One of the key tasks of UNODC is to produce and disseminate accurate drugs and crime statistics at the international level. UNODC also works to strengthen national capacity to produce, disseminate and use drugs and crime statistics within the framework of official statistics.
A number of statistical standard and recommendations are developed by UNODC in the field of crime, criminal justice and illicit drugs in collaboration with national experts and relevant international organizations.
A number of initiatives are carried out by UNODC to support countries to strengthen their information systems on crime and drugs and to promote regional and international cooperation in the field of crime and drug statistics
UNODC publishes survey reports carried out by UNODC in collaboration with national governments in the field of illicit drug cultivation and production, drug use, victimization and corruption.