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

Offence 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
All offences 1) 331,950 347,018 328,529 324,650 316,839
A. Offences against property 189,295 195,753 183,227 183,842 183,830
Burglaries total 29,147 29,830 27,123 24,387 25,601
Breaking into a residence 4,992 4,895 5,002 4,245 4,818
- into a free-time residence 1,184 1,261 1,182 1,242 1,446
- into another residence 3,808 3,634 3,820 3,003 3,372
Breaking into business premises 3,164 3,323 3,076 2,928 3,062
Breaking into a motor vehicle 9,953 10,511 8,422 7,166 6,948
Other burglaries 11,038 11,101 10,623 10,048 10,773
Unauthorised uses and thefts of a motor vehicle, thefts of use of a motor vehicle, total 8,706 9,354 7,025 6,239 6,061
- unauthorised theft of a motor vehicle 1,160 1,242 943 855 779
- unauthorised use of a motor vehicle 726 709 657 574 576
- aggravated unauthorised use of a motor vehicle - - 2 1 -
- theft of use of a motor vehicle 6,790 7,388 5,407 4,793 4,683
- aggravated theft of use of a motor vehicle 30 15 16 16 23
Robberies total 1,132 1,204 1,247 1,108 1,290
- aggravated robberies 118 150 151 136 138
Damages to property total 37,504 40,455 34,160 33,321 32,957
- aggravated damage to property 185 157 187 208 198
Embezzlements total 2,504 2,462 2,481 2,732 2,310
- aggravated embezzlement 242 214 258 272 275
Frauds total 12,098 13,258 15,917 17,503 16,744
- aggravated fraud 746 891 807 852 919
B. Crimes against life and health 27,190 32,508 30,830 28,650 26,322
Manslaughter, murder or killing 85 82 65 73 79
Attempted manslaughter, murder or killing 231 236 276 194 264
Assaults total 25,187 30,427 28,804 26,707 24,559
- aggravated assault 1,521 1,591 1,401 1,357 1,240
C. Sexual crimes 1,846 2,286 2,731 2,606 2,232
Sexual exploitation of a child 829 1,096 1,181 1,301 1,085
Rape 632 741 809 748 757
D. Crimes against public authority and public peace 10,250 10,892 10,991 10,199 9,440
(Violent) resisting of an official in the performance of his duties 1,274 1,457 1,433 1,258 1,290
- of which against the police 1,139 1,330 1,299 1,153 1,173
Impeding an official 1,632 1,720 1,634 1,415 1,409
- against the police 1,599 1,689 1,600 1,387 1,376
E. Certain traffic offences 41,932 41,714 37,694 34,682 34,906
Drunken driving total 16,393 16,304 14,915 13,724 13,440
- aggravated drunken driving 8,663 8,695 8,029 6,990 6,435
F. Other offences 61,437 63,865 63,056 64,671 60,109
Narcotics offences total 15,300 15,402 15,446 17,181 15,826
- aggravated narcotics offence 828 752 789 915 831
Alcohol offence/Minor alcohol offence 3,418 4,092 3,928 3,860 2,994
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, 3. quarter

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

Director in charge: Riitta Harala


Updated 15.10.2014

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Offences known to the police [e-publication].
ISSN=2242-7953. 3rd quarter 2014, Appendix table 1. Development of certain types of offences in January to September 2010 to 2014 (preliminary data) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.11.2019].
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