Appendix table 7. Persons suspected of offences and the entire population by level of education in 2014, aged 15 and over 1)

Offences Total Primary education Upper secondary level education Lowest level tertiary education Lower-degree level tertiary education Higher-degree level tertiary education
1 All offences Suspected 240,627 147,740 76,786 6,999 5,278 3,824
% 100.0 61.4 31.9 2.9 2.2 1.6
Offences against property Suspected 95,969 65,435 26,002 2,291 1,318 923
% 100.1 68.2 27.1 2.4 1.4 1.0
Theft offences Suspected 50,657 36,415 12,647 813 418 364
% 100.0 71.9 25.0 1.6 0.8 0.7
Robbery offences Suspected 1,451 1,201 242 5 3 -
% 100.0 82.8 16.7 0.3 0.2 -
Damage to property Suspected 9,724 6,410 2,914 191 124 85
% 100.1 65.9 30.0 2.0 1.3 0.9
Embezzlement offences Suspected 1,595 742 562 154 100 37
% 100.0 46.5 35.2 9.7 6.3 2.3
Frauds Suspected 17,585 11,682 4,887 566 281 169
% 100.0 66.4 27.8 3.2 1.6 1.0
Means of payment frauds Suspected 1,435 1,030 358 32 11 4
% 100.0 71.8 24.9 2.2 0.8 0.3
Tax offences Suspected 1,281 610 509 62 51 49
% 99.9 47.6 39.7 4.8 4.0 3.8
Forgery offences Suspected 2,730 1,710 833 78 76 33
% 100.0 62.6 30.5 2.9 2.8 1.2
Dishonesty by a debtor Suspected 636 238 265 70 32 31
% 100.0 37.4 41.7 11.0 5.0 4.9
Offences against life and health Suspected 27,980 14,585 11,009 972 819 595
% 99.9 52.1 39.3 3.5 2.9 2.1
Homicides and attempts thereof Suspected 98 54 41 2 1 -
% 99.9 55.1 41.8 2.0 1.0 -
Assault offences Suspected 25,932 13,627 10,242 852 717 494
% 100.0 52.5 39.5 3.3 2.8 1.9
Sexual crimes Suspected 2,143 1,019 945 58 59 62
% 100.1 47.6 44.1 2.7 2.8 2.9
Drunken driving Suspected 16,660 8,447 6,556 778 509 370
% 100.1 50.7 39.4 4.7 3.1 2.2
Narcotics offences Suspected 19,763 12,757 6,518 179 217 92
% 100.0 64.5 33.0 0.9 1.1 0.5
2 Endangering of traffic safety, leaving the scene of a traffic accident without permission, traffic infraction Suspected 391,750 107,740 170,863 37,373 39,333 36,441
% 99.9 27.5 43.6 9.5 10.0 9.3
ENTIRE POPULATION Suspected 4,535,282 1,379,026 1,825,509 460,940 449,760 420,047
% 100.1 30.4 40.3 10.2 9.9 9.3
1) The same person can be a suspect several times during the year

Source: Statistics on offences and coercive measures 2014, Offences reported. Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Riitta Harala


Updated 31.3.2015

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on offences and coercive measures [e-publication].
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