Must-Know Truck Hijacking Statistics [Latest Report]

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"Truck hijackings have increased by 32% in South Africa between April 1, 2019, and March 31, 2020."

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"In 2014, 197 trucks were hijacked per month in South Africa."

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"Truck hijackings in the UK increased by 261% from 2015 to 2017."

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"Mexico recorded over 27,000 truck hijackings between 2017 and 2018."

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"Approximately 78% of cargo theft in the US occurs in unsecured areas."

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"The most targeted commodities for truck hijacking are electronics, prescription drugs, and clothing."

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"Over 43,000 cargo thefts were reported in Brazil in 2017, with a value of $356 million."

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"In 2014, South Africa saw 2,358 truck hijackings comprising 24.4% of all hijackings."

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"Ontario, Canada, saw a 39% increase in reported instances of cargo theft between 2016 and 2017."

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"The global annual impact of cargo theft is estimated at $30 billion."

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"66% of truck hijackings in Mexico in 2017 were committed at gunpoint."

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"In South Africa, Gauteng was the province with the highest number of truck hijackings in 2020, with 60% of all incidents."

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"In Brazil, Rio de Janeiro state is the most affected by truck hijackings, with 9,865 incidents in 2017, representing 45% of the total cases."

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