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Statistics on offences and coercive measures

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
The statistics on offences and coercive measures describe offences by area and the coercive measures used by the police, customs and border guard. The data derive from the Ministry of Interior's police information system. The data are published four times and once a year.

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According to Statistics Finland's data, 127,800 theft offences were recorded by the police, customs and border guard during 2021. The number of reported rape offences grew by 27.7 per cent. The number of assaults by persons aged under 15 grew by 23.4 per cent from the year before.

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release | Statistics on offences and coercive measures 2021, reported offences
release | Statistics on offences and coercive measures 2022, 1st quarter

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Tables

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29.04.2022

Offences recorded according to the wellbeing services county

Cumulative annual sum (number)Change from the previous year's cumulative sum (number)Change from the previous year's cumulative sum (%)
Offences and infractions total103,289-8,314-7.4
1 Offences against penal code99,601-7,811-7.3
11 Offences against property44,882-2,755-5.8
1101 Total of thefts 28:1-324,153-1,263-5.0
1101a1 Thefts, through unlawful breaking into a residence or summer house etc690-46-6.3
1109 Robbery 31:1-2 total4736515.9
1116 Fraud, petty fraud 36:1,38,112-807-9.0
1118 Means of payment fraud, petty means of payment fraud, preparation thereof 37:8,10,111,90561948.1
12 B Crimes against life and health8,3936208.0
1201 Offences against life total 21:1-3,34a:123743.8
12012 Attempted manslaughter, murder or killing 21:1-3,34a:11134873.8
1204 Assault offences, total 21:5-7,34a:1§1/67,9265998.2
13 Sexual crimes1,51836631.8
1301 Sexual abuse of a child, aggravated sexual abuse of a child, aggravated rape of a child 20:6-7, 7b76232172.8
1302 Rape, aggravated rape, rape (3 mom) 20:1-2384-13-3.3
1303 Other sexual crimes 20:4-5,5a, 8-93725818.5
14 Crimes against public authority and public peace2,84927110.5
15 Traffic offences25,911-4,153-13.8
1503 Drunken driving 23:3-4 total3,726-504-11.9
16 Other offences against the Penal Code16,048-2,160-11.9
16125 Unlawful use of narcotics 50:2a4,257-1,103-20.6
2 Other Acts3,688-503-12.0
09.06.2022

Offences recorded and their solving

14.01.2022

Municipal parking supervision

Figures

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29.04.2022

Offences known to the authorities according to the municipality of offence

Offences known to the authorities according to the municipality of offence. Data on the figure are available from the table below the figure.
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2020M0167,507
2020M0270,441
2020M0366,685
2020M0460,372
2020M0559,802
2020M0644,668
2020M0752,086
2020M0852,305
2020M0950,523
2020M1077,773
2020M1146,283
2020M1237,600
2021M0136,382
2021M0234,916
2021M0340,305
2021M0443,154
2021M0543,946
2021M0642,749
2021M0744,916
2021M0846,117
2021M0946,358
2021M1044,582
2021M1141,856
2021M1236,117
2022M01*35,750
2022M02*31,698
2022M03*35,841
09.06.2022

Property reported as stolen in theft offences

09.06.2022

uspects by the sex of the victim

06.07.2022

Offences known to the authorities (number) ICCS classification

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