80% of car thefts in the Philippines occur in Metro Manila - report

Based on PNP-HPG data
Aug 12, 2011

Eight out of 10 car thefts in the country from January to July occured in Metro Manila, Inquirer.net reported based on figures released by the Philippine National Police said.

The PNP Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) said Quezon City remains as the Philippines' "car-theft capital," as it accounted for 26 percent of the reported cases.

Quezon City is followed by Manila with 21 percent and Makati with seven percent.

After Metro Manila, the PNP-HPG said the next hot areas for car theft are the Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon) and Central Luzon, which accounted for 10 percent and five percent of the total cases, respectively.

Be careful out there, folks! You now know where vehicle thieves most likely lurk.

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