Greece 2nd worst in car thefts, Eurostat data shows (infographic)

6 November 2019
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Greece has the second worst record when it comes to car theft in the EU, according to Eurostat has released for the period between 2015-2017.

Surprisingly, Luxembourg was even worse, with 697,000 car thefts recorded yearly by the police during that period, a 29 percent reduction compared to the 983,000 vehicles stolen annually between 2008 and 2010.

On average over 2015 to 2017, Luxembourg had the highest number of police-recorded car thefts in the EU – 328 per 100,000 of its inhabitants. It was followed by Greece (269) and Italy (257). Denmark has the lowest level of car theft in the EU with just 4 vehicles stolen per 100,000 inhabitants during the above period.

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