Crimes, homicides, sexual violence… Delinquency figures nonetheless on the rise in 2023 | EUROtoday

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Ldelinquency has gone up one other notch, and even a number of, in 2023. This is revealed by the figures from the statistical service of the Ministry of the Interior (SSMSI) revealed this Wednesday, January 31. With a rise of 5% and 13% in makes an attempt, homicides are on the prime of this commentary, with the symbolic bar of 1,000 homicides crossed in 2023.

Sexual violence – rape and tried rape – elevated by 10%. They proceed their enhance that started in 2018, and enhance on common by 8% if we add assaults and harassment. A specific enhance that the SSMSI explains by “an evolution in the behavior of filing complaints of victims, in the wake of the Weinstein affair” and the #MeToo wave, which favored “the freeing of victims’ speech”.

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READ ALSO Bernard-Requin – How to cut back violence by males towards girls? If Beauvau additionally sees this as the results of a greater reception of the complainants, it nonetheless solely considerations the information dropped at the eye of the police and the gendarmerie. However, solely 5% of victims of sexual violence really filed a criticism in 2021, based on the most recent “Experienced and felt in terms of security” survey.

Burglaries up barely, violent thefts down

In different areas, burglaries have elevated by 3%, though lower than earlier than, and stay much less frequent than earlier than Covid. Scams elevated by 7%, automobile thefts by 5%, and armed thefts by 2%.

READ ALSO Decivilization: what do the figures say? Among the notable declines, the SSMSI cites thefts and violence in public transport (- 10% on common), even when sexual violence is growing (+ 4%), violent thefts with out weapons (- 8%) and thefts with out violence towards folks (- 3%).

15 to 24 yr olds over-represented

The overwhelming majority of perpetrators of crimes or offenses are aged 15 to 24. Foreigners, who account for 8% of the inhabitants residing in France, are within the minority within the whole variety of suspects (17%), however are over-represented in burglaries (38%) and automobile thefts (40%), ” linked to the existence of specialised organized crime networks,” the service additionally underlines.–31-01-2024-2551211_23.php#xtor=RSS-221