Sanctions

1   Sanctions, by type of principal offence. 1997-2001
Type of principal offence 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
All types of offence  215 168  218 149  215 073  206 367  239 240
Crimes 17 194 21 128 22 468 21 444 34 962
Crime against the Penal Code 15 357 17 514 18 462 16 955 26 499
Crimes against the public authorities  309  300  326  345  451
Assaulting public servant  286  265  298  306  407
Other 23 35 28 39 44
Crime against public order and peace  135  171  148  130  255
Discrimination owing to rase - 1 - - -
Housebreaking and burglary  129  162  144  123  233
Other 6 8 4 7 22
Crime involving public danger 2 910 3 974 4 693 4 487 7 561
Arson 8 3 4 4 7
Unintentionally causing fire - 3 2 - 6
Crime of narcotics 2 512 3 614 4 292 4 106 7 065
Serious crime of narcotics  346  318  356  345  391
Other 44 36 39 32 92
Perjury and false evidence 81 47 47 49 95
False accusation 52 45 54 48 81
Counterfeiting 7 6 21 11 30
Forgery  498  579  674  556  991
Sexual crime  370  443  433  356  510
Rape 35 41 31 25 41
Sexual intercourse by threats, cunning behaviour etc. - 3 1 1 2
Sexual intercourse with unconscious person 16 20 19 27 16
Attempted rape 3 3 2 5 6
Incest 2 3 7 2 2
Sexual intercourse with children under 10 years of age 11 9 15 18 24
Sexual intercourse with children under 14 years of age 53 65 73 64 72
Sexual intercourse with children under 16 years of age 44 48 53 47 70
Other sexual intercourse 9 3 5 6 8
Pornography 32 39 41 12 27
Other  165  209  186  149  242
Crime concerning family relations 9 4 4 9 11
Crime against the personal liberty  421  510  524  465  847
Crime of violence against the person 2 274 2 636 2 612 2 420 3 794
Assault 1 483 1 892 1 853 1 704 2 751
Wounding or inflicting bodily harm  687  653  656  628  922
Inflicting grievous bodily harm 3 2 4 2 9
Attempted murder 14 7 6 6 13
Murder 24 19 23 21 15
Manslaughter 38 32 43 46 47
Other1 25 31 27 13 37
Slander and label 2 - - 1 4
Embezzlement  267  270  265  299  412
Larceny 4 677 4 645 4 893 4 251 5 887
Simple and minor larceny 1 520 1 789 1 987 1 792 2 886
Aggravated larceny 2 629 2 480 2 530 2 137 2 548
Theft of motor vehicle  528  376  376  322  453
Blackmail and robbery  157  134  195  230  352
Blackmail 7 9 9 5 21
Robbery 82 75  137  157  230
Aggravated robbery 64 50 45 68  100
Blackmail and robbery, various 4 - 4 - 1
Fraud and breach of trust 1 458 1 603 1 543 1 289 1 932
Crime in connection with debts  356  399  388  310  563
Crime inflicting damage to property  538  760  626  715 1 161
Inflicting slight damage  484  700  586  673 1 092
Inflicting serious damage 50 57 38 42 68
Breach of trade secrets etc. 4 3 2 - 1
Receiving stolen goods, subsequent assistance to the offender  827  983 1 006  981 1 546
Receiving stolen goods  743  932  980  952 1 442
Aggravated receiving stolen goods 44 27 22 17 28
Other 40 24 4 12 76
Other crime against the Penal Code 9 5 10 3 16
Crime against Act relating to medicinal goods etc. 1 472 3 039 3 525 3 893 7 314
Use of narcotics  930 1 781 2 051 2 442 4 407
Possession of narcotics  497 1 192 1 463 1 445 2 889
Other crime in connection with narcotics 45 66 11 6 18
Crime against Act relating to value added tax 18 24 18 26 33
Crime against the Assessment Act  217  395  283  323  689
Crime against the Duty Act 20 17 21 59 85
Crime against the Alcohol legislation 225 2 - 216 23 19
Crime against the Military Penal Code .. ..  117  147  184
Crime against other acts 85  139 26 38  139
Misdemeanours  197 974  197 008  192 593  184 923 3 204 278
Misdemeanour against the Penal Code 6 603 6 421 6 241 7 503 7 628
Misdemeanour inflicting damage to property 76 95  101  125  165
Petty larceny 3 240 3 266 3 112 3 893 4 021
Misdemeanour against public order and peace  882  877  884  911  990
Telephone harassment  114 96 96  116  135
Other misdemeanour against the Penal Code 2 291 2 087 2 048 2 458 2 317
Traffic misdemeanour  177 480  175 978  170 382  156 795  175 558
Driving under influence of alcohol 4 274 4 416 4 525 3 901 34 821
Other traffic misdemeanour  173 206  171 562  165 857  152 894  170 737
Misdemeanour against the Act of vagrancy 2 418 2 270 2 514 2 870 3 096
Misdemeanour against the police legislations 1 306 1 389 1 519 1 454 1 571
Misdemeanour against the Duty Act 6 593 7 123 7 807 11 604 11 718
Misdemeanour against the Alcohol legislation 21 115 21 407 21 436 21 573 1 552
Misdemeanour against Act relating to value added tax  189  172  281  370  309
Misdemeanour against the Work Environment Act  118  118  102  135  128
Misdemeanour against other acts 2 152 2 130 2 311 2 619 2 718
Unknown offence - 13 12 - -
1  Unintentionally inflicting grievous bodily harm (Penal Code 238) is included in Other. In previous publishings for 1997-1999 this type of crime was included in Inflicting grievous bodily harm.
2  Most sanctions for offences against the Alcohol legislation can not be distributed on crime and misdemeanour cases and are included in misdemeanour cases.
3  See chapter 5.1 in 'About the statistics - criminal sanctions'.

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