Statistics reveal that Thailand becomes one of the overseas countries with highest number of British citizens’ arrest.
Spain and The USA records the highest British nationals arrests.
According to the recent official figures, from 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016, a total of 194 British citizens have been arrested n Thailand, which amounts to 45 per 100,000 visits.
The below given picture gives the statistics assembled by statistics company Statista, from the Helping British Nationals Abroad 2015/16 report.
One will find from the statistics chart, that after Thailand it’s the UAE and Portugal where the British are most likely to be arrested with per 100,000 figures of 41.35 and 27.69, respectively.
With 1,012 arrests, that were from 13 million British visitors, giving it per 100,000 figures of just 7.8, which is average for most destinations, Spain tops the overall chart.
Corresponding data as revealed by FCO 432,000 British nationals visited Thailand during the same period which resulted to 194 arrests.
Further figures also show that Thailand is one amongst the countries with highest hospitalized British nationals and also highest in recording cases involving mental health issues among Brits.
Also, Thailand British Embassy is among the busiest consular section in the world, dealing with 1,112 cases during the period of the report, behind only Spain (2,872 cases) and USA (1,516).
This news comes into light after Thailand was declared one of the most deadly countries for British nationals.
The Sun last month reported that British nationals under the age of 40 are more likely to die in Cambodia and Thailand than in any other overseas country.
Thailand, records 25 deaths of Brits under the age of 40 from 411,000 British visitors having a death rate of 6 per 100,000 visitors, while Cambodia records 11 deaths from 136,232 visitors in 2017, having a death rate of approximately 8 per 100,000 British visitors.
Source : Thaivisa
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