 27,660
Spain ... ... ... 90,591 89,884 92,832 90,407 84,411
USA ... 449,246 447,324 443,563 408,742 369,089
United Kingdom ... 106,578 89,104 84,242 78,916 80,095