90 Miles From Tyranny : Sweden: Sex Offenses Hit Record High After Migrant Influx

Monday, November 20, 2017

Sweden: Sex Offenses Hit Record High After Migrant Influx

 The number of Swedes who were victims of crimes such as fraud and sexual offenses jumped to the highest level on record last year.

A survey by the Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention showed that 15.6 percent of people suffered one or more offences against the person (defined in the survey as assault, threats, sexual offences, robbery, fraud or harassment) last year. That’s up from 13.3 percent in 2015 and the highest number recorded since the annual Swedish Crime Survey started in 2006.




[...]Of the six types of offences against the person, five of six rose to their highest level on record last year. The number of assault cases reached its second-highest level.
 The number of victims of sexual offences rose to 1.7 percent in 2015 and to 2.4 percent in 2016 from an average of 0.9 percent between 2005 and 2014.
“Young women aged between 16 and 24 is the group that’s most subject to sexual offences, with 14 percent of young women stating that they were victims of at least one such crime during 2016,” the council said. “Among men in the same age group, 1.2 percent said they had been victims.”

"Crime Prevention Council's data suggests that only 11 per cent of those exposed to sexual offences in 2016 reported them to the police,

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