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Sources of Statistical Information on Crime and Violence by Country

This section presents the data on crime and violence by country. 

It includes governmental and non-governmental sources.  You may also find this information by following these links: Inter-American System; International System; Academia and Research Centers; NGOs; Governmental Statistical Bodies

 

Antigua y Barbuda
  • War on Crime
    Speech by Prime Minister Lester Bird. Includes official data and statistics on violence, ref. 2002
     
  • Statistics Division, Ministry of Finance and Economy
    It does not include statistical data on the website.  For more information, please contact: 1-268-462-4775/0451 (phone); 1-268-562-2542 (fax); stats@ab.gov.ag (email)
Argentina 
Bahamas
  • Bahamas Department of Statistics
    To ensure that the Bahamian Government, Businesses and People are never hampered in their activities by any inadequacies of statistics, their recent trends or their interpretation; and in particular, to ensure that the managers of the Bahamian economy in the Ministry of Finance, the Central Bank and elsewhere, never lack adequate statistics.  (social and economic data mainly)

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Barbados
Belize
Bolivia
  • Instituto Nacional de Estadística
    Economic, Social and Demographic S on citizen security such as: domestic violence; citizen v penitentiary regimespan> .
     
  • Observatorio de Democracia y Seguridad
    It facilitates the systematization and opening of press information related to security and social conflicts.  It does periodic reports, special reports, case files and annual reports on issues linked to security, defense and social conflicrs at the international, regional and local levels.  It also diffuses statistical information on public security and publishes the results of victimization surveys.
Brazil

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Canada
  • Statistics Canada
    Statistical information on the social, economic, geographic situation and tables on public security. 
Chile

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Colombia

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Costa Rica
  • Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos
    It coordinates statistical elaboration with the objective to respond to the needs of national information.  It shares demographic and socio-economic statistics. 
     
  • Compendio de Indicadores Judiciales
    Judiciary indicators with statistics on crime and methodology for the development of indicators.  Data on Criminal Law, Penitenciary System and Police.  Anuarios Judiciales con estadísticas de criminalidad y metodología para el desarrollo de indicadores. Datos sobre Juzgado Penal, Fiscalía, Sistema carcelario y Policia.


  • Programa Estado de la Nación
    Desde su creación en 1994 el Programa Estado de la Nación apoya el estudio y discusión sobre el desarrollo humano sostenible de Costa Rica. La preparación anual del Informe Estado de la Nación ha sido la base para lograr ese propósito.
  • Dirección General de Adaptación Social - Ministerio de Justicia de Costa Rica
    Statistics on the penitentiary system
Cuba
  • Oficina Nacional de Estadísticas – ONE
    It gathers official statistical information for Cuba.  It elaborates statistics and analysis to respond to the necessities of the State and the Government.
    Integra la información estadística estatal de Cuba. Elabora estadísticas y análisis destinados a satisfacer las necesidades informativas del Estado y del Gobierno a los efectos de conocer el comportamiento de los procesos económicos, demográficos y sociales

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Dominica
  • National Symposium on Crime
    Report on the Government's seminar, organized in 2003, aimed to develop a national plan that supports a multi-sectored approach to the management of crime in the country. It includes some statistical information on public security.
     
  • More Money, More Crime? Trends in Dominica over the last 21 Years
    Article by State University of New York (SUNY-Buffalo) professor Peter K. B. St. Jean. It includes statistical criminal data and prison survey in Dominica.
     
  • Central Statistics Office, Ministry of Finance
    It does not include statistical data on the website.  More contact information as follows: 1 - 767 - 266 - 3401/3522 (teléfono); 1 - 767 - 449 – 9128 (fax); csoda@cwdom.dm (email).
Ecuador
  • Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas y Censos
    Socio-demographic data, social investigations
     
  • Dirección Nacional de Policía Judicial
    Statistical Numbers on criminal indicators for 2008.  These are based on the reports by the Judiciary Police at the national level. 
     
