Victims

Key figures 2020

Victims under Swiss Criminal Code (SCC)
 

Swiss Criminal Code

Sex of victims

Male

107 417

Female

83 134

Legal person

36 102

Missing data

5

Age category of victims

<10 years

1 913

10-14 years

4 340

15-17 years

6 764

18-19 years

5 669

20-24 years

15 284

25-29 years

19 352

30-34 years

20 260

35-39 years

18 848

40-49 years

34 280

50-59 years

30 348

60-69 years

17 284

Up to 70 years

15 998

Date of birth missing

206

Residence category of victims

Swiss nationals

134 940

Foreign nationals (permanent resident population)

45 600

Asylum seekers

1 690

Other foreigners

7 202

Residence category missing

1 121

State of the database: 15.02.2021
Source: FSO - Police crime statistics (PCS) 2020

Development of victims under Swiss Criminal Code from 2009 to 2020

Detailed data on victims by offence and by year can be found under «Further information» below.

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Statistical sources and concepts

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Federal Statistical Office Section Crime and Criminal Justice
Espace de l'Europe 10
CH-2010 Neuchâtel
Switzerland

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