|Shoplifting / Stealing Statistics
|Number of people who currently shoplift in the U.S.
|Number of people who have been caught shoplifting within the past five years
|Odds of getting caught shoplifting
||1 in 48
|Percent of shoplifters who are kids
|Percent of shoplifters who say they started in their teens
|Percent of shoplifting incidents that were not planned in advance
|Percent of kids who say they know other kids who shoplift
|Odds of a shoplifter being turned over to the police
||1 in 2
|Percent of shoplifters who are considered "professionals"
|Percent who said it is hard for them to stop even after getting caught
|Average number of times a habitual shoplifter steals in a week
|Age when most shoplifters quit their stealing habit
|Total amount stolen from retailers each year
|Median value of a shoplifting theft
|Retail Store Security Statistics
|Percent of stores with a visible CCTV
|Stores with a hidden CCTV
|Percent with a plainclothes store detective
|Door receipt checker
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: National Retail Security Survey, Transylvania University Study, NASP
Content Author: Statistic Brain
Date research was conducted: July 24, 2016