Which Country Has the Most Thefts of Private Cars Recorded?

Thefts of Private Cars Recorded by the Police, 2012 or latest
Law & Crime | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 39 countries in 2012, USA ranked the highest in thefts of private cars recorded by the police with 532,900 followed by Italy and France. On the other end of the scale was Azerbaijan with 34.0, Tajikistan with 48.0 and Singapore with 55.0.

Data for more countries are available at Thefts of Private Cars Recorded by the Police indicator page.

Thefts of Private Cars 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 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 18,385 16,759 15,797 14,501 12,991
Canada ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 87,538 78,512 65,586 54,534 45,878 ... ...
Colombia ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 7,594 7,399 7,157 7,112 6,817
Egypt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2,482 2,649 3,273 3,311 4,203 ...
France ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 157,437 143,130 131,077 127,742 121,251
Greece ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 6,799 7,494 7,834 9,097 9,937
Hungary ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 6,374 6,284 5,804 5,327 4,779
Israel ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 12,600 ...
Italy ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 182,524 173,143 144,670 135,528 127,856
Netherlands ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 36,140 15,610 15,175 14,600 14,215
Russia ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 51,081 45,827 40,624 36,997 35,261 ...
Spain ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 64,277 52,286 42,467 36,540 34,998
Sweden ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 26,326 22,410 19,401 16,411 14,728
Thailand ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 20,478 ... ... ... 19,149 ... ...
USA ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 852,600 808,800 694,700 572,600 538,800