Please find attached various specific links from different countries where quantitative data on crime and criminal justice can be found.
Institute of Statistics
Official Webpage of the Albanian Institute of Statistics. Includes recent listings of social and economic indicators, and various publications relating to legal codes, criminal statistics, and the Constitution. In English and Albanian.
Australian Institute of Criminology
A very complete site with lots of statistics on crime.
L’Institut National de Criminalistique et de Criminologie
The Federally funded Institute for research website includes numerous publications, news releases, reports as well as explication as to the form and function of the Institute and it’s mission. In Dutch and French.
Statistics Canada – Canada’s national statistical agency profiling Canada’s business, economy and society.
The site of the Canada national bureau of statistics. You can find a lot of statistics on the ‘Justice and crime’ part of the site.
Central Bureau of Statistics
The official homepage of Croatian statistics. This site includes two major databases: released data and Crostat databases. The first includes publications and censuses and the latter allows the user to retrieve data from statistical databases. In English and Croatian
- Czech Republic
Institute of Criminology and Social Prevention
The research activity of the ICSP can be specified as criminological research in the field of social sciences which focuses on creating, maintaining and updating a pool of information on the state and development of crime, social pathology and penal policies in the Czech Republic, on the mediation of recent relevant empirical and theoretical knowledge from abroad, and on the development of criminology.” In Czech and English.
Danmarks Statistik. Bureau of Statistics for Danmark. Some crime statistics can be found through ‘Statistics’ -> ‘Data on Danmark 2000’ -> ‘Justice’.
Statistical Office of Estonia
Contains crime statistics on offenses registered by the police, persons under prosecution, discovery rate, indicators of work of the State Prosecutor’s Office, convicts, and persons detained in penal institutions.
Crime statistics are available.
Centre de Recherches Sociologiques sur le Droit et les Institutions Penales
Information on research and publications, mostly related to deviance.
Police crime statistics, in English (abridged version)
Police crime statistics, in German (all versions)Statistisches Bundesamt:
Criminal justice statistics (prosecution, courts, prisons, probation service), only in GermanBundesminsterium der Justiz:
Reconviction statistics, German only
Criminal Justice in Germany 2009: Facts and Figures, in English (overview on the whole system)For links to even more statistics and reports, please visit the following overview pages (in German only):
Bundesministerium der Justiz
This official website offers information as to the form and function of the Hellenic Police Force, including statistical data. In English and Greek.
Prosecution Service of the Republic of Hungary
This website provides information as to current statistics and news. In Hungarian and English.
Gives justice statistics and monthly statistics in other areas such as economic statistics. Statistical information.
Statistical information from the Icelandic Prison Service. Only in Icelandic. Police website
Research and statistical information from the National Comissioner of police.
An Garda – Garda Siochana Annual Report 1998.
The site of the Irish police with some figures on registered crime.
Association for Criminal Justice Research and Development
The ACJRD website provides the visitor with extensive information in respect to the administration of criminal justice, the causes and prevention of crime and the treatment of offenders. The website includes publications, research, reports and links.
National Crime Council
The National Crime Council provides information on crime prevention and served as an independent source of policy advice to Government. Though it has since ceased operations, users may access statistics, publications, links and other information.
Ministero dell’Interno (Ministry of Interior)
Contains information on national police. Italian and English.
Ministero della Difesa (Military Court)
Contains information on the form and function the the Ministero della Difesa, as well as numerous documents and legislation available for downloading. Italian only.
Ministero della Giustizia (Ministry of Justice)
Contains information on juvenile justice system, corrections system, justice system, and more. Italian only.
Istat (Italian National Institute of Statistics)
Giustizaincifre is a data bank completely devoted to the judicial statistics. It aims to give a picture of the judicial system and its subjects pointing out the judicial and social aspects. The Consultation of Data is available surfing among defined tables. The user can download on its own personal computer, in the Download section, the data tables, selecting the subject and the year. In Italian and English.
Tieslieutu Ministrija – (Ministry of Justice)
This site includes publications, reports, statistics, and organizational information on the Ministry, along with links to related departments and offices.
