Change in crime rate in Sweden 2018, by type of crime

Change in crime rate in Sweden in 2018, by type of crime

by Agnete Lundetræ Jürgensen, last edited Aug 9, 2019
Change in crime rate in Sweden 2018, by type of crime In 2018, around 1.5 million crimes were committed in Sweden. The number of crimes increased from 2013 onwards. The largest change in crime rate in 2018 was for fraud crimes, which increased by 25 percent compared to the previous year.
Distribution of crimes

      Fraud crime had the highest change in crime rate but accounted only for 17 percent of all reported crimes in 2018, which was the third largest share. The most common crime was theft crime, which accounted for 29 percent of all crimes, but decreased by nine percent compared to the previous year. Crimes against people was the second largest type of crime, which accounted for 19 percent of all crimes.  

Number of reported cyber crimes

   The largest and still increasing share of fraud crimes are cyber frauds. In 2017, around 208 thousand fraud crimes were reported, and little over hundred thousand of the total reported frauds were computer frauds. Around 22 thousand of the total frauds were internet frauds.
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