Offences and victims reported to the police

Updated: 16 June 2021

Next update: Not yet determined

Offences reported to the police in
Offences reported to the police in
2020
300 636

Selected tables and figures from this statistics

Offences reported to the police, by type of offence. Absolute figures
Offences reported to the police, by type of offence. Absolute figures
20072008200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
All types of offences398 199386 251397 581394 137380 092393 674388 506372 107351 459336 413318 617317 927310 120300 636
¬ Property theft155 888151 617160 888152 076148 846156 184146 831132 989115 643105 14494 88792 86694 96686 949
¬¬ Theft, total154 826150 703160 063151 234148 128155 365145 940132 018114 828104 50794 17992 32094 54486 519
¬¬¬ Petty theft12 19112 77814 77013 86113 30414 23912 81512 67512 62513 58812 02011 08012 60012 072
¬¬¬¬ Petty theft from shop and other sales outlet11 47311 94614 15713 32912 72713 68412 37812 2338 00410 37710 4039 81511 55711 041
¬¬¬¬ Other or unspecified petty theft7188326135325775554374424 6213 2111 6171 2651 0431 031
¬¬¬ Theft76 46676 67482 13578 84177 03082 33881 53176 55468 08969 22268 06570 56271 92965 830
¬¬¬¬ Theft from shops and other sales outlet4 2224 7105 3205 0894 9434 8365 4196 1005 9096 6266 7597 0776 7905 730
¬¬¬¬ Theft from other business and public institution8 9748 5239 2349 5148 2017 8687 1215 7285 1715 8135 5085 7156 3084 676
¬¬¬¬ Theft from dwelling and holiday home8 8398 6209 1418 5788 1318 2898 6668 3247 8969 3599 6109 84310 24511 174
¬¬¬¬¬ Theft from dwelling5 3765 0905 1514 7354 3364 7014 8824 4693 8003 3833 2823 0363 0112 791
¬¬¬¬¬ Theft from holiday home591597524499490486469415397583618551469332
¬¬¬¬¬ Theft from storage area, garage and other area by dwelling and holiday home2 8722 9333 4663 3443 3053 1023 3153 4403 6995 3935 7106 2566 7658 051
¬¬¬¬ Theft from car and other motor vehicle10 76611 20612 13110 68410 24211 03810 1419 0078 1717 9047 8647 2096 4707 284
¬¬¬¬ Bicycle theft13 61613 01015 11414 78714 69815 36016 49818 32816 57915 02413 64114 24215 97420 728
¬¬¬¬ Theft from the person8 8777 8467 9608 3098 62010 0929 4227 0469 20724 24724 58526 43126 09716 212
¬¬¬¬¬ Theft from the person at sales outlet8 8777 8467 9608 3098 62010 0929 4227 0466 3337 1957 2347 8007 5233 896
¬¬¬¬¬ Theft from the person on public transport (from 1.10.2015)000000007014 2564 5115 3355 5783 144
¬¬¬¬¬ Theft from the person in the street, park, other recreation area (from 1.10.2015)000000005303 9313 8224 1354 1432 331
¬¬¬¬¬ Theft from the person at sports facility, cultural venue etc. (from 1.10.2015)000000004572 3522 1712 1512 2201 398
¬¬¬¬¬ Theft from the person at other public and private place (from 1.10.2015)000000001 1866 5136 8477 0106 6335 443
¬¬¬¬ Other or unspecified theft21 17222 75923 23521 88022 19524 85524 26422 02115 15624998454526
¬¬¬ Aggravated theft53 59849 35051 14447 67448 47650 83544 96036 20328 74917 22910 0376 6166 1544 556
¬¬¬¬ Aggravated theft from shop and other sales outlet2 7172 6592 7792 2731 9641 7161 4191 2651 024916630512534496
¬¬¬¬ Aggravated theft from other business or public institution7 4366 1986 7196 2755 4224 6764 2593 4202 7491 9491 6201 2701 2611 047
¬¬¬¬ Aggravated theft from dwelling and holiday home10 24211 60112 97311 3529 6219 7728 9298 4867 2185 4644 1043 2203 0412 289
¬¬¬¬¬ Aggravated theft from dwelling4 2155 5766 1234 9923 7813 9113 8403 5033 2373 0892 3101 7511 6721 373
¬¬¬¬¬ Aggravated theft from holiday home2 5622 5492 9122 2922 0092 0761 6181 5321 179892730621466353
¬¬¬¬¬ Aggravated theft from storage area, garage and other area by dwelling and holiday home3 4653 4763 9384 0683 8313 7853 4713 4512 8021 4831 064848903563
¬¬¬¬ Aggravated theft from car and other motor vehicle15 59212 48910 9539 9888 5497 2805 7674 5983 7732 1451 309923745450
¬¬¬¬ Aggravated theft from the person15 73514 40615 33215 46520 60425 07022 61816 70212 8976 7042 369686568272
¬¬¬¬¬ Aggravated theft from the person at sales outlet (from 1.10.2015)000000007552 30781413412338
¬¬¬¬¬ Aggravated theft from the person on public transport (from 1.10.2015)000000004351 564488827021
¬¬¬¬¬ Aggravated theft from the person in the street, park, other recreation area (from 1.10.2015)000000002811 21745714815471
¬¬¬¬¬ Aggravated theft from the person at sports facility, cultural venue etc. (from 1.10.2015)000000006329199372722
¬¬¬¬¬ Aggravated theft from the person at other or unspecified place15 73514 40615 33215 46520 60425 07022 61816 70211 3631 325511285194120
¬¬¬¬ Other or unspecified aggravated theft1 8761 9972 3882 3212 3162 3211 9681 7321 088515552
¬¬¬ Theft of car and other motor vehicle12 57111 90112 01410 8589 3187 9536 6346 5865 3654 4684 0574 0623 8614 061
¬¬¬¬ Theft of car7 4396 9427 1906 6895 7054 7013 8453 4052 7162 2772 0612 0751 9511 879
¬¬¬¬ Theft of motor cycle and moped3 1072 9632 7822 4032 2841 9561 6621 8971 5091 1841 1031 0961 1161 127
¬¬¬¬ Other or unspecified theft of motor vehicle2 0251 9962 0421 7661 3291 2961 1271 2841 1401 0078938917941 055
¬¬ Other unlawful use and possession of property1 062914825842718819891971815637708546422430
¬ Other offences for profit26 95825 63428 34626 99226 02926 83726 79126 28528 58331 06428 90730 54028 86926 055
¬¬ Receipt of stolen property and money laundering4 6833 8844 0424 1793 7443 4493 5033 2612 7792 4182 3172 2852 5322 494
¬¬¬ Receipt of stolen property, total3 7603 0823 1993 3983 5783 3643 3833 1332 6712 2922 1942 1852 3832 322
¬¬¬¬ Receipt of stolen property3 6002 9373 0233 2053 4343 2283 0992 9562 5432 1522 0241 9532 1622 098
¬¬¬¬ Aggravated receipt of stolen property160145176193144136284177128140170232221224
¬¬¬ Money laundering, total4054564043528952721017311411694140157
¬¬¬¬ Money laundering36842337732676334445295967326166
¬¬¬¬ Aggravated money laundering3733272613192856445549627991
¬¬¬ Other or unspecified receipt of stolen property and money laundering51834643942977334827351276915
¬¬ Fraud, total13 52713 46416 52914 06313 23414 21914 49814 26517 52221 36119 87522 53221 03218 998
¬¬¬ Petty fraud and the like1 3721 4211 6131 4641 4161 4921 6441 8302 4883 3102 7602 5912 0201 756
¬¬¬ Fraud11 33711 31213 86711 89110 47511 63511 80911 58513 68816 45515 45517 73316 63214 911
¬¬¬ Aggravated fraud8187311 0497081 3431 0921 0458501 3461 5961 6602 2082 3802 331
¬¬ Embezzlement, total1 4971 5401 5891 6371 4021 4391 5791 7761 3691 4351 5001 3801 3101 174
¬¬¬ Embezzlement1 2881 3681 3991 4401 2361 2421 1921 3271 1601 2051 2141 0981 052909
¬¬¬ Aggravated embezzlement209172190197166197387449209230286282258265
¬¬ Misappropriation of funds10885106120112319188260128153161150156141
¬¬ Corruption and influencing trade36542525125594725494682364740
¬¬ Accounting offences1 8161 9612 0972 1982 2001 8821 7721 7901 8991 6681 5681 2771 1261 018
¬¬ Creditor-related offences26421426431435931131227119530222910999103
¬¬ Tax and duty offences2 3971 9691 2261 7842 0062 2172 1361 9472 1961 3151 143829763576
¬¬¬ Tax evasion369542254365434651562541663397374267210153
¬¬¬ Aggravated tax evasion602056299013211810381149180158175196
¬¬¬ Other tax and duty offences1 9681 4079161 3901 4821 4341 4561 3031 452769589404378227
¬¬ Violations of the Customs Act2 2512 1222 1322 3062 4342 5382 4322 3012 0771 9661 6301 5111 3921 045
¬¬¬ Smuggling1 7691 6221 6581 6951 8191 9631 7041 6511 5241 296993922993644
¬¬¬ Other violations of the Customs Act482500474611615575728650553670637589399401
¬¬ Other business and economic offences379341336366413404324389369400402431412466
¬ Criminal damage23 48824 01424 73721 55019 73018 31718 44817 63917 21717 29317 47417 27017 65121 367
¬¬ Damage to property, total23 33523 84024 53921 35419 54318 15218 27217 45616 95416 75116 90716 54816 96520 712
¬¬¬ Petty damage to property2 5972 5403 0483 3672 9522 4512 7492 6922 5483 2932 1071 6091 3501 481
¬¬¬¬ Petty damage to building846829770925775747622607722949738650603599
¬¬¬¬ Petty damage to motor vehicle and other means of transport (from 1.10.2015)000000002131 659818497339395
¬¬¬¬ Other or unspecified petty damage to property1 7511 7112 2782 4422 1771 7042 1272 0851 613685551462408487
¬¬¬ Damage to property19 92020 46520 53017 22315 81514 98314 91314 14913 82612 68314 22714 45115 04318 809
¬¬¬¬ Damage to building8 0698 7308 3126 4665 6734 8775 1654 8255 1805 1185 7695 2225 8296 483
¬¬¬¬ Damage to motor vehicle and other means of transport6 9497 1337 2756 6416 1396 2595 8905 7485 4916 1026 7917 5187 3819 804
¬¬¬¬ Other or unspecified damage to property4 9024 6024 9434 1164 0033 8473 8583 5763 1551 4631 6671 7111 8332 522
¬¬¬ Aggravated damage to property818835961764776718610615580775573488572422
¬¬¬¬ Aggravated damage to building352395376320388319300293249290275259312252
¬¬¬¬ Aggravated damage to motor vehicle and other means of transport457437581442385383307320309432256187213142
¬¬¬¬ Other aggravated damage to property934231632225342424728
¬¬ Public danger from fire and other criminal damage153174198196187165176183263542567722686655
¬ Violence and maltreatment32 77733 51333 93934 21534 09934 67435 14734 11135 00334 96936 68737 46138 01337 063
¬¬ Offences of violence18 09018 44618 38118 38118 90619 31619 12218 73819 39519 96720 40320 58320 68118 977
¬¬¬ Assault, total12 57512 25711 59411 40111 74512 07711 75911 34811 73912 30812 57412 84512 81411 469
¬¬¬¬ Assault11 48311 19110 62910 61110 99911 36211 09710 81911 19011 80912 09812 33412 26411 062
¬¬¬¬ Aggravated assault1 0921 066965790746715662529549499476511550407
¬¬¬ Bodily harm, total3 3123 2793 0932 9252 8372 7812 5662 3772 2392 1992 1121 9682 1291 786
¬¬¬¬ Bodily harm3 0032 8702 7682 6102 5172 4952 2932 1271 9671 8211 7651 6451 8261 538
¬¬¬¬ Grievous bodily harm309409325315320286273250272378347323303248
¬¬¬ Murder30343029111274729242728252831
¬¬¬ Attempted murder2949464739505760614149706887
¬¬¬ Unintentional bodily harm or manslaughter898996978810011094809769767891
¬¬¬¬ Unintentional bodily harm4245636659657854546151405162
¬¬¬¬ Manslaughter4744333129353240263618362729
¬¬¬ Maltreatment in close relations, total9361 4582 1192 4472 5752 5562 8263 0563 3223 4373 7213 4923 3703 299
¬¬¬¬ Maltreatment in close relations8911 4062 0742 4062 5262 4972 7752 9093 1383 3113 5763 4063 2943 215
¬¬¬¬ Aggravated maltreatment in close relations45524541495951147184126145867684
¬¬¬ Assault of public servant1 0211 1691 2871 3271 4181 6161 6651 6761 8051 6111 5781 7071 7961 885
¬¬¬ Other or unspecified offences of violence98111116108931099298125247272400398329
¬¬ Threats, total7 5237 6907 7327 7797 5588 1378 2967 9068 3338 6078 9869 1259 0828 885
¬¬¬ Threats (from 1.10.2015)000000001 4496 4036 7326 9976 9537 122
¬¬¬ Aggravated threats (from 1.10.2015)0000000078328345376356404
¬¬¬ Threats against public servant4354895377306997649799031 0161 2461 4191 3591 4531 004
¬¬¬ Other or unspecified threats7 0887 2017 1957 0496 8597 3737 3177 0035 790630490393320355
¬¬ Robbery and extortion1 5831 7611 9381 8331 7891 6061 8131 2351 0819459401 3021 1861 212
¬¬¬ Robbery1 1841 2291 3341 2681 2721 2011 413871758662630623713788
¬¬¬ Aggravated robbery280369442419351283254192172148151165168170
¬¬¬ Extortion56836983977180105114132157513305254
¬¬¬ Other or unspecified robbery and extortion63809363695166673732100
¬¬ Coercion798261758355736499216221185147131
¬¬ Deprivation of liberty150163155180123157150159151155137170141165
¬¬ Offences within family relations and the like664619673654548536513440467338320286244223
¬¬ Reckless behaviour and stalking4 6634 7014 9615 2755 0434 8135 1115 4495 4004 6595 5905 7416 4787 410
¬¬ Human trafficking23483838445067107624645453639
¬¬ Terrorism and terror-related offences000000013152741231219
¬¬ Other violence and maltreatment23005420094162
¬ Sexual offences3 8023 9444 2194 2714 6124 7194 8234 7805 7097 0797 9868 3866 7446 873
¬¬ Rape, total1 4071 4521 4811 4461 6211 6461 5941 6301 9042 2352 3082 5642 1972 234
¬¬¬ Rape1 3651 4121 4311 4021 5841 5851 5461 5911 8502 1672 2462 4502 1082 155
¬¬¬¬ Rape, children under 14 years of age462508483505546529457503617663779846677737
¬¬¬¬ Rape, other or unspecified age9039049488971 0381 0561 0891 0881 2331 5041 4671 6041 4311 418
¬¬¬ Aggravated rape42405044376148395468621148979
¬¬¬¬ Aggravated rape, children under 14 years of age (from 1.10.2015)0000000001111543539
¬¬¬¬ Aggravated rape, other or unspecified age4240504437614839545751605440
¬¬ Attempted rape11611811710613810410085821131071009673
¬¬ Sexual intercourse through abuse of position of trust58528196829985887977125129124108
¬¬ Sexual intercourse with a child aged 14-15 years286302313306328345301309337400430498377437
¬¬ Sexual intercourse within family relations10412595107132158126128118188151137141144
¬¬ Sexual act5295526056816926296337819991 3091 2831 242967905
¬¬¬ Sexual act with a child under 16 years of age339340393467461398394502709903833764579565
¬¬¬ Other sexual act without consent190212212214231231239279290406450478388340
¬¬ Sexually abusive behaviour8208377237798338528989411 0371 5031 5071 3921 4281 411
¬¬¬ Sexually abusive behaviour with a child under 16 years of age (from. 1.10.2015)0000000056546700566688700
¬¬¬ Sexually abusive behaviour, other or unspecified age820837723779833852898941981957807826740711
¬¬ Other or unspecified sexual offences4825068047507868861 0868181 1531 2542 0752 3241 4141 561
¬ Drug and alcohol offences51 80347 93349 11255 17452 12956 09059 43658 45055 23750 29346 93045 69941 87339 602
¬¬ Narcotic offences39 45436 13737 75644 01541 27144 14847 28645 36841 59836 18433 58531 63328 79325 798
¬¬¬ Narcotics, Act relating to medicinal goods etc.20 36818 59019 14022 06121 28622 54524 16823 25721 72619 68617 49417 06015 42212 384
¬¬¬¬ Narcotics, use12 80611 58512 04013 81913 10114 03515 33614 40713 35611 80310 3369 9688 8066 830
¬¬¬¬ Narcotics, minor possession7 5627 0057 1008 2428 1858 5108 8328 8508 3707 8837 1587 0926 6165 554
¬¬¬ Narcotics, Penal Code, total19 08617 54718 61621 95419 98521 60323 11822 11119 87216 49816 09114 57313 37113 414
¬¬¬¬ Narcotic offences, Penal Code17 77916 47517 55620 64218 87920 31921 94720 86518 76015 43915 12313 67912 46412 460
¬¬¬¬ Aggravated narcotic offences, Penal Code1 3071 0721 0601 3121 1061 2841 1711 2461 1121 059968894907954
¬¬ Doping6127357406256648209471 5101 5001 7931 6161 3811 0611 024
¬¬¬ Doping, Act relating to medicinal goods etc.0000000241495836700564372319
¬¬¬ Doping, Penal Code6127357406256648209471 2691 005957916817689705
¬¬ Driving under the influence8 9138 9878 5308 5928 3159 0939 1929 5249 7849 9059 6059 92810 06210 612
¬¬¬ Driving under the influence, road traffic8 6578 6678 2648 3388 0938 8928 8959 2149 4849 6559 3489 5999 73910 254
¬¬¬ Driving under the influence, other256320266254222201297310300250257329323358
