Appendix table 8. Persons suspect of offences against the Criminal Code by origin, age group and sex and the share of suspects in the population in 2017

Origin and age group Sex total Men Women
Persons suspected share of suspects in the population % Persons suspected share of suspects in the population % Persons suspected share of suspects in the population %
Origin total Agegroup total 126,056 2.3 97,842 3.6 28,214 1.0
0 - 14 5,601 0.6 4,153 0.9 1,448 0.3
15 - 17 7,712 4.3 6,225 6.8 1,487 1.7
18 - 20 12,872 7.0 10,148 10.8 2,724 3.0
21 - 24 14,121 5.2 11,048 7.9 3,073 2.3
25 - 29 14,374 4.1 11,212 6.3 3,162 1.9
30 - 39 24,898 3.5 19,343 5.3 5,555 1.6
40 - 49 19,223 2.9 14,650 4.3 4,573 1.4
over 50 27,255 1.2 21,063 2.0 6,192 0.5
Person with Finnish background total Agegroup total 111,136 2.2 85,637 3.4 25,499 1.0
0 - 14 4,905 0.6 3,642 0.9 1,263 0.3
15 - 17 7,063 4.3 5,697 6.7 1,366 1.7
18 - 20 11,778 6.9 9,219 10.5 2,559 3.0
21 - 24 12,445 4.9 9,612 7.5 2,833 2.3
25 - 29 11,913 3.9 9,095 5.8 2,818 1.9
30 - 39 20,582 3.3 15,757 5.0 4,825 1.6
40 - 49 16,821 2.8 12,771 4.1 4,050 1.4
over 50 25,629 1.2 19,844 1.9 5,785 0.5
Person with Finnish background born in Finland Agegroup total 108,921 2.1 84,012 3.4 24,909 1.0
0 - 14 4,793 0.6 3,560 0.9 1,233 0.3
15 - 17 6,941 4.2 5,608 6.7 1,333 1.7
18 - 20 11,569 6.8 9,047 10.4 2,522 3.0
21 - 24 12,215 4.9 9,453 7.4 2,762 2.3
25 - 29 11,608 3.8 8,888 5.7 2,720 1.8
30 - 39 19,878 3.3 15,243 4.9 4,635 1.6
40 - 49 16,404 2.8 12,458 4.1 3,946 1.4
over 50 25,513 1.2 19,755 1.9 5,758 0.5
Person with Finnish background born abroad Agegroup total 2,215 4.4 1,625 6.2 590 2.4
0 - 14 112 1.2 82 1.7 30 0.6
15 - 17 122 5.2 89 7.4 33 2.8
18 - 20 209 10.6 172 16.7 37 3.9
21 - 24 230 9.4 159 12.9 71 5.9
25 - 29 305 7.5 207 9.9 98 5.0
30 - 39 704 5.4 514 7.6 190 3.1
40 - 49 417 3.6 313 5.2 104 1.9
over 50 116 2.0 89 3.0 27 1.0
Person with foreign background total Agegroup total 14,688 4.0 12,000 6.4 2,688 1.5
0 - 14 694 1.0 510 1.4 184 0.5
15 - 17 642 5.4 521 8.0 121 2.2
18 - 20 1,074 8.8 913 14.1 161 2.8
21 - 24 1,626 7.9 1,392 13.1 234 2.4
25 - 29 2,409 6.1 2,069 10.0 340 1.8
30 - 39 4,262 5.1 3,539 7.9 723 1.9
40 - 49 2,370 4.1 1,850 6.2 520 1.9
over 50 1,611 2.3 1,206 3.7 405 1.1
Person with foreign background born in Finland Agegroup total 1,063 1.8 840 2.8 223 0.8
0 - 14 312 0.7 224 1.0 88 0.4
15 - 17 179 4.5 142 7.1 37 1.9
18 - 20 280 8.6 238 14.5 42 2.6
21 - 24 214 7.7 174 11.9 40 3.0
25 - 29 40 6.5 28 8.6 12 4.1
30 - 39 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 - 49 0 0 0 0 0 0
over 50 28 1.3 26 2.4 0 0
Person with foreign background born abroad Agegroup total 13,625 4.4 11,160 7.1 2,465 1.7
0 - 14 382 1.6 286 2.3 96 0.8
15 - 17 463 5.8 379 8.5 84 2.4
18 - 20 794 8.8 675 14.0 119 2.8
21 - 24 1,412 8.0 1,218 13.3 194 2.3
25 - 29 2,369 6.1 2,041 10.0 328 1.8
30 - 39 4,253 5.1 3,532 7.9 721 1.9
40 - 49 2,369 4.1 1,849 6.2 520 1.9
over 50 1,583 2.3 1,180 3.7 403 1.1
Origin unknown Agegroup total 232 0 205 0 27 0
0 - 14 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 - 17 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 - 20 20 0 16 0 0 0
21 - 24 50 0 44 0 0 0
25 - 29 52 0 48 0 0 0
30 - 39 54 0 47 0 0 0
40 - 49 32 0 29 0 0 0
over 50 15 0 13 0 0 0

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

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on offences and coercive measures [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-9178. Reported offences, 1st quarter 2017, Appendix table 8. Persons suspect of offences against the Criminal Code by origin, age group and sex and the share of suspects in the population in 2017 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.8.2019].
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