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More sex crimes reported to the police in 2022
The police registered nearly 10 thousand sexual offences last year, up from 8.8 thousand in the previous year. In particular, more cases of sexual assault and rape were registered
Deaths; murder and manslaughter, crime scene in The Netherlands
Persons died as a result of murder or manslaughter by location and method crime scene located in the Netherlands (residents or non-residents)
Nearly 240 thousand bullying victims in 2021
In 2021, nearly 2 percent of the Dutch population aged 15 years and over reported they had been bullied in the previous year.
Male homicide rate up in 2021
In 2021, a total of 126 people fell victim to murder or manslaughter in the Netherlands, 5 more than in 2020.
Nearly 2.5 million people victims of cybercrime in 2021
In 2021, nearly 2.5 million people in the Netherlands aged 15 or older (17 percent of the population) said they had fallen victim to cybercrime. Most victims encountered online scams and fraud.
Crime, safety and victim’s rights
report ‘Crime, safety and victims’ rights’ from the Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) will be published. FRA and Statistics Netherlands have worked together on this specific research and Statistics...
Someone aged over 12 who has experienced one or more of the types of common crime in the 12 months preceding the survey.
Deaths; suicide (residents), various themes
Victims of suicide by marital status, method, motives, age and sex among the Dutch population, absolute figures and per 100 000 persons
Crime victims by personal characteristics
Crime victims by background characteristics: sex, age, highest level of education, number of addresses per km2 of the place of residence
Caribbean Netherlands; victimization of crime, personal characteristics
victimization, violence, property crimes and vandalism sex, age, educational level
Victims of frequently occurring crime
Victims of frequently occurring crime. Violent crime, thelft, vandalism, hit - and-run accidents, harassment by phone
Fewer victims of common crime
This year, 26 percent of the 15-and-over population in the Netherlands reported that they had been victimes of common crime, as against 29 percent two years ago; the number of offences experienced by...
Number of crime victims stable
In 2013, one in five residents aged 15 years and older indicated they had been victims of common crime (violent crimes, crimes against property and vandalism) during the past year. The proportion was...
One quarter of young people victims of crime
Approximately one quarter of young people became victims of crime in 2012. Young men are more often victims of violent crimes than young women.
Crime victims feel unsafe for a long time
Victims of frequently occurring crimes feel less safe than non-victims for a number of years. Victims also avoid unsafe locations more than non-victims. In addition, more of them think they will be a...
Number of crime victims stable, more cases of vandalism
Last year, the Dutch population aged 15 years and older faced 6.3 million offences, an increase by 0.4 million relative to the preceding year.
Homosexuals feel less safe and are more often victims of crime
Homosexual men and women feel less safe than heterosexuals. They are also more often the victims of common crime and experience more disrespectful treatment.
More prison detainees in 2021
In 2021, the number of people held in detention rose on the previous year. However, it declined when observed a longer period. This is evident from new figures released by Statistics Netherlands...
1.2 million cybercrime victims
In 2018, 8.5 percent of Dutch internet users aged 12 and over indicated they had fallen victim to computer-oriented crime in the previous twelve months.