National surveys of the ICVS

1989

1992

1996

2000

2004/05

2010/15

Australia

Austria

*
Belgium

*
Bahamas
Bulgaria
Canada

Denmark *
England & Wales

*
Estonia

Finland

*
France

*
Germany

*
Greece *
Hungary *
Iceland
Ireland *
Italy

*
Jamaica
Japan

Kyrgyzstan
Lithuania
Luxembourg *
Mexico
Netherlands

*
New Zealand

*
Northern Ireland

Norway

Poland

Portugal

*
Scotland

Spain

*
Suriname
Sweden

Switzerland

Trinidad & Tobago
United Kingdom
USA

Number of surveys 14 12 13 16 30

2004/05

* National surveys in 2005 plus 800 extra cases in the capital city

Main cities

Countries that have participated in the ICVS at least once

 

Sources for the data from the 2001-2005 surveys: methodology applied, sampling strategy, financier and coordinating instiute/contact. 2001 – 2005 ICVS and 2005 EU ICS*

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[wptabtitle]Argentina[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]Buenos Aires and surrounding areas.

  • Method: Face to face.
  • Sampling: 3 stage stratified sample. Data from capital is used.
  • Financier: Departamento de Investigaciones, Ministerio de Justicia y Derechos humanos de la Nacion.
  • Fieldwork: Departamento de Investigaciones, Ministerio de Justicia y Derechos humanos de la Nacion.
  • Publication: Ciafardini, M. & Fernández, D.R. (2004) Estudio de Victimición Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires. Departamento de Investigaciones, Ministerio de Justicia y Derechos humanos de la Nacion.

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[wptabtitle]Australia[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]National Survey

  • Method: CATI.
  • Sampling: Random Digit Dialing – extraction of data from Sydney.
  • Financier: Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department and the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs.
  • Fieldwork: Social Research Centre, Melbourne.
  • Coordination: UNODC.
  • Publication: Challice, G. & and Johnson, H. (2005) The Australian component of the 2004 International Crime Victimisation Survey. AIC, Sydney.

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[wptabtitle]Brazil[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]Multiple cities.

  • Method: Face to face.
  • Sampling: random sample, stratified by administrative region within the city- data from Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro are extracted.
  • Financier: Ilanud, FIA – USP, Gabinete de Segurança Institucional.
  • Coordination: Ilanud
  • Publication: Kahn, T., Besen, J. & Batista Costódia, R. (2002) Pesquisa de Vitimização 2002 e avaliação do PIAPS. Ilanud, FIA – USP, Gabinete de Segurança Institucional

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[wptabtitle]Bulgaria[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]National survey

  • Method: Face to face interview.
  • Sampling: Two stage random route sample.
  • Financier: Center for the Study of Democracy.
  • Fieldwork: CSD’s market research agency Vitosha Research (VR).
  • Coordination: UNICRI.
  • Publication: Tihomir Bezlov & Philip Gounev (2005) Crime Trends in Bulgaria: Police Statistics and Victimization Surveys. Center for the Study of Democracy, Sofia.

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[wptabtitle]Cambodia[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]Phnom Penh and the plains of Cambodia.

  • Sampling: For Phnom Phen: randomized [stratified by age and sex] – data from the capital are used
  • Financier: Australian Agency for International Development.
  • Fieldwork: Ad hoc team plus police from the Criminology Department, National Police of the Ministry.
  • Coordination: Cambodia Criminal Justice Assistance Project (CCJAP) in conjunction with the Criminology Department of the National Police, Hong Kong University and UNICRI.
  • Publication:
  • Contact: Roderic Broadhurst – School of Justice Studies – Queensland University of Technology / Hong Centre for Criminology, Centre for Social Sciences, Hong Kong.

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[wptabtitle]Canada[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]National survey.

  • Method: CATI
  • Sampling: National random dialing of telephone numbers.Financier: Department of Justice.
  • Fieldwork: Leger Marketing, Diane Rousseau.
  • Coordination: UNODC.
  • Contact: Stan Lipinski – Department of Justice.

