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Appendix table 1. Development of certain types of offences in January to December 2009 to 2013 (preliminary data)

Offence 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
All offences 1) 440,438 431,959 457,147 424,835 424,434
A. Offences against property 255,384 247,173 259,648 237,422 240,359
Burglaries total 40,682 38,516 39,686 35,130 32,529
Breaking into a residence 6,499 6,456 6,677 6,294 5,763
- into a free-time residence - 1,526 1,816 1,479 1,794
- into another residence 6,499 4,930 4,861 4,815 3,969
Breaking into business premises 4,476 4,088 4,532 4,010 3,837
Breaking into a motor vehicle 15,005 13,489 13,829 10,741 9,586
Other burglaries 14,702 14,483 14,648 14,085 13,343
Unauthorised uses and thefts of a motor vehicle, thefts of use of a motor vehicle, total 12,196 11,158 11,971 8,813 7,960
- unauthorised theft of a motor vehicle 1,521 1,408 1,531 1,112 1,061
- unauthorised use of a motor vehicle 984 910 937 840 744
- aggravated unauthorised use of a motor vehicle 3 2 - 2 1
- theft of use of a motor vehicle 9,645 8,802 9,483 6,840 6,134
- aggravated theft of use of a motor vehicle 43 36 20 19 20
Robberies total 1,650 1,531 1,634 1,648 1,531
- aggravated robberies 221 157 206 217 199
Damages to property total 50,698 49,144 55,024 44,373 43,371
- aggravated damage to property 212 240 220 239 259
Embezzlements total 3,205 3,298 3,229 3,272 3,564
- aggravated fraud 278 325 290 373 352
Frauds total 17,386 15,741 17,786 20,835 22,751
- törkeä petos 987 953 1,142 1,033 1,096
B. Crimes against life and health 35,572 35,563 42,571 40,460 37,861
Manslaughter, murder or killing 115 112 114 91 100
Attempted manslaughter, murder or killing 370 310 311 354 268
Assaults total 32,735 32,936 39,855 37,857 35,355
- aggravated assault 2,121 2,006 2,078 1,884 1,809
C. Sexual crimes 2,222 2,424 3,008 3,576 3,329
Sexual exploitation of a child 1,078 1,106 1,459 1,590 1,673
Rape 668 822 989 1,020 977
D. Crimes against public authority and public peace 14,013 13,549 14,352 14,375 13,649
(Violent) resisting of an official in the performance of his duties 1,710 1,683 1,947 1,857 1,685
- of which against the police 1,590 1,502 1,764 1,684 1,542
Impeding an official 2,259 2,161 2,300 2,182 1,914
- against the police 2,191 2,109 2,258 2,129 1,879
E. Certain traffic offences 56,489 53,266 53,996 47,960 45,248
Drunken driving total 23,398 21,162 21,500 19,166 18,053
- aggravated drunken driving 12,304 11,246 11,409 10,351 9,029
F. Other offences 76,758 79,984 83,572 81,042 83,988
Narcotics offences total 18,405 19,653 20,243 20,041 22,604
- aggravated narcotics offence 883 1,071 1,024 1,020 1,226
Alcohol offence/Minor alcohol offence 3,529 4,042 5,092 4,598 4,566
1) Excl. endangerment of traffic safety, hit-and-run, traffic infraction, violation of social welfare legislation on road traffic, and motor vehicle infraction.

Source: Offences known to the police 2013, 4. quarter

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

Director in charge: Riitta Harala


Updated 17.01.2014

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Offences known to the police [e-publication].
ISSN=2242-7953. 4th quarter 2013, Appendix table 1. Development of certain types of offences in January to December 2009 to 2013 (preliminary data) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.2.2021].
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