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Number of recorded robberies grew by 23.3 per cent in 2022

release | Statistics on offences and coercive measures 2022, 4th quarter

According to Statistics Finland's preliminary data, a total of 473,100 offences against the Criminal Code were recorded by the police, customs and border guard in 2022. This is two per  ent fewer than one year earlier. The number of robbery offences increased by 23.3 per cent. Good 2,300 of them were recorded.

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  • Recorded offences against life numbered 85, which is two cases more than in the year before.
  • The recorded number of sexual abuses of a child was 2,326. This is 11.3 per cent more than in the year before.
  • A total of 1,678 rapes were reported, which is 9.3 per cent fewer than in the year before.
  • The number of break-ins into houses and free-time residences reported was 3,600. This is 7.8 per cent fewer than in the year before.

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