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Crime - Recorded Crime Offences

Recorded Crime Offences (Number) by Type of Offence and Year


Type of Offence20072008200920102011201220132014201520162017
Homicide offences 152 113 97 112 81 90 95 105 83 91 71
Sexual offences 1,356 1,268 1,545 2,303 1,960 1,974 1,904 1,968 2,287 2,520 2,945
Attempts/threats to murder, assaults, harassments and related offences 18,135 19,708 18,902 18,220 17,153 15,702 14,365 15,146 16,869 16,640 18,803
Dangerous or negligent acts 20,731 19,232 15,038 11,698 9,691 8,845 7,495 7,231 7,114 7,686 8,355
Kidnapping and related offences 108 75 142 133 115 97 121 124 153 123 133
Robbery, extortion and hijacking offences 2,204 2,328 2,522 3,234 2,954 2,811 2,795 2,651 2,574 2,098 2,192
Burglary and related offences 23,988 25,262 27,502 26,095 28,190 28,439 26,291 27,676 26,289 18,478 19,092
Theft and related offences 75,133 76,821 76,913 76,653 76,669 76,113 78,431 77,622 75,729 64,800 69,788
Fraud, deception and related offences 6,273 5,746 5,217 5,492 5,494 5,700 4,789 5,156 5,780 4,940 6,075
Controlled drug offences 18,525 23,356 21,872 19,793 17,572 16,381 15,326 15,867 15,055 16,044 16,880
Weapons and Explosives Offences 3,596 4,028 4,092 4,116 3,484 3,042 2,740 2,474 2,374 2,132 2,367
Damage to property and to the environment 43,279 44,341 41,921 38,820 35,148 32,143 28,708 27,337 25,954 22,213 23,294
Public order and other social code offences 60,696 62,064 57,482 54,858 48,958 43,793 36,396 32,616 33,272 29,234 31,188
Offences against government, justice procedures and organisation of crime 10,916 13,190 11,748 11,199 10,024 9,425 9,168 9,763 11,441 12,316 13,022



Homicide offences
Sexual offences
Burglary and related offences
Theft and related offences
Controlled drug offences
Weapons and Explosives Offences