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Appendix table 5. Persons suspected of offences and the entire population by main activity in 2016, aged 15 and over 1)

Offences Total Employed Unemployed Students Pensioners Other inactive population
1 Offences and infractions total Suspected 632,589 303,752 105,152 83,893 68,300 71,492
% 100.0 48.0 16.6 13.3 10.8 11.3
2 Offences against the Criminal Code Suspected 290,424 85,936 73,173 50,165 26,001 55,149
% 100.1 29.6 25.2 17.3 9.0 19.0
3 Offences A to F Suspected 236,879 53,736 68,303 41,723 20,516 52,601
% 100.0 22.7 28.8 17.6 8.7 22.2
Offences against property Suspected 94,516 13,249 30,591 16,344 8,739 25,593
% 100.0 14.0 32.4 17.3 9.2 27.1
Theft offences Suspected 46,024 3,661 15,340 7,895 5,096 14,032
% 100.1 8.0 33.3 17.2 11.1 30.5
Robbery offences Suspected 1,382 85 369 455 94 379
% 100.0 6.2 26.7 32.9 6.8 27.4
Damage to property Suspected 8,250 1,476 2,254 2,206 762 1,552
% 99.9 17.9 27.3 26.7 9.2 18.8
Embezzlement offences Suspected 1,358 657 280 113 138 170
% 100.0 48.4 20.6 8.3 10.2 12.5
Frauds Suspected 22,758 3,767 8,165 3,573 1,435 5,818
% 100.1 16.6 35.9 15.7 6.3 25.6
Means of payment frauds Suspected 1,371 184 417 191 130 449
% 99.9 13.4 30.4 13.9 9.5 32.7
Tax offences Suspected 1,579 605 380 104 222 268
% 100.1 38.3 24.1 6.6 14.1 17.0
Forgery offences Suspected 2,523 451 778 379 156 759
% 100.0 17.9 30.8 15.0 6.2 30.1
Dishonesty by a debtor Suspected 570 317 88 14 57 94
% 100.0 55.6 15.4 2.5 10.0 16.5
Offences against life and health Suspected 24,742 8,594 6,249 4,057 2,144 3,698
% 100.0 34.7 25.3 16.4 8.7 14.9
Homicides and attempts thereof Suspected 77 19 16 9 12 21
% 100.1 24.7 20.8 11.7 15.6 27.3
Assault offences Suspected 22,841 7,797 5,933 3,758 1,887 3,466
% 100.1 34.1 26.0 16.5 8.3 15.2
Sexual crimes Suspected 1,884 730 349 341 188 276
% 99.9 38.7 18.5 18.1 10.0 14.6
Drunken driving Suspected 16,390 5,061 4,512 2,058 1,657 3,102
% 100.0 30.9 27.5 12.6 10.1 18.9
Narcotics offences Suspected 22,315 3,724 7,320 4,722 970 5,579
% 100.0 16.7 32.8 21.2 4.3 25.0
4 Endangering of traffic safety, leaving the scene of a traffic accident without permission, traffic infraction Suspected 395,711 250,017 36,849 42,170 47,784 18,891
% 100.1 63.2 9.3 10.7 12.1 4.8
ENTIRE POPULATION Suspected 4 575,145 2 274,076 362,627 412,686 1 348,240 177,516
% 100.0 49.7 7.9 9.0 29.5 3.9
1) The same person can be a suspect several times during the year

Source: Statistics on offences and coercive measures 2016, Offences reported. Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 23.3.2017

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on offences and coercive measures [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-9178. Reported offences, 1st quarter 2016, Appendix table 5. Persons suspected of offences and the entire population by main activity in 2016, aged 15 and over 1) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.2.2024].
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