Offences reported to the police

1   Offences reported to the police, by type of offence. First half of 1996-2002
Type of offence First half of 1996 First half of 1997 First half of 1998 First half of 1999 First half of 2000 First half of 2001 First half of 20021
All types of offence  195 564  206 539  214 330  207 524  219 391  213 528  228 608
Crimes  138 753  147 338  152 137  148 637  160 222  153 788  167 697
Crime against the Penal Code  130 266  137 172  139 670  135 337  146 258  137 432  150 708
Crime against the independence and security of the nation 2 4 7 12 11 11 3
Crime against the Constitution and the head of the State 2 4 7 4 1 - -
Crime against government authorities - 1 1 - 1 - -
Other 2 3 6 4 - - -
Crime as to the use of civil rights - - - 1 1 2 2
Crime committed when in public service  228  245  237  217  212  183  168
Unlawful gain 2 3 5 1 3 1 1
Encroachment upon the secrecy of the mail 2 4 - 3 3 - 3
Misuse of authority 85 88 94 96 92 70 39
Other  139  150  138  117  114  112  125
Crime against public authorities  502  471  506  492  666  672  709
Assaulting public servant  354  366  356  386  485  445  485
Unlawfully influencing public servant 70 56 91 71  146  156  147
Obstructing police investigations, assisting escape 28 15 17 11 17 54 60
Other 50 34 42 24 18 17 17
Crime against public order and peace 2 304 2 331 2 583 2 381 2 806 2 571 2 687
Riot and unlawful assembly 2 1 1 3 1 - -
Discrimination owing to race 50 20 27 20 16 43 25
Inciting to unlawful conduct 3 4 4 2 1 2 1
Unauthorized opening of mail 18 15 19 13 8 10 6
Housebreaking and burglary 2 119 2 173 2 412 2 168 2 590 2 344 2 504
Other  112  118  120  175  190  172  151
Crime involving public danger 7 225 8 142 9 355 9 261 10 074 11 377 10 929
Arson  122 99 80 84  107 84 58
Unintentionally causing fire  107  109 92  114  136  118  100
Crime of narcotics 6 300 7 277 8 396 8 458 9 131 10 428 9 781
Serious crime of narcotics  540  505  647  457  505  522  706
Other  156  152  140  148  195  225  284
Perjury and false evidence  374  372  324  309  365  466  326
False accusation  323  338  304  314  318  389  365
Wilful false accusation  195  198  168  177  195  209  202
Other  128  140  136  137  123  180  163
Counterfeiting  100  153  552  883 1 022  943 1 126
Forgery 1 446 1 474 1 706 1 474 1 762 1 825 1 828
Using forged documents  687  756  895  887 1 095 1 035  963
Forging documents  502  409  520  372  384  458  509
Other  257  309  291  215  283  332  356
Sexual crime 1 900 1 740 1 578 1 544 1 472 1 498 1 510
Rape  201  193  219  212  239  290  315
Sexual intercourse by threats, cunning behaviour etc. 13 18 11 18 11 5 -
Sexual intercourse with unconscious person 38 56 56 56 64 11 -
Attempted rape 39 41 44 32 70 48 54
Incest 76 80 86 81 50 60 58
Sexual intercourse with children  313  319  360  368  332  349  366
Under 10 years of age 79 97 92  133 96  117  118
Under 14 years of age  158  133  163  153  144  120  122
Under 16 years of age 76 89  105 82 92  112  126
Other sexual intercourse 40 27 42 61 44 36 48
Sexual act with children under 16 years of age 91  132  133  121  127  126  138
Sexual violating or other indecent behaviour  322  356  397  415  366  331  300
Pornography  687  432  117 61 67 94 88
Other 80 86  113  119  102  148  143
Crime concerning family relations 89 57 84 88  105 89  104
Defaulting obligation to support dependents 12 5 8 10 4 7 8
Contracting non-valid or annulabel marrige 3 2 4 3 4 4 3
Kidnapping children 37 24 28 29 29 31 27
Other 37 26 44 46 68 47 66
Crime against personal liberty 2 986 2 815 3 378 3 360 4 294 4 533 5 073
Threats 2 843 2 653 3 195 3 200 4 101 4 329 4 830
Duress and limitation of liberty 77  100  112  100  118  139  168
