Convictions of adults

Number of adult convictions per year. Detailed information is available on the laws and the individual offences.

In addition information has been available on the laws and individual offences in time series since 1984. This statistical information is shown at national and in almost all cases also at cantonal level.

Convictions 2019 - 2020
 

Adults1

 

2019

2020

Total

107 047

95 330

SCC

35 688

34 075

Homicide

94

60

Grievous bodily harm

198

164

Simple theft

6 840

6 487

Robbery

357

262

RTA

56 521

49 311

Serious violation of road traffic regulations

21 040

19 762

Certified serious violation of road traffic regulations

416

422

Driving while incapacitated

15 355

13 075

NarcA drug dealing

5 537

4 777

FNIA

16 708

13 930

¹ For adults, only felonies and misdemeanours are included, because contraventions are only recorded in the register of convictions as an exception.


SCC: Swiss Criminal Code
RTA: Road Traffic Act
NarcA: Narcotics Act
FNIA: Foreign Nationals and Integration Act
Source: Criminal conviction statistics (SUS), state of the Register of Criminal Conduct: 07.04.2021

Further information

Tables

Tables on total of convictions

Tables on convictions under Swiss Criminal Code

Table on convictions under Road Traffic Act

Table on convictions under Narcotics Act

Table on convictions under Foreign Nationals and Integration Act

Tables on convictions under other laws

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Historical data

Statistical sources and concepts

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Espace de l'Europe 10
CH-2010 Neuchâtel
Switzerland

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