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Appendix table 7. Persons suspected of offences and the entire population by main activity, aged 15 years and over

Offences 1) Total 2) Employed Unemployed Students Pensioners Other inactive population
ALL OFFENCES Persons suspected 256 929 68 979 57 486 50 190 21 722 58 552
% 100,0 26,8 22,4 19,5 8,5 22,8
Theft offences Persons suspected 50 643 5 291 13 392 10 199 5 495 16 266
% 100,0 10,4 26,4 20,1 10,9 32,1
Robbery offences Persons suspected 1 341 156 340 339 62 444
% 100,0 11,6 25,4 25,3 4,6 33,1
Embezzlement offences Persons suspected 1 480 716 246 165 126 227
% 100,0 48,4 16,6 11,1 8,5 15,3
Frauds, means of payment frauds Persons suspected 18 102 4 274 4 526 3 123 1 526 4 653
% 100,0 23,6 25,0 17,3 8,4 25,7
Tax offences Persons suspected 1 168 591 209 40 129 199
% 100,0 50,6 17,9 3,4 11,0 17,0
Forgery offences Persons suspected 3 734 800 1 018 530 205 1 181
% 100,0 21,4 27,3 14,2 5,5 31,6
Dishonesty by a debtor Persons suspected 664 404 82 18 36 124
% 100,0 60,8 12,3 2,7 5,4 18,7
Homicides and attempts thereof Persons suspected 447 91 101 81 65 109
% 100,0 20,4 22,6 18,1 14,5 24,4
Assault offences Persons suspected 30 632 11 109 6 611 5 501 2 299 5 112
% 100,0 36,3 21,6 18,0 7,5 16,7
Rape offences Persons suspected 1 299 865 140 119 47 128
% 100,0 66,6 10,8 9,2 3,6 9,9
Drunken driving Persons suspected 18 254 6 548 3 920 2 506 1 872 3 408
% 100,0 35,9 21,5 13,7 10,3 18,7
Narcotics offences Persons suspected 18 488 3 436 5 333 3 980 771 4 968
% 100,0 18,6 28,8 21,5 4,2 26,9
ENTIRE POPULATION Persons suspected 4 512 285 2 354 422 256 742 412 429 1 297 126 191 566
% 100,0 52,2 5,7 9,1 28,7 4,2
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 7. Persons suspected of offences and the entire population by main activity, aged 15 years and over . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.2.2021].
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