African Studies

Statistical Sources


Crime in the United States
Annual FBI Crime statistics for the US.

InSight Crime

National Criminal Justice Research Service (NCJRS)
The NCJRS Abstracts database is a great place to search for criminal justice related information covering US and international sources and issues. Some are available as Full-Text.

UN Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) 
The UNICRI Documentation and Information Centre has a comprehensive collection of data.

UNODC Homicide Statistics
The dataset covers 207 countries and territories and provides data on homicide levels, trends and contextual characteristics.

World Drug Report (UNODC)

World Factbook of Criminal Justice Systems
This provides narrative descriptions of criminal justice systems for 45 countries around the world.