Crimes recorded by the police reached 441 '000 in 2012 in Denmark, according to the United Nations. This is 5.57 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, crimes recorded by the police in Denmark reached an all time high of 547 '000 in 1994 and an all time low of 126 '000 in 1960. When compared to Denmark's main peers, crimes recorded by the police in Germany amounted to 5,997 '000, 1,140 '000 in Netherlands, 274 '000 in Norway and 1,403 '000 in Sweden in 2012.
Denmark has been ranked 13th within the group of 32 countries we follow in terms of crimes recorded by the police, 4 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Reported crimes include offences against the penal code or criminal code.