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Appendix table 1. Development of certain types of offences in 2009 - 2013

Offence 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
ALL OFFENCES 1) 441,416 431,623 458,251 425,421 424,786
A Offences against property 255,619 247,299 259,771 237,609 240,547
Burglaries total 40,715 38,555 39,704 35,046 32,514
Breaking into a residence 6,497 6,453 6,672 6,281 5,749
- into a free-time residence 1,675 1,537 1,825 1,478 1,791
- into another residence 4,822 4,916 4,847 4,803 3,958
Breaking into business premises 4,477 4,091 4,537 4,001 3,843
Breaking into a motor vehicle 15,032 13,526 13,853 10,738 9,597
Other burglaries 14,709 14,485 14,642 14,026 13,325
Unauthorised uses and thefts of a motor vehicle, thefts of use of a motor vehicle, total 12,188 11,150 11,983 8,815 7,963
- unauthorised theft of a motor vehicle 1,574 1,438 1,574 1,146 1,090
- unauthorised use of a motor vehicle 1,000 924 945 846 746
- aggravated unauthorised use of a motor vehicle 3 2 - 2 1
- theft of use of a motor vehicle 9,568 8,749 9,443 6,802 6,104
- aggravated theft of use of a motor vehicle 43 37 21 19 22
Robberies total 1,640 1,508 1,622 1,616 1,524
- aggravated robbery 212 156 208 218 196
Damages to property total 50,709 49,160 54,970 44,417 43,375
- aggravated damage to property 212 243 227 239 266
Embezzlements total 3,182 3,303 3,229 3,272 3,574
- aggravated embezzlement 1,257 1,288 1,440 1,426 1,458
Frauds total 17,422 15,860 17,794 20,946 22,835
Means of payment frauds 4,941 4,458 5,655 6,231 7,607
- aggravated means of payment fraud 184 124 149 127 123
B Offences against life and health 35,753 35,715 42,919 40,853 38,026
Manslaughter, murder or killing 114 110 114 89 95
Attempted manslaughter, murder or killing 366 308 306 350 264
Assaults total 32,895 33,082 40,171 38,231 35,515
- aggravated assault 2,105 1,996 2,053 1,874 1,791
C Sexual offences 2,205 2,417 3,252 3,511 3,310
Sexual exploitation of a child 1,068 1,102 1,682 1,567 1,657
Rape 660 818 1,039 1,009 975
D Offences against public authority and public peace 14,053 13,566 14,417 14,361 13,700
(Violent) resisting of an official in the performance of his/her duties 1,711 1,682 1,947 1,852 1,682
Impeding an official 2,260 2,161 2,310 2,183 1,916
E Certain traffic offences 56,833 53,423 54,098 48,005 45,251
Drunken driving total 23,350 21,130 21,459 19,134 17,994
- aggravated drunken driving 12,294 11,242 11,409 10,333 9,001
F Other offences 76,953 79,203 83,794 81,082 83,952
Narcotics offences total 18,524 19,724 20,394 20,102 22,656
- aggravated narcotics offence 922 1,083 1,036 1,025 1,237
Alcohol offence/Minor alcohol offence 2,987 4,053 5,121 4,601 4,474
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. Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Riitta Harala


Updated 2.4.2014

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Offences known to the police [e-publication].
ISSN=2242-7953. 2013, Appendix table 1. Development of certain types of offences in 2009 - 2013 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 25.5.2019].
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