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Latest publication: Statistics on offences and coercive measures 2019, 3rd quarter

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

Offence 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
1) All offences 1) 347,018 328,529 324,650 319,341 311,911
A. Offences against property 195,753 183,227 183,842 185,315 177,827
Burglaries total 29,830 27,123 24,387 25,638 25,753
Breaking into a residence 4,895 5,002 4,245 4,800 4,532
- into a free-time residence 1,261 1,182 1,242 1,450 1,278
- into another residence 3,634 3,820 3,003 3,350 3,254
Breaking into business premises 3,323 3,076 2,928 3,072 3,104
Breaking into a motor vehicle 10,511 8,422 7,166 6,989 7,179
Other burglaries 11,101 10,623 10,048 10,777 10,938
Unauthorised uses and thefts of a motor vehicle, thefts of use of a motor vehicle, total 9,354 7,025 6,239 6,058 5,976
- unauthorised theft of a motor vehicle 1,242 943 855 854 668
- (aggravated) unauthorised use of a motor vehicle 709 659 575 584 550
- (aggravated) theft of use of a motor vehicle 7,403 5,423 4,809 4,620 4,758
Robberies total 1,204 1,247 1,108 1,267 1,178
- aggravated robberies 150 151 136 138 193
Damages to property total 40,455 34,160 33,321 33,112 28,642
- aggravated damage to property 157 187 208 197 193
Embezzlements total 2,462 2,481 2,732 2,312 2,098
- aggravated embezzlement 214 258 272 274 244
Frauds total 13,258 15,917 17,503 17,521 19,442
- aggravated fraud 891 807 852 1,124 1,085
B. Crimes against life and health 32,508 30,830 28,650 26,701 26,523
Manslaughter, murder or killing 82 65 73 76 67
Attempted manslaughter, murder or killing 236 276 194 253 218
Assaults total 30,427 28,804 26,707 24,906 24,828
- aggravated assault 1,591 1,401 1,357 1,215 1,206
C. Sexual crimes 2,286 2,731 2,606 2,258 2,670
Sexual exploitation of a child 1,096 1,181 1,301 1,090 1,112
Rape 741 809 748 760 780
D. Crimes against public authority and public peace 10,892 10,991 10,199 9,478 9,488
(Violent) resisting of an official in the performance of his duties 1,457 1,433 1,258 1,289 1,253
Impeding an official 1,720 1,634 1,415 1,410 1,340
E. Certain traffic offences 41,714 37,694 34,682 34,930 34,570
Drunken driving total 16,304 14,915 13,724 13,330 13,606
- aggravated drunken driving 8,695 8,029 6,990 6,370 6,062
F. Other offences 63,865 63,056 64,671 60,659 60,833
Narcotics offences total 15,402 15,446 17,181 16,014 17,798
- aggravated narcotics offence 752 789 915 871 786
Alcohol offence/Minor alcohol offence 4,092 3,928 3,860 3,023 2,660
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, 3. quarter

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Updated 19.10.2015

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