¬¬ Violations of the Alcohol Act, total2 1651 4731 3271 2161 0491 107869875737662546472476370
¬¬¬ Violations of the Alcohol Act2 1651 4731 3271 2161 0491 107869875736662541467473366
¬¬¬ Aggravated violations of the Alcohol Act00000000105534
¬¬ Other or unspecified drug and alcohol offences6596017597268309221 1421 1731 6181 7491 5782 2851 4811 798
¬ Public order and integrity violations37 36636 87237 04840 48339 81539 99041 74841 74440 13436 64635 30836 30734 30431 490
¬¬ Public order violations16 82015 47015 03216 39016 40617 03517 28916 94815 98913 29612 22114 08512 84712 127
¬¬¬ Breach of the peace, total9 4458 0407 6768 2028 4018 9278 4888 0567 6886 3965 3384 9535 1303 408
¬¬¬¬ Regional public order statute, urinating and other1 7551 3871 3551 5711 5541 7881 7631 7011 5701 5351 3071 1351 117568
¬¬¬¬ Breach of the peace under self-induced intoxication4 1953 5953 8533 9554 1414 2904 1093 8843 7392 9172 3902 1271 9701 100
¬¬¬¬ Other or unspecified breach of the peace3 4953 0582 4682 6762 7062 8492 6162 4712 3791 9441 6411 6912 0431 740
¬¬¬ Weapons, fire and explosives legislation7 3757 4307 3568 1888 0058 1088 8018 8928 3016 9006 8839 1327 7178 719
¬¬¬¬ Bearing arms in a public place2 2142 0922 1912 4912 5662 7422 9952 9052 9342 4112 3232 4342 6582 858
¬¬¬¬ Other or unspecified weapons offences2 1312 0592 1122 3932 3752 5372 5902 7432 7272 5622 5114 2172 9083 777
¬¬¬¬ Fire and explosives legislation3 0303 2793 0533 3043 0642 8293 2163 2442 6401 9272 0492 4812 1512 084
¬¬ Violations of public authority10 97511 53612 03513 55213 18113 74815 42016 15316 13715 22914 54313 66413 91312 324
¬¬¬ Obstructing and counteracting public authority7 2987 7407 6388 4388 5909 1199 8489 72910 19110 3509 7939 4739 8929 220
¬¬¬¬ Obstructing and harrassing a public servant2 3142 2592 1622 3682 3572 4312 6512 6352 5992 5092 4442 4842 7162 318
¬¬¬¬¬ Harrassing a public servant1 6111 5321 4851 5901 5871 6561 7531 7601 7881 9751 9101 9492 0141 678
¬¬¬¬¬ Obstructing a public servant703727677778770775898875811534534535702640
¬¬¬¬ Counteracting legal action and criminal prosecution4 9845 4815 4766 0706 2336 6887 1977 0947 5927 8417 3496 9897 1766 902
¬¬¬¬¬ Obligation of identification to public authority1 5661 3961 3451 2301 1711 2461 2761 2591 1341 078999928853773
¬¬¬¬¬ Violation of exclusion order9451 0631 2521 6561 5451 4711 8841 9432 3472 3382 3232 3312 3922 854
¬¬¬¬¬ Other order issued by police and other authority2 2041 8631 7311 9252 6433 1283 1442 9763 0413 3633 0302 8343 0532 536
¬¬¬¬¬ Counteraction of the execution of sentences769269501 061629591624642752727700583557423
¬¬¬¬¬ Other counteraction of legal action and criminal prosecution193233198198245252269274318335297313321316
¬¬¬ Perjury and false accusation1 2511 2291 3781 2101 2381 2361 3862 0122 1471 9651 9821 8851 7141 342
¬¬¬¬ Perjury6166357576136306868271 4451 6071 4681 3791 2821 167805
¬¬¬¬ False accusation635594621597608550559567540497603603547537
¬¬¬ Immigration legislation1 7662 1522 5423 4122 8322 9043 6713 9703 3292 4122 2211 8091 7551 308
¬¬¬¬ Violation of entry ban75103169185239266448462453345281238168117
¬¬¬¬ Assistance of illegal entry and stay50523754604947471044929283231
¬¬¬¬ Other or unspecified immigration legislation1 6411 9972 3363 1732 5332 5893 1763 4612 7722 0181 9111 5431 5551 160
¬¬¬ Misconduct and misuse of public authority375177189178188185192182170202154181245173
¬¬¬ Other or unspecified violation of public authority285238288314333304323260300300393316307281
¬¬ Violations of integrity9 5719 8669 98110 54110 2289 2079 0398 6438 0088 1218 5448 5587 5447 039
¬¬¬ Document and ID offences5 0785 3745 5845 8185 8764 9944 6824 3854 3785 1915 6275 6374 6204 108
¬¬¬¬ Document forgery3 0963 3313 7343 8163 8543 1332 8822 6752 3652 1491 8231 7761 6151 435
¬¬¬¬¬ Document forgery, use2 2952 5152 6502 9192 8082 4062 2642 1081 7871 3461 1781 1551 043960
¬¬¬¬¬ Document forgery, production and procurement8018161 0848971 046727618567578803645621572475
¬¬¬¬ Counterfeiting303356304286258171180178137169346895633
¬¬¬¬ ID offences (from 1.10.2015)000000003952 5693 2403 6062 7302 571
¬¬¬¬¬ ID offences, handling (from 1.10.2015)0000000064471466698393332
¬¬¬¬¬ ID offences, use (from 1.10.2015)000000003312 0982 7742 9082 3372 239
¬¬¬¬ Other or unspecified document and ID offences1 6791 6871 5461 7161 7641 6901 6201 5321 48130421816621969
¬¬¬ Unauthorised access and stay3 3843 5093 4853 7593 4053 3703 3193 2352 5331 6841 7191 6921 7311 671
¬¬¬¬ Trespassing, building and other place3 2423 3623 3453 3572 8682 9372 9812 9452 1891 3211 2991 1631 1591 245
¬¬¬¬ Unauthorised access to computer and communication system142147140402537433338290344363420529572426
¬¬¬ Invasion of privacy861768704696670607733714693696552528471508
¬¬¬ Hate speech and discrimination5652483924274651120225245281330346
¬¬¬ Other or unspecified violation of integrity192163160229253209259258284325401420392406
¬ Traffic offences60 67857 11153 54854 11049 46851 93250 38351 10248 91549 03245 74944 95343 18845 608
¬¬ Road traffic offences60 04456 47352 98653 38548 76751 35049 78550 49848 25048 33845 08644 24142 54445 046
¬¬¬ Non-possession of driving licence14 18114 62214 08214 28713 64014 18013 15013 35313 00012 69111 54711 11410 45411 660
¬¬¬ Speeding18 01015 90914 19713 27611 15812 26412 06012 86012 45012 47911 53811 15211 05112 475
¬¬¬ Personal injury6 1785 9905 2634 7894 5344 5294 2564 0993 7413 6773 3963 4663 3583 360
¬¬¬ Other or unspecified road traffic offences21 67519 95219 44421 03319 43520 37720 31920 18619 05919 49118 60518 50917 68117 551
¬¬ Other transport and traffic legislation634638562725701582598604665694663712644562
¬ Other offences5 4395 6135 7445 2665 3644 9314 8995 0075 0184 8934 6894 4454 5125 629
¬¬ Offences against nature and the environment3 7974 1694 4534 0624 1273 7163 7473 7453 8323 8153 5693 3483 4324 055
¬¬¬ Poisoning as a danger to public health and serious environmental offences72512451154043372724
¬¬¬ Hunting and fishing offences1 6511 9512 0491 7761 8991 5031 2991 3031 3761 3661 1451 0061 2581 490
¬¬¬ Other offences against nature and the environment2 1392 2162 3992 2852 2262 2092 4432 4312 4512 4092 3812 3052 1472 541
¬¬ Work environment legislation882928728676830784766880864787836863790763
¬¬ Other or unspecified penal legislation760516563528407431386382322291284234290811
Explanation of symbols
Offences reported to the police, by group of offence and police district (owner). Absolute figures and per 1 000 population
Offences reported to the police, by group of offence and police district (owner). Absolute figures and per 1 000 population
All groups of offences¬ Property theft¬ Other offences for profit¬ Criminal damage¬ Violence and maltreatment¬ Sexual offences¬ Drug and alcohol offences¬ Public order and integrity violations¬ Traffic offences¬ Other offences
2020
Absolute figures
Total300 63686 94926 05521 36737 0636 87339 60231 49045 6085 629
Oslo72 10227 3646 4476 9018 9579766 2278 6516 008571
East41 20810 8023 8542 1315 0388476 1704 4427 294630
Inland18 6603 7172 3091 0011 9934842 6381 7574 441320
South-East37 69310 7913 2922 2654 3957505 6463 6826 228644
Agder19 0295 9361 2231 2612 4123822 6212 1922 558444
South-West27 0258 2922 4422 0133 2186183 7292 6393 513561
West26 4637 5562 1271 5333 3957523 1942 4664 746694
Møre and Romsdal10 2161 7727376381 3695171 7471 1491 959328
Trøndelag23 3976 4201 7682 0552 6846943 2161 9374 177446
Nordland10 8081 7308447101 5604172 1411 0761 990340
Troms8 3821 8515304971 2342731 2998571 599242
Finnmark5 0056972933557231438275521 039376
Svalbard75233832013617
Special agencies5251218627114117664116
Unknown police district4870263101190
Per 1 000 population
Total56.016.24.94.06.91.37.45.98.51.0
Oslo78.729.97.07.59.81.16.89.46.60.6
East55.414.55.22.96.81.18.36.09.80.8
Inland49.09.86.12.65.21.36.94.611.70.8
South-East55.015.74.83.36.41.18.25.49.10.9
Agder62.319.44.04.17.91.38.67.28.41.5
South-West51.415.84.63.86.11.27.15.06.71.1
West44.612.73.62.65.71.35.44.28.01.2
Møre and Romsdal38.56.72.82.45.21.96.64.37.41.2
Trøndelag49.813.73.84.45.71.56.84.18.90.9
Nordland44.97.23.52.96.51.78.94.58.31.4
Troms50.311.13.23.07.41.67.85.19.61.5
Finnmark66.39.23.94.79.61.911.07.313.85.0
Svalbard....................
Special agencies....................
Unknown police district....................
Explanation of symbols
Offences reported to the police, by group of offence and scene of crime (county). Absolute figures and per 1 000 population
Offences reported to the police, by group of offence and scene of crime (county). Absolute figures and per 1 000 population
All groups of offences¬ Property theft¬ Other offences for profit¬ Criminal damage¬ Violence and maltreatment¬ Sexual offences¬ Drug and alcohol offences¬ Public order and integrity violations¬ Traffic offences¬ Other offences
2020
Absolute figures
Total300 63686 94926 05521 36737 0636 87339 60231 49045 6085 629
The whole country297 42485 13125 36021 34336 8146 79539 43531 33745 5885 621
Viken63 30717 5775 9173 7837 5221 2958 8706 61010 802931
Oslo62 35023 4365 5596 0207 8938315 3977 8514 912451
Innlandet17 8673 5262 1589631 9314722 5071 6754 316319
Vestfold og Telemark24 5206 9182 0251 5182 8764443 9142 3624 003460
Agder18 9075 8861 1601 2592 3893702 6472 1822 571443
Rogaland24 5897 7112 1291 8503 0185673 4752 3903 042407
Vestland27 8587 6762 2441 6583 5807923 4032 6315 125749
Møre og Romsdal10 1511 7157286381 3725201 7371 1461 968327
Trøndelag - Trööndelage23 1896 2981 7082 0502 6806503 2291 9514 180443
Nordland10 5311 6738017061 5434212 0641 0401 967316
Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku13 4122 4938918531 9674122 1081 4292 635624
Norway, unknown county66722037423517625764133
Abroad, without known county3 2121 8186952424978167153208
County not stated0000000000
Per 1 000 population
Total56.016.24.94.06.91.37.45.98.51.0
The whole country55.415.94.74.06.91.37.35.88.51.0
Viken51.014.24.83.06.11.07.15.38.70.8
Oslo89.933.88.08.711.41.27.811.37.10.7
Innlandet48.19.55.82.65.21.36.84.511.60.9
Vestfold og Telemark58.516.54.83.66.91.19.35.69.51.1
Agder61.519.23.84.17.81.28.67.18.41.4
Rogaland51.216.14.43.96.31.27.25.06.30.8
Vestland43.812.13.52.65.61.25.34.18.11.2
Møre og Romsdal38.36.52.72.45.22.06.54.37.41.2
Trøndelag - Trööndelage49.513.43.64.45.71.46.94.28.90.9
Nordland43.76.93.32.96.41.78.64.38.21.3
Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku55.110.23.73.58.11.78.75.910.82.6
Norway, unknown county....................
Abroad, without known county....................
County not stated....................
Explanation of symbols
Offences reported to the police, by group of offence and scene of crime (size of municipality). Absolute figures and per 1 000 population
Offences reported to the police, by group of offence and scene of crime (size of municipality). Absolute figures and per 1 000 population
All groups of offences¬ Property theft¬ Other offences for profit¬ Criminal damage¬ Violence and maltreatment¬ Sexual offences¬ Drug and alcohol offences¬ Public order and integrity violations¬ Traffic offences¬ Other offences
2020
Absolute figures
Total300 63686 94926 05521 36737 0636 87339 60231 49045 6085 629
The whole country297 42485 13125 36021 34336 8146 79539 43531 33745 5885 621
0-1 999 inhabitants3 42945829319942289379289977323
2 000-4 999 inhabitants12 2801 6131 0856811 4415461 4571 0353 767655
5 000-9 999 inhabitants18 0402 5441 6961 1612 3346102 4681 8404 832555
10 000-19 999 inhabitants31 0746 1492 7102 0634 0819534 4623 0286 792836
20 000-29 999 inhabitants30 1217 1902 5621 9683 7398224 4422 9315 818649
30 000-49 999 inhabitants36 2449 1423 3782 0234 5577836 1984 1985 343622
50 000 inhabitants or more164 19957 64113 44513 16020 0642 91619 77617 83717 7621 598
Norway, unknown size of municipality2 0373941918817676253179297383
Abroad, without known size of municipality3 2121 8186952424978167153208
Unknown size of municipality0000000000
Per 1 000 population
Total56.016.24.94.06.91.37.45.98.51.0
The whole country55.415.94.74.06.91.37.35.88.51.0
0-1 999 inhabitants37.25.03.22.24.61.04.13.110.63.5
2 000-4 999 inhabitants39.55.23.52.24.61.84.73.312.12.1
5 000-9 999 inhabitants37.95.33.62.44.91.35.23.910.11.2
10 000-19 999 inhabitants43.38.63.82.95.71.36.24.29.51.2
20 000-29 999 inhabitants45.410.83.93.05.61.26.74.48.81.0
30 000-49 999 inhabitants59.214.95.53.37.41.310.16.98.71.0
50 000 inhabitants or more65.823.15.45.38.01.27.97.17.10.6
Norway, unknown size of municipality....................
Abroad, without known size of municipality....................
Unknown size of municipality....................
Explanation of symbols
Offences reported to the police, by type of victim and group of offence. Absolute figures
Offences reported to the police, by type of victim and group of offence. Absolute figures
TotalPersonOther juridical unit/enterpriseWithout victim or unknown
2020
All groups of offences300 636145 95040 311114 375
¬ Property theft86 94964 13021 1311 688
¬ Other offences for profit26 05516 7725 0344 249
¬ Criminal damage21 36711 1788 3881 801
¬ Violence and maltreatment37 06331 6871 1314 245
¬ Sexual offences6 8735 744221 107
¬ Drug and alcohol offences39 60237570238 525
¬ Public order and integrity violations31 4908 7912 14520 554
¬ Traffic offences45 6085 6391 17538 794
¬ Other offences5 6291 6345833 412
Explanation of symbols
Victims (persons), by number of offences, sex and age. Absolute figures and per cent
Victims (persons), by number of offences, sex and age. Absolute figures and per cent
Total1 offence2 offences3 offences4 or more offences
2020
Absolute figures
Total133 702118 96411 3232 1831 232
Sex
Males76 62768 5226 4371 161507
Females57 07550 4424 8861 022725
Age
0-9 years4 1243 7423144424
10-19 years13 42511 8511 176254144
20-29 years27 45124 1942 467487303
30-39 years26 53723 2682 478480311
40-49 years25 76322 8752 237442209
50-59 years19 62717 6041 581294148
60-69 years10 1959 32369311267
70-79 years4 9084 5832575117
80 years or older1 4911 38093126
Unknown age1811442773
Per cent
Total100.089.08.51.60.9
Sex
Males100.089.48.41.50.7
Females100.088.48.61.81.3
Age
0-9 years100.090.77.61.10.6
10-19 years100.088.38.81.91.1
20-29 years100.088.19.01.81.1
30-39 years100.087.79.31.81.2
40-49 years100.088.88.71.70.8
50-59 years100.089.78.11.50.8
60-69 years100.091.46.81.10.7
70-79 years100.093.45.21.00.3
80 years or older100.092.66.20.80.4
Unknown age100.079.614.93.91.7
Explanation of symbols
Victims (persons), by group of principal offence, sex and age. Absolute figures and per 1 000 population
Victims (persons), by group of principal offence, sex and age. Absolute figures and per 1 000 population