  • Observatorio Metropolitano de Seguridad Ciudadana
    This is a system of compilation and analysis of information on violence and crime from institutional sources and opinion polls.  It supports the definition of public policies on security and citizen coexistence on the basis of epidemologic surveillance of violences; promotion of a citizen culture of security; access, analysis and diffusion of information on violence. 
     
  • Plan Seguridad Ciudadana
    This website provides governmental statistical information on crime and violence for 2008
El Salvador

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United states

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Grenada
Guatemala
Guyana

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Haití
Honduras
  • Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas (INE)
    The INE is a governmental institution whose research is based on the recollection of primary data, through institutional administrative directories, as well as through field investigations such as census or surveys. 

  • Dirección General de Investigación Criminal. Unidad de Ingeniería en Sistemas

  • Observatorio de la Violencia en Honduras
    Statistics on public security.  Documents on violent deaths and non-intentional; documents on mortality and others.  Projects developed with the support of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP)

  • PNUD, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras
    Institutional Directories
 
Jamaica

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Mexico
  • Secretaría de Seguridad Pública
    Integral system of assistance to victims of power abuse; Integral strategy for the prevention of and fight against crime; private security; statistics on the services of private security; penitentiary statistics. 
     
  • Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática (INEGI)
    Information on violence, intra-familiar violence, social violence (criminals, child abuse, background of violence against women, mexican classification of crime, women abuses). 
     
  • Observatorio de Violencia Social y de Género
    Statistical information on the types of violence, by sexe, age, level of education, kinship.  Database and indicators on social violence and gender.  Analytical documents for the definition of public policies recommendations.  Publication of documents and indicators. 
     
  • Sistema de Desarrollo Integral de la Familia
    Case Studies / Institutional registration, prevention of commercial child exploitation, statistics of the national services of statistics of the social assistance.  
     
  • Observatorio Ciudadano contra la Violencia hacia las Mujeres
    It includes the list of observatories by state entities, by public policy and by type of organization.
     
  • Observatorio de la Violencia de Género contra la Mujer
    Forum for the elimination of all forms of violence and discrimination against women.  It creates indicators on the following issues: femicides, intra-familiar violence, trafficking in persons and women, sexual and reproductive health, social violence, sexual violence. 
     
  • Instituto de Seguridad Ciudadana (AC-Insyde)
    Autonomous and pluri-disciplinary organization that seeks to create the conditions for the development of ideas on public security and the police, criminal justice, human rights and the media.  It focuses on police reform as well as on the need to promote the education of journalists, media and institutional communicators involved in the diffusion of news on public security and criminal justice.

  • Mexico - Programa de Estudios para la Seguridad Pública y Estado de Derecho (CIDE)
    Provides statistical information, in particular related to victimization surveys and other data related to public security.

  • Mexico - SOS Sistema de Observación por la Seguridad Ciudadana

  • Mexico - Seguridad Ciudadana
    This organization of the civil society seeks to promote the improvement of governance related to citizen security and criminal justice in Mexico.  It diffuses criminal statistics and other documents in these areas. 

  • Mexico - Instituto para la Seguridad y la Democracia
    Publications and academic documents on violence and the media, police reform, as well as other public security topics.
Nicaragua
Panama

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Paraguay
Peru
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

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ST. Kitts and Nevis
  • Statistics Division Ministry of Finance, Development & Planning Saint Kitts and Nevis
     
  • Statistics Department, Ministry of Sustainable Development.
    No incluye datos estadísticos en el sitio Web. Siguen los números para contacto:   1 - 869 - 465 – 2521 (teléfono); 1 - 869 - 466 – 7398 (fax); stats@sisterisles.kn (email).
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and Grenadines

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Suriname
Trinidad and Tobago
  • Central Statistical Office
    The CSO is a Division of the Ministry of Planning and Development charged with the responsibility of taking censuses in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and collecting, compiling, analyzing and publishing statistical information relating to all social and economic activities.
     
  • Observatorio de la Seguridad Ciudadana
    Program linked to the Inter-American Development Bank - Institutional Directories
     
  • Crime in Trinidad and Tobago: the effect of alcohol use and unemployment (PDF file)

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Uruguay

Venezuela

Last update: November 10, 2009
 

 


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