How Much Does a Bank Robber Steal?

The average amount stolen in a U.S. bank robbery is about $7,000.

In the US, a bank robber steals an average of $7,000 US Dollars (USD),
according to 2010 statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation
(FBI). In a year, there are around 5,600 bank robberies in the US, with a
total of approximately $43 million USD stolen. Law enforcement recovers
around 22% of the money stolen in bank robberies, or roughly $8 million USD
a year. Less than 4% of bank robberies result in any acts of violence, such
as threatening with weapons or taking hostages, as the majority of bank
robbers demand the money silently through the use of a note.
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