Crimes recorded by the police reached 472 '000 in 2012 in Hungary, according to the United Nations. This is 4.62 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, crimes recorded by the police in Hungary reached an all time high of 601 '000 in 1998 and an all time low of 109 '000 in 1964. When compared to Hungary's main peers, crimes recorded by the police in Austria amounted to 548 '000, 305 '000 in Czech Republic, 1,120 '000 in Poland and 90.4 '000 in Slovakia in 2012.
Hungary has been ranked 12th within the group of 32 countries we follow in terms of crimes recorded by the police, 10 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Reported crimes include offences against the penal code or criminal code.