All groups of offences¬ Property theft¬ Other offences for profit¬ Criminal damage¬ Violence and maltreatment¬ Sexual offences¬ Public order and integrity violations¬ Traffic offences¬ Other offences (incl. Drug and alcohol offences)
2020
Absolute figures
Total133 70259 14615 6799 64430 0095 2226 1165 9871 899
Sex
Males76 62735 9719 2656 15216 1687973 4913 5601 223
Females57 07523 1756 4143 49213 8414 4252 6252 427676
Age
0-9 years4 1242513132 9278754518244
10-19 years13 4252 6461 1092525 4112 811476578142
20-29 years27 45112 6423 2811 5236 5758471 2601 024299
30-39 years26 53712 9653 1252 0125 4173151 2631 085355
40-49 years25 76313 4942 9402 0894 4551361 2231 071355
50-59 years19 6279 8282 3531 9463 10364967969397
60-69 years10 1954 7681 5831 1131 35424509628216
70-79 years4 9082 121994556544727833771
80 years or older1 49165528114018179411320
Unknown age18120042136100
Per 1 000 population
Total24.911.02.91.85.61.01.11.10.4
Sex
Males28.313.33.42.36.00.31.31.30.5
Females21.48.72.41.35.21.71.00.90.3
Age
0-9 years6.80.00.00.04.81.40.10.30.1
10-19 years20.94.11.70.48.44.40.70.90.2
20-29 years38.617.84.62.19.21.21.81.40.4
30-39 years36.317.74.32.87.40.41.71.50.5
40-49 years35.618.64.12.96.20.21.71.50.5
50-59 years27.914.03.32.84.40.11.41.40.6
60-69 years17.58.22.71.92.30.00.91.10.4
70-79 years11.34.92.31.31.20.00.60.80.2
80 years or older6.52.81.20.60.80.00.40.50.1
Unknown age..................
Explanation of symbols
Victims (persons), by group of principal offence and one-year age group. Absolute figures and per 1 000 population
Victims (persons), by group of principal offence and one-year age group. Absolute figures and per 1 000 population
All groups of offences¬ Property theft¬ Other offences for profit¬ Criminal damage¬ Violence and maltreatment¬ Sexual offences¬ Public order and integrity violations¬ Traffic offences¬ Other offences (incl. Drug and alcohol offences)
2020
Absolute figures
Total133 70259 14615 6799 64430 0095 2226 1165 9871 899
0 years438220379330211
1 year181011150170102
2 years253022189352203
3 years348124243794123
4 years4302012881152184
5 years4623203311057113
6 years4773013301057229
7 years52110036711781810
8 years5044303341256275
9 years5109143161449234
10 years534171530215714335
11 years571226331518213291
12 years793399440727521326
13 years1 16798177545428233712
14 years1 320106528583481403119
15 years1 425198838607430424017
16 years1 55129215817646270609513
17 years1 49934317819583229557319
18 years2 195701300747181839710121
19 years2 37083030510770517611110729
20 years2 53297534612571514010210029
21 years2 6391 1903161096841241207521
22 years2 6261 1903291096631051207931
23 years2 7761 26334712666210113110838
24 years2 7711 324331155641751318826
25 years2 7781 2743271886496613610929
26 years2 7651 2843101586687111912035
27 years2 8511 3763321866315112711533
28 years2 8351 3483321886405213810631
29 years2 8781 4183111796226213612426
30 years2 9681 4333382276205614111340
31 years2 7531 3612912105824112211432
32 years2 7551 3263302185654511711341
33 years2 6681 3003401825363213411727
34 years2 6011 2323302025532112510632
35 years2 5801 2382931915502512911440
36 years2 6621 3313051865303013610440
37 years2 4861 2163011875191910310932
38 years2 5521 276294210494221339033
39 years2 5121 2523031994682412310538
40 years2 5261 277317208472141168438
41 years2 5681 3383151954591611010233
42 years2 4801 2672841944691911710624
43 years2 4491 2562942034271311910334
44 years2 5271 325285180447915010130
45 years2 6371 4133032174181312012330
46 years2 7271 4373242224382312911836
47 years2 6741 433287223450141189752
48 years2 6641 411284233439712912734
49 years2 5111 337247214436811511044
50 years2 5121 324276229397812011048
51 years2 4381 2612962213471013412544
52 years2 2041 116267214326911811341
53 years2 1301 093243209335410210143
54 years2 0501 0602461923346879530
55 years1 9489262391993274959959
56 years1 78485320818929371009341
57 years1 6807952251782886757340
58 years1 4667141731622375668722
59 years1 4156861801532195707329
60 years1 3356161811482086648230
61 years1 2535751961351632747632
62 years1 1585671681081632577320
63 years1 1055201591141472567928
64 years1 0264901581031352586119
65 years1 0314811781271292355920
66 years881430146961004375018
67 years8963881601031262514818
68 years74634710986891465513
69 years76435412893941314518
70 years6983091268786038484
71 years6622951358170134406
72 years66130013467591454312
73 years5712571077960232295
74 years53322510358612324111
75 years4701881054758126396
76 years405162864451019367
77 years364157743839022259
78 years293127733025016157
79 years251101512535014214
80 years or older1 49165528114018179411320
Unknown age18120042136100
Per 1 000 population
Total24.911.02.91.85.61.01.11.10.4
0 years8.00.00.00.06.90.60.00.40.0
1 year3.20.00.00.02.70.30.00.20.0
2 years4.40.00.00.03.30.60.00.30.1
3 years5.70.00.00.14.01.30.10.20.0
4 years7.10.00.00.04.71.90.00.30.1
5 years7.60.00.00.05.41.70.10.20.0
6 years7.80.00.00.05.41.70.10.40.1
7 years8.20.00.00.05.81.80.10.30.2
8 years7.90.10.00.05.22.00.10.40.1
9 years7.80.10.00.14.82.20.10.40.1
10 years8.00.30.00.14.52.30.20.50.1
11 years8.70.30.10.04.82.80.20.40.0
12 years12.30.60.10.16.34.30.30.50.1
13 years18.11.50.30.18.46.60.40.60.2
14 years20.91.70.80.19.27.60.60.50.3
15 years22.53.11.30.19.66.80.70.60.3
16 years24.64.62.50.310.34.31.01.50.2
17 years24.25.52.90.39.43.70.91.20.3
18 years34.511.04.71.211.32.91.51.60.3
19 years35.612.54.61.610.62.61.71.60.4
20 years37.914.65.21.910.72.11.51.50.4
21 years39.918.04.81.610.31.91.81.10.3
22 years38.717.54.91.69.81.51.81.20.5
23 years39.718.15.01.89.51.41.91.50.5
24 years39.518.94.72.29.11.11.91.30.4
25 years39.218.04.62.79.20.91.91.50.4
26 years38.417.84.32.29.31.01.71.70.5
27 years38.418.54.52.58.50.71.71.50.4
28 years37.317.74.42.58.40.71.81.40.4
29 years37.118.34.02.38.00.81.81.60.3
30 years38.518.64.42.98.00.71.81.50.5
31 years35.917.83.82.77.60.51.61.50.4
32 years37.217.94.52.97.60.61.61.50.6
33 years36.217.64.62.57.30.41.81.60.4
34 years35.817.04.52.87.60.31.71.50.4
35 years35.917.24.12.77.70.31.81.60.6
36 years37.318.64.32.67.40.41.91.50.6
37 years34.616.94.22.67.20.31.41.50.4
38 years36.418.24.23.07.00.31.91.30.5
39 years35.317.64.32.86.60.31.71.50.5
40 years36.118.24.53.06.70.21.71.20.5
41 years36.919.34.52.86.60.21.61.50.5
42 years36.618.74.22.96.90.31.71.60.4
43 years35.318.14.22.96.20.21.71.50.5
44 years35.618.74.02.56.30.12.11.40.4
45 years35.719.14.12.95.70.21.61.70.4
46 years36.819.44.43.05.90.31.71.60.5
47 years35.018.83.82.95.90.21.51.30.7
48 years34.918.53.73.15.70.11.71.70.4
49 years33.317.73.32.85.80.11.51.50.6
50 years32.717.23.63.05.20.11.61.40.6
51 years32.116.63.92.94.60.11.81.60.6
52 years29.815.13.62.94.40.11.61.50.6
53 years29.114.93.32.94.60.11.41.40.6
54 years28.514.73.42.74.60.11.21.30.4
55 years27.613.13.42.84.60.11.31.40.8
56 years26.412.63.12.84.30.11.51.40.6
57 years25.612.13.42.74.40.11.11.10.6
58 years22.711.12.72.53.70.11.01.30.3
59 years22.310.82.82.43.40.11.11.10.5
60 years21.19.72.92.33.30.11.01.30.5
61 years20.09.23.12.22.60.01.21.20.5
62 years19.09.32.81.82.70.00.91.20.3
63 years18.18.52.61.92.40.00.91.30.5
64 years17.38.32.71.72.30.01.01.00.3
65 years17.98.33.12.22.20.00.61.00.3
66 years15.67.62.61.71.80.10.70.90.3
67 years16.27.02.91.92.30.00.90.90.3
68 years14.26.62.11.61.70.00.91.00.2
69 years14.46.72.41.81.80.00.60.80.3
70 years13.35.92.41.71.60.00.70.90.1
71 years12.65.62.61.51.30.00.60.80.1
72 years12.55.72.51.31.10.00.80.80.2
73 years10.64.82.01.51.10.00.60.50.1
74 years11.34.82.21.21.30.00.70.90.2
75 years10.64.22.41.11.30.00.60.90.1
76 years10.54.22.21.11.30.00.50.90.2
77 years10.54.52.11.11.10.00.60.70.3
78 years10.04.32.51.00.90.00.50.50.2
79 years8.63.41.70.91.20.00.50.70.1
80 years or older6.52.81.20.60.80.00.40.50.1
Unknown age..................
Explanation of symbols
Victims (persons), by group of principal offence and place of residence (county). Absolute figures and per 1 000 population
Victims (persons), by group of principal offence and place of residence (county). Absolute figures and per 1 000 population
All groups of offences¬ Property theft¬ Other offences for profit¬ Criminal damage¬ Violence and maltreatment¬ Sexual offences¬ Public order and integrity violations¬ Traffic offences¬ Other offences (incl. Drug and alcohol offences)
2020
Absolute figures
Total133 70259 14615 6799 64430 0095 2226 1165 9871 899
The whole country132 57358 81315 5419 60429 6925 1806 0465 8791 818
Viken29 60913 2243 4802 0556 5041 0381 3641 554390
Oslo26 89914 4502 9981 4605 0925131 237997152
Innlandet7 1162 6301 0775501 672368361301157
Vestfold og Telemark10 8545 0291 0907792 366369498529194
Agder8 8244 3198116852 013363329201103
Rogaland12 1305 6511 4979582 487476498429134
Vestland12 6454 8221 7511 0363 013632518634239
Møre og Romsdal4 3551 2465723771 23229326527595
Trøndelag - Trööndelage10 1924 4651 2077842 309462402415148
Nordland4 5301 2784844501 37836025123297
Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku5 4131 6995744691 622305323312109
Norway, unknown county000000000
Abroad, without known county9432811073825537499977
County not stated186523126252194
Per 1 000 population
Total24.911.02.91.85.61.01.11.10.4
The whole country24.711.02.91.85.51.01.11.10.3
Viken23.910.72.81.75.20.81.11.30.3
Oslo38.820.84.32.17.30.71.81.40.2
Innlandet19.27.12.91.54.51.01.00.80.4
Vestfold og Telemark25.912.02.61.95.60.91.21.30.5
Agder28.714.12.62.26.61.21.10.70.3
Rogaland25.311.83.12.05.21.01.00.90.3
Vestland19.97.62.81.64.71.00.81.00.4
Møre og Romsdal16.44.72.21.44.61.11.01.00.4
Trøndelag - Trööndelage21.79.52.61.74.91.00.90.90.3
Nordland18.85.32.01.95.71.51.01.00.4
Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku22.27.02.41.96.71.31.31.30.4
Norway, unknown county..................
Abroad, without known county..................
County not stated..................
Explanation of symbols
Victims (persons), by sex, age and place of residence (county). Absolute figures and per 1 000 population
Victims (persons), by sex, age and place of residence (county). Absolute figures and per 1 000 population
TotalMalesFemales0-9 years10-19 years20-29 years30-39 years40-49 years50-59 years60-69 years70-79 years80 years or olderUnknown age
2020
Absolute figures
Total133 70276 62757 0754 12413 42527 45126 53725 76319 62710 1954 9081 491181
The whole country132 57375 84356 7304 09613 36927 17126 26225 56319 45710 1094 8811 485180
Viken29 60917 08312 5269863 0725 1145 4186 1664 9312 3631 16236829
Oslo26 89915 30211 5975001 8206 4127 2004 9593 3231 6547632617
Innlandet7 1164 0823 0342338451 4401 1281 3531 0656463068812
Vestfold og Telemark10 8546 2584 5962611 0941 9241 8672 3021 8029544971476
Agder8 8245 2153 6093048621 7941 4951 7211 4437593448517
Rogaland12 1306 9015 2293101 2822 3242 3452 6491 75892439812317
Vestland12 6457 1485 4974171 3712 7882 4412 2571 79296844713925
Møre og Romsdal4 3552 4541 901189598927761735557333188616
Trøndelag - Trööndelage10 1925 8054 3873561 1082 3661 9361 7701 4127623559532
Nordland4 5302 5591 9712936279397227106093502095615
Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku5 4133 0342 3792476871 1429489407653962126214
Norway, unknown county0000000000000
Abroad, without known county9436622811949249249164138611211
County not stated186122649731263632251550
Per 1 000 population28.321.4
Total24.928.021.36.820.938.636.335.627.917.511.36.5..
The whole country24.727.420.36.820.838.235.935.327.617.411.26.4..
Viken23.944.233.46.919.636.634.034.428.517.611.37.0..
Oslo38.821.916.46.327.352.854.151.442.728.919.112.2..
Innlandet19.229.821.96.519.732.527.628.420.213.47.94.3..
Vestfold og Telemark25.933.723.76.021.739.537.441.130.718.412.67.1..
Agder28.728.322.18.521.944.238.742.336.122.313.76.5..
Rogaland25.322.217.55.020.537.134.240.129.019.312.27.1..
Vestland19.918.114.65.617.531.828.427.122.414.38.94.8..
Møre og Romsdal16.424.419.06.518.028.823.021.616.110.48.04.6..
Trøndelag - Trööndelage21.720.916.66.819.934.431.429.723.514.99.14.7..
Nordland18.824.420.011.822.030.625.424.218.111.79.04.5..
Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku22.2....9.823.932.731.029.823.314.210.06.0..
Norway, unknown county..........................
Abroad, without known county..........................
County not stated........................
Explanation of symbols
Victims (persons), by group of principal offence and place of residence (size of municipality). Absolute figures and per 1 000 population
Victims (persons), by group of principal offence and place of residence (size of municipality). Absolute figures and per 1 000 population
All groups of offences¬ Property theft¬ Other offences for profit¬ Criminal damage¬ Violence and maltreatment¬ Sexual offences¬ Public order and integrity violations¬ Traffic offences¬ Other offences (incl. Drug and alcohol offences)
2020
Absolute figures
Total133 70259 14615 6799 64430 0095 2226 1165 9871 899
The whole country132 57358 81315 5419 60429 6925 1806 0465 8791 818
All municipalities132 56758 81315 5419 60329 6885 1796 0465 8791 818
0-1 999 inhabitants1 45938323711642989957040
2 000-4 999 inhabitants4 8961 3107523861 393328275315137
5 000-9 999 inhabitants7 7982 2541 0787032 225518418426176
10 000-19 999 inhabitants14 6565 2371 9471 1573 687819726754329
20 000-29 999 inhabitants14 7155 9841 7191 1663 456731718704237
30 000-49 999 inhabitants14 9726 3071 7031 1493 641602673656241
50 000 inhabitants or more74 07137 3388 1054 92614 8572 0923 1412 954658
Norway, unknown size of municipality600141000
Abroad, without known size of municipality9432811073825537499977
Unknown size of municipality186523126252194
Per 1 000 population
Total24.911.02.91.85.61.01.11.10.4
The whole country24.711.02.91.85.51.01.11.10.3
All municipalities24.711.02.91.85.51.01.11.10.3
0-1 999 inhabitants15.84.22.61.34.71.01.00.80.4
2 000-4 999 inhabitants15.84.22.41.24.51.10.91.00.4
5 000-9 999 inhabitants16.44.72.31.54.71.10.90.90.4
10 000-19 999 inhabitants20.47.32.71.65.11.11.01.10.5
20 000-29 999 inhabitants22.29.02.61.85.21.11.11.10.4
30 000-49 999 inhabitants24.510.32.81.95.91.01.11.10.4
50 000 inhabitants or more29.715.03.22.06.00.81.31.20.3
Norway, unknown size of municipality..................
Abroad, without known size of municipality..................
Unknown size of municipality..................
Explanation of symbols
Victims (persons), by sex, age and type of principal offence. Absolute figures
Victims (persons), by sex, age and type of principal offence. Absolute figures
TotalMalesFemales0-9 years10-14 years15-19 years20-29 years30-39 years40-49 years50-59 years60-69 years70-79 years80 years or olderUnknown age
2020
All types of offences133 70276 62757 0754 1244 3859 04027 45126 53725 76319 62710 1954 9081 491181
