Appendix table 1. Development of certain types of offences in 2012 to 2016

Offence 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
1) OFFENCES AND IFRACTIONS TOTAL 860,692 869,402 828,296 819,012 823,449
2) Offences against the Criminal Code 491,846 489,765 482,050 474,377 466,857
3) Offences A to F 425,421 424,786 417,898 413,233 411,725
A Offences against property 237,609 240,547 241,326 236,323 230,174
Burglaries total 35,046 32,514 33,972 34,106 33,251
Breaking into a residence 6,281 5,749 6,363 5,985 5,300
- into a free-time residence 1,478 1,791 1,840 1,683 1,227
- into another residence 4,803 3,958 4,523 4,302 4,073
Breaking into business premises 4,001 3,843 4,044 4,079 3,329
Breaking into a motor vehicle 10,738 9,597 9,253 9,441 8,654
Other burglaries 14,026 13,325 14,312 14,601 15,968
Unauthorised uses and thefts of a motor vehicle, thefts of use of a motor vehicle, total 8,815 7,963 7,773 7,454 6,700
Robberies total 1,616 1,524 1,689 1,550 1,673
- aggravated robbery 218 196 216 266 277
Damages to property total 44,417 43,375 42,516 37,619 35,170
- aggravated damage to property 239 266 253 254 300
Embezzlements total 3,272 3,574 3,075 2,912 2,924
- aggravated embezzlement 1,426 1,458 1,723 1,820 1,817
Frauds total 20,946 22,835 23,515 26,091 25,065
Means of payment frauds 6,231 7,607 7,771 10,913 15,124
- aggravated means of payment fraud 127 123 123 193 161
B Offences against life and health 40,853 38,026 35,236 36,239 36,094
Manslaughter, murder or killing 89 95 101 96 78
Attempted manslaughter, murder or killing 350 264 327 299 311
Assaults total 38,231 35,515 32,928 33,874 33,769
- aggravated assault 1,874 1,791 1,645 1,563 1,592
C Sexual offences 3,511 3,310 3,001 2,972 3,327
Sexual exploitation of a child 1,567 1,657 1,416 1,230 1,242
Rape 1,009 975 1,009 1,052 1,160
D Offences against public authority and public peace 14,361 13,700 12,592 12,880 13,399
(Violent) resisting of an official in the performance of his/her duties 1,852 1,682 1,704 1,718 1,883
Impeding an official 2,183 1,916 1,863 1,810 1,852
E Certain traffic offences 48,005 45,251 45,557 44,940 44,759
Drunken driving total 19,134 17,994 17,608 17,638 17,308
- aggravated drunken driving 10,333 9,001 8,304 7,816 7,285
F Other offences 81,082 83,952 80,186 79,879 83,972
Narcotics offences total 20,102 22,656 21,781 23,400 25,082
- aggravated narcotics offence 1,025 1,237 1,161 1,070 1,179
Alcohol offence/Minor alcohol offence 4,601 4,474 3,686 3,195 2,876
4) Endangerment of traffic safety, hit-and-run, traffic infraction, violation of social welfare legislation on road traffic and motor vehicle infraction 435,271 444,616 410,398 405,779 411,724
- exceeding speed limits 1) 288,904 315,849 293,752 291,000 299,336
1) Exceeding speed limits registered as endangerment of traffic safety, aggravated endangerment of traffic safety and traffic infractions.

Source: Statistics on offences and coercive measures 2016, Offences reported. Statistics Finland

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Updated 23.3.2017

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