Appendix table 1. Development of certain types of offences in 2013 - 2017

Offence 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
1) OFFENCES AND IFRACTIONS TOTAL 869,402 828,296 819,012 823,449 861,921
2) Offences against the Criminal Code 489,765 482,050 474,377 466,857 438,373
3) Offences A to F 424,786 417,898 413,233 411,725 390,719
A Offences against property 240,547 241,326 236,323 230,174 210,773
Burglaries total 32,514 33,972 34,106 33,251 29,754
Breaking into a residence 5,749 6,363 5,985 5,300 4,770
- into a free-time residence 1,791 1,840 1,683 1,227 1,512
- into another residence 3,958 4,523 4,302 4,073 3,258
Breaking into business premises 3,843 4,044 4,079 3,329 3,034
Breaking into a motor vehicle 9,597 9,253 9,441 8,654 7,650
Other burglaries 13,325 14,312 14,601 15,968 14,300
Unauthorised uses and thefts of a motor vehicle, thefts of use of a motor vehicle, total 7,963 7,773 7,454 6,700 6,103
Robberies total 1,524 1,689 1,550 1,673 1,640
- aggravated robbery 196 216 266 277 264
Damages to property total 43,375 42,516 37,619 35,170 33,466
- aggravated damage to property 266 253 254 300 262
Embezzlements total 3,574 3,075 2,912 2,924 3,149
- aggravated embezzlement 1,458 1,723 1,820 1,817 1,787
Frauds total 22,835 23,515 26,091 25,065 23,380
Means of payment frauds 7,607 7,771 10,913 15,124 6,678
- aggravated means of payment fraud 123 123 193 161 245
B Offences against life and health 38,026 35,236 36,239 36,094 35,744
Manslaughter, murder or killing 95 101 96 78 73
Attempted manslaughter, murder or killing 264 327 299 311 348
Assaults total 35,515 32,928 33,874 33,769 33,535
- aggravated assault 1,791 1,645 1,563 1,592 1,581
C Sexual offences 3,310 3,001 2,972 3,327 3,269
Sexual exploitation of a child 1,657 1,416 1,230 1,242 1,168
Rape 975 1,009 1,052 1,160 1,245
D Offences against public authority and public peace 13,700 12,592 12,880 13,399 12,355
(Violent) resisting of an official in the performance of his/her duties 1,682 1,704 1,718 1,883 1,723
Impeding an official 1,916 1,863 1,810 1,852 1,525
E Certain traffic offences 45,251 45,557 44,940 44,759 45,088
Drunken driving total 17,994 17,608 17,638 17,308 17,685
- aggravated drunken driving 9,001 8,304 7,816 7,285 7,019
F Other offences 83,952 80,186 79,879 83,972 83,490
Narcotics offences total 22,656 21,781 23,400 25,082 27,777
- aggravated narcotics offence 1,237 1,161 1,070 1,179 1,282
Alcohol offence/Minor alcohol offence 4,474 3,686 3,195 2,876 1,811
4) Endangerment of traffic safety, hit-and-run, traffic infraction, violation of social welfare legislation on road traffic and motor vehicle infraction 444,616 410,398 405,779 411,724 471,202
- exceeding speed limits 1) 315,849 293,752 291,350 299,312 375,140
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 2017, Offences reported. Statistics Finland

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Updated 8.5.2018

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