car theft

A recent report by the European Unions statistical agency, Eurostat, revealed that Greece is the country with the second highest police-recorded car thefts in the EU.

The report revealed that during the period between 2015 and 2017, 697,000 car thefts were recorded yearly by the police, a 29 percent reduction compared to the 983,000 vehicles stolen annually between 2008 and 2010.

Luxembourg had the highest number of recorded car thefts followed by Greece (269) and Italy (257) with Denmark recording the lowest numbers of car theft in the EU with just 4 vehicles stolen per 100,000 inhabitants.