Component 9: Costs of Crime


This component captures damages related to crimes (in prices of 2010).

Effect on the NWI:

Description and meaning of the component

Damages caused by crime diminish social welfare and therefore need to be deducted in the logic of this alternative welfare measure.


Development of the component

Costs of Crime

(in prices of 2010)

billion Euro

source: Polizeiliche Kriminalstatistik, graphic account by FEST/FFU