Other 66 62 71 60 75 65 75
Crime of violence against the person 6 286 6 382 6 766 6 380 7 336 7 507 7 725
Assault 4 849 4 866 5 213 4 810 5 443 5 775 5 882
Wounding or inflicting bodily harm 1 255 1 314 1 351 1 373 1 663 1 540 1 601
Inflicting grievous bodily harm2 20 19 20 12 24 15 11
Unintentionally inflicting bodily harm2 14 14 16 25 13 21 17
Attempted murder 40 26 26 33 36 18 42
Murder 23 20 20 20 27 19 30
Manslaughter3 12 15 19 26 18 26 12
Other3 73  108  101 81  112 93  130
Slander and libel  514  562  423  477  446  438  494
Embezzlement 1 083 1 002 1 067 1 042 1 199 1 143 1 178
Simple embezzlement  956  826  860  913 1 079 1 001 1 035
Gross embezzlement  127  176  207  129  120  142  143
Larceny 84 547 86 769 89 441 86 373 91 483 82 857 92 593
Simple and minor larceny 35 222 37 090 40 583 42 933 46 928 42 126 43 663
From factory, office and storehouse 1 848 1 772 2 113 2 534 2 332 2 361 2 155
From shop 2 066 2 442 2 767 2 886 3 498 3 036 2 854
From dwelling 2 796 2 903 3 285 3 526 3 988 3 688 3 774
From entrance, attic, cellar, garage and outhouse  921  883  989 1 011 1 054 1 142 1 206
From public building and institution 1 754 1 831 1 964 2 144 2 389 2 166 2 046
From mean of transport 3 433 3 559 4 183 4 975 5 138 4 226 4 438
From restaurant 1 520 2 079 2 490 3 042 4 145 3 344 3 665
From cloakroom 1 038 1 098 1 236 1 239 1 480 1 471 1 213
Theft of pedal cycle 10 938 9 997 9 623 9 116 9 148 7 649 9 029
Other 8 908 10 526 11 933 12 460 13 756 13 043 13 283
Aggravated larceny 39 093 39 905 38 771 34 063 33 369 31 460 37 246
From dwelling 9 373 8 464 7 412 6 084 5 509 4 943 5 281
From entrance, attic, cellar, garage and outhouse 2 979 2 670 2 409 1 941 1 829 1 914 2 208
From public building and institution 1 672 1 557 1 321 1 148 1 185  915 1 026
From mean of transport 13 494 15 037 15 374 14 018 12 594 10 567 13 653
From shop, factory, office and storehouse 7 152 6 631 6 271 5 059 5 067 4 523 5 515
Other 4 423 5 546 5 984 5 813 7 185 8 598 9 563
Theft of motor vehicle 10 232 9 774 10 087 9 377 11 186 9 271 11 684
Automobile 8 522 8 246 8 437 7 722 9 176 7 422 9 035
Motor cycle  130  157  212  256  373  356  550
Other 1 580 1 371 1 438 1 399 1 637 1 493 2 099
Blackmail and robbery  528  618  722  822 1 011  842  925
Blackmail 31 43 38  120 55 50 70
Robbery  396  439  511  494  665  522  569
Aggravated robbery 82  112  134  167  240  227  237
Blackmail and robbery, various 19 24 39 41 51 43 49
Fraud and breach of trust 6 532 9 393 6 746 5 086 6 373 5 418 9 079
Simple fraud 5 780 8 631 6 048 4 400 5 538 4 577 7 955
Aggravated fraud  268  256  252  264  279  312  414
Insurance fraud  149  168 83  101  155  137  131
Breach of trust 22 26 27 14 20 24 17
Aggravated breach of trust 26 28 17 19 16 18 28
Unlawful selling of goods bought on the hire-purchase system 44 52 47 18 18 20 11
Other  243  232  272  270  347  330  523
Crime in connection with debts  901  857  820  740  877  763  580
Negligent and incorrect book-keeping  114  133  123  258  294  222 66
Other  787  724  697  482  583  541  514
Crime inflicting damage to property 10 346 10 868 10 225 11 196 11 541 10 851 9 971
Inflicting slight damage 9 597 10 343 9 657 10 561 10 938 10 263 9 459
Inflicting serious damage  748  519  567  629  601  585  511
Breach of trade secrets 1 6 1 6 2 3 1
Usury and gaming crime 17 24 14 8 5 2 2
Crime in connection with maritime affairs 36 23 37 49 58 63 48
Receiving stolen goods, subsequent assistance to the offender 1 995 2 528 2 788 2 824 2 820 2 989 3 283
Receiving stolen goods 1 587 2 191 2 340 2 309 2 228 2 414 2 742
Aggravated receiving stolen goods  296  116 96 93 87  116  138
Other  112  221  352  422  505  459  403
