mexican insurance – Mexico Vehicle Theft Report 2015

mexican insurance – Mexico Vehicle Theft Report 2015

AMIS_logoThe Asociación Mexicana de Instituciones de Seguros (AMIS) is an association that strives to promote the development of the Mexican insurance industry.  This association represents interests of the industry to public authorities, private and public sector and provides technical support to members.

The figures below paint a picture of insurance theft in Mexico which we find helpful in assigning risk to certain drivers and their vehicles that enter Mexico.  All images, graphs, charts, and research were provided by AMIS – any and all reproduction or download of these images without written permission is prohibited.

Vehicle theft in Mexico hit a peak in August of 2011, but since then vehicle thefts have gradually decreased month-over-month consistently since in most areas of Mexico.

Vehicle Theft and Recovery April 2009-March 2015

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mexican insurance – Vehicle theft in Mexico has decreased since August 2011 – (provided by AMIS)

 

Vechicle Theft by State from April – March by Year

The following tables reveal the states where vehicle theft is increasing, and where it is decreasing.  According to the research by AMIS, since 2009 vehicle thefts have dropped by 72% in Nuevo León, and 74% in Chihuahua.  Alternatively, vehicle theft in Tamaulipas and Veracruz has increased by 54% and 114% respectively.

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mexican insurance – Thefts in Veracruz are way up this year, but continue to drop in Durango

Vehicle Thefts in Mexico Chart 1

mexican insurance – Thefts in Veracruz are way up this year, but continue to drop in Durango

mexican insurance - vehicle theft in mexico states sinaloa

mexican insurance – Thefts in State of Mexico are way up this year, but continue to drop in Nuevo León

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mexican insurance – Thefts in Mexico State are way up this year, but continue to drop in Nuevo León

 

Vehicle Theft by Force Percentages (Mexican Car Jackings)

When a vehicle is stolen by force, as opposed to vehicle being stolen with stealth, it is considered a “violent theft” in Mexico.  In the US we call it a car-jacking.  The percentage of thefts by car-jack are represented in the tables and charts below.

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mexican insurance – Carjacking in Sinaloa is the preferred method of theft in Sinaloa as indicated by the 75.3% method rate.

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mexican insurance – Carjacking in Mexico has become a more favored way to steal vehicles in the past 5 years.

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mexican insurance – This chart shows the trend thieves are taking cars by force instead of breaking into the vehicle and operating it without keys.

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More than 80% of Carjackings in Mexico occur in nine Federal Entities

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mexican insurance – More than 80% of carjackings in Mexico occur in these 9 Federal Entities

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mexican insurance – More than 80% of carjackings in Mexico occur in these 9 Federal Entities

 

The 15 Worst Cities/Towns/Villages in Mexico for Car Theft

mexican insurance - Top Towns in Mexico for Vehicle Theft

mexican insurance – These 15 Towns in Mexico have the most vehicle thefts

The Top 15 Cities (Towns/Villages) in Mexico to get Carjacked

These towns have the highest number of carjackings:

mexican insurance - Top towns in Mexico for carjackings

mexican insurance – These 15 towns have the highest volume of carjackings in Mexico

 

Which vehicles are most stolen in Mexico?

According to AMIS, the most stolen vehicles in Mexico are:

mexican insurance - The Top 15 Vehicles Stolen in Mexico

mexican insurance – The Top 15 Vehicles Stolen in Mexico

 

Total Thefts:  Passenger

mexican insurance - Passenger vehicle thefts in Mexico by Make and Model

mexican insurance – Passenger vehicle thefts in Mexico by Make and Model

Total Thefts:  Commercial

mexican insurance - Passenger vehicle thefts in Mexico by Make and Model

mexican insurance – Passenger vehicle thefts in Mexico by Make and Model

Total Thefts:  Motorcycle

mexican insurance - Commercial vehicle thefts in Mexico by Make and Model

mexican insurance – Commercial vehicle thefts in Mexico by Make and Model

 

Summary of Vehicle Thefts in Mexico by State (Cumulative)

mexican insurance - Breakdown of Vehicles Theft in Mexico by State

mexican insurance – Breakdown of Vehicles Theft in Mexico by State

 

 

 

 

 

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