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Burglary and theft are the most common everyday crimes

Burglary and theft in businesses and homes – together with vehicle theft,
bicycle theft, robbery and assault – are usually called everyday crime. These
are quite common crimes that relatively many people have encountered. In
2017, almost 150,000 claims arose due to everyday crime.

The most common everyday crimes were burglary and theft, giving rise to
almost 56,000 claims concerning houses and other dwellings. In addition,
9,000 businesses and 4,000 holiday homes were affected. Other common
everyday crimes were theft of or from vehicles (cars, motorcycles, mopeds
and off-road vehicles) and bicycle theft.
For claims arising from everyday crime insurance companies paid out in
excess of SEK 2.6 billion in 2017. The highest total amounts were paid out
for burglary and theft in dwellings and theft of or from vehicles.