Average Number of People Abducted in Mexico Each Month in 2009

A nonprofit organization in Mexico states that up to 500 people are kidnapped every month in Mexico in 2009.

The Federal Government of Mexico officials reports that around 97 people are kidnapped each month in 2009.

Source:  Catherine E. Shoichet, “Victim’s dad: Drug war distracts from kidnapping,” Google News, September 30, 2009.