Decisions of prosecutors and courts in criminal matters, Slovenia, 2018

6,098 adults, 226 minors and 31 legal persons convicted in 2018.

In 2018, 3.1 persons per 1,000 population were convicted in Slovenia. As regards statistical regions, the rate was the highest in Jugovzhodna Slovenija (4.7) and the lowest in Goriška (1.7).

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  • In 2018, 34,452 adults (8% less than in the previous year) and 1,517 minors (3% fewer than in 2017). 
  • In 2018, 6,098 adults (2,5% fewer than in the previous year), 226 minors (16% fewer than in the previous year) and 31 legal persons (28% fewer than in the previous year) were convicted.
  • Adult perpetrators were mostly (in 90% of cases) sentenced to imprisonment; in most cases (75%) this was a suspended sentence.  
  • Every other minor convicted of a criminal offense was sentenced to supervision by a social assistance institution.
  • In Slovenia 3.1 persons per 1,000 population were convicted by a final judgement in 2018. In eleven municipalities the rate was the same as the national average, in 52 it was higher and in 149 it was lower. It was the highest in municipality Škocjan (8.8 per 1,000 population), followed by Kočevje (8.5) and Hajdina (6.4).
  • Adult perpetrators with upper secondary education were most frequently convicted of larceny, grand larceny and forgery of documents, while those with tertiary education were most frequently convicted of fraud and forgery of documents.  








Convicted adults and juveniles, Slovenia
2016201720182018
2017
2018
2016
numberindex
Adultstotal6,6876,2526,0989891
male5,6915,3925,3179991
female9968607819177
Juvenilestotal3192692268464
male2892412058560
female3028217560
Source: SURS
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