Appendix table 7. Persons suspected of offences and the entire population by level of education in 2015, aged 15 and over 1)

Offences Total Primary education Upper secondary education Lowest level tertiary education Lower-degree level tertiary education Higher-degree level tertiary education
1 All offences Suspected 241,071 146,847 77,246 6,773 5,251 4,954
% 100.0 60.9 32.0 2.8 2.2 2.1
Offences against property Suspected 96,712 66,125 25,961 2,106 1,295 1,225
% 100.0 68.4 26.8 2.2 1.3 1.3
Theft offences Suspected 48,127 34,802 11,675 744 430 476
% 100.0 72.3 24.3 1.5 0.9 1.0
Robbery offences Suspected 1,463 1,200 255 4 2 2
% 99.9 82.0 17.4 0.3 0.1 0.1
Damage to property Suspected 9,254 5,923 2,768 165 140 258
% 100.0 64.0 29.9 1.8 1.5 2.8
Embezzlement offences Suspected 1,354 620 547 102 44 41
% 99.9 45.8 40.4 7.5 3.2 3.0
Frauds Suspected 21,770 14,690 6,104 466 351 159
% 99.9 67.5 28.0 2.1 1.6 0.7
Means of payment frauds Suspected 1,257 930 309 12 3 3
% 100.0 74.0 24.6 1.0 0.2 0.2
Tax offences Suspected 1,237 517 544 94 37 45
% 100.0 41.8 44.0 7.6 3.0 3.6
Forgery offences Suspected 2,805 1,854 728 118 74 31
% 100.0 66.1 26.0 4.2 2.6 1.1
Dishonesty by a debtor Suspected 643 208 299 82 22 32
% 100.0 32.3 46.5 12.8 3.4 5.0
Offences against life and health Suspected 26,366 13,532 10,637 766 834 597
% 100.0 51.3 40.3 2.9 3.2 2.3
Homicides and attempts thereof Suspected 90 55 28 - 2 5
% 100.0 61.1 31.1 - 2.2 5.6
Assault offences Suspected 24,482 12,717 9,887 658 712 508
% 100.0 51.9 40.4 2.7 2.9 2.1
Sexual crimes Suspected 2,105 983 843 105 130 44
% 100.0 46.7 40.0 5.0 6.2 2.1
Drunken driving Suspected 16,891 8,603 6,742 684 481 381
% 99.9 50.9 39.9 4.0 2.8 2.3
Narcotics offences Suspected 21,361 13,665 7,162 202 243 89
% 99.9 64.0 33.5 0.9 1.1 0.4
2 Endangering of traffic safety, leaving the scene of a traffic accident without permission, traffic infraction Suspected 388,534 102,554 170,260 36,645 41,117 37,958
% 100.0 26.4 43.8 9.4 10.6 9.8
ENTIRE POPULATION Population 4 556,249 1 347,301 1 851,655 456,269 466,818 434,206
% 99.9 29.6 40.6 10.0 10.2 9.5
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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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on offences and coercive measures [e-publication].
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