Brazil: number of car thefts 2007-2018

The number of vehicle thefts registered in Brazil has been oscillating recently. In 2018, approximately 247.15 thousand car thefts were reported in the South American country, down from nearly 280.4 thousand cases recorded a year earlier.

Still, vehicle thefts have been more frequent than car break-ins in Brazil lately.

Number of car thefts in Brazil from 2007 to 2018

Number of cases in thousands
2016 273.23
2015 243.56
2014 242.73
2013 216.63
2012 202.5
2011 171.67
2010 151.68
2009 156.57
2008 146.11
2007 117.7
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Release date

September 2019



Survey time period

2007 to 2018

Supplementary notes

* No data from the state of Paraíba was available in 2017.
Data prior to 2017 come from previous reports.
Figures have been rounded.

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