According to data from the Mexican Association of Insurance Institutions, 238 vehicles are stolen per day in Mexico.
In Mexico, from January 1 to October 31 of 2019, 86,781 cars were stolen, on average 238 cars per day. January was the month of the year with the highest incidence of stolen vehicles, on average 253 units per day, according to the Mexican Association of Insurance Institutions ( AMIS ).
In a conference with the media, the president of the organization, Manuel Escobedo, stressed that although there is an 8.1 percent decrease in car theft compared to the previous year, in entities such as Jalisco and Guanajuato the situation continues to increase.
The Tsuru ceased to be the most stolen car in September; However, it remains among the most stolen. Here the complete list:
In the case of motorcycles, it is led by Italika 111-250
He stressed that seven out of every 10 thefts of insured vehicles occur in the State of Mexico, Jalisco, Mexico City, Guanajuato, Puebla and Veracruz, AMIS reported.
He stressed that of the total of insured cars stolen, 40 percent was recovered, that is, two out of five stolen units are found; however, it would take six years to recover the same amount of vehicles that are stolen for two years.
He added that more than 80 percent of the thefts occur with violence and occur in nine states of the country led by the State of Mexico, Jalisco, Mexico City, Guanajuato, Puebla, Sinaloa, Michoacán, Veracruz and Tabasco, states where the rate of violence exceeds 50 percent.
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