Crimes recorded by the police per 1,000 people reached 47.5 in 2012 in Hungary, according to the United Nations. This is 4.99 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, crimes recorded by the police per 1,000 people in Hungary reached an all time high of 58.4 in 1998 and an all time low of 10.7 in 1974. When compared to Hungary's main peers, crimes recorded by the police per 1,000 people in Austria amounted to 64.9, 28.6 in Czech Republic, 29.4 in Poland and 16.6 in Slovakia in 2012.
Hungary has been ranked 13th within the group of 32 countries we follow in terms of crimes recorded by the police per 1,000 people, 7 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Reported crimes include offences against the penal code or criminal code.