A full sixty percent of home jackings happen in Wallonia. Forty percent of home jacking victims are over 60 years of age. Businesspeople with a lot of cash at home make up twenty percent of all victims.
The federal police's Eddy De Raedt provides a definition of a home jacking: unlike in the event of a burglary there is always a confrontation between perpetrator and victim. Violence is always used and home jackings are always planned.