¬ Property theft59 14635 97123 175252822 36412 64212 96513 4949 8284 7682 1216552
¬¬ Theft, total58 82835 80623 022252802 34212 57912 90613 4289 7764 7272 1156482
¬¬¬ Petty theft67836930927441181531441105929120
¬¬¬¬ Petty theft from shop and other sales outlet27151200188521110
¬¬¬¬ Other or unspecified petty theft65135429727431101451391085828110
¬¬¬ Theft51 78930 78021 009222622 15311 40111 53511 8498 4373 9201 6955132
¬¬¬¬ Theft from shops and other sales outlet315187128001476596363251050
¬¬¬¬ Theft from other business and public institution2 4771 53294505222143543957642719689420
¬¬¬¬ Theft from dwelling and holiday home9 7905 9913 799371701 7172 2212 0791 7071 0885792190
¬¬¬¬¬ Theft from dwelling2 3141 2881 026211154734004334052331391130
¬¬¬¬¬ Theft from holiday home305215900010152148617762110
¬¬¬¬¬ Theft from storage area, garage and other area by dwelling and holiday home7 1714 4882 68316451 2291 8001 5981 241778378950
¬¬¬¬ Theft from car and other motor vehicle5 9494 3591 590311571 0631 1861 2311 262715276550
¬¬¬¬ Bicycle theft18 92311 2747 6492504563 6324 5875 3633 2431 169365551
¬¬¬¬ Theft from the person14 3177 4286 889131511 1354 4783 0382 5311 7337253751371
¬¬¬¬¬ Theft from the person at sales outlet3 4391 5911 8482161751 279713549405158108331
¬¬¬¬¬ Theft from the person on public transport (from 1.10.2015)2 8161 4821 33441223487666848132514458140
¬¬¬¬¬ Theft from the person in the street, park, other recreation area (from 1.10.2015)2 0411 1329091231556215263502209243100
¬¬¬¬¬ Theft from the person at sports facility, cultural venue etc. (from 1.10.2015)1 289725564142186367235272145231530
¬¬¬¬¬ Theft from the person at other public and private place (from 1.10.2015)4 7322 4982 2345583851 335896879638308151770
¬¬¬¬ Other or unspecified theft189911005622100
¬¬¬ Aggravated theft3 1582 0781 08011057461572649622426269910
¬¬¬¬ Aggravated theft from shop and other sales outlet674522000616161311500
¬¬¬¬ Aggravated theft from other business or public institution230195350062338547626430
¬¬¬¬ Aggravated theft from dwelling and holiday home2 2901 4448460226331414474422330220710
¬¬¬¬¬ Aggravated theft from dwelling1 409831578022225128930424415194520
¬¬¬¬¬ Aggravated theft from holiday home35524111400111305982946990
¬¬¬¬¬ Aggravated theft from storage area, garage and other area by dwelling and holiday home5263721540036995111968557100
¬¬¬¬ Aggravated theft from car and other motor vehicle3382736510451636082462740
¬¬¬¬ Aggravated theft from the person2331211120821504145291313130
¬¬¬¬¬ Aggravated theft from the person at sales outlet (from 1.10.2015)341222010115663110
¬¬¬¬¬ Aggravated theft from the person on public transport (from 1.10.2015)21111001255311210
¬¬¬¬¬ Aggravated theft from the person in the street, park, other recreation area (from 1.10.2015)673928008141513103400
¬¬¬¬¬ Aggravated theft from the person at sports facility, cultural venue etc. (from 1.10.2015)1861201243611000
¬¬¬¬¬ Aggravated theft from the person at other or unspecified place9353400591613171156110
¬¬¬¬ Other or unspecified aggravated theft00000000000000
¬¬¬ Theft of car and other motor vehicle3 2032 5796240188599646786607322122320
¬¬¬¬ Theft of car1 3461 019327012629930428222913749190
¬¬¬¬ Theft of motor cycle and moped9958061890058234220258166461210
¬¬¬¬ Other or unspecified theft of motor vehicle8627541080046612224621213961120
¬¬ Other unlawful use and possession of property31816515302226359665241670
¬ Other offences for profit15 6799 2656 41413851 0243 2813 1252 9402 3531 5839942810
¬¬ Receipt of stolen property and money laundering4493001494215841099979351660
¬¬¬ Receipt of stolen property, total428292136421580105977932860
¬¬¬¬ Receipt of stolen property41328013342157999947631760
¬¬¬¬ Aggravated receipt of stolen property1512300016331100
¬¬¬ Money laundering, total1961300033203800
¬¬¬¬ Money laundering64200032000100
¬¬¬¬ Aggravated money laundering1321100001203700
¬¬¬ Other or unspecified receipt of stolen property and money laundering22000011000000
¬¬ Fraud, total14 4638 4955 9684729803 0942 8692 6842 1311 4629222450
¬¬¬ Petty fraud and the like1 45280964311111228429829023313577110
¬¬¬ Fraud12 0957 0974 9982608492 7192 4362 2531 7581 1476831880
¬¬¬ Aggravated fraud916589327111991135141140180162460
¬¬ Embezzlement, total534311223452280115111855237230
¬¬¬ Embezzlement4442581864519689410170433190
¬¬¬ Aggravated embezzlement9053370031221101596140
¬¬ Misappropriation of funds43311200117869830
¬¬ Corruption and influencing trade1715200014261120
¬¬ Accounting offences108200001243000
¬¬ Creditor-related offences96300002133000
¬¬ Tax and duty offences66000020211000
¬¬¬ Tax evasion44000010210000
¬¬¬ Aggravated tax evasion00000000000000
¬¬¬ Other tax and duty offences22000010001000
¬¬ Violations of the Customs Act11000000100000
¬¬¬ Smuggling00000000000000
¬¬¬ Other violations of the Customs Act11000000100000
¬¬ Other business and economic offences147925516619183038171020
¬ Criminal damage9 6446 1523 49213272251 5232 0122 0891 9461 1135561400
¬¬ Damage to property, total9 4806 0533 4279252241 5001 9792 0531 9191 0945431340
¬¬¬ Petty damage to property6673882791118108131142133804580
¬¬¬¬ Petty damage to building2091149500229424247241850
¬¬¬¬ Petty damage to motor vehicle and other means of transport (from 1.10.2015)26516210310126160534623900
¬¬¬¬ Other or unspecified petty damage to property1931128101418294740331830
¬¬¬ Damage to property8 5735 5083 0654222021 3591 7921 8691 7379844861180
¬¬¬¬ Damage to building2 3001 3899110216219429491544345202520
¬¬¬¬ Damage to motor vehicle and other means of transport5 2103 4831 727071581 0311 1711 118971496211470
¬¬¬¬ Other or unspecified damage to property1 0636364274132810919226022214373190
¬¬¬ Aggravated damage to property2401578342433564249301280
¬¬¬¬ Aggravated damage to building12374494221323242815750
¬¬¬¬ Aggravated damage to motor vehicle and other means of transport10676300022031161814320
¬¬¬¬ Other aggravated damage to property117400002231210
¬¬ Public danger from fire and other criminal damage164996542123333627191360
¬ Violence and maltreatment30 00916 16813 8412 9272 1523 2596 5755 4174 4553 1031 35454418142
¬¬ Offences of violence16 1329 0347 0982 6041 3911 9173 5902 6161 9341 2664972029322
¬¬¬ Assault, total9 1045 4503 6546916981 3332 3541 5381 1577953321385513
¬¬¬¬ Assault8 7055 1403 5656816701 2472 2421 4661 1107723171335413
¬¬¬¬ Aggravated assault3993108910288611272472315510
¬¬¬ Bodily harm, total1 7571 4662911827254505397278191631590
¬¬¬¬ Bodily harm1 5071 2522551423227437328239163551380
¬¬¬¬ Grievous bodily harm250214364427686939288210
¬¬¬ Murder31161520066654200
¬¬¬ Attempted murder92672502723271656330
¬¬¬ Unintentional bodily harm or manslaughter8551347189717168750
¬¬¬¬ Unintentional bodily harm5533226065411116420
¬¬¬¬ Manslaughter30181211243652330
¬¬¬ Maltreatment in close relations, total4 4981 6232 8751 8676563005375153521635826159
¬¬¬¬ Maltreatment in close relations4 4081 5952 8131 8236472935245063481615626159
¬¬¬¬ Aggravated maltreatment in close relations9028624497139422000
¬¬¬ Assault of public servant29420094004987458499200
¬¬¬ Other or unspecified offences of violence271161110197115852504217960
¬¬ Threats, total5 7343 3242 410793095111 2961 1611 075799361124190
¬¬¬ Threats (from 1.10.2015)4 9942 9752 019672484831 152992906687319121190
¬¬¬ Aggravated threats (from 1.10.2015)289160129860254857482812300
¬¬¬ Threats against public servant2661181480024771745319000
¬¬¬ Other or unspecified threats185711144114941473111000
¬¬ Robbery and extortion1 2121 018194197268334181145109551570
¬¬¬ Robbery797679118187210207113886818320
¬¬¬ Aggravated robbery178154240643602520118500
¬¬¬ Extortion2371855204156743373029750
¬¬¬ Other or unspecified robbery and extortion00000000000000
¬¬ Coercion984751271921201287200
¬¬ Deprivation of liberty1196158991730221885010
¬¬ Offences within family relations and the like252116136892215323826711120
¬¬ Reckless behaviour and stalking6 4042 5463 8581413164961 2561 3681 234905428200600
¬¬ Human trafficking49173221151311610000
¬¬ Terrorism and terror-related offences95400130500000
¬¬ Other violence and maltreatment00000000000000
¬ Sexual offences5 2227974 4258751 5231 288847315136642477136
¬¬ Rape, total2 0932741 8193524144825071907132102132
¬¬¬ Rape2 0332601 773335400473498182703192132
¬¬¬¬ Rape, children under 14 years of age6881845043223350000000031
¬¬¬¬ Rape, other or unspecified age1 345761 269136547349818270319211
¬¬¬ Aggravated rape6014461714998111000
¬¬¬¬ Aggravated rape, children under 14 years of age (from 1.10.2015)21813138000000000
¬¬¬¬ Aggravated rape, other or unspecified age3963346998111000
¬¬ Attempted rape6245833132513410000
¬¬ Sexual intercourse through abuse of position of trust943361016273010812000
¬¬ Sexual intercourse with a child aged 14-15 years376503267178128000000063
¬¬ Sexual intercourse within family relations9024665917930001001
¬¬ Sexual act725105620220203147921915222419
¬¬¬ Sexual act with a child under 16 years of age4578637121418935000000019
¬¬¬ Other sexual act without consent2681924961411292191522240
¬¬ Sexually abusive behaviour1 10818692211345122515672312783220
¬¬¬ Sexually abusive behaviour with a child under 16 years of age (from. 1.10.2015)5461164307838762000000019
¬¬¬ Sexually abusive behaviour, other or unspecified age5627049235641631567231278321
¬¬ Other or unspecified sexual offences6741215531212412573411711001
¬ Drug and alcohol offences3291921372204060455257351350
¬¬ Narcotic offences674126121019911114000
¬¬¬ Narcotics, Act relating to medicinal goods etc.105500131320000
¬¬¬¬ Narcotics, use42200011200000
¬¬¬¬ Narcotics, minor possession63300120120000
¬¬¬ Narcotics, Penal Code, total573621129168894000
¬¬¬¬ Narcotic offences, Penal Code513417129137694000
¬¬¬¬ Aggravated narcotic offences, Penal Code62400031200000
¬¬ Doping11000000100000
¬¬¬ Doping, Act relating to medicinal goods etc.11000000100000
¬¬¬ Doping, Penal Code00000000000000
¬¬ Driving under the influence21313479011538323644301250
¬¬¬ Driving under the influence, road traffic20913178011438313543301250
¬¬¬ Driving under the influence, other43100101110000
¬¬ Violations of the Alcohol Act, total379280151412211100
¬¬¬ Violations of the Alcohol Act369270141412211100
¬¬¬ Aggravated violations of the Alcohol Act10101000000000
¬¬ Other or unspecified drug and alcohol offences117412122210000
¬ Public order and integrity violations6 1163 4912 625451113651 2601 2631 223967509278941
¬¬ Public order violations752511241320481291111451557256121
¬¬¬ Breach of the peace, total27318687073377494034211020
¬¬¬¬ Regional public order statute, urinating and other63300111012000
¬¬¬¬ Breach of the peace under self-induced intoxication10672340213391522114000
¬¬¬¬ Other or unspecified breach of the peace16111150051937331822151020
¬¬¬ Weapons, fire and explosives legislation4793251543131552621051215146101
¬¬¬¬ Bearing arms in a public place402614031058670100
¬¬¬¬ Other or unspecified weapons offences533914161762061500
¬¬¬¬ Fire and explosives legislation3862601262444048791085040101
¬¬ Violations of public authority1 4087606483839762463363202128843100
¬¬¬ Obstructing and counteracting public authority74426148321324814619514496391760
¬¬¬¬ Obstructing and harrassing a public servant783939001212611162100
¬¬¬¬¬ Harrassing a public servant693732001202110142100
¬¬¬¬¬ Obstructing a public servant92700015120000
¬¬¬¬ Counteracting legal action and criminal prosecution66622244421324712516913380371660
¬¬¬¬¬ Obligation of identification to public authority54100022100000
¬¬¬¬¬ Violation of exclusion order4991233762023309512710058271360
¬¬¬¬¬ Other order issued by police and other authority1711600155131100
¬¬¬¬¬ Counteraction of the execution of sentences22000011000000
¬¬¬¬¬ Other counteraction of legal action and criminal prosecution14382611916223431199200
¬¬¬ Perjury and false accusation49539310223188211113188352230
¬¬¬¬ Perjury1018120114161730236300
¬¬¬¬ False accusation394312821214669410165291930
¬¬¬ Immigration legislation1510520325111000
¬¬¬¬ Violation of entry ban00000000000000
¬¬¬¬ Assistance of illegal entry and stay95420304000000
¬¬¬¬ Other or unspecified immigration legislation65100021111000
¬¬¬ Misconduct and misuse of public authority10766411051119362012210
¬¬¬ Other or unspecified violation of public authority473017124256871200
¬¬ Violations of integrity3 9562 2201 736452241885816758600349179720
¬¬¬ Document and ID offences2 3251 345980118140563497428349184103420
¬¬¬¬ Document forgery2031445901234395043191140
¬¬¬¬¬ Document forgery, use615011000101114147230
¬¬¬¬¬ Document forgery, production and procurement14294480122428362912910
¬¬¬¬ Counterfeiting11000010000000
¬¬¬¬ ID offences (from 1.10.2015)2 0811 17191011713752445337029715789360
¬¬¬¬¬ ID offences, handling (from 1.10.2015)249137112041466514435201230
¬¬¬¬¬ ID offences, use (from 1.10.2015)1 8321 03479811312345840232626213777330
¬¬¬¬ Other or unspecified document and ID offences40291100145898320
¬¬¬ Unauthorised access and stay83144139036281641611721349348220
¬¬¬¬ Trespassing, building and other place577331246331389109129977342190
¬¬¬¬ Unauthorised access to computer and communication system25411014403157552433720630
¬¬¬ Invasion of privacy386201185082567767572491220
¬¬¬ Hate speech and discrimination2141268801537634831135200
¬¬¬ Other or unspecified violation of integrity20010793051128345232181460
¬ Traffic offences5 9873 5602 4271821624161 0241 0851 0719696283371130
¬¬ Road traffic offences5 9653 5432 4221821604121 0241 0831 0669666253341130
¬¬¬ Non-possession of driving licence2516920256351010
¬¬¬ Speeding44000020101000
¬¬¬ Personal injury1 9641 1048608992192280293303320224126450
¬¬¬ Other or unspecified road traffic offences3 9722 4191 5539168218737784759641399208670
¬¬ Other transport and traffic legislation2217502402533300
¬ Other offences1 5701 03153942235923931030334018158150
¬¬ Offences against nature and the environment88042345738192211015817318711448110
¬¬¬ Poisoning as a danger to public health and serious environmental offences66000002211000
¬¬¬ Hunting and fishing offences2415900023836110
¬¬¬ Other offences against nature and the environment85040244838192210815316318310747100
¬¬ Work environment legislation59854652023311713512013452500
¬¬ Other or unspecified penal legislation9262304241217101915540
Explanation of symbols
Victims (persons) of property theft, by sex and one-year age group. Absolute figures and per 1 000 population
Victims (persons) of property theft, by sex and one-year age group. Absolute figures and per 1 000 population
Victims (persons) of property theftVictims (persons) of property theft per 1 000 population
Both sexesMalesFemalesBoth sexesMalesFemales
2020
Total60 56336 82223 74111.313.68.9
0 years2020.00.00.1
1 year0000.00.00.0
