Statistics on Public Security and Justice

Statistics on Public Security and Justice

Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI) of Mexico
Technical Secretariat
Centre of Excellence in Statistical Information on Government, Crime, Victimization and Justice, of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas (INE) of Chile
Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística (DANE) of Colombia
Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INEC) of Costa Rica
Oficina Nacional de Estadística e Información (ONEI) of Cuba
Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INEC) of Ecuador
General Directorate of Statistics and Censuses (DIGESTYC) of El Salvador
Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) of Guatemala
Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI) of Mexico
Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo (INEC) of Panama
National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI) of Perú
Oficina Nacional de Estadística (ONE) of Dominican Republic
Central Statistical Office (CSO) of Saint Lucia


Coordinate efforts to generate, develop and standardize statistical information on public security and criminal justice in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, focusing on international and regional projects, initiatives and mandates on statistical information on these issues for the purpose of generating better data to support evidence-based public policy design and decision-making, targeting problems related to crime and criminal justice in the region’s countries.


  1. Support the development and strengthening of national statistical information systems with regard to public security and justice, in accordance with the relevant international mandates, standards and good practices.
  2. Facilitate technical capacity-building in order to implement international and regional standards on public security and justice.
  3. Strengthen the generation of statistical information to monitor compliance with Sustainable Development Goal 16 (promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.



  • Documento Conceptual de los Sistemas Estadísticos de Seguridad Pública y Justicia en los Países de América Latina y el Caribe
  • Sistema Estadístico de Seguridad Pública y Justicia
  • Reunión Técnica sobre Indicadores de Seguridad, Violencia y Justicia para monitorear los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible. Reporte Final  /  Technical Meeting on SDG Indicators to measure violence, trafficking, corruption and access to justice. Final Report


  • Reunión del Grupo de trabajo sobre Estadísticas de Seguridad Pública y Justicia, 13 de septiembre de 2017, Ciudad de México.
  • Sexta Reunión Técnica del Grupo de Trabajo sobre Encuestas de Victimización en Latinoamérica y el Caribe, Septiembre de 2017.
  • Talleres de inducción sobre la ICCS: Guatemala, Costa Rica y Jamaica.