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Latest publication: Statistics on offences and coercive measures 2019, 2nd quarter

Appendix table 1. Development of certain types of offences in January to March 2011 to 2015 (preliminary data)

Offence 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
1) All offences 1) 95,096 92,658 90,361 95,299 88,802
A. Offences against property 51,029 49,288 48,081 54,624 49,169
Burglaries total 7,695 6,748 6,143 7,377 6,986
Breaking into a residence 1,162 1,162 1,019 1,368 1,197
- into a free-time residence 228 251 199 438 280
- into another residence 934 911 820 930 917
Breaking into business premises 864 773 772 881 880
Breaking into a motor vehicle 2,816 2,376 1,823 2,123 2,046
Other burglaries 2,853 2,437 2,529 3,005 2,863
Unauthorised uses and thefts of a motor vehicle, thefts of use of a motor vehicle, total 1,763 1,500 1,112 1,360 1,343
- unauthorised theft of a motor vehicle 155 167 153 154 122
- (aggravated) unauthorised use of a motor vehicle 186 177 171 165 164
- (aggravated) theft of use of a motor vehicle 1,422 1,156 788 1,041 1,057
Robberies total 379 376 315 355 394
- aggravated robberies 47 54 42 52 90
Damages to property total 9,890 8,817 8,782 10,474 7,953
- aggravated damage to property 40 46 44 64 47
Embezzlements total 765 791 896 782 714
- aggravated embezzlement 78 97 107 102 79
Frauds total 4,584 5,451 5,817 6,395 6,244
- aggravated fraud 345 255 320 330 296
B. Crimes against life and health 9,770 9,297 8,793 8,307 7,742
Manslaughter, murder or killing 21 22 24 25 22
Attempted manslaughter, murder or killing 64 83 53 76 73
Assaults total 9,225 8,760 8,323 7,809 7,312
- aggravated assault 477 428 426 375 383
C. Sexual crimes 662 1,061 821 744 746
Sexual exploitation of a child 355 375 362 392 335
Rape 185 255 208 221 251
D. Crimes against public authority and public peace 3,422 3,526 3,215 3,066 3,060
(Violent) resisting of an official in the performance of his duties 484 481 408 450 419
Impeding an official 531 523 459 476 428
E. Certain traffic offences 11,115 10,423 9,607 10,153 9,510
Drunken driving total 4,088 4,048 3,815 3,740 3,846
- aggravated drunken driving 2,187 2,227 1,946 1,703 1,721
F. Other offences 19,098 19,063 19,844 18,405 18,575
Narcotics offences total 5,029 5,029 5,825 5,066 5,601
- aggravated narcotics offence 241 268 294 265 275
Alcohol offence/Minor alcohol offence 720 732 790 622 470
1) Excl. endangerment of traffic safety, hit-and-run, traffic infraction, violation of social welfare legislation on road traffic, and motor vehicle infraction.

Source: Statistics on offences and coercive measures 2015, 1. quarter

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Director in charge: Riitta Harala


Updated 21.4.2015

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on offences and coercive measures [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-9178. 1st quarter 2015, Appendix table 1. Development of certain types of offences in January to March 2011 to 2015 (preliminary data) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.8.2019].
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