2 years0000.00.00.0
3 years1100.00.00.0
4 years2110.00.00.0
5 years3120.00.00.1
6 years3210.00.10.0
7 years1100.00.00.0
8 years4130.10.00.1
9 years9450.10.10.2
10 years171430.30.40.1
11 years239140.30.30.4
12 years4025150.60.80.5
13 years10469351.62.11.1
14 years10966431.72.01.4
15 years205123823.23.82.7
16 years3011721294.85.34.2
17 years3552211345.77.04.4
18 years71943128811.313.29.3
19 years85848637212.914.111.6
20 years1 00257942315.016.613.2
21 years1 22271051218.520.816.0
22 years1 22968654318.119.516.6
23 years1 30374655718.620.616.5
24 years1 36277259019.421.317.4
25 years1 31278253018.521.515.4
26 years1 32579553018.421.515.1
27 years1 42487754719.222.915.1
28 years1 38885653218.322.114.3
29 years1 45986159818.821.915.6
30 years1 47988259719.222.515.8
31 years1 40383756618.321.515.0
32 years1 36281554718.421.715.0
33 years1 32481251217.921.414.3
34 years1 26377049317.420.614.0
35 years1 28178349817.821.314.2
36 years1 36682354319.122.215.8
37 years1 24575349217.320.314.1
38 years1 31079851218.722.214.9
39 years1 29675654018.220.615.7
40 years1 30978952018.721.915.3
41 years1 37077459619.721.617.7
42 years1 29376253119.122.016.1
43 years1 28075452618.521.115.7
44 years1 35280454819.022.115.8
45 years1 44587157419.523.115.9
46 years1 46787858919.823.016.4
47 years1 45988557419.122.515.4
48 years1 43687256418.822.315.1
49 years1 36183352818.121.614.4
50 years1 34983851117.621.313.6
51 years1 28281446816.920.912.6
52 years1 14269844415.518.512.3
53 years1 11669542115.218.411.9
54 years1 08467640815.118.311.7
55 years94759035713.416.310.4
56 years86554731812.815.99.6
57 years81755226512.416.48.3
58 years73147725411.314.58.0
59 years69944325611.013.78.2
60 years6274222059.913.16.6
61 years5824001829.312.75.9
62 years5773772009.512.36.6
63 years5243621628.611.85.3
64 years4983371618.411.35.4
65 years4873231648.411.25.7
66 years4323001327.610.74.6
67 years3912741177.19.94.2
68 years3532331206.78.94.6
69 years3602311296.88.84.8
70 years3132071066.07.94.0
71 years298203955.77.83.6
72 years3021991035.77.73.8
73 years260174864.86.63.1
74 years226140864.86.13.5
75 years190127634.35.92.7
76 years16890784.44.93.9
77 years15887714.65.33.9
78 years13080504.45.93.2
79 years10162393.44.62.5
80 years or older6693203492.93.52.5
Unknown age220......
Explanation of symbols
Victims (persons) of property theft, by sex, age and place of residence (county). Absolute figures and per 1 000 population
Victims (persons) of property theft, by sex, age and place of residence (county). Absolute figures and per 1 000 population
TotalMalesFemalesAll ages0-9 years10-19 years20-29 years30-39 years40-49 years50-59 years60-69 years70-79 years80 years or olderUnknown age
2020
Absolute figures
Total60 56336 82223 74160 561252 73113 02613 32913 77210 0324 8312 1466692
The whole country60 22636 57123 65560 224252 72212 93113 24813 7039 9854 8002 1416692
Viken13 5228 3065 21613 52246922 3722 5753 4042 6001 1855111790
Oslo14 8868 6306 25614 886115473 6524 4022 9771 9508743641090
Innlandet2 6891 6611 0282 6891148595460606453263121420
Vestfold og Telemark5 1433 1881 9555 14302358349311 326997503236810
Agder4 4122 8371 5754 4122180924795978845436202500
Rogaland5 7833 4862 2975 78332861 0751 2211 545931460200620
Vestland4 9262 9701 9564 92522601 2351 0401 032779362164511
Møre og Romsdal1 2767954811 27617132523325319211659260
Trøndelag - Trööndelage4 5362 7861 7504 53601781 199986920722350146350
Nordland1 3068194871 30615730822027823012274160
Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku1 7471 0936541 74606841238538428612964181
Norway, unknown county00000000000000
Abroad, without known county28421569284098573563921100
County not stated533617530010813810400
Per 1 000 population
Total11.313.68.911.30.04.218.318.219.014.38.34.92.9..
The whole country11.213.58.911.20.04.218.218.118.914.28.24.92.9..
Viken10.913.38.410.90.04.417.016.119.015.08.84.93.4..
Oslo21.524.918.021.50.18.230.133.130.925.115.39.15.1..
Innlandet7.28.95.67.20.03.513.411.212.78.65.53.12.0..
Vestfold og Telemark12.315.29.312.30.04.717.118.723.717.09.76.03.9..
Agder14.418.310.314.40.14.622.720.624.121.212.88.03.8..
Rogaland12.114.39.712.10.04.617.217.823.415.49.66.23.6..
Vestland7.79.26.27.70.03.314.112.112.49.75.33.31.8..
Møre og Romsdal4.85.93.74.80.02.110.17.17.45.63.62.52.0..
Trøndelag - Trööndelage9.711.77.69.70.03.217.416.015.512.06.83.71.7..
Nordland5.46.74.15.40.02.010.07.79.56.84.13.21.3..
Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku7.28.85.57.20.02.411.812.612.28.74.63.01.7..
Norway, unknown county............................
Abroad, without known county............................
County not stated............................
Explanation of symbols
Victims (persons) of property theft, by place of residence (county) and victimisation in own place of residence (municipality). Absolute figures and per 1 000 population
Victims (persons) of property theft, by place of residence (county) and victimisation in own place of residence (municipality). Absolute figures and per 1 000 population
TotalIn own place of residence (municipality)Outside own place of residence (municipality)Unknown place of residence (municipality)
2020
Absolute figures
Total60 56345 01515 211337
The whole country60 22645 01515 2110
Viken13 5228 8244 6980
Oslo14 88612 9371 9490
Innlandet2 6891 6801 0090
Vestfold og Telemark5 1433 6951 4480
Agder4 4123 4509620
Rogaland5 7834 2971 4860
Vestland4 9263 6641 2620
Møre og Romsdal1 2768024740
Trøndelag - Trööndelage4 5363 5599770
Nordland1 3068654410
Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku1 7471 2425050
Norway, unknown county0000
Abroad, without known county28400284
County not stated530053
Per 1 000 population
Total11.38.42.8..
The whole country11.28.42.8..
Viken10.97.13.8..
Oslo21.518.72.8..
Innlandet7.24.52.7..
Vestfold og Telemark12.38.83.5..
Agder14.411.23.1..
Rogaland12.19.03.1..
Vestland7.75.82.0..
Møre og Romsdal4.83.01.8..
Trøndelag - Trööndelage9.77.62.1..
Nordland5.43.61.8..
Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku7.25.12.1..
Norway, unknown county........
Abroad, without known county........
County not stated........
Explanation of symbols
Victims (persons) of property theft, by number of property thefts, sex and age. Absolute figures and per cent
Victims (persons) of property theft, by number of property thefts, sex and age. Absolute figures and per cent
Total1 offence2 offences3 offences4 or more offences
2020
Absolute figures
Total60 56356 6853 42137384
Sex
Males36 82234 3432 17924456
Females23 74122 3421 24212928
Age
0-9 years2525000
10-19 years2 7312 6279095
20-29 years13 02612 1717647813
30-39 years13 32912 3818289624
40-49 years13 77212 8148469121
50-59 years10 0329 3805647315
60-69 years4 8314 569238204
70-79 years2 1462 0756560
80 years or older6696412602
Unknown age22000
Per cent
Total100.093.65.60.60.1
Sex
Males100.093.35.90.70.2
Females100.094.15.20.50.1
Age
0-9 years100.0100.00.00.00.0
10-19 years100.096.23.30.30.2
20-29 years100.093.45.90.60.1
30-39 years100.092.96.20.70.2
40-49 years100.093.06.10.70.2
50-59 years100.093.55.60.70.1
60-69 years100.094.64.90.40.1
70-79 years100.096.73.00.30.0
80 years or older100.095.83.90.00.3
Unknown age100.0100.00.00.00.0
Explanation of symbols
Victims (persons) of violence and maltreatment, by sex and one-year age group. Absolute figures and per 1 000 population
Victims (persons) of violence and maltreatment, by sex and one-year age group. Absolute figures and per 1 000 population
Victims (persons) of violence and maltreatmentVictims (persons) of violence and maltreatment per 1 000 population
Both sexesMalesFemalesBoth sexesMalesFemales
2020
Total32 22317 23214 9916.06.45.6
0 years3841911937.06.87.3
1 year15182692.72.82.5
2 years19298943.33.33.4
3 years2481371114.14.43.8
4 years2891481414.84.74.8
5 years3332021315.56.44.4
6 years3342001345.46.44.4
7 years3732131605.96.65.2
8 years3401881525.35.74.9
9 years3191721474.95.14.6
10 years3061771294.65.24.0
11 years3241791454.95.34.5
12 years4172311866.57.05.9
13 years5823422409.010.37.6
14 years6123632499.711.38.1
15 years65438826610.311.98.6
16 years67942225710.813.18.4
17 years61938523410.012.27.7
18 years77046031012.114.110.0
19 years75645729911.413.29.3
20 years76843533311.512.510.4
21 years74340433911.211.810.6
22 years72239532710.611.210.0
23 years72038233810.310.610.0
24 years6873922959.810.88.7
25 years70537732810.010.49.5
26 years7123603529.99.810.0
27 years6933513429.39.29.5
28 years7003453559.28.99.5
29 years6823353478.88.59.1
30 years6933263679.08.39.7
31 years6312913408.27.59.0
32 years6252843418.47.69.3
33 years5792842957.87.58.2
34 years5952803158.27.58.9
35 years6043102948.48.48.4
36 years5863132738.28.57.9
37 years5832753088.17.48.9
38 years5332502837.67.08.3
39 years5092342757.26.48.0
40 years5182512677.47.07.9
41 years4952402557.16.77.6
42 years5092442657.57.08.0
43 years4732352386.86.67.1
44 years4952622337.07.26.7
45 years4552092466.25.56.8
46 years4762652116.46.95.9
47 years4852492366.36.36.3
48 years4722452276.26.36.1
49 years4772552226.36.66.0
50 years4262182085.55.55.5
51 years3762031735.05.24.7
52 years3571931644.85.14.5
53 years3621991634.95.34.6
54 years3681971715.15.34.9
55 years3502101405.05.84.1
56 years3121671454.64.94.4
57 years3131801334.85.44.1
58 years2611441174.04.43.7
59 years2351331023.74.13.3
60 years2201141063.53.53.4
61 years174105692.83.32.2
62 years18195863.03.12.8
63 years16098622.63.22.0
64 years14484602.42.82.0
65 years13885532.43.01.8
66 years10661451.92.21.6
67 years13369642.42.52.3
68 years9459351.82.21.3
69 years9959401.92.21.5
70 years9054361.72.11.4
71 years7447271.41.81.0
72 years6737301.31.41.1
73 years6234281.11.31.0
74 years6436281.41.61.1
75 years5931281.31.41.2
76 years5230221.31.61.1
77 years4228141.21.70.8
78 years2612140.90.90.9
79 years3519161.21.41.0
80 years or older19497970.81.10.7
Unknown age422121......
Explanation of symbols
Victims (persons) of violence and maltreatment, by sex, age and place of residence (county). Absolute figures and per 1 000 population
Victims (persons) of violence and maltreatment, by sex, age and place of residence (county). Absolute figures and per 1 000 population
TotalMalesFemales0-9 years10-19 years20-29 years30-39 years40-49 years50-59 years60-69 years70-79 years80 years or olderUnknown age
2020
Absolute figures736
Total32 22317 23214 9912 9635 7197 1325 9384 8553 3601 44957119442
The whole country31 89417 03114 8632 9465 6997 0455 8434 8053 3191 43556719342
Viken6 9613 7273 2347361 3421 3251 2521 0447423191414515
Oslo5 5703 0702 5003608401 3391 26387052823491423
Innlandet1 791953838167320401275280208983381
Vestfold og Telemark2 5661 3691 1971924715744604053001055081
Agder2 1661 1631 003204359515369328239983996
Rogaland2 7041 4121 29221250762048643128911131116
Vestland3 2111 7251 48627849174661447533915379288
Møre og Romsdal1 2916736181262552742142001316019120
Trøndelag - Trööndelage2 4361 2181 21827650655041232721710333120
Nordland1 4547986562032793102311941346626101
Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku1 740921819192327390267250192882581
Norway, unknown county0000000000000
Abroad, without known county264157107916768438319100
County not stated65442184111112105310
Per 1 000 population4.98.910.08.16.74.82.51.30.8..
Total6.06.45.64.98.99.98.06.64.72.51.30.8..
The whole country5.96.35.65.18.59.57.85.84.32.41.40.9..
Viken5.66.05.24.512.611.09.59.06.84.12.32.0..
Oslo8.08.97.24.77.59.16.75.93.92.00.90.4..
Innlandet4.85.14.54.49.411.89.27.25.12.01.30.4..
Vestfold og Telemark6.16.55.75.79.112.79.68.16.02.91.60.7..
Agder7.17.56.63.48.19.97.16.54.82.31.00.6..
Rogaland5.65.85.53.86.38.57.15.74.22.31.61.0..
Vestland5.05.34.74.37.78.56.55.93.81.90.80.9..
Møre og Romsdal4.95.04.85.39.18.06.75.53.62.00.80.6..
Trøndelag - Trööndelage5.25.15.38.29.810.18.16.64.02.21.10.8..
Nordland6.06.55.57.611.411.28.77.95.83.11.20.8..
Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku7.27.46.9....................
Norway, unknown county..........................
Abroad, without known county..........................
County not stated......
Explanation of symbols
Victims (persons) of violence and maltreatment, by place of residence (county) and victimisation in own place of residence (municipality). Absolute figures and per 1 000 population
Victims (persons) of violence and maltreatment, by place of residence (county) and victimisation in own place of residence (municipality). Absolute figures and per 1 000 population
2020TotalIn own place of residence (municipality)Outside own place of residence (municipality)Unknown place of residence (municipality)
Absolute figures
Total32 22324 5367 354333
The whole country31 89424 5367 3544
Viken6 9614 7472 2140
Oslo5 5704 8966740
Innlandet1 7911 2455460
Vestfold og Telemark2 5661 8497170
Agder2 1661 6335330
Rogaland2 7042 0037010
Vestland3 2112 5546570
Møre og Romsdal1 2911 0242670
Trøndelag - Trööndelage2 4361 9754610
Nordland1 4541 2002540
Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku1 7401 4103300
Norway, unknown county0000
Abroad, without known county26400264
County not stated650065
Per 1 000 population
Total6.04.61.4..
The whole country5.94.61.4..
Viken5.63.81.8..
Oslo8.07.11.0..
Innlandet4.83.41.5..
Vestfold og Telemark6.14.41.7..
Agder7.15.31.7..
Rogaland5.64.21.5..
Vestland5.04.01.0..
Møre og Romsdal4.93.91.0..
Trøndelag - Trööndelage5.24.21.0..
Nordland6.05.01.1..
Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku1 7405.85.8..
Norway, unknown county........
Abroad, without known county........
County not stated........
Explanation of symbols
Victims (persons) of violence and maltreatment, by number of offences of violence and maltreatment, sex and age. Absolute figures and per cent
Victims (persons) of violence and maltreatment, by number of offences of violence and maltreatment, sex and age. Absolute figures and per cent
Total1 offence2 offences3 offences4 or more offences
2020
Absolute figures
Total32 22328 8662 660462235
Sex
Males17 23215 5331 372224103
Females14 99113 3331 288238132
Age
0-9 years2 9632 769174191
10-19 years5 7195 2184225227
20-29 years7 1326 28166012071
30-39 years5 9385 20956110365
40-49 years4 8554 3114169137
50-59 years3 3603 0202724919
60-69 years1 4491 2971182212
70-79 years5715352853
80 years or older194186710
Unknown age4240200
Per cent
Total100.089.68.31.40.7
Sex
Males100.090.18.01.30.6
Females100.088.98.61.60.9
Age
0-9 years100.093.55.90.60.0
10-19 years100.091.27.40.90.5
20-29 years100.088.19.31.71.0
30-39 years100.087.79.41.71.1
40-49 years100.088.88.61.90.8
50-59 years100.089.98.11.50.6
60-69 years100.089.58.11.50.8
70-79 years100.093.74.90.90.5
80 years or older100.095.93.60.50.0
Unknown age100.095.24.80.00.0
Explanation of symbols

