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International Government Data & Statistics: Crime


Bribe Payers Index. Ranks wealthy countries by the propensity of firms to bribe abroad and looks at which industries are the worst offenders. From Transparency International.

Corruption Perceptions Index. Index of levels of corruption for countries worldwide from 1997 to present, from Transparency International.

Global Integrity Report. Guide to anti-corruption institutions and mechanisms around the world, from Global Integrity.

Global Slavery Index. Estimates the number of people living in slavery in modern countries, from the Walk Free Foundation. 

Global Report on Trafficking in Persons.  From the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.

Global Terrorism Databases.  Open-source databases with information on terrorist events around the world from 1970. 

Hate Crime Reporting Data. From the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.

International Crime Victims Survey. See also this for data from countries in Europe.

International Military Intervention. Records events involving “the movement of regular troops or forces (airborne, seaborne, shelling, etc) of one country inside another.

SIPRI Databases (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute). Data on security, trends, peace operations, military expenditures, arms transfers & embargoes, and exports.

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Statistics. Detailed data on crime and criminal justice and drugs from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 

United Nations Surveys of Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems Series.  Data files from ICPSR.

United Nations Peacekeeping Statistics. Troop and Police contributors by country, gender breakdowns, and fact sheets.

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