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[wptabtitle]Estonia[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]National survey.

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[wptabtitle]Hong Kong[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]Main city survey.

  • Method: CATI.
  • Sampling: ??
  • Financier: ??
  • Fieldwork: Centre for Criminology, Centre for Social Sciences.
  • Coordination: UNICRI.
  • Publication: Shone, J.B., Broadhurst, R.G., Zhong Yue Ying, L. & Lee King Wa, K. (2005) A report on International Crime Victimization Survey 2005. Centre for Criminology, Centre for Social Sciences, Hong Kong.

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[wptabtitle]Iceland[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]National survey

  • Method: CATI.
  • Sampling: Random sample from the National register – data from Reykjavik are extracted.
  • Financier: The Icelandic Centre for Research – National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police – University of Iceland – Ministry of Justice.
  • Fieldwork: Capacent Gallup.
  • Coordination: Helgi Gunnlaugson, University of Iceland and Rannveig Thorisdottir, National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police.
  • Publication: Brotaþolar, lögreglan og öryggi borgaranna (Crime Victims, Police and Public Safety). Reykjavik: University of Iceland Press, 2005.

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[wptabtitle]Japan[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]National survey.

  • Method: Face to face.
  • Sampling: Stratified 2-stage sampling; A sample of 209 cities/villages, stratified by town size was taken. Within cities/villages, a random sample of individuals from the population registry.
  • Financier: Ministry of Justice (Government of Japan).
  • Fieldwork: The Japanese research company contracted with the Ministry of Justice.
  • Coordination: UNICRI.
  • Publication: “The Second Crime Victimization Survey”, 2005, Research Report Series No. 29, Research Division, Research and Training Institute, Ministry of Justice. (Official report of the Japanese version for the outcome of domestic part of the survey for the ICVS 2004).

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[wptabtitle]Mexico[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]National survey.

  • Method: Face to face.
  • Sampling: Stratified (by socio economic characteristic) sample, age 18 and older.
  • Fieldwork: de la empresa Consulta Mitosfky, certificada en ESIMM y pertenece a la World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR).
  • Coordination: UNODC.
  • Contact: Ldela Barreda – Ministry of Justice

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[wptabtitle]Mozambique[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]Multiple cities.

  • Method: Face to face.
  • Sampling: Stratified by the municipalities’ administrative areas. Data from the capital city is used.
  • Financier: Ministry of Interior, Republic of Mozambique.
  • Fieldwork: Centre for population Studies, Eduardo Mondlane University.
  • Coordination: UNICRI.
  • Publication: Alvazzi del Frate, A., Bule, J., Kesteren, J. van (2003) Strategic Plan of the Police of the Republic of Mozambique. Results of surveys on victimization and police performance. UNICRI, Turin.

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[wptabtitle]New Zealand[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]National survey.

  • Method: CATI.
  • Sampling: Sampling with quotas by local government region.
  • Financier: Ministry of Justice.
  • Fieldwork: Gravitas Research and Strategy Limited.
  • Coordination: UNICRI.
  • Contact: Pat Mayhew and David Turner – Dept. of Research, Evaluation & Modelling – Ministry of Justice.

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[wptabtitle]Northern Ireland[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]National survey with booster sample in the capital.

  • Method: CATI.
  • Sampling: Sampling random digit dialing.
  • Financier: Northern Ireland Office.
  • Fieldwork: Gallup – Europe.
  • Coordination: Gallup – Europe.
  • Contact: Eddie Finn – Northern Ireland Office.

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[wptabtitle]Norway[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]National survey.

  • Method: CATI.
  • Sampling: Split Sample; random from subscribers dataset (landlines) Random dialing for cell-phones.
  • Financier: Ministry of Justice and the Police.
  • Fieldwork: NORSTAT.
  • Coordination: UNODC.
  • Publication: Olaussen, L.P (2005): Folks oppfatninger av kriminalitet og politiservice. Rapport til Justisdepartementet.
  • Contact: Leif Petter Olausen – Institute of Criminology and Sociology of Law, University of Oslo.