About the statistics

The statistics provides an overview of offences reported to the police and prosecution authority. Find figures for type of offence and scene of crime, as well as figures on type of victim (person, enterprise) and breakdowns of victims by e.g. sex, age and place of residence.

Offences reported to the police are defined as: all offences registered by the police and the prosecution authority as reported in the course of the statistical year. The fact that an offence is reported to the police in a specific year does not necessarily mean that the offence was committed in the same year. (93.8 and 93.2 per cent of all offences reported to the police in 2004 and 2005 respectively had a final committed date in 2004 and 2005). Violations under the Road Traffic Act or Customs Act that are settled by on the spot fines are not regarded as offences reported to the police, and therefore not included in the statistics (see Production). Cases reported to and investigated and completed by the Norwegian Bureau for the Investigation of Police Affairs are not included in the data basis for the statistics on offences reported to the police (see Coherence with other statistics under Background).

Offences in crime statistics are defined as acts that are described by law, at any given time, as punishable. To date, more than 1 260 different codes have been used in BL/STRASAK/PAL, of which about 660 different codes are actively used today to classify offences. Following the Penal Code of 2005 coming into effect on 1 October 2015, around 430 new codes were introduced into the police’ central registration system for offences. These replaced the codes from the Penal Code of 1902, which are about the same in numbers. Consequentially, Statistics Norway now use the new version of Standard for types of offences, Type of offence 2015, to classify offences. From the release of the year 2015 and onwards, the statistics thus contain the following groupings of offences (see also Statistical Classifications and Code Lists – KLASS)

Group of offence, where offences are is divided into nine main groups. These offence groups of offences are further divided into several underlying, more specified, types of offences (see Type of offence).

Type of offence, where offences are divided into about 150 unique types of offences. Similar types of offences are grouped together to a varying degree of aggregated levels, where all levels are included in the nine groups of offences.

Category of offence was a classification of offences used in the statistics for the period 1993-2014, where offences were classified as either a crime or a misdemeanor. For more information on this expired classification, see the version Types of offences 2006 in KLASS and About the statistics 2014 for Offences reported to the police.

A crime was normally a punishable act of a more serious nature than a misdemeanour. Crimes and misdemeanours under the Penal Code of 1902 are referred to in the second and third part of the act respectively. According to the Penal Code of 1902 § 2, punishable acts described in other laws were crimes if they carried a sentence of more than three months' imprisonment, unless otherwise decided. Other punishable acts were misdemeanours. Some categories of offences (e.g. criminal damage and some special laws) could, by law, be both a crime and a misdemeanour. If the offence category was not given based on the offence code applied, the police’s registration of offence category was used in the statistics.

Type of victim: All offences reported to the police are classified in the statistics according to the Type of victim registered in the case. All persons or other legal entities that are subjected to and registered as the victim of one or more offences are regarded as victims. An offence can either have a person, another legal entity (normally an enterprise) or have no victim - either because no party has been directly aggrieved (e.g. in some traffic or narcotic offences), or the victim registration is insufficient. In some cases, several victims are registered in the same case, which means that more than one was the victim of the same offence (despite registration principles of offences dictating that each victim should be registered as subjected to one separate offence). In such cases, all victims are kept and included in the tables on victims. If both persons and enterprises are victims in the same case and of the same offence, the person is chosen in preference to the enterprise in the classification of the type of victim.

A person (victim) is identified based on different information about him/her – e.g. date of birth, personal ID number, sex and name (as opposed to other legal entities, which are identified by organisation number and name). Where there is insufficient information on a person or enterprise/organisation, the victim is categorised as a person if a minimum of personal information is registered.

In some cases, a person is subjected to more than one offence (see tables in publication), and thereby registered as a victim more than once in the same statistical year. Tables on victims (persons) show the number of different persons that have been registered as a victim within the statistical year. In other words, one person counts only once as a victim during a statistical year. This also applies to persons without a personal ID number, provided they can be identified as the same person by means of date of birth, name, sex, place of residence and/or citizenship.

In tables on victims (persons), persons registered as a victim of more than one offence during the statistical year will be grouped by principal offence - which is the offence that according to the law can have the most severe penalty. In case of equal severity, the offence with the first date of crime is chose, in effecet the offences at which point the victim was youngest.

The tables on victims (persons) of violence and maltreatment include everyone who is registered with at least one offence in this group of offence. In other words, tables show all persons who have been subjected to at least one case of violence or mistreatment, and how many of this type of attack they are registered with during the year. These tables do not therefore indicate whether victims have also been exposed to other types of offences and/or if they have a principal offence in another group of offence. This also applies to tables on all victims (persons) of property theft.

Age is calculated based on date of birth and the date the offence was committed (the former is used first, and the latter is used if the former is not available). If information about the date the offence was committed is missing, the age is calculated by the date the offence was registered as reported to the police. Several legal provisions on the sexual abuse of children, unlike most other penal provisions in Norway, are specified with the age of the victim. In these cases, Statistics Norway has specified the age as unknown when register information requires a higher age than in the legal provision. With the exception of cases where dates are logically wrong (e.g. where the date of birth is after the date the offence was committed, or the age is too high), data from the register is used to calculate the age without further controls or revisions.

Place of residence (county, size of municipality and centrality) is defined based on the victim’s place of residence in the Central Population Register at the beginning of the year. If the person can only be identified in the register at the end of the year, this is the information that is used. For all persons who cannot be identified in the Central Population Register (by means of date of birth, personal ID number or name), information about citizenship, municipality of residence and postal country registered by the police is used.

Victimisation in municipality of residence entails a place of residence and scene of crime being registered with a valid municipality value, and the municipality of residence and the municipality of crime being identical. Where the municipality of residence is given, and the scene of crime is not registered as being in the same municipality, this will be classified in the statistics as victimisation outside the municipality of residence . For places of residence abroad, unspecified or other invalid municipality of residence, no value is added for exposure in or outside the municipality of residence (remains unspecified). The statistics on exposure in or outside a municipality of residence may (partly due to the addition of place of residence, see above) be affected by relocation activity during the period between the point in time for the registered place of residence (normally the turn of the year) and the point in time that the offence is registered as being committed. Systematic differences between registered place of residence and actual address of residence can also arise.

Scene of crime (county, size of municipality, centrality and municipality) is defined based on the municipality or country in which the crime was committed, as stipulated in the police register. If the offence lacks information on the municipality and country in which the crime was committed, the scene of crime (such as municipality, county or Norway/abroad) is added based on other descriptions of the scene of crime (e.g. the police zone).

A police district is the body ascribed as owner (i.e. which is responsible for the follow-up) of the processing of criminal cases at the point in time Statistics Norway’s data extraction.

From 1 January 2016, Norwegian police were organised into new regional districts, where 27 police districts were reduced to 12. Statistics Norway release figures by this new division from the year 2016 and onwards, even though the data basis for the production of the statistics does not contain criminal case data with allocations by the new district standard, and that the internal process of organising the new district will be executed over the course of 2017 and 2018.The new police districts are mainly organised by a merger of former districts, which at an aggregated level are comparable to the previous organisation of 27 districts. The exemption from this is the former police district of Midtre Hålogaland, which after the new organisation is divided by the county border between new Nordland PD and Troms PD. However, derived from information about owner district by the previous organisation, as well as information about the criminal cases belonging in terms of police branches and scene of crime, Statistics Norway have been able to allocate all criminal cases after the new organisation of police districts. All offences with a branch code for the police stations in Harstad, Iberstad and Salangen have been ascribed to Troms PD as the owner district. Furthermore, offences with a scene of crime in Troms County and with branch codes for Evenes, Tjelsund and Skånland police station, as well as "Joint Operational Unit" (Fellesoperativ enhet) and "Eco Team" (Økoteam), have been ascribed to Troms PD as the owner district. Remaining offences registered with the former Midtre Hålogaland PD as the owner district have been ascribed to Nordland PD. For a complete overview of Police Districts 2016 and previous organisations, including relation to municipalities, see Statistical Classifications and Code Lists.

In addition to the 12 police districts Svalbard has an inherent judicial status, and is specified as a separate district unit. Furthermore, the National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime in Norway (Økokrim), the National Criminal Investigation Service (Kripos), the Norwegian Police Security Service (PST) and the International Police Immigration Service (PU) can register and have ownership of criminal cases, all of which are included in the district grouping as "Special agencies" in the statistics (see Comparability over time and space under Production).

The following Statistics Norway standards are used:

Group of offence Standard for type of offences, version 2015, with an overview of all codes including code names. See detailed overview in KLASS.

Category of offence (crimes and misdemeanours, expired classification). Se the standard Type of offence 2006 in Statistical classifications and code lists.

Type of offence Standard for type of offences, version 2015, with an overview of all codes including code names. See detailed overview in KLASS.

Gender

Age (ten-year, five-year and one-year)

Police district (see Definitions of the main concepts and variables and Comparability over time and space under Production).

County (scene of crime).

Municipality (scene of crime).

Size of municipality is a classification of the municipalities by population (1 January in the statistics year), and in the crime statistics a 7-tier classification is used. This classification has not been formalised as a Statistics Norway standard, but is used by Statistics Norway in various statistics areas.

