Administration of Justice

Census and Statistics Department (Hong Kong)

Includes census statistics, statistics on law and order, social welfare, economics and education, as well as demographics.  Chinese and English.

China Social Statistical Yearbook 2007

Includes basic statistics, such as education, culture, public health, social order and safe, and social security, in Chinese and English.

China Data Online

"The China Data Center at the University of Michigan is an international Center designed to advance the study and understanding of China. A primary goal of the Center is the integration of historical, social and natural science data in a geographic information system, where spatial and temporal references are maintained through a relational database. This will facilitate comparative and interdisciplinary uses of the data, enable both non-specialists and China scholars to understand and utilize these data, and enhance knowledge of China. Its missions include: to support research in the human and natural components of local, regional and global change; to promote quantