Crime statistics

UNODC crime and criminal justice statistics

Better data and improved national capacity to collect data are needed to support and enhance the international community's response to the challenges of crime. Result area 2.1.1 of the UNODC strategy foresees "Enhanced knowledge of trends including emerging trends in drug and specific crime issues available to Member States and the international community".

Standards and recommendations for crime statistics

Manual for the development of a system of criminal justice statistics UNODC/UNECE Manual on victimization surveys UNODC/UNICEF Manual for the measurement of juvenile justice indicators
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Other reference publications

Technical support in the design and implementation of crime victimization surveys

Surveys in African countries

Crime and corruption business surveys

Surveys of public employees

Police surveys

Surveys of the judiciary