Centrality (scene of crime) is a standard regional classification of the municipalities’ geographic location in relation to communities of different sizes (4-tier). These are further divided into geographic location in relation to the provincial centres (9-tier). This regional standard was used until 2017.In the crime statistics, both classifications according to the standard are used, i.e. the 4-tier and the more detailed 9-tier. In the 4-tier version of the standard for centrality, all municipalities in Norway are grouped with the central (3), somewhat central (2), less central (1) and least central (0) municipalities. The 9-tier version divides the most central (level 3) into a further three sub-groups, and each of the others (levels 0-2) into two sub-groups:

The provincial centres - i.e. Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim, Stavanger, Kristiansand and Tromsø – have the highest level (33, i.e. third sub-group of the most central level 3). The nearest municipalities are classified based on travel time to the centre of a provincial centre. Those within 35 minutes (forOslo45 minutes) have a higher level of centrality (32) than those with 36-75 minutes (forOslo 46-90 minutes) travel time (31). Each of the levels of centrality 0-2 are further classified based on whether the travel time is more or less than 2.5 hours (for Oslo 3 hours) to the centre of the nearest provincial centre.

For the detailed content of this and other regional classifications used in the statistics, see the references to the database for standards.

Name: Offences and victims reported to the police

Topic: Social conditions, welfare and crime

Not yet determined

Division for Income and social welfare statistics

National level, and by county, police district and municipality.

Annually. Published as soon as possible after the end of the statistical year, normally before the end of the first quarter in the consecutive year.

Some statistics are reported to international bodies such as the UN , the EU and Eurostat .

Raw data files from the Norwegian Police ICT Services (formerly the National Police Computing and Material Service (PDMT)) for the annual files are stored permanently in a secured archive area. Raw data files for half-yearly statistics were only kept until they were replaced by final annual files. Annual files from 2004 are also used for the production of statistics on registered victims, and are also stored under this statistics area. The final processed data material (i.e. the material prepared and used in the statistics production) is stored as separate archive files and documented (in the system DataDok). The annual files that are used for the statistics production are also stored as SAS files, until they are no longer used.

Based on the statistics on offences reported to the police, Statistics Norway aims to throw light on the registered level of crime from year to year. The statistics are enabled as a result of a changeover from form reporting to electronic reporting from the police’s central criminal case register (BL/STRASAK, BL/STRASAK/PAL as from 2002). The statistics were first published in the Norwegian official statistics (NOS) for the year 1990.

Since 2004, the statistics on offences reported to the police have only been published as annual statistics. Until 2003, half-yearly statistics were also published, and quarterly statistics were published until 1998.

In 2005, the whole time series 1993 to 2002 was revised (see Control and revision under Production). This particular revision could not be carried out for 1992. Therefore, 1993 is now regarded as the first year of Statistics Norway's statistics on offences reported to the police. The principle division between crimes and misdemeanours has been discontinued in new Penal Code of 2005.

From 2019, the statistics on Offences reported to the police and Victims of offences reported to the police has been merged together as one statistic. Statistics Norway has in the past, in connection with an analysis project, published statistics on offences reported to the police (1995-1998) with information on victims ( Gundersen 2000 , in Norwegian only). However, these two sets of statistics are not directly comparable due to considerable differences in the data basis, processing and definitions of statistical units. The statistics on victims 2004 are therefore regarded as new statistics from Statistics Norway. Statistics on victims of offences reported to the police have been developed and produced under commission by the Ministry of Justice and the Police. The production of statistics based on data for previous statistical years was considered, but has not been carried out for reasons of quality. As from 2009, new variables and regional statistics have been added to the statistics (see Definitions and Comparability over time and space under Background).

The purpose of this project is to map who is exposed to offences and who reports offences to the police, by different demographic background variables and type of offence. By mapping victims and reporters of offences, we wish to form a better basis for describing crime, and simultaneously obtain a wider understanding of the judicial system. Offences that include violations of persons are of special interest and have the best quality of data, and the statistics therefore place a particular focus on these victims and the types of offences they are subjected to.

The statistics are now released with breakdowns of different types of offences which in principle are grouped in the same way as in the penal legislation, and are considered as a Standard of types of offences. Mainly, the standard corresponds to the divisions and terms in the current penal legislation, and classifies all offences included in the penal legislation and the special legislation (see Standard for types of offences in KLASS). From the year 2015 and onwards, the statistics is released with a new version of Standard for types of offences: Types of offences 2015, which is made as a consequence of the Penal Code of 2005 and the corresponding new codes for registering offences in all of the registers relevant to Statistics Norway’s crime statistics. The new standard replaces Standard for types of offences 2006. New breakdowns of offences are for certain tables in the StatBank made available with numbers dating back to 2003.

The principle division between crimes and misdemeanours has been discontinued in new Penal Code of 2005. Thus, from 2015 and onwards, this division is discontinued also in the statistics on offences reported to the police.

Important users are the media, the research and education sector, NGOs, the Ministry of Justice and other government agencies and other agencies in the justice sector. The statistics also serve as a basis for information to anyone else interested in the state and development within the field of crime.

On 1 January 2016, Norwegian police were organised into new regional districts, where 27 police districts were reduced to 12. The internal process of organising the new districts will be executed gradually during the course of 2017 and 2018, but as of year 2016, Statistics Norway will only release statistics by the new police districts in StatBank. The new police districts are mainly organised by merging the former districts, which on an aggregated level are comparable to the former division of 27 districts. However, in the new organisation, the former Midtre Hålogaland PD is divided by the county border between new Nordland PD and Troms PD. Thus, comparisons across the new and former district are not possible for the districts in question. For a detailed overview of the new police districts, including their relation to municipalities, see Statistical Classifications and Code Lists.

No external users have access to the statistics and analyses before they are published and accessible simultaneously for all users on ssb.no at 8 am. Prior to this, a notice is given in the Statistics Release Calendar. This is one of the most important Principles for Equal treatment of users in releasing statistics and analyses .

The statistics on offences and victims reported to the police are one of the four regular principal statistics in the area of Crime and justice . The rest are statistics on Offences investigated , Sanctions and Imprisonments .

When using crime statistics, it is important to be aware that the various parts do not necessarily refer to the same population of offences within the same year. It can take a long time from an offence is reported to the police to when the investigation is concluded, and until a penal sanction is given and the sentence served; in some cases, it may take years. Generally, however, the offences that are included in the statistics on offences reported to the police in the same year or subsequently are represented in the statistics on offences investigated, sanctions and imprisonments (see the statistics on criminal prosecutions). The units that are included also differ in the various statistics. The tables below offences reported to the police are therefore not directly comparable to the other crime statistics. For an overall presentation of the crime statistics, seeKriminalitet og rettsvesen 2009(in Norwegian only).

Other closely related statistics from Statistics Norway are: Survey of level of living, victimisation and fear of crime , Statres - Police and prosecution authority , Statistics on causes of death (murder) .

Related external statistics

The National Police Directorate (POD) publishes Kommenterte STRASAK-tall; the police’s report statistics (the individual police districts also publish their own figures for their respective regions). The reports contains figures for offences reported to the police, but must be regarded as operations statistics for the police and should not be interpreted as the official crime statistics. The police figures can vary somewhat from Statistics Norway’s figures based on the timing and criteria for extraction, as well as other processing routines and the groupings of offences in the statistics (see Standard classifications under Definitions).

The Norwegian Bureau for the Investigation of Police Affairs investigates cases where employees of the police or prosecuting authority are suspected of committing criminal offences in the course of duty. Offences which are investigated and completed by the Bureau without further prosecution or court proceedings are not included in the data basis for the statistics on offences reported to the police and offences investigated. However, when such cases result in a sanction registered in the Criminal Record Register, they will be included in the statistics on sanctions. Furthermore, such cases are included in the statistics on imprisonments in the same manner as other criminal cases. A closer look at the offences registered by the Bureau in 2016 show that the vast majority of cases concern different types of misconduct and misuse of public authority (which in Statistics Norway’s crime statistics are classified as part of the group of offence Public order and integrity violations). The Bureau also investigates several other types of offences, including offences of violence and traffic offences.

The Bureau is an independent body, and is not organised as part of the police. The Bureau is administratively under the Ministry of Justice and Public Security, and professionally under the Director of Public Prosecutions (which also functions as the body of appeal for cases where prosecution is dropped and other types of prosecution decisions made by the Bureau). In their annual reports, the Bureau publishes statistics on offences reported and investigated over the course of the year.

Kripos publishes an overview of murders, but these statistics are organised based on a different definition of the sample than in Statistics Norway’s statistics on reported offences (including year of crime and no registration). In a number of cases, it is recommended that users use Kripos’ murder statistics. For 2005/2006 and beyond, Statistics Norway has carried out a review and audit of all murder cases (see Collection of data revision and estimation under Production). Subsequent to these audits, the number of murders is approximately the same in the statistics from Kripos and Statistics Norway. Kripos also publishes statistics on drugs, which include figures for the confiscation of drugs. Although confiscation relates to drug offences reported to the police, it is not possible to make direct comparisons between these figures. The different statistics are available from the police's website for strategies and analysis .

The Norwegian Institute for Alcohol and Drug Research (SIRUS) publishes statistics on various forums, which include figures from Statistics Norway’s statistics on offences reported to the police, primarily in relation to drug offences and driving under the influence (cf. “drunk driving"´). The classification of the offences can, however, differ somewhat from the statistics published by Statistics Norway.

Statistics Act §§ 2-1, 2-2, 3-2 (forms/registers).

Not relevant.

The statistics cover all offences that were registered as reported by the police and the prosecution authority in the course of the statistical year.

The statistics provide information on the type and number of offences, police districts and scene of crime, as well as type of victim, sex and age of victims and place of residence (see Definitions). The statistics do not include violations under the Road Traffic Act and the Customs Act where the sanction is an on the spot fine (see statistics on Sanctions ).

From 1993 to 2014 the statistics contained both crimes and misdemeanours. The principle division between crimes and misdemeanours has been discontinued in new Penal Code of 2005. The definisions of the population and the offences are, however, equal before and after this change in 2015 (see under Defintions and Sources of error and uncertainty).

Where the report includes more than one offence, all matters that can constitute a separate point in the charge/indictment are registered. Prior to 1994/1995, several offences could be registered as one offence (see Comparability over time and space).

The victims part of the statistics includes all with the role of "victim" in all reported offences registered in the course of the statistical year. Each registered offence normally constitutes one unit in the material. Where the report includes more than one offence, all matters that can constitute a separate point in the charge/indictment are registered. The number and type of reported offences in the statistics on victims should be identical to the number and type in the statistics on Offences reported to the police in the same year. Where an offence entails several different victims, all of them are retained for statistical purposes.

The data basis is taken from the police’s central registration system, which covers all offences registered by the police districts (as well as special agencies and higher prosecution authorities) in the police’s databases for handling criminal cases (BL). Registrations in the local BL are transferred to STRASAK, from which Statistics Norway received its data basis extract until 2001. From the statistic years 2001/2002, Statistics Norway has received its data basis from the police’s analysis and leadership system (PAL). PAL contains data on all criminal cases after they have been transferred from STRASAK. The data source for the statistics is referred to as the criminal case register BL/STRASAK/PAL, and contains criminal case data that is transferred between these three systems on an ongoing basis. The Norwegian Bureau for the Investigation of Police Affairs investigates cases where employees of the police or prosecuting authority are suspected of committing criminal offences in the course of duty. The Bureau registers cases in a separate registry version of BL/STRASAK/PAL, and these cases are not included in the data basis for the statistics on offences reported to the police (see Coherence with other statistics under Background).

See Sources of error and uncertainty under Sources of error and Definitions.

The data material is retrieved electronically from the Norwegian Police ICT Services in mid-January. The Norwegian Police ICT Services is responsible for the output of data from PAL (see Data sources and sampling). The police and prosecution authority will make subsequent corrections to this caseload after the end of the year, particularly in recently reported cases received immediately before the end of the year. Changes and structural updates in BL/STRASAK/PAL may also be made at the end of the year. The data basis for Statistics Norway is therefore not extracted until about two weeks after the end of the statistics period.

The police registration systems contain some validity controls of data. In addition, Statistics Norway performs its own controls on some of the material. For example, missing information on scene of crime by municipality will be added to the municipality to the degree this is possible based on other information from the data basis. Duplicated (double entries) offences and victims are deleted, illogical valid values (for example dates) are revised or deleted.

Since 2005/2006, all murder cases have been controlled and revised (case by case) against information from Kripos (which at the end of the year has, for statistical purposes, retrieved data on all murder cases from the districts) and other register data from the Norwegian Police ICT Services.

From the statistic year 2011, all of the cases that were settled by the International Police Immigration Service (PU) during the year were deleted (which equates to around 500 offences in 2011). This has led to a relatively large reduction in the category "Special body" in the statistics that distributes the reported offences by police district, and fewer units in "Other crimes". For the previous years with PU-registrations (2005-2010), it was not possible for Statistics Norway to make this deletion of civil cases.

The statistics dating back to 1993 were completely revised in 2005. The reason for deleting cases at that time was that some cases were transferred from one police district to another. In such transfers, the same report had been registered in both police districts, meaning that they were double entries in STRASAK/PAL. The revision was carried out using information registered by the police itself and from the original data basis for the different years of the offences reported to the police. Where an offence had been registered several times, only the first registration was retained (see Comparability over time and space).

An overview of all controls and Statistics Norway's processing routines for the statistics up to the first half of 2002 is available in Notater 2000/13 "Statistikk over anmeldte lovbrudd og registrerte ofre. Dokumentasjon" (in Norwegian only).

Based on the data from the police’s registers, all offences reported to the police are included, with a specification of characteristics such as type of offence and scene of crime. Calculations of percentages and rates per 1 000 inhabitants are made, also for different regions. In the annual statistics, the population as of 1 January in the statistics year is used, and in statistics that use a two-year average, the population on 1 January in the latter of the two statistic years is used (cf. the statistics on population). For more detailed information on concepts, variables and classifications, see Definitions.

The number of unique victims (persons) registered as a victim of one or more offences during the year, and the number of these persons with different characteristics, such as age, place of residence and number of offences they have been subjected to. For victims subjected to more than one offence during the year, the principal offence is attributed based on an approximate indicator on the basis of the minimum and maximum sentences, as well as other criminal procedure characteristics of the offence.

The number of unique victims of violence and maltreatment, and the number of these victims with different characteristics, such as age. For victims subjected to more than one incicent of violence and maltreatment during the year, the principal offence is used (as for victim above).

The number of unique victims of property theft, and the number of these persons with different characteristics, such as age. For victims subjected to more than one property theft during the year, the principal offence is used (as for victim above).



In addition, calculations of percentages and rates per 1 000 inhabitants are made (also for different ages, genders and regions). All rates per 1 000 inhabitants are calculated with figures for the population as of 1 January in the statistics year (see the population statistics . As a general rule, age is calculated based on date of birth and the date the offence was committed (see Definitions of the main concepts and variables under Definitions).

Not relevant

The statistics contain personal data and information on punishable offences that is considered to be highly sensitive. Statistics Norway therefore administers the data basis for crime statistics with great caution.

The statistics are primarily published at a higher regional level (in total and the whole country), and when classified at lower levels (county and municipal) the offences are only published in larger categories – e.g. by group of offence.

Marking cells with few units is not normally necessary on account of anonymity (and neither is it normally done in other crime statistics that are published using the same principles). When releasing statistics with few units, the protection of privacy is, however, considered on a case by case basis. In the statistics on offences reported to the police classified by municipality, in addition to a two-year average, a lower limit has been set for the number of units in the release (fewer than 5). The choice of groups and lower level of detail, as well as exclusion by marking categories with few units, is also made based on an assessment of the data quality and the statistics’ suitability for comparison over time and place (see Coherence with other statistics under Background).

There are many factors that can have a bearing on comparability over time and place in the various crime statistics, and a broader explanation of the problem here is given in Kriminalitet og rettsvesen 2009 (in Norwegian only).

