Crimes recorded by the police reached 2,819 '000 in 2012 in Italy, according to the United Nations. This is 2.02 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, crimes recorded by the police in Italy reached an all time high of 2,933 '000 in 2007 and an all time low of 333 '000 in 1960. When compared to Italy's main peers, crimes recorded by the police in Austria amounted to 548 '000, 91.4 '000 in Slovenia and 750 '000 in Switzerland in 2012.
Italy has been ranked 3rd within the group of 32 countries we follow in terms of crimes recorded by the police, 6 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Reported crimes include offences against the penal code or criminal code.