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Statistical Yearbook of Norway 2011
The Statistical Yearbook of Norway 2011 provides statistical information about the Norwegian society on a range of fields. Many of the statistics are disaggregated by sex.
Origin date: 23.04.2012
Fewer victims of theft, more female victims of violence
3.4 per cent of the Norwegian population were registered as victims of offences in 2010. Offences for profit is the principal group of offence for 70 per cent of all persons registered as victims, but the number of victims is lower than previous years. The number of registered victims of violence has been stable, but there are fewer young victims and more female victims of violence.
Origin date: 20.10.2011
More men victims of violence
3.7 per cent of the Norwegian population were registered as victims of offences in 2006. Young men are over-represented among victims of both crime for profit and violence.
Origin date: 18.05.2007
Since 1994, the rape detection rate has fallen by a third, from 30% to 20%. 75% of all rapes reported in 1997 were shelved, 7% were not settled, 5% ended in acquittals and just below 13% ended with one or more perpetrators being found guilty - after 4 to 5 years (as of 1 January, 2002) in the legal system.
Origin date: 20.02.2006