Annual statistics on offences reported to the police are, subject to changes in registration practice and mergers of police districts, comparable from 1993 (see Chapter 5). Quarterly figures were published from 1991 to 1999, and half-yearly statistics from 1999 to 2003, in addition to annual statistics. Since 2004, Statistics Norway has only published annual statistics. The revision of all years dating back to 1993 (carried out in 2005, see Offences reported to the police. 1993-2001. Revised figures. ) was only for the annual statistics, and no new tables were created for the police districts (owners) in the years 1993-2001 or for scene of crime (county) in the years 1993-2000.

Many regional standards are very stable over a long period of time, but regroupings of these also occur – which in some cases is a determining factor in the content of the statistics. One example of a directly visible change took place after the reorganisation and 50 % reduction in police districts in 2002. Most of the districts were given a new name and new geographic borders, and it is almost impossible to compare the content in both the data basis and the statistics that are classified according to the old and new geographic areas (see Offences investigated 2002 ).

On 1 January 2016, Norwegian police were organised into new regional districts, where 27 police districts were reduced to 12. The internal process of organising the new districts will be executed gradually during the course of 2017 and 2018, but as of year 2016, Statistics Norway will only release statistics by the new police districts in StatBank. The new police districts are mainly organised by merging the former districts, which on an aggregated level are comparable to the former division of 27 districts. However, in the new organisation, the former Midtre Hålogaland PD is divided by the county border between new Nordland PD and Troms PD. Thus, comparisons across the new and former district are not possible for the districts in question. For a detailed overview of the new police districts, including their relation to municipalities, see Statistical Classifications and Code Lists.

From 1 January 2020, there have been major changes in the division of counties and municipalities, due to regional reform. The changes are described in this article (only in Norwegian). This also means that the police districts, which in turn consists of a whole number of municipalities, have changed. See Classification of county, Classification of municipalities and Classification of Police district.

Changes in regional standards that are not directly visible take place when, for instance, a municipality changes over to a different county, when two municipalities merge or when a municipality has population changes that result in a different classification in size of municipality (see Definitions).

The most central changes in the police’s registration system and practice that are of significance to the development of offences reported to the police took place around 1994 and in 2002.

New registration practice from 1994/1995

Where a report includes more than one offence, all matters that can constitute a separate point in the charge/indictment are registered. This has been the practice since 1994/1995. Prior to this, the practice was that only one offence was registered when:

  • More than one offence was committed in one act against one victim. The most serious was registered.
  • More than one of the same type of offence was committed by the same person within a period of time against one victim.
  • One offence was committed against a group of victims.
  • The first offence was committed in order to pave the way for the second.

However, more than one offence was registered when an offence was committed with the purpose of hiding another offence, which was also the practice after 1994/1995.

STRASAK has, for a long time, been under development with regard to quality assurance and registration details. This development has led to the data basis for the statistics containing more information than previously. The transition in 1994/1995 to registering all offences is of the greatest significance, and resulted in the number of offences reported to the police increasing in the statistics without this necessarily being related to more offences actually being reported.

Changes to STRASAK in 2002

Towards the end of 2002, the police’s criminal case register, STRASAK, underwent a major change. There are three factors in particular that have a specific bearing on the statistics on offences reported to the police:

1) Merging of police districts; as from 1 January 2002, the former 54 police districts were merged into 27 police districts. This means that the procedure of adding a value for the municipality of crime (see above) can be applied with a fewer number of police districts.

2) Duplicate registrations; In October2002, acentral serial number instead of the previous local serial number was introduced. In the long term, this will ensure that transferred cases will no longer be re-registered in the new police district, and such duplicate registrations (see Collection of data revision and estimations) will be reduced from 2003.

3) Scene of crime abroad; some offences reported to the police are committed abroad, but some are reported inNorway. Prior to 2002, no information on these was available in the material for the crime statistics. These offences were therefore previously included in the statistics and allocated a municipality of crime or county of crime according to the routine described above. As from 2002, it is possible to identify these offences, and they have been retained in the statistics with the scene of crime given as abroad.

Municipality statistics

As from 2010, Statistics Norway publishes detailed municipality statistics on offences reported to the police (2007-2008). Statistics Norway has also previously published statistics on offences reported to the police in the individual municipalities of crime ( Styrings- og informasjonshjulet 2008 (in Norwegian only). Old (2003-2004 to 2006-2007) and new statistics are relatively similar and relatively comparable for the categories that have the same type of basis and classification. Due to the quality of the data, however, we have decided not to publish new figures for districts for the sample boroughs.

When using statistics at such a level of detail, it must be borne in mind that there may be great variation, particularly for the municipalities and groups of offences with few cases. Data quality and registration method, particularly in major cases, vary and can lead to considerable differences between otherwise identical municipalities – and from year to year. In both the new and old statistics, certain consideration has been given to this type of statistical random variation by creating a two-year average, but only for the largest groups of offences and the municipalities that have more than four units.

Introduction of the new penal code on 1 October 2015

After the new penal code (Penal Code of 2005) came into effect on 1 October 2015, the raw data from the police registers are changed. There are quite distinct differences in structure, language and content between the Penal Code of 1902 and the Penal Code of 2005, which is even more evident in the corresponding codes used for registering offences in the police’ central registration system. Code connected to both the new and the former penal code is used after 1 October 2015, due to the new legislation not having retroactive effect. Offences may be registered and processed long after they have been committed. This means that the Penal Code of 1902 and 2005 will appear in the data of all crime statistics for many years to come.

Criminal cases with violations of the provisions dating before the introduction of the new penal code (registered by former codes and appellation), will not always be possible to specify and classify in the same way as criminal cases with a violation of a corresponding provision from the Penal Code of 2005. Certain types of offences in Standard for types of offences 2015 will therefore exclusively contain violations of offences stemming from new penal legislation, and mainly consist of offences committed after 1 October 2015. In the standard, these will be indicated with “(from 1.10.2015)” in the classification name. Older offences which cannot be specified in the same way are placed in “other or unspecified” types of offences. The content of the statistics – and the possibilities of doing comparisons on the most detailed levels of the standard – will for certain types of offences therefore be mainly based on offences committed after 1.10.2015. This type of break in the time series will vary over time for the different types of offences, depending on which crime statistics you use. When such breaks in the time series are identified, the general recommendation is to use figures on a more aggregated level, which means less specified figures with a smaller degree of time series break. Se Standard for type of offences 2015 in KLASS and the article “The New Crime Statistics” (in Norwegian only).

Other changes

Releases from 2005 and onwards use the figure as per 1 January in the statistics year in calculations where population figures are included in the statistics on offences reported to the police (as opposed to previously, when the figure as per 31 December in the statistics year was used). This will be the practice for all statistics released from this point in time, also for previous years.

As from 1 January 2005, Kripos and the PU can register and investigate their own criminal cases. The category “special body" was therefore introduced in the statistics from 2005, classified by police district. This category includes the new district units, together with Økokrim (which has been included in the statistics since 1995).

Changes to legislation that affect the content of the statistics directly and considerably shall, as far as Statistics Norway is aware of such changes, be highlighted in the tables in the years where such changes have taken place – and where this is relevant to corresponding statistics over time. For examples of this, see Offences reported to the police 2006 (for example on the abolition of the Vagrancy Act).

Since the statistics year 2005/2006, all murder cases have been controlled and revised (case by case) against information from Kripos and register data from the Norwegian Police ICT Services (see Collection of data revision and estimations). Some cases have subsequently been changed from “other type of case" to “reported murder", but the opposite has occurred more often. After this revision, the murder figures can therefore be somewhat lower than previous years.

Merger of the offence and victim statistics from 2019

From 2019, the statistcs on Offences reported to the police and Victims of offences reported to the police are data processed, quality assured and published as one statistic. Compared to previous years, certain adjustments are made in the data processing. These changes include the choosing of offence code in cases where an offence is registered with more than one offence code, as well as the choosing of the principal offence for victims (persons) in cases where a person has plural victimisatons of offences with equal severity. However, these changes will only affect offence codes (and age) in a maximum of one hundred cases, are are therefore not considered as a break in the time series.

Subject to subsequent changes, more detailed information on both the old and the new data basis, variables and definitions are described in Notater 2000/13 “Statistics on offences reported to the police and registered victims. Documentation” (in Norwegian only). StatisticsNorway has relatively comprehensive documentation of the data basis and the statistics on the individual years, and information on this can be obtained from the contact persons specified for the statistics.

After undertaking a thorough review of various data basis and crime statistics, and dialogue with the Norwegian Police ICT Services, Statistic Norway believes that the revision that was carried out in 2005 has led to a considerable improvement in the quality of the statistics on offences reported to the police. However, there is some uncertainty in connection with the precision of deleting cases, and whether the revision has led to the deletion of duplicate registrations to the same extent throughout the period.

Offences that lack information on municipality of crime are, by means of internal controls, allocated a municipality of crime to the degree this is possible. Offences are largely investigated in the police district where the act took place. It can therefore be assumed that the offence has been committed in the relevant police district unless there are indications to the contrary. To the degree the police district does not cross one or more municipal or county borders, the offence is deemed to have been committed in this municipality/county. Where the municipality of crime is added using this method, it is considered to be relatively certain. This has been the practice in all previous years of offences reported to the police, but such partial non-response has had increasingly less significance in recent years.

Statistics Norway has no possibility of controlling the non-response of units where there is incomplete registration in individual police districts. Partial non-response (where certain variables are not given for some units) occurs, but with the aid of internal controls in BL/STRASAK these are limited to less important variables.

Statistics on offences reported to the police are based on registrations in the first stage of the legal system’s proceedings. This means that the quality is tested and controlled to a lesser degree, and is thereby more uncertain than in the other parts of the crime statistics (see Coherence with other statistics under Background). An analysis of offences of which the investigation was completed in 2010 (Stene 2020), the scope of offence code alteration over the course of an investigation is proven to be quite high for certain types of offences.

Due to the statistical units for offences are chosen on the basis of case numbers and split-case numbers in the police registers, Statistics Norway in some instances has to choose a representative for the offence in case of different offence codes. These cases are liimited to a couple of hundre cases per year. The principles of choosing offence codes were carried out in somewhat different ways for the previous statistics on Offences reported to the police and Victims of offences reported to the police, which prompted a harmonisation of these cases during the data processing of the victims statistics. During the joint data processing of the two statistics in 2019, this problem has been solved by adjusting the previous processing principles. However, the scope of such cases are so limited, and offence code variation spread across so many different types of offences, that these changes will not affect the statistics in any significant manner.

As from 2002, the data basis for the statistics is extracted annually from the same register in the same way and at roughly the same time. Likewise, Statistics Norway’s processing of the data basis should be the same every year. This will eliminate sampling errors. The principles are the same, but practical and technical changes in extraction and processing may be made which could potentially entail adjustments of the content of the sample that is used for statistical purposes.

Definition limitations (see Definitions) can have a bearing on the sample, without this necessarily being regarded as a sampling error. Investigation cases, such as fires, missing person reports and suspicious deaths are also registered in the criminal case register. If one of these cases is not registered with an offence at the time of extraction, the case is not deemed to be a criminal case reported to the police, and is not therefore included in the statistics.

Offences and criminal cases without a registration date in the statistical year at the time the data is taken from the police’s central registration system (normally approx. January 14th), will not be included in the data basis. An offence which at a later point of time is re-registered as an offence with registration date within the statistical year will therefore not be included in either data basis for the statistics on Offences reported to the police (or Victims of offences reported to the police). Albeit, these kinds of re-registered offences will, when settled by the police and prosecution authority, be included in the data basis for the statistics on Offences investigated.

Various tests on different data basis for the time period 2008-2011 indicate that these late-registrations have led to 1-2 per cent of the offences actually reported to the police not being a part of the statistics annual data sample. Statistics Norway has not obtained the data basis for the mapping of this phenomenon before the statistical year 2008. However, from the technical possibilities and knowledge of registration routines in the Police’s central criminal case register (BL), as well as police statistics, Statistics Norway has reasons to presume that the scope of such late-registrations were as many or more in the years prior to 2008.

In 2012 and the years after, there were far fewer late-registrations than in previous years. The annual average in the periode 2012-2014 was about 1 200 offences (1 000 of which were crimes), amounting to only 0.3 per cent of all offences (0.4 per cent of all crimes) in the published statistics. Derived from the average in the time period 2008-2011, there were annually about 7 000 offences (4 800 of which were crimes) subject to late-registration, thus not included in the published statistics.

The scope of such late-registrations is unevenly spread out on different groups of offences and types of offences. Larcenies and other types of offences for profit are rarely subject to late-registration, and this methodological phenomenon therefore does not significantly influence the use of the statistics on these types of offences. For other groups of offences, however, these late-registrations have a bigger impact on the figures, especially when figures from 2011 and before are compared to statistics from later than 2011. For example, the following group of offences were the subject a of significant scope of late-registration: nearly 1 500 more narcotic offences, 1 300 more traffic offences, 500 more offences of violence and 150 more sexual offences compared to the average number of late-registrations in 2012 and 2013. When attempting to characterise the actual development for the number of offences reported to the police during these time periods, one must account for the fact that these statistics up to and including 2011 are "missing" a number of offences in the given magnitude. Even though the change in routines for late-registration has significance for the statistics comparability over time, this phenomenon is not considered to be an actual source of error in this statistic. This is because the criterias which are used draw the data sample for these statistics has been constant for the whole time period.

Statistics Norway does not have data to precisely quantify the impact of these registrations on how many victims (persons) in the reported offences have not been included in the statistics. As stated in About the statistics on offences reported to the police, we know that there is a relatively high proportion of narcotic offences that have not been included in the statistics of reported offences in the years before 2011. This does not affect the statistics on victims, in particular, because these offences rarely have registered victims. We also know that property theft, which constitute a very high proportion of all offences with victims, and where three out of four of the reported offences are registered with persons as victims, have seldom been re-registered. Changes in the scope of late registrations for other groups of offences, such as offences of violence and sexual offences, could have a somewhat greater impact – especially when the figures from 2011 and previous years are compared with the statistics for recent years.

Although the scope of the victims, i.e. everyone with the role of «victim» in all reported offences, should be somewhat greater, especially in the years before 2011, this indicates that the late registrations have a smaller impact on the statistics on victims of offences reported to the police than on the statistics containing only the reported offences.

The crime statistics only include registered crime, i.e. the offences and victims that are identified by or are made known to the police. Police resources and priorities, and people’s tendency to report offences to the police are of great significance to what acts become a part of the crime statistics. An unknown number of offences are never registered. Such unregistered offences are often called dark/missing figures. Different surveys on self-reported crime and exposure to crime indicate that the crime that is not registered is extensive, and will vary according to type of offence (see Survey of level of living conditions ). What crime is registered over time is also affected by changes in legislation and regulations. These phenomenons are, however, not considered as "errors" in the statistics, but elements that affect them. For more details of this, see Kriminalitet og rettsvesen 2009 , kapittel 3 (in Norwegian only).

Statistics Norway can, to a certain extent, quality assure the data basis, but must - to a greater degree than in the statistics on perpetrators - use the information as it is in the police register at the time of extraction. Statistics Norway has a reasonably clear impression that the police registration of victims does not follow such strict requirements for precise and correct identification of role, or filling in of information on the victim compared to the registration of perpetrators. This means there is greater uncertainty in relation to the level of accuracy of the statistics on victims, both with regard to the scope of victims and whether the right person is identified as the victim in the case. However, the personal information on persons designated as victims in 2004-2010 had a very high level of completion - and by using several variables and sources there are very few victims who have an unknown value for the most central demographic variables (sex, age and place of residence) in the statistics.

Statistics Norway has few possibilities for controlling non-response errors of units in the event of insufficient registration of known and unknown offences and victims. There are, for instance, relatively large differences between the police districts’ shares of offences that have no information on victims. Although there are other conditions that are the main reason for these discrepancies between the districts, we cannot rule out some of the differences being due to varying registration practices. A varying practice in the registration of victims will thus result in a varying non-response of known victims in different parts of the country. Partial non-response (when some variables are missing on some units) occurs, but with the aid of internal controls in BL/STRASAK these are limited to less important variables.

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