Crimes recorded by the police reached 1,904 '000 in 2012 in Turkey, according to the United Nations. This is 15.2 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, crimes recorded by the police in Turkey reached an all time high of 1,904 '000 in 2012 and an all time low of 25.8 '000 in 1992. When compared to Turkey's main peers, crimes recorded by the police in Bulgaria amounted to 121 '000 and 194 '000 in Greece in 2012.
Turkey has been ranked 5th within the group of 32 countries we follow in terms of crimes recorded by the police, 15 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Reported crimes include offences against the penal code or criminal code.