interior Minister Seehofer was satisfied with the crime statistics to 2018. The number of crimes had declined by 3.6 percent. You don't, so the Minister was so low in decades.
5.56 million offences in the last year, the Police crime statistics to 2018. At first glance, the number sounds high. In fact, the value is according to the words of the German interior Minister, Horst Seehofer as low as they have been for decades. "Germany is one of the safest countries in the world", - stressed the Minister. The clearance rate had also risen to a new high.
The number of the police-known crimes decreased in comparison to 2017 to 3.6 percent. Unclear, however, is not how many Offences are for the safety authorities. Because the statistics cover only the crimes known to the police. The non-state are taken into account protection and traffic offences, tax offences and administrative offences.
Seehofer said, the feeling of insecurity have increased. This can change only "if we improve the human and material resources of the security authorities."