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Appendix table 1. Development of certain types of offences in January to March 2010 to 2014 (preliminary data)

Offence 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
All offences 1) 89,774 95,096 92,658 90,361 93,906
A. Offences against property 49,012 51,029 49,288 48,081 54,049
Burglaries total 7,407 7,695 6,748 6,143 7,325
Breaking into a residence 1,168 1,162 1,162 1,019 1,356
- into a free-time residence 201 228 251 199 424
- into another residence 967 934 911 820 932
Breaking into business premises 843 864 773 772 875
Breaking into a motor vehicle 2,577 2,816 2,376 1,823 2,093
Other burglaries 2,819 2,853 2,437 2,529 3,001
Unauthorised uses and thefts of a motor vehicle, thefts of use of a motor vehicle, total 1,917 1,763 1,500 1,112 1,356
- unauthorised theft of a motor vehicle 198 155 167 153 153
- unauthorised use of a motor vehicle 181 186 176 171 147
- aggravated unauthorised use of a motor vehicle - - 1 - -
- theft of use of a motor vehicle 1,533 1,422 1,153 785 1,052
- aggravated theft of use of a motor vehicle 5 - 3 3 4
Robberies total 312 379 376 315 373
- aggravated robberies 38 47 54 42 52
Damages to property total 8,935 9,890 8,817 8,782 10,352
- aggravated damage to property 48 40 46 44 62
Embezzlements total 736 765 791 896 780
- aggravated embezzlement 64 78 97 107 91
Frauds total 4,465 4,584 5,451 5,817 6,648
- aggravated fraud 287 345 255 320 289
B. Crimes against life and health 7,842 9,770 9,297 8,793 8,120
Manslaughter, murder or killing 27 21 22 24 27
Attempted manslaughter, murder or killing 74 64 83 53 84
Assaults total 7,327 9,225 8,760 8,323 7,651
- aggravated assault 433 477 428 426 398
C. Sexual crimes 606 662 1,061 821 731
Sexual exploitation of a child 230 355 375 362 356
Rape 283 185 255 208 246
D. Crimes against public authority and public peace 3,312 3,422 3,526 3,215 2,961
(Violent) resisting of an official in the performance of his duties 418 484 481 408 449
- of which against the police 371 435 437 370 417
Impeding an official 493 531 523 459 468
- against the police 484 520 514 453 454
E. Certain traffic offences 10,826 11,115 10,423 9,607 10,109
Drunken driving total 3,955 4,088 4,048 3,815 3,822
- aggravated drunken driving 2,202 2,187 2,227 1,946 1,738
F. Other offences 18,176 19,098 19,063 19,844 17,936
Narcotics offences total 4,817 5,029 5,029 5,825 4,936
- aggravated narcotics offence 255 241 268 294 227
Alcohol offence/Minor alcohol offence 510 720 732 790 616
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 2014, 1. quarter

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

Director in charge: Riitta Harala


Updated 16.04.2014

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Offences known to the police [e-publication].
ISSN=2242-7953. 1st quarter 2014, Appendix table 1. Development of certain types of offences in January to March 2010 to 2014 (preliminary data) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.2.2021].
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