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Latest publication: Statistics on offences and coercive measures 2019, 2nd quarter

Appendix table 1. Development of certain types of offences in January to June 2013 to 2017 (preliminary d

Offence 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
1) Offences and infractions total 429,476 392,465 400,454 396,280 364,784
2) Offences against the Criminal Code 232,511 234,936 227,620 228,541 207,636
3) Offences A to F 202,209 203,076 198,059 201,761 184,748
A. Offences against property 111,840 116,894 111,770 111,723 98,682
Burglaries total 14,671 16,327 16,069 15,175 13,818
Breaking into a residence 2,471 3,083 2,828 2,539 2,389
- into a free-time residence 709 1,044 838 622 818
- into another residence 1,762 2,039 1,990 1,917 1,571
Breaking into business premises 1,790 1,942 1,901 1,678 1,546
Breaking into a motor vehicle 4,250 4,355 4,521 3,957 3,446
Other burglaries 6,160 6,947 6,819 7,001 6,437
Unauthorised uses and thefts of a motor vehicle, thefts of use of a motor vehicle, total 3,364 3,511 3,444 2,939 2,651
Robberies total 686 778 779 774 801
Damages to property total 20,092 21,267 18,325 16,632 15,774
Embezzlements total 1,766 1,514 1,370 1,432 1,575
Frauds total 11,467 11,773 13,183 12,655 11,289
- aggravated fraud 576 821 809 706 594
B. Crimes against life and health 18,852 17,543 17,537 17,632 17,252
Manslaughter, murder or killing 48 52 46 37 40
Attempted manslaughter, murder or killing 124 170 139 153 162
Assaults total 17,650 16,461 16,453 16,531 16,238
- aggravated assault 869 781 776 748 796
C. Sexual crimes 1,852 1,438 1,562 1,617 1,605
Sexual exploitation of a child 981 730 646 648 598
Rape 437 467 490 508 623
D. Crimes against public authority and public peace 6,776 6,168 6,215 6,867 5,694
(Violent) resisting of an official in the performance of his duties 837 870 839 917 803
Impeding an official 953 912 887 888 686
E. Certain traffic offences 21,783 22,179 21,746 21,931 21,352
Drunken driving total 8,705 8,455 8,569 8,461 8,515
F. Other offences 41,106 38,854 39,229 41,991 40,163
Narcotics offences total 11,174 10,351 11,779 12,371 12,807
- aggravated narcotics offence 535 588 582 577 599
Alcohol offence/Minor alcohol offence 2,388 1,983 1,648 1,597 884
4) Endangerment of traffic safety, hit-and-run, traffic infraction, violation of social welfare legislation on road traffic and motor vehicle infraction 227,267 189,389 202,395 194,519 180,036
- exceeding speed limits 1) 161,888 129,914 146,781 138,522 130,401
1) Cases of exceeding speed limits registered as endangerment of traffic safety, aggravated endangerment of traffic safety and traffic infractions.

Source: Statistics on offences and coercive measures 2017, 2. quarter

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Updated 13.7.2017

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