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Appendix table 1. Development of certain types of offences in 2008–2012

  2008 2009 2) 2010 2) 2011 2) 2012 2)
ALL OFFENCES 1) 440 711 441 416 431 623 458 251 425 421
A Offences against property 256 667 255 619 247 299 259 771 237 609
Burglaries total 40 777 40 715 38 555 39 704 35 046
  - from a dwelling 5 978 6 497 6 453 6 672 6  281
  - from a free-time residence 1 588 1 675 1 537 1 825 1 478
- from another dwelling 4 390 4 822 4 916 4 847 4 803
  - from business premises 4 407 4 477 4 091 4 537 4 001
  - from a motor vehicle 16 143 15 032 13 526 13 853 10 738
  - other theft through unlawful breaking into 14 249 14 709 14 485 14 642 14 026
Unauthorised uses and thefts of a motor vehicle,
thefts of use of a motor vehicle, total
13 804 12 188 11 150 11 983 8 815
  - unauthorised theft of a motor vehicle 1 645 1 574 1 438 1 574 1 146
  - unauthorised use of a motor vehicle 1 086 1 000 924 945 846
  - aggravated unauthorised use of a motor vehicle 1 3 2 2
  - theft of use of a motor vehicle 11 017 9 568 8 749 9 443 6 802
  - aggravated theft of use of a motor vehicle 55 43 37 21 19
Robberies total 1 696 1 640 1 508 1 622 1 616
  - aggravated robbery 180 212 156 208 218
Damages to property total 56 566 50 709 49 160 54 970 44 417
  - aggravated damage to property 253 212 243 227 239
Embezzlements total 3 436 3 182 3 303 3 229 3 272
  - aggravated embezzlement 260 270 331 291 374
Frauds total 16 052 17 422 15 860 17 794 20 946
  - aggravated fraud 953 987 957 1 149 1 052
B Crimes against life and health 37 613 35 753 35 715 42 919 40 853
Manslaughter, murder or homicide 132 114 110 114 89
Attempted manslaughter, murder or homicide 363 366 308 306 350
Assaults total 34 803 32 895 33 082 40 171 38 231
  - aggravated assault 2 256 2 105 1 996 2 053 1 874
C Sexual offences 2 906 2 205 2 417 3 252 3 511
Sexual exploitation of a child 1 321 1 068 1 102 1 682 1 567
Rape 915 660 818 1 039 1 009
D Crimes against public authority and public peace 14 521 14 053 13 566 14 417 14 361
(Violent) resisting of an official in the performance of his duties 1 935 1 711 1 682 1 947 1 852
  - of which against the police 1 722 1 592 1 503 1 766 1 678
Impeding an official 2 466 2 260 2 161 2 310 2 183
  - of which against the police 2 413 2 194 2 109 2 268 2 130
E Certain traffic offences 61 070 56 833 53 423 54 098 48 005
Drunken driving total 25 819 23 350 21 130 21 459 19 134
  - aggravated drunken driving 13 783 12 294 11 242 11 409 10 333
F Other offences 67 934 76 953 79 203 83 794 81 082
Narcotics offences total 15 482 18 524 19 724 20 394 20 102
  - aggravated narcotics offence 789 922 1 083 1 036 1 025
Alcohol offence/Minor alcohol offence 3 081 2 987 4 053 5 121 4 601
1) Excl. endangerment of traffic safety, hit-and-run, traffic infraction, violation of social welfare legislation on road traffic and motor vehicle infraction.
2) The figures for 2009 to 2012 also include offences recorded by the customs and border guard.

Source: Offences known to the police 2012. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Kimmo Haapakangas 09 1734 3252, rikos@stat.fi

Director in charge: Riitta Harala


Updated 2.4.2013

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Offences known to the police [e-publication].
ISSN=2242-7953. 2012, Appendix table 1. Development of certain types of offences in 2008–2012 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/polrik/2012/polrik_2012_2013-04-02_tau_001_en.html