Appendix table 5. Persons suspected of offences and the entire population by socio-economic group in 2015, aged 15 and over 1)

Offences Total Self-employed persons Upper-level employees Lower-level employees Workers Students Pensioners Other, unknown
1 All offences Suspected 241,071 10,814 6,826 16,800 32,812 37,770 24,617 111,432
% 100.0 4.5 2.8 7.0 13.6 15.7 10.2 46.2
Offences against property Suspected 96,712 2,986 1,447 5,552 8,601 15,124 11,179 51,823
% 100.0 3.1 1.5 5.7 8.9 15.6 11.6 53.6
Theft offences Suspected 48,127 545 493 1,971 2,997 7,411 6,448 28,262
% 99.9 1.1 1.0 4.1 6.2 15.4 13.4 58.7
Robbery offences Suspected 1,463 13 9 63 81 383 127 787
% 100.0 0.9 0.6 4.3 5.5 26.2 8.7 53.8
Damage to property Suspected 9,254 247 240 533 1,160 2,357 901 3,816
% 100.0 2.7 2.6 5.8 12.5 25.5 9.7 41.2
Embezzlement offences Suspected 1,354 134 51 238 225 125 145 436
% 100.0 9.9 3.8 17.6 16.6 9.2 10.7 32.2
Frauds Suspected 21,770 760 289 1,697 2,584 2,966 2,104 11,370
% 100.0 3.5 1.3 7.8 11.9 13.6 9.7 52.2
Means of payment frauds Suspected 1,257 17 9 95 95 158 128 755
% 100.2 1.4 0.7 7.6 7.6 12.6 10.2 60.1
Tax offences Suspected 1,237 240 37 91 188 75 196 410
% 100.0 19.4 3.0 7.4 15.2 6.1 15.8 33.1
Forgery offences Suspected 2,805 120 53 273 268 346 258 1,487
% 100.0 4.3 1.9 9.7 9.6 12.3 9.2 53.0
Dishonesty by a debtor Suspected 643 180 44 86 105 6 69 153
% 99.9 28.0 6.8 13.4 16.3 0.9 10.7 23.8
Offences against life and health Suspected 26,366 1,375 814 2,338 5,510 4,165 2,343 9,821
% 100.0 5.2 3.1 8.9 20.9 15.8 8.9 37.2
Homicides and attempts thereof Suspected 90 3 2 2 13 13 6 51
% 99.9 3.3 2.2 2.2 14.4 14.4 6.7 56.7
Assault offences Suspected 24,482 1,233 683 2,123 5,144 3,935 2,064 9,300
% 100.0 5.0 2.8 8.7 21.0 16.1 8.4 38.0
Sexual crimes Suspected 2,105 114 91 240 495 350 251 564
% 99.9 5.4 4.3 11.4 23.5 16.6 11.9 26.8
Drunken driving Suspected 16,891 830 504 1,239 3,188 2,094 1,891 7,145
% 100.0 4.9 3.0 7.3 18.9 12.4 11.2 42.3
Narcotics offences Suspected 21,361 456 245 1,145 2,534 4,413 1,141 11,427
% 100.0 2.1 1.1 5.4 11.9 20.7 5.3 53.5
2 Endangering of traffic safety, leaving the scene of a traffic accident without permission, traffic infraction Suspected 388,534 48,491 52,260 70,307 85,871 34,926 45,986 50,693
% 100.0 12.5 13.5 18.1 22.1 9.0 11.8 13.0
ENTIRE POPULATION Population 4 556,249 254,956 503,274 869,020 705,513 414,440 1 347,002 462,044
% 100.0 5.6 11.0 19.1 15.5 9.1 29.6 10.1
1) The same person can be a suspect several times during the year.

Source: Statistics on offences and coercive measures 2015, Offences reported. Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 22.3.2016

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