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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 76
Sexual offences 1,357 1,268 1,545 2,302 1,960 1,976 1,905 1,971 2,285 2,524 2,885
Attempts/threats to murder, assaults, harassments and related offences 18,134 19,710 18,905 18,218 17,152 15,700 14,364 15,150 16,870 16,641 18,885
Dangerous or negligent acts 20,731 19,232 15,038 11,698 9,691 8,845 7,495 7,232 7,114 7,686 8,370
Kidnapping and related offences 108 75 142 133 115 97 121 124 153 122 128
Robbery, extortion and hijacking offences 2,204 2,329 2,523 3,234 2,954 2,811 2,796 2,650 2,574 2,099 2,187
Burglary and related offences 23,988 25,265 27,504 26,098 28,191 28,439 26,293 27,679 26,296 18,483 19,101
Theft and related offences 75,133 76,818 76,911 76,650 76,666 76,113 78,428 77,619 75,730 64,784 69,593
Fraud, deception and related offences 6,273 5,748 5,217 5,494 5,493 5,702 4,789 5,159 5,779 4,936 5,526
Controlled drug offences 18,524 23,356 21,873 19,793 17,571 16,378 15,325 15,863 15,052 16,035 16,821
Weapons and Explosives Offences 3,596 4,028 4,091 4,115 3,484 3,042 2,738 2,472 2,374 2,133 2,375
Damage to property and to the environment 43,278 44,340 41,918 38,817 35,148 32,140 28,702 27,333 25,946 22,208 23,234
Public order and other social code offences 60,695 62,067 57,483 54,855 48,950 43,790 36,394 32,614 33,272 29,222 31,222
Offences against government, justice procedures and organisation of crime 10,916 13,190 11,748 11,199 10,023 9,424 9,168 9,762 11,441 12,311 13,651



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