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Appendix table 7. Persons suspected of offences and the entire population by level of education, aged 15 and over 1)

Offences Total Primary education Upper secondary level education Lowest level tertiary education Lower-degree level tertiary education Higher-degree level tertiary education
1 All offences Suspected 250,374 157,004 77,098 7,007 5,167 4,098
% 100.0 62.7 30.8 2.8 2.1 1.6
Offences against property Suspected 99,262 69,711 25,091 1,994 1,365 1,101
% 100.0 70.2 25.3 2.0 1.4 1.1
Theft offences Suspected 50,726 37,442 11,809 639 445 391
% 100.1 73.8 23.3 1.3 0.9 0.8
Robbery offences Suspected 1,310 1,041 259 6 3 1
% 100.1 79.5 19.8 0.5 0.2 0.1
Damage to property Suspected 10,993 7,747 2,870 148 135 93
% 99.9 70.5 26.1 1.3 1.2 0.8
Embezzlement offences Suspected 1,630 802 592 133 49 54
% 100.0 49.2 36.3 8.2 3.0 3.3
Frauds Suspected 19,378 13,441 5,067 353 335 182
% 99.9 69.4 26.1 1.8 1.7 0.9
Means of payment frauds Suspected 1,516 1,178 291 17 24 6
% 100.0 77.7 19.2 1.1 1.6 0.4
Tax offences Suspected 1,020 441 408 97 44 30
% 99.9 43.2 40.0 9.5 4.3 2.9
Forgery offences Suspected 3,484 2,111 1,047 119 97 110
% 100.1 60.6 30.1 3.4 2.8 3.2
Dishonesty by a debtor Suspected 569 196 265 65 16 27
% 99.9 34.4 46.6 11.4 2.8 4.7
Offences against life and health Suspected 30,629 16,500 11,591 1,049 894 595
% 99.9 53.9 37.8 3.4 2.9 1.9
Homicides and attempts thereof Suspected 106 66 39 - - 1
% 100.0 62.3 36.8 - - 0.9
Assault offences Suspected 28,508 15,522 10,835 902 756 493
% 100.0 54.4 38.0 3.2 2.7 1.7
Sexual crimes Suspected 2,305 1,092 891 170 86 66
% 100.1 47.4 38.7 7.4 3.7 2.9
Drunken driving Suspected 17,200 8,828 6,697 789 514 372
% 100.0 51.3 38.9 4.6 3.0 2.2
Narcotics offences Suspected 19,958 13,130 6,450 151 154 73
% 100.1 65.8 32.3 0.8 0.8 0.4
2 Endangering of traffic safety, leaving the scene of a traffic accident without permission, traffic infraction Suspected 424,095 119,327 185,344 40,712 40,903 37,809
% 99.9 28.1 43.7 9.6 9.6 8.9
ENTIRE POPULATION Suspected 4,512,285 1,412,785 1,803,888 461,639 431,000 402,973
% 100.0 31.3 40.0 10.2 9.6 8.9
1) The same person can be a suspect several times during the year

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 7. Persons suspected of offences and the entire population by level of education, aged 15 and over 1) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.5.2019].
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