Data on criminal justice system worldwide readily accessible in structured, computable from from the United Nations Survey on Crime Trends (1975-1980).
Cross-national data on criminal justice systems helps to inform comparative analysis of criminal justice system functioning. Easily machine-readable, structured data from the Second United Nations Survey on Crime Trends, 1975-1980 (CTS2) is available here as a dataset. The United Nations Surveys on Crime Trends provides data over time on criminal justice systems across the world. The source data and documentation are available online, but not in one standard place. Because of its large number of rows in its structured format, this dataset single-sheet dataset is separate from from a dataset of CTS2 notes and summary statistics.
- criminal-justice-world-cts2-dat: Structured, computable data extracted from the United Nations Survey on Crime Trends (1975-1980). The first row of contains the field names. The field sheet identifies the specific source group in the original data source.