GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Must-Know Laptop Theft Statistics [Recent Analysis]

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"1 in 10 laptop theft victims experience identity theft."

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"Over 97% of stolen laptops are never recovered."

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"Around 70 million smartphones are lost each year, and only 7% are recovered."

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"Laptop theft accounts for 57% of all identity theft."

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"Over 2 million laptops are stolen every year in the United States."

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"74% of laptop thefts occur in public places or during travel."

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"A laptop is stolen every 53 seconds in the United States."

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"34% of organizations have experienced nearly 5,500 cases of laptop theft in a year."

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"20% of laptop thefts were due to a lack of physical security precautions."

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"60% of college students report being a victim of laptop theft or know someone who has been a victim."

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"About $3.5 billion is the total cost of stolen corporate laptops each year."

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"The cost of a lost laptop for a company is an average of $49,246."

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"40% of data breaches involving laptops happen when laptops are stolen from company offices."

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"Colleges and universities have an average annual cost of $4.25 million due to laptop thefts."

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"In the UK, 10,000 laptops are reported stolen every year."

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"Laptops are the 5th most commonly stolen item in burglaries, after cash, jewelry, cell phones, and other electronics."

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