United Nations Statistics Division

United Nations Statistics Division
Statistics and Statistical Methods Publications

Manual for the Development of a System of Criminal Justice Statistics
Series: F, No.89 
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Languages available:A, C, E, F, S, R


This Manual provides an updated framework for the development of a national system of criminal justice statistics. It is suitable for use in a wide range of national and local circumstances and by countries that vary markedly in the underlying conditions and readiness to develop such a system of criminal justice statistics. The Manual includes an annex that highlights some of the practical issues related to the design and creation of a sound data collection system, providing examples of data collection forms, questionnaires, statistical tables, and data analysis and presentation.

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