Includes summary statistics for the years 1995-1999 on the number of offenses and crime rates, percentage of offenses cleared, and number of persons convicted and incarcerated. Lithuanian and English.
National Bureau of Statistics
This official website provides extensive statistical information and publications, including censuses and links about Moldova.
- The Netherlands
Statistics Netherlands (CBS)
The Dutch national bureau of Statistics with lots of on-line data, also on crime and criminal justice statistics.
WODC – homepage
The research department of the Dutch Ministry of Justice. A list of publications can be found here.
Statistics Norway Main page
General statistics Norway.
Statistics Norway Statistics by subject, 03.05 Crime and the justice
For some data on crime.
Polish National Police
Includes an informational movie about the Polish National Police, a chart outlining the organizational statistics of the agency, and a police dictionary
Ministry of Justice
Includes access to justice statistics and justice libraries. Portuguese only.
Doing Legal Research in Romania
This guide provides extensive information about the Romanian government, legal sources, research by topic and links. In English.
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime-Russia
Provides information and links to other sources of information on population, crime, and drugs in Russia.
Scottish Executive Central Research Unit
The Scottish Executive Central Research Unit (CRU), which forms part of the Justice Department, provides a research service to all Scottish Executive and certain allied Departments such as the Crown Office, principally in relation to social policy. Statistics of Criminal Proceedings in CRU are located within the Justice Department of the Scottish Executive. You can obtain access to this site by going directly to the URL or through the Scottish Executive’s Section on Prisons. Currently, there are branches dealing with the following policy areas: Criminal Justice; Legal Studies; Social Work; Housing and Transport; Regeneration and Planning; Social Inclusion; Local Government Finance; Rural Affairs; and Education. The site contains information about all CRU research publications which take the form of full research reports, research summaries and the various research programmes. Copies of any CRU research findings or research programmes are usually available free of charge from the appropriate CRU contact and many are available on-line on this web site.
This site contains information as to the activities of the public prosecutor, including links to documents and legislation, reports on the prosecutor’s activities and statistics. In Slovak.
This website, in Slovak and English, includes information as to the form and function of the court, Slovak laws in English, statistical information on Slovakia, contact information, and more.
Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
Has a few tables about convicted offenders in addition to other demographic statistics.Includes general indicator statistics. In Slovenian and English.
Instituto Nacional de Estadistica
Includes extensive statistical information on Spain. Of special note for WCJLN users are the data on Security and Justice. In English and Spanish.
The National Council for Crime Prevention in Sweden is responsible for the official statistics on crime. Comprehensive on-line data (in Swedish) are found on: Victimization, Reported offences, Cleared offences, Suspected persons, Adjudicated persons, Prisons and Probation, Recidivism. The yearly statistical report is called “Kriminalstatistik (year)”. The latest report is found here, with table headers in English.
Swedish Prison and Probation Service
Detailed data on prisons and probation can also be found in Swedish.
Provides data on victimization (from 1980, in Swedish); and historical criminal justice statistics (court statistics, 1830-1910, in Swedish) and prison statististics, 1859-1910, in Swedish).
Statistics Schweitz (Swiss Federal Statistical Office)
Provides some police, conviction and sentencing statistics. Also available in english.
Ministry of Justice, General Directorate of Criminal Records and Statistics
Justice Statistics 2011
Archive of Justice Statistics (2005-2010)
Justice Statistics Reports(2006-2009)Ministry of Justice, Directorate of Prisons and Reformatories, in Turkish only
Up-to date prison statistics
Turkish Statistical Institute
Court, prison and juvenile statistics
- United Kingdom
The National Statistics website has been set up to provide access to a comprehensive set of key statistics drawn from the whole range of official statistics of the UK. The viewer can search the catalogue for statistics of interest; soon you will be able to locate StatBase’s 941 databases through an alphabetized list and web versions of datasets from selected publications.
- United States
Bureau of Justice Statistics Home page
Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics
The FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation
This page is updated regularly. If you have comments on the links, or if you know of other interesting sites please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org