Number of Thefts Recorded by the Police

Based on a comparison of 66 countries in 2012, USA ranked the highest in number of thefts recorded by the police with 6,150,598 followed by Germany and United Kingdom. On the other end of the scale was Montenegro with 857, Tajikistan with 3,669 and Armenia with 4,019.

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Countries Unit 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Albania ... ...   2,919 2,980 3,198 3,073 3,978    
Algeria ... ... ... 55,087 48,721 52,103 52,914 51,065    
Argentina ... ...   292,041 264,797 284,205 ... ... ... ...
Armenia       3,090 2,712 3,216 3,961 3,664    
Australia       518,734 491,935 497,053 478,807 465,547    
Austria ...     180,143 174,366 164,959 161,394 150,728    
Azerbaijan       2,139 1,903 3,347 3,526 3,711 ...  
Belarus       104,161 103,082 87,387 82,340 ... ... ...
Belgium       219,931 217,051 222,336 227,645 235,436    
Bosnia and Herzegovina ... ...   18,339 7,071 6,455 5,002 11,362    
Brazil ... ... ... 2,058,942 2,021,060 1,866,732 1,791,139 1,382,710    
Bulgaria       44,201 42,100 37,933 39,808 50,479    
Canada       634,912 597,504 569,714 574,950 543,157    
Chile ... ...   153,713 167,893 175,648 191,103 186,982    
Colombia ...     91,493 84,131 74,151 94,276 92,257    
Croatia       29,629 28,701 28,754 27,180 30,104    
Czech Republic       151,136 154,207 147,292 138,369 126,311    
Denmark       165,953 176,796 190,042 187,179 191,108    
Egypt       47,441 50,138 55,420 40,811 77,157   ...
Estonia       26,615 21,685 22,471 23,901 25,253    
Finland       119,116 118,569 120,214 124,421 121,746    
France       822,856 771,021 751,099 753,523 764,864    
Georgia ...     27,657 18,586 14,814 11,473 11,371 ... ...
Germany       2,124,100 2,074,326 1,973,560 1,881,343 1,833,293    
Greece       69,619 80,988 91,350 99,369 118,518    
Hungary       122,677 124,522 119,143 117,232 134,196    
Iceland       3,457 3,093 4,332 5,114 4,920    
India ...     274,354 285,043 316,761 324,195 330,312 ... ...
Indonesia ... ... ... ... ... 23,518 25,356 24,456    
Iran     ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Ireland       60,839 61,659 62,554 63,902 65,418    
Israel ...     114,980 101,189 89,985 ... 72,341   ...
Italy       1,141,941 1,169,349 993,144 938,916 944,025    
Japan ...     811,250 744,066 716,462 653,399 612,115    
Kazakhstan ... ...   59,338 51,497 52,671 48,961 59,939    
Kenya ...     10,255 10,404 11,012 11,972 11,986    
Kyrgyzstan       10,967 11,185 10,963 10,936 9,886    
Latvia       23,364 19,639 23,639 27,067 25,659 ...  
Lithuania       24,954 23,107 27,057 28,412 24,940    
Luxembourg ... ... ... 6,533 6,366 6,677 6,972 7,245   ...
Macedonia ... ... ... 4,669 5,530 6,046 5,137 4,896    
Malaysia ... ...   37,128 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Malta       8,657 8,982 8,127 6,843 7,769    
Mexico ...     85,775 99,536 105,398 132,345 132,068    
Moldova       9,419 9,724 9,642 9,136 13,646    
Mongolia       6,657 7,927 6,609 6,376 5,777   ...
Montenegro       1,201 1,065 772 605 530    
Morocco       73,572 79,175 79,947 78,397 ... ...  
Netherlands       1,420,380 684,870 682,495 681,465 662,015    
New Zealand ... ...   128,500 122,743 119,587 123,151 116,941    
Nigeria ... ... ... ... 21,082 23,927 39,981 20,479 ...  
Norway       133,505 130,216 126,182 133,420 126,685    
Peru       49,423 45,228 47,310 49,477 ... ... ...
Philippines       9,985 8,281 8,273 101,442 72,743    
Poland       250,180 219,820 196,745 190,923 203,916    
Portugal       87,915 88,474 101,682 98,660 95,064    
Romania       41,624 44,370 39,519 46,431 48,828    
Russia       1,676,983 1,566,970 1,326,342 1,188,574 1,108,369   ...
Serbia ... ...   16,588 16,947 15,780 14,538 15,912    
Singapore       19,073 18,068 18,360 18,998 18,274    
Slovakia       32,711 32,383 29,608 27,770 24,464    
Slovenia       32,719 29,356 28,183 27,980 28,911    
South Korea       192,555 212,342 223,207 256,418 269,410    
Spain ... ...   818,077 137,861 145,329 139,750 144,618    
Sweden       415,427 408,774 391,729 385,519 367,965    
Switzerland       131,990 120,775 120,817 125,068 119,590    
Tajikistan ...     3,156 3,734 3,233 3,465 3,559   ...
Thailand ... ...   63,649 62,000 57,452 50,412 61,663 ... ...
Turkey       171,772 139,710 120,731 ... ... ... ...
Turkmenistan ... ...   1,431 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Ukraine       132,159 114,665 110,954 175,876 254,755 ... ...
United Kingdom       1,899,991 1,745,893 1,666,031 1,546,760 1,553,606    
USA       6,626,363 6,591,542 6,586,206 6,338,095 6,204,601