Albania among the countries with the highest rate of theft in Europe

 Albania ranks sixth among the countries with the highest rate of theft in Europe. According Albanian State Statistics Institute on the number of thefts in 2018, there were 88 thefts per 100,000 inhabitants. The number of criminal offenses of burglary during 2018 was 2519, including criminal offenses of burglary of dwellings with 1218 criminal offenses; vehicle theft with 252 offenses; theft of businesses 592 offenses; burglary with 70 offenses and attempted burglary with 383 felonies.

Belgium has the highest number of thefts per 100,000 inhabitants in the European Union, where according to Eurostat data, there is 167 per 100,000 inhabitants. If you go to Belgium to order everywhere you do not have your eyes on the bag and find this notice in most hotels.

Albania among the countries with the highest rate of theft in Europe

In second place is France where according to the latest available data there were 150 thefts per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by the United Kingdom with 132 thefts per 100,000 inhabitants and Portugal with 115 thefts/100 inhabitants.

During 2011 and 2017, thefts registered in the EU fell by 24%, from 522 thousand to 396 thousand. In contrast, the number of thefts has increased by at least 4% for the period 2008-2017.

In the European Union, the average of thefts per 100,000 inhabitants is estimated to be 51 during 2017.

In Germany and the Netherlands, the number of thefts per 100,000 was 47.

The neighboring country, Italy, has the same level of theft as the EU average of 51. While in Greece their number is lower, according to Eurostat, there are no more than 40 thefts per capita.

The lowest rates are listed in Slovakia and Hungary, with a rate of 9  burglaries per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by Slovenia with 12 burglaries / 100,000 inhabitants, and Cyprus and Iceland with 14 burglaries per 100,000 inhabitants.
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