AMIS reported that the entities with the highest number of robberies are Edomex, Jalisco, CDMX, Puebla and Guanajuato.
The Mexican Association of Insurance Institutions (AMIS) reported that from January to December 2019 there were 84,130 thefts of insured vehicles in the country. This figure represents 11% less than in 2018 when the number reached 94,540 stolen units.
The percentage of recovery of motor vehicles also improved in 2019, with 42%, when in 2018 it was only 37% , the lowest in five years.
The AMIS Theft and Recovery of Insured Vehicles report had only recovered 40% of the 86,781 units stolen from November 2018 to October 2019 and that the month with the most stolen cars was January with 253 units.
The most affected brands were Nissan, General Motors and Volkswagen represent almost 50% of the thefts and the five most stolen vehicle models are: Nissan NP 300 , with 4,657 units; Tsuru , with 4,311; Versa , with 3,803; Aveo , with 2,945 and Kenworth , with 2,430.
60% of stolen insured vehicles occurred to women and 60% were made with violence.
The states with the highest number of thefts (from November 2018 to October 2019) are:
- State of Mexico, with 23,984 units.
- Jalisco, with 12,657 units.
- Mexico City, with 10,017 units.
- Puebla, with 6,171 units.
- Guanajuato, with 4,470 units.
- Veracruz, with 3,834 units.
Seven out of 10 stolen vehicles occur in those six entities.