Crime against the Act relating to medicinal goods etc. 7 029 8 470 10 702 11 578 12 427 13 949 13 243
Use of narcotics 4 517 5 189 6 239 6 603 7 111 8 119 6 973
Possession of narcotics 2 095 2 808 3 924 4 366 4 699 5 328 5 750
Other crime in connection with narcotics  417  473  539  609  617  502  520
Crime against Act relating to value added tax  253  223  243  175  122  137  154
Crime against the Military Penal Code 87 83  109 90  111 70 41
Crime against the Assessment Act  789  955  937 1 050  906 1 510 2 529
Missing income tax return  657  818  785  926  757 1 346 2 380
Tax-evasion 99  102  110 84 99  110 97
Other 33 35 42 40 50 54 52
Crime against the Duty Act 40 53 57 69 61 69 65
Smuggling 40 50 23 32 33 38 19
Sale and possession of goods without custom clearance - - - - - - -
Other - 3 34 37 28 31 46
Crime against the Alcohol legislation  223  159  210  141 84  102  100
Sale 25 16 23 17 14 18 13
Illegal destillation 76 51 81 43 21 12 17
Other  122 92  106 81 49 72 70
Crime against other Acts 66  223  209  197  253  519  857
Misdemeanours 56 811 59 201 62 193 58 887 59 169 59 740 60 911
Misdemeanour against the Penal Code 19 406 21 465 21 605 19 724 19 167 18 812 18 829
Misdemeanour inflicting damage to property  641 3 106 5 216 4 463 2 312 1 744 1 582
Petty larceny 7 833 8 099 7 608 6 718 8 353 7 488 7 717
Misdemeanour against public order and peace 3 834 3 789 3 598 3 556 3 140 3 440 4 012
Telephone harassment 2 403 1 915 1 370 1 203 1 334 1 355 1 226
Maritime misdemeanour  398  532  394  359  300  337  194
Other 4 297 4 024 3 419 3 425 3 728 4 448 4 098
Traffic misdemeanour 26 647 27 920 30 357 28 599 28 830 28 862 30 891
Driving under influence of alcohol 4 133 4 093 4 552 4 369 4 558 4 556 5 019
Without driving licence 5 488 5 635 6 826 6 573 6 635 6 853 7 213
Illegal speed 4 067 4 879 5 171 4 432 4 489 4 997 5 349
Injury of person 3 907 3 995 3 970 3 911 3 930 3 533 3 802
Other 9 052 9 318 9 838 9 314 9 218 8 923 9 508
Misdemeanour against the Act of vagrancy 2 463 2 352 2 158 2 449 2 626 2 694 2 804
Drunkenness 1 765 1 724 1 629 2 085 2 285 2 407 2 561
Disorderly conduct  376  334  359  250  184  128  140
Other  322  294  170  114  157  159  103
Misdemeanour against the Police regulations 1 216 1 108 1 246 1 312 1 269 1 196 1 221
Demonstration 3 - 6 1 5 31 2
Urinating  368  398  396  478  387  413  337
Other  845  710  844  833  877  752  882
Misdemeanour against the Act relating to value added tax  229  251  269  277  303  368  146
Misdemeanour against the Military Penal Code  129  107  114 94 84 52 32
Misdemeanour against the Duty Act  828  772  824  929 1 155 1 221  753
Smuggling  578  607  554  667  764  801  482
Sale and possession of goods without custom clearance  107 40 70 69 84 54 24
Other  143  125  200  193  307  366  247
Misdemeanour against the Alcohol legislation  826  751  951  993 1 196 1 204  866
Sale 92 43 34 30 66 72 46
Illegal destillation  328  214  224  145  121 95 75
Other  406  494  693  818 1 009 1 037  745
Misdemeanour against the Work Environment Act  499  526  582  492  448  518  450
Misdemeanour against other Acts 4 568 3 949 4 087 4 018 4 091 4 813 4 919
1  Preliminary figures for first half of 2002. The figures given for previous years are definitive, and normally one to two per cent higher than the preliminary ones.
2  'Unintentionally, inflicing grievous bodily harm (238)' is included in 'Unintentionaly, inflicing bodily harm', previously included in 'Inflicing grievous bodily harm'. The ammendments applies for the whole periode.
3  'Homicide of own child in connection with birth' is included in 'Other', previously included in 'Manslaughter'. The ammendments applies for the whole periode.

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