Appendix table 4. Persons suspected of offences and the entire population by socio-economic group in 2016, aged 15 and over 1)

Offences Total Self-employed persons Upper-level employees Lower-level employees Workers Students Pensioners Other, unknown
1 Offences and infractions total Suspected 632,589 57,666 59,611 85,687 112,624 72,268 71,017 173,716
% 99.9 9.1 9.4 13.5 17.8 11.4 11.2 27.5
2 Offences against the Criminal Code Suspected 290,424 15,959 11,348 23,888 42,125 44,998 27,995 124,111
% 99.9 5.5 3.9 8.2 14.5 15.5 9.6 42.7
3 Offences A to F Suspected 236,879 10,396 5,559 15,181 29,677 36,962 22,412 116,692
% 100.0 4.4 2.3 6.4 12.5 15.6 9.5 49.3
Offences against property Suspected 94,516 2,517 1,245 4,871 7,257 14,892 9,646 54,088
% 100.1 2.7 1.3 5.2 7.7 15.8 10.2 57.2
Theft offences Suspected 46,024 525 368 1,697 2,565 7,021 5,677 28,171
% 100.0 1.1 0.8 3.7 5.6 15.3 12.3 61.2
Robbery offences Suspected 1,382 20 4 40 91 369 119 739
% 100.0 1.4 0.3 2.9 6.6 26.7 8.6 53.5
Damage to property Suspected 8,250 240 189 446 984 1,965 813 3,613
% 100.0 2.9 2.3 5.4 11.9 23.8 9.9 43.8
Embezzlement offences Suspected 1,358 136 82 279 178 107 150 426
% 99.9 10.0 6.0 20.5 13.1 7.9 11.0 31.4
Frauds Suspected 22,758 446 221 1,502 1,882 3,491 1,539 13,677
% 100.1 2.0 1.0 6.6 8.3 15.3 6.8 60.1
Means of payment frauds Suspected 1,371 34 16 72 98 184 153 814
% 100.1 2.5 1.2 5.3 7.1 13.4 11.2 59.4
Tax offences Suspected 1,579 223 60 124 228 106 228 610
% 99.9 14.1 3.8 7.9 14.4 6.7 14.4 38.6
Forgery offences Suspected 2,523 126 53 144 173 352 170 1,505
% 100.1 5.0 2.1 5.7 6.9 14.0 6.7 59.7
Dishonesty by a debtor Suspected 570 118 44 68 89 17 61 173
% 100.0 20.7 7.7 11.9 15.6 3.0 10.7 30.4
Offences against life and health Suspected 24,742 1,338 770 2,153 4,878 3,719 2,269 9,615
% 100.0 5.4 3.1 8.7 19.7 15.0 9.2 38.9
Homicides and attempts thereof Suspected 77 9 1 3 8 10 12 34
% 100.1 11.7 1.3 3.9 10.4 13.0 15.6 44.2
Assault offences Suspected 22,841 1,209 642 1,950 4,513 3,440 1,996 9,091
% 100.0 5.3 2.8 8.5 19.8 15.1 8.7 39.8
Sexual crimes Suspected 1,884 104 82 177 393 324 199 605
% 100.1 5.5 4.4 9.4 20.9 17.2 10.6 32.1
Drunken driving Suspected 16,390 785 470 1,070 3,017 1,927 1,758 7,363
% 100.0 4.8 2.9 6.5 18.4 11.8 10.7 44.9
Narcotics offences Suspected 22,315 421 204 1,076 2,642 4,451 1,142 12,379
% 99.9 1.9 0.9 4.8 11.8 19.9 5.1 55.5
4 Endangering of traffic safety, leaving the scene of a traffic accident without permission, traffic infraction Suspected 395,711 47,270 54,052 70,506 82,947 35,306 48,605 57,025
% 100.0 11.9 13.7 17.8 21.0 8.9 12.3 14.4
ENTIRE POPULATION Suspected 4 575,145 249,042 501,910 851,944 681,109 416,017 1 361,552 513,571
% 100.0 5.4 11.0 18.6 14.9 9.1 29.8 11.2
1) The same person can be a suspect several times during the year

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

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

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 23.3.2017

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