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

Offence 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
All offences 1) 207,257 216,801 205,798 202,209 200,899
A. Offences against property 115,716 119,791 111,989 111,840 115,927
Burglaries total 17,659 18,222 16,218 14,671 16,234
Breaking into a residence 3,000 2,979 2,858 2,471 3,091
- into a free-time residence 721 785 718 709 1,031
- into another residence 2,279 2,194 2,140 1,762 2,060
Breaking into business premises 1,869 2,031 1,818 1,790 1,924
Breaking into a motor vehicle 5,976 6,474 5,096 4,250 4,313
Other burglaries 6,814 6,738 6,446 6,160 6,906
Unauthorised uses and thefts of a motor vehicle, thefts of use of a motor vehicle, total 4,927 5,234 4,083 3,364 3,505
- unauthorised theft of a motor vehicle 605 636 494 475 416
- unauthorised use of a motor vehicle 455 430 402 370 345
- aggravated unauthorised use of a motor vehicle - - 2 1 -
- theft of use of a motor vehicle 3,846 4,160 3,174 2,511 2,735
- aggravated theft of use of a motor vehicle 21 8 11 7 9
Robberies total 687 777 816 686 801
- aggravated robberies 80 89 107 92 102
Damages to property total 23,171 24,799 20,826 20,092 21,070
- aggravated damage to property 112 91 115 118 136
Embezzlements total 1,561 1,556 1,547 1,766 1,509
- aggravated embezzlement 149 148 177 182 178
Frauds total 8,222 8,612 10,526 11,467 11,799
- aggravated fraud 524 631 509 576 628
B. Crimes against life and health 17,721 21,264 20,255 18,852 17,042
Manslaughter, murder or killing 55 46 45 48 52
Attempted manslaughter, murder or killing 155 151 188 124 163
Assaults total 16,510 19,965 18,996 17,650 16,002
- aggravated assault 998 1,032 913 869 794
C. Sexual crimes 1,212 1,387 1,934 1,852 1,458
Sexual exploitation of a child 545 678 806 981 737
Rape 436 440 522 437 486
D. Crimes against public authority and public peace 6,846 7,158 7,346 6,776 6,066
(Violent) resisting of an official in the performance of his duties 870 980 940 837 864
- of which against the police 779 883 854 757 794
Impeding an official 1,069 1,129 1,090 953 906
- against the police 1,051 1,108 1,069 938 881
E. Certain traffic offences 26,304 26,229 23,478 21,783 22,131
Drunken driving total 10,103 10,175 9,298 8,705 8,580
- aggravated drunken driving 5,435 5,423 5,026 4,422 4,073
F. Other offences 39,458 40,972 40,796 41,106 38,275
Narcotics offences total 10,021 10,086 9,851 11,174 10,185
- aggravated narcotics offence 520 508 539 535 581
Alcohol offence/Minor alcohol offence 2,152 2,506 2,667 2,388 1,939
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, 2. quarter

Inquiries: Kimmo Haapakangas 029 551 3252, rikos@stat.fi

Director in charge: Riitta Harala


Updated 11.7.2014

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Offences known to the police [e-publication].
ISSN=2242-7953. 2nd quarter 2014, Appendix table 1. Development of certain types of offences in January to June 2010 to 2014 (preliminary data) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.11.2019].
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