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.
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