Valuables 11th March 2017

Shocking Stats Call for Better Protection Solutions


Now, more than ever, it’s important to keep security in the forefront of your mind. Don’t believe us? Check out these crazy statistics we’ve compiled from around the world on things you probably have under your own roof.

Over 10 million pets go missing every year in the US alone

Source: American Humane Association

 

More than 1.5 million bicycles are stolen every year

Source: National Bike Registry

 

One motorcycle is stolen approximately every 9 minutes and only an estimated 20-35% are ever recovered

Source: National Insurance Crime Bureau (NCIB)

 

On average, there were 16 watercraft thefts per day, 112 per week, or 489 per month in 2010 in the USA and the number increases slightly each year

Source: National Insurance Crime Bureau (NCIB)

 

A motor vehicle was stolen every 45 seconds in the USA in 2015

Source: Insurance Information Institute


More than 200 items are stolen every day from checked baggage at JFK airport alone

Source: Daily Mail Australia

 

Between $300 million to $1 billion a year is lost nationwide due to the theft of construction equipment and tools

Source: National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB)


A child goes missing every 90 seconds

Source: US Department of Justice

 

50% of elderly people who wander who aren’t found within 24 hours suffer serious injury or even death

Source: Alzheimer’s Association

 

Thefts and missing items are preventable with various technologies offered today. GPS trackers, Bluetooth trackers and various security systems can help! Don’t be a statistic – take action to protect your things.

By Kayci