Appendix table 7. Persons suspect of offences against the Criminal Code by origin, age group and sex and the share of suspects in the population in 2016

Origin and age group Sex total Men Women
Persons suspected share of suspects in the population % Persons suspected share of suspects in the population % Persons suspected share of suspects in the population %
Origin total Agegroup total 139,119 2.5 107,037 4.0 32,082 1.2
0 - 14 4,937 0.6 3,663 0.8 1,274 0.3
15 - 17 7,686 4.3 6,058 6.7 1,628 1.9
18 - 20 13,751 7.3 10,692 11.0 3,059 3.3
21 - 24 15,362 5.6 11,966 8.5 3,396 2.5
25 - 29 15,796 4.6 12,308 7.0 3,488 2.1
30 - 39 27,655 3.9 21,289 5.9 6,366 1.9
40 - 49 22,226 3.3 16,733 4.9 5,493 1.7
over 50 31,706 1.4 24,328 2.3 7,378 0.6
Person with Finnish background total Agegroup total 123,674 2.4 94,524 3.7 29,150 1.1
0 - 14 4,289 0.5 3,195 0.8 1,094 0.3
15 - 17 7,110 4.3 5,599 6.6 1,511 1.9
18 - 20 12,698 7.1 9,817 10.8 2,881 3.3
21 - 24 13,634 5.4 10,508 8.1 3,126 2.5
25 - 29 13,105 4.3 10,024 6.4 3,081 2.1
30 - 39 23,222 3.7 17,631 5.5 5,591 1.8
40 - 49 19,656 3.2 14,726 4.7 4,930 1.6
over 50 29,960 1.4 23,024 2.3 6,936 0.6
Person with Finnish background born in Finland Agegroup total 121,275 2.4 92,764 3.7 28,511 1.1
0 - 14 4,197 0.5 3,131 0.7 1,066 0.3
15 - 17 6,973 4.2 5,492 6.5 1,481 1.8
18 - 20 12,503 7.1 9,668 10.7 2,835 3.3
21 - 24 13,400 5.3 10,337 8.0 3,063 2.5
25 - 29 12,743 4.2 9,774 6.3 2,969 2.0
30 - 39 22,440 3.7 17,052 5.4 5,388 1.8
40 - 49 19,192 3.2 14,384 4.7 4,808 1.6
over 50 29,827 1.4 22,926 2.3 6,901 0.6
Person with Finnish background born abroad Agegroup total 2,399 4.8 1,760 6.8 639 2.6
0 - 14 92 0.9 64 1.3 28 0.6
15 - 17 137 6.3 107 9.3 30 2.9
18 - 20 195 10.1 149 15.6 46 4.7
21 - 24 234 9.2 171 13.2 63 5.1
25 - 29 362 8.5 250 11.4 112 5.5
30 - 39 782 5.9 579 8.4 203 3.2
40 - 49 464 4.2 342 6.0 122 2.3
over 50 133 2.6 98 3.7 35 1.4
Person with foreign background total Agegroup total 15,211 4.5 12,300 7.1 2,911 1.7
0 - 14 643 1.0 464 1.4 179 0.6
15 - 17 556 5.4 439 8.4 117 2.3
18 - 20 1,034 9.2 857 14.9 177 3.2
21 - 24 1,692 8.8 1,426 14.4 266 2.8
25 - 29 2,641 6.9 2,235 11.5 406 2.2
30 - 39 4,376 5.6 3,608 8.7 768 2.1
40 - 49 2,547 4.7 1,987 7.1 560 2.1
over 50 1,722 2.6 1,284 4.2 438 1.3
Person with foreign background born in Finland Agegroup total 974 1.8 763 2.8 211 0.8
0 - 14 294 0.7 211 1.0 83 0.4
15 - 17 195 5.1 157 8.2 38 2.0
18 - 20 251 8.3 205 13.5 46 3.1
21 - 24 154 7.2 129 11.4 25 2.5
25 - 29 34 8.1 22 10.4 12 5.8
30 - 39 17 7.7 15 11.8 .. ..
40 - 49 .. .. .. .. .. ..
over 50 22 1.2 19 2.0 .. ..
Person with foreign background born abroad Agegroup total 14,237 5.0 11,537 7.9 2,700 1.9
0 - 14 349 1.6 253 2.2 96 0.9
15 - 17 361 5.6 282 8.5 79 2.5
18 - 20 783 9.5 652 15.4 131 3.3
21 - 24 1,538 9.0 1,297 14.8 241 2.9
25 - 29 2,607 6.9 2,213 11.5 394 2.1
30 - 39 4,359 5.6 3,593 8.7 766 2.1
40 - 49 2,540 4.7 1,982 7.1 558 2.1
over 50 1,700 2.7 1,265 4.3 435 1.3
Origin unknown Agegroup total 234 .. 213 .. 21 ..
0 - 14 .. .. .. .. .. ..
15 - 17 20 .. 20 .. .. ..
18 - 20 19 .. 18 .. .. ..
21 - 24 36 .. 32 .. .. ..
25 - 29 50 .. 49 .. .. ..
30 - 39 57 .. 50 .. .. ..
40 - 49 23 .. 20 .. .. ..
over 50 24 .. 20 .. .. ..

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

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Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 23.3.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on offences and coercive measures [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-9178. Reported offences, 1st quarter 2016, Appendix table 7. Persons suspect of offences against the Criminal Code by origin, age group and sex and the share of suspects in the population in 2016 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.8.2019].
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