Principal offence on which the sentence is based

In the statistics, data are presented on the principal offence on which the sentence is based. According to the rule, each person accused, convicted or fined with a summary penal judgment is most often described by the most serious offence under the severest punishment decision category of the court.

The concept of a principal offence is defined in detail in the quality description of the statistics.

Statistics using the definition


Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus