Since 1976, Brå has published the Crime Trends in Sweden report series for the purpose of providing a current view of the trends and structure of the main types of offences. The most recent report contains descriptions and analyses of a number of types of offences until 2015. This pamphlet contains a selection of all of the information regarding crime and criminality which you can read in the report.
This report presents the overall results of the 2016 Swedish Crime Survey (Nationella trygghetsundersökningen, NTU, in Swedish). The survey covers exposure to crime, insecurity, trust in the criminal justice system, and victims’ contacts with the justice system.
Sweden has been the object of criticism because a significant number of persons in detention are in isolation. This report studies detention and the conditions in Swedish detention centres.
The School Survey on Crime investigates crime victimisation and participation in crime, as well as other deviant behaviour among year-nine students on the basis of self-reported data.
“Organised crime” is an expression which is used freely in public debate in Sweden. However, the term encompasses a host of different phenomena and forms of organisation, and the import of “organised crime” thus varies depending on who uses the term and how, and when, the term is used.
Worldwide the digitalisation of society is proceeding rapidly, while influencing almost all areas of life. Since law-abiding society continuously interacts with digital-based devices and tools that are often connected to the internet, it would be naive to think that the criminal world would act differently.
Have judicial evidential requirements in criminal cases changed, and if so, what significance may such changes have had on the development of the person-based clearance rate?
Have criminal matters which the justice system has to handle become more difficult to clear, and if so, how has this affected the person-based clearance rate?
As the use of information technology (IT) increases in society, new arenas are being opened up for criminal activities.
Statistics on police reports with identified hate crime motives and self-reported exposure to hate crime.