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Crime - Recorded Crime Offences

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


Type of Offence20082009201020112012201320142015201620172018
Homicide offences 113 97 112 81 90 95 105 83 91 84 77
Sexual offences 1,268 1,544 2,303 1,958 1,976 1,908 1,971 2,284 2,524 2,883 3,181
Attempts/threats to murder, assaults, harassments and related offences 19,713 18,913 18,221 17,159 15,707 14,369 15,164 16,903 16,697 18,927 20,017
Dangerous or negligent acts 19,228 15,035 11,700 9,690 8,844 7,494 7,231 7,117 7,689 8,373 8,562
Kidnapping and related offences 75 142 132 115 97 121 124 153 123 129 129
Robbery, extortion and hijacking offences 2,329 2,523 3,237 2,953 2,812 2,796 2,650 2,574 2,100 2,186 2,435
Burglary and related offences 25,271 27,513 26,107 28,198 28,451 26,302 27,690 26,308 18,555 19,185 16,968
Theft and related offences 76,812 76,916 76,647 76,660 76,113 78,427 77,634 75,732 64,509 69,278 67,004
Fraud, deception and related offences 5,750 5,221 5,495 5,497 5,708 4,790 5,164 5,783 4,935 5,435 6,343
Controlled drug offences 23,354 21,866 19,789 17,571 16,378 15,325 15,862 15,047 16,028 16,785 18,363
Weapons and Explosives Offences 4,029 4,091 4,116 3,483 3,042 2,738 2,472 2,373 2,137 2,379 2,437
Damage to property and to the environment 44,343 41,914 38,806 35,142 32,133 28,700 27,327 25,947 22,191 23,162 21,535
Public order and other social code offences 62,072 57,483 54,855 48,951 43,788 36,395 32,619 33,267 29,223 31,200 32,032
Offences against government, justice procedures and organisation of crime 13,185 11,747 11,188 10,013 9,428 9,167 9,762 11,438 12,301 13,735 15,729



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