Appendix table 6. Persons suspected of offences and the entire population by main activity in 2017, aged 15 and over

Offences Total Employed Unemployed Students Pensioners Other inactive population
1 Offences and infractions total Suspected 641,064 308,931 106,016 85,735 73,316 67,066
% 100.0 48.2 16.5 13.4 11.4 10.5
2 Offences against the Criminal Code Suspected 276,548 75,556 72,361 54,394 23,508 50,729
% 100.0 27.3 26.2 19.7 8.5 18.3
3 Offences A to F Suspected 230,362 49,203 67,925 45,723 18,912 48,599
% 100.0 21.4 29.5 19.8 8.2 21.1
Offences against property Suspected 86,756 12,535 29,289 15,174 7,950 21,808
% 100.0 14.4 33.8 17.5 9.2 25.1
Theft offences Suspected 41,635 3,329 14,938 7,412 4,629 11,327
% 100.0 8.0 35.9 17.8 11.1 27.2
Robbery offences Suspected 1,434 70 432 439 69 424
% 100.0 4.9 30.1 30.6 4.8 29.6
Damage to property Suspected 7,956 1,391 2,216 2,358 588 1,403
% 100.0 17.5 27.9 29.6 7.4 17.6
Embezzlement offences Suspected 1,305 597 285 116 136 171
% 99.9 45.7 21.8 8.9 10.4 13.1
Frauds Suspected 19,570 3,240 6,964 2,826 1,288 5,252
% 100.0 16.6 35.6 14.4 6.6 26.8
Means of payment frauds Suspected 1,600 174 582 227 112 505
% 100.1 10.9 36.4 14.2 7.0 31.6
Tax offences Suspected 1,999 858 413 149 281 298
% 100.1 42.9 20.7 7.5 14.1 14.9
Forgery offences Suspected 1,961 456 647 210 79 569
% 100.0 23.3 33.0 10.7 4.0 29.0
Dishonesty by a debtor Suspected 518 295 78 12 61 72
% 100.0 56.9 15.1 2.3 11.8 13.9
Offences against life and health Suspected 23,645 7,784 6,108 4,057 1,909 3,787
% 100.0 32.9 25.8 17.2 8.1 16.0
Homicides and attempts thereof Suspected 64 15 18 4 13 14
% 100.0 23.4 28.1 6.3 20.3 21.9
Assault offences Suspected 21,702 6,997 5,776 3,785 1,631 3,513
% 99.9 32.2 26.6 17.4 7.5 16.2
Sexual crimes Suspected 2,026 627 398 508 188 305
% 100.0 30.9 19.6 25.1 9.3 15.1
Drunken driving Suspected 16,864 4,996 4,853 2,360 1,541 3,114
% 100.0 29.6 28.8 14.0 9.1 18.5
Narcotics offences Suspected 24,411 3,969 8,571 5,397 1,115 5,359
% 100.1 16.3 35.1 22.1 4.6 22.0
4 Endangering of traffic safety, leaving the scene of a traffic accident without permission, traffic infraction Suspected 410,702 259,728 38,091 40,012 54,404 18,467
% 99.9 63.2 9.3 9.7 13.2 4.5
ENTIRE POPULATION Suspected 4 591,285 2 256,459 374,862 411,925 1 368,473 179,566
% 100.0 49.1 8.2 9.0 29.8 3.9

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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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on offences and coercive measures [e-publication].
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