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[wptabtitle]Peru[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]Multiple cities.

  • Method: Face to face.
  • Sampling: Two stage stratified sample (stratified by administrative region) Data from Lima are used.
  • Financier: Inter-American Bank of Development.
  • Fieldwork: by APOYO Opinion & Market, Lima.
  • Coordination: UNICRI.
  • Contact: Hugo Morales – APOYO Institute, Lima.

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[wptabtitle]Poland[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]National survey.

  • Method: Face to face.
  • Sampling: Sampling of individuals, stratified by region and town size within the regions.
  • Financier: Institute of Justice, Ministry of Science – Committee of Scientific Research.
  • Fieldwork: TNS OBOP.
  • Publication: Siemaszko, A , Gruszczynska, B., Marczewski, M., Atlas Przestepczosci w Polsce, (forthcoming) Polish preliminary results, Institute of Justice, Poland.

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[wptabtitle]Republic of South Africa[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]Greater Johannesburg (Magisterial District of Johannesburg).

  • Method: Face to face.
  • Sampling: Stratified random sampling.
  • Financier: The University of South Africa.
  • Fieldwork: The Bureau of Market Research, University of South Africa.
  • Coordination: UNICRI / UNODC.
  • Publication: Naudé CMB & Prinsloo JH. (2005) The International (Victim) Survey in Johannesburg, South Africa, 2004. Unpublished report, University of South Africa, Pretoria.
  • Contact: Beaty Naudé & Johan Prinsloo – Institute for Criminological Sciences, Johannesburg.

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[wptabtitle]Scotland[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]National survey with booster sample in the capital.

  • Method: CATI.
  • Sampling: Sampling random digit dialing.
  • Financier: Scotland Executive Office.
  • Fieldwork: Gallup – Europe.
  • Coordination: Gallup – Europe.
  • Contact: Katy Barratt – Scotland Executive Office.

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[wptabtitle]Switzerland[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]National survey with booster sample in Zurich and three other main cities.

  • Method: CATI.
  • Sampling: Random dialing of tel numbers, quota sampling within household for individuals.
  • Financier: Swiss National Science Foundation; police of Zurich, Lausanne, Berne, St. Gallen and Fribourg.
  • Coordination: Universities of Lausanne and Zurich.
  • Publication: Martin Killias, Sandrine Haymoz, Philippe Lamon, Die Kriminalität in der Schweiz im Lichte der Opferbefragungen von 1984 bis 2005, Bern: Stämpfli 2007 (in preparation)

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[wptabtitle]Turkey[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]City of Istanbul.

  • Method: Face to face.
  • Sampling: 2-stage stratified, sample of administrative regions – sample of households.
  • Financier: Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK).
  • Fieldwork: Istanbul Bilgi University and Frekans Field Research and Information Processing Company.
  • Coordination: INTERVICT.
  • Contact: Galma Jahic (Istanbul Bilgi University) and Dr. Aslı Akdaş (Dogus University).

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[wptabtitle]USA[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]National survey with booster sample in New York.

  • Method: CATI.
  • Sampling: Random digit dialing.
  • Financier: United States Department of Justice.
  • Fieldwork: Gallup.
  • Coordination: Gallup – Europe.
  • Contact: Matt Durose – United States Department of Justice, Gallup – Europe

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  • Method: CATI.
  • Sampling: Random digit dialing.
  • Financier: European commission – DG RTD & EU ICS consortium led by Gallup – Europe.
  • Fieldwork: Gallup – Europe.
  • Coordination: Gallup – Europe.
  • Contact: Gallup – Europe.
  • Publication: Van Dijk, J.J.M. van, Manchin, R., Kesteren, J.N. van, Hideg, G.(2007) The Burden of Crime in the EU. Research Report: A comparative Analysis of the EU International Crime Survey (EU-ICS) 2005. Gallup-Europe, Brussels – www.europeansafetyobservatory.eu – www.intervict.nl

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