Appendix table 5. Persons suspected of offences and the entire population by socio-economic group in 2017, aged 15 and over

Offences Total Self-employed persons Upper-level employees Lower-level employees Workers Students Pensioners Other, unknown
1 Offences and infractions total Suspected 641,064 56,825 64,609 85,369 110,455 75,823 76,392 171,591
% 100.0 8.9 10.1 13.3 17.2 11.8 11.9 26.8
2 Offences against the Criminal Code Suspected 276,548 14,138 10,334 20,197 37,894 49,667 25,793 118,525
% 100.0 5.1 3.7 7.3 13.7 18.0 9.3 42.9
3 Offences A to F Suspected 230,362 9,652 5,410 13,146 27,449 41,905 21,141 111,659
% 100.0 4.2 2.3 5.7 11.9 18.2 9.2 48.5
Offences against property Suspected 86,756 2,605 1,053 4,529 6,889 14,025 9,047 48,608
% 99.9 3.0 1.2 5.2 7.9 16.2 10.4 56.0
Theft offences Suspected 41,635 598 253 1,275 2,377 6,678 5,218 25,236
% 99.9 1.4 0.6 3.1 5.7 16.0 12.5 60.6
Robbery offences Suspected 1,434 14 9 37 72 377 91 834
% 100.0 1.0 0.6 2.6 5.0 26.3 6.3 58.2
Damage to property Suspected 7,956 226 136 458 944 2,089 643 3,460
% 100.1 2.8 1.7 5.8 11.9 26.3 8.1 43.5
Embezzlement offences Suspected 1,305 94 35 304 169 111 144 448
% 100.0 7.2 2.7 23.3 13.0 8.5 11.0 34.3
Frauds Suspected 19,570 445 216 1,489 1,776 2,908 1,531 11,205
% 100.1 2.3 1.1 7.6 9.1 14.9 7.8 57.3
Means of payment frauds Suspected 1,600 19 19 66 105 222 127 1,042
% 100.0 1.2 1.2 4.1 6.6 13.9 7.9 65.1
Tax offences Suspected 1,999 303 91 156 292 146 291 720
% 100.1 15.2 4.6 7.8 14.6 7.3 14.6 36.0
Forgery offences Suspected 1,961 130 35 179 140 194 163 1,120
% 99.9 6.6 1.8 9.1 7.1 9.9 8.3 57.1
Dishonesty by a debtor Suspected 518 128 26 53 85 14 68 144
% 99.9 24.7 5.0 10.2 16.4 2.7 13.1 27.8
Offences against life and health Suspected 23,645 1,154 775 1,812 4,483 3,699 2,015 9,707
% 100.1 4.9 3.3 7.7 19.0 15.6 8.5 41.1
Homicides and attempts thereof Suspected 64 3 1 4 8 4 13 31
% 100.1 4.7 1.6 6.3 12.5 6.3 20.3 48.4
Assault offences Suspected 21,702 993 613 1,615 4,183 3,455 1,732 9,111
% 100.0 4.6 2.8 7.4 19.3 15.9 8.0 42.0
Sexual crimes Suspected 2,026 121 95 138 311 511 192 658
% 100.1 6.0 4.7 6.8 15.4 25.2 9.5 32.5
Drunken driving Suspected 16,864 765 451 1,121 2,968 2,237 1,669 7,653
% 100.0 4.5 2.7 6.6 17.6 13.3 9.9 45.4
Narcotics offences Suspected 24,411 477 283 1,016 2,719 5,162 1,333 13,421
% 100.1 2.0 1.2 4.2 11.1 21.1 5.5 55.0
4 Endangering of traffic safety, leaving the scene of a traffic accident without permission, traffic infraction Suspected 410,702 47,173 59,199 72,223 83,006 33,918 55,251 59,932
% 100.1 11.5 14.4 17.6 20.2 8.3 13.5 14.6
ENTIRE POPULATION Suspected 4 591,285 242,617 511,966 827,633 663,854 415,423 1 381,842 547,950
% 100.0 5.3 11.2 18.0 14.5 9.0 30.1 11.9

Source: Statistics on offences and coercive measures 2017, Offences reported. Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 8.5.2018

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