OECD and Malaysia: Robbery Statistic

Total robbery case (including mugging, bag snatching, but not pickpocketing) cases reported among OECD countries and Malaysia between year 2000 to 2003:

a) Total robbery cases reported for year 2000 – 2003:

b) Robbery per 100 000 population, for year 2003 and table for year 2000 – 2003:

Country/2003

Japan 6.0
Iceland 13.5
Greece 21.0
Norway 32.9
Switzerland 33.6
Finland 39.2
New Zealand 46.7
Austria 54.6
Denmark 59.0
Malaysia 66.7
Ireland 69.9
Germany 72.4
Canada 89.6
Sweden 95.7
Luxembourg 96.0
Australia 99.2
Italy 122.5
Netherlands 127.4
US 142.4
Portugal 189.3
UK: England & Wales 191.7
France 208.7
Spain 212.9
Belgium 246.8

Source:

1. European countries: European Sourcebook on Crime, and cross-reference with some individual countries. See also UNODC: The Seventh United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and the Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (1998 – 2000).

2. US: Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics, Albany.

3. Malaysia: Polis Diraja Malaysia.

4. Australia: Australia Institute of Criminology.

5. New Zealand: New Zealand Police Statistic.

6. Canada: Crime Statistic in Canada, Juristat.

7. Population: World Bank.

3 Comments

  1. September 16, 2007 at 10:08 pm

    Spain:

    robberies:89 440
    population: about 40 millions
    robberies by 100 000 = 89 440 / 400 = 223,6 (much different of 552,4)

  2. micpohling said,

    September 19, 2007 at 8:19 am

    Hi Miguel:
    Yeah, there is something wrong with the population data in my datasheet 😛 I have fixed the Spain (from 16 millions to 40 millions) and Netherlands (from 40 millions to 16 millions). I have updated in my post already.

  3. January 18, 2008 at 10:02 am

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