Countries with the Highest Kidnapping Rates per 100,000


Türkiye:  With a staggering 42,669 kidnappings per 100,000 population, Turkey tops the list

Lebanon:  Lebanon follows closely with 15,384 kidnappings per 100,000.

Kuwait:  Kuwait reports 12,690 kidnappings per 100,000 residents, emphasizing the regional problem of abductions.

Canada:  Surprisingly, even a developed nation like Canada is on this list with 10,285 kidnappings per 100,000 population.

Belgium:  Belgium is also affected, reporting 10,245 kidnappings per 100,000, urging action against this criminal behavior.

New Zealand:  This picturesque country reports 9,508 kidnappings per 100,000 population, urging enhanced safety measures for travelers.

Pakistan:  With 9,452 kidnappings per 100,000 inhabitants, Pakistan faces a significant challenge in curbing abductions.

Eswatini:  Eswatini, a lesser-known African nation, reports 9,354 kidnappings per 100,000 residents, emphasizing the need for safety improvements.

United Kingdom: Surprisingly, the UK reports 8,835 kidnappings per 100,000 population, indicating that developed nations are not immune to this issue.