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Latest publication: Statistics on offences and coercive measures 2019, 3rd quarter

Appendix table 1. Number of certain types of offences in January to March 2013 to 2017 (preliminary data)

Offence 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
1) Offences and infractions total 211,557 190,467 196,265 185,836 161,136
2) Offences against the Criminal Code 105,721 111,990 106,467 104,950 95,337
3) Offences A to F 90,361 95,299 91,062 92,053 84,700
A. Offences against property 48,081 54,624 50,663 50,183 44,901
Burglaries total 6,143 7,377 7,026 6,478 6,206
Breaking into a residence 1,019 1,368 1,183 1,110 1,044
- into a free-time residence 199 438 280 203 303
- into another residence 820 930 903 907 741
Breaking into business premises 772 881 882 724 769
Breaking into a motor vehicle 1,823 2,123 2,069 1,728 1,596
Other burglaries 2,529 3,005 2,892 2,916 2,797
Unauthorised uses and thefts of a motor vehicle, thefts of use of a motor vehicle, total 1,112 1,360 1,337 1,096 1,051
Robberies total 315 355 379 374 369
Damages to property total 8,782 10,474 8,153 7,296 7,078
Embezzlements total 896 782 711 709 808
Frauds total 5,817 6,395 6,878 6,800 5,809
- aggravated fraud 320 330 475 397 319
B. Crimes against life and health 8,793 8,307 8,067 8,427 8,213
Manslaughter, murder or killing 24 25 19 18 23
Attempted manslaughter, murder or killing 53 76 68 62 77
Assaults total 8,323 7,809 7,602 7,973 7,790
- aggravated assault 426 375 364 369 357
C. Sexual crimes 821 744 743 821 828
Sexual exploitation of a child 362 392 334 327 278
Rape 208 221 247 249 329
D. Crimes against public authority and public peace 3,215 3,066 3,085 3,583 2,722
(Violent) resisting of an official in the performance of his duties 408 450 414 393 365
Impeding an official 459 476 429 429 329
E. Certain traffic offences 9,607 10,153 9,536 9,505 9,236
Drunken driving total 3,815 3,740 3,761 3,637 3,801
F. Other offences 19,844 18,405 18,968 19,534 18,800
Narcotics offences total 5,825 5,066 5,789 6,069 6,075
- aggravated narcotics offence 294 265 313 332 280
Alcohol offence/Minor alcohol offence 790 622 482 370 315
4) Endangerment of traffic safety, hit-and-run, traffic infraction, violation of social welfare legislation on road traffic and motor vehicle infraction 121,196 95,168 105,203 93,783 76,436
- exceeding speed limits 85,967 63,962 75,838 64,442 48,885

Source: Statistics on offences and coercive measures 2017, 1. quarter

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Updated 20.4.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on offences and coercive measures [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-9178. 1st quarter 2017, Appendix table 1. Number of certain types of offences in January to March 2013 to 2017 (preliminary data) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.10.2019].
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