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Appendix table 6. Persons suspected of offences and the entire population by socio-economic status, aged 15 years and over

Offences 1) Total 2) Self-employed persons Lower and upper-level employees Workers Students Pensioners Other, unknown
ALL OFFENCES Persons suspected 256 929 12 736 27 038 41 432 43 357 24 590 107 776
% 100,0 5,0 10,5 16,1 16,9 9,6 41,9
Theft offences Persons suspected 50 643 712 3 057 4 164 8 828 6 290 27 592
% 100,0 1,4 6,0 8,2 17,4 12,4 54,5
Robbery offences Persons suspected 1 341 26 75 132 289 115 704
% 100,0 1,9 5,6 9,8 21,6 8,6 52,5
Embezzlement offences Persons suspected 1 480 161 347 237 145 148 442
% 100,0 10,9 23,4 16,0 9,8 10,0 29,9
Frauds, means of payment frauds Persons suspected 18 102 678 1 736 2 313 3 143 1 747 8 485
% 100,0 3,7 9,6 12,8 17,4 9,7 46,9
Tax offences Persons suspected 1 168 209 182 208 42 136 391
% 100,0 17,9 15,6 17,8 3,6 11,6 33,5
Forgery offences Persons suspected 3 734 139 494 419 469 249 1 964
% 100,0 3,7 13,2 11,2 12,6 6,7 52,6
Dishonesty by a debtor Persons suspected 664 163 149 107 19 41 185
% 100,0 24,5 22,4 16,1 2,9 6,2 27,9
Homicides and attempts thereof Persons suspected 447 13 30 62 73 71 198
% 100,0 2,9 6,7 13,9 16,3 15,9 44,3
Assault offences Persons suspected 30 632 1 594 3 539 7 054 4 898 2 577 10 970
% 100,0 5,2 11,6 23,0 16,0 8,4 35,8
Rape offences Persons suspected 1 299 74 74 721 113 54 263
% 100,0 5,7 5,7 55,5 8,7 4,2 20,2
Drunken driving Persons suspected 18 254 1 037 2 137 3 938 2 289 2 036 6 817
% 100,0 5,7 11,7 21,6 12,5 11,2 37,3
Narcotics offences Persons suspected 18 488 404 1 419 2 491 3 746 976 9 452
% 100,0 2,2 7,7 13,5 20,3 5,3 51,1
ENTIRE POPULATION Persons suspected 4 512 285 255 245 1 413 551 750 838 423 491 1 247 413 421 747
% 100,0 5,7 31,3 16,6 9,4 27,6 9,3
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 data in appendix tables 5-8 differ due to the sampling times of the background data. Not all population data is avail-able for all persons suspected of offences. The population data of appendix table 6 depicting socio-economic status are from 2010. In the other appendix tables the population data are from 2011.

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 6. Persons suspected of offences and the entire population by socio-economic status, aged 15 years and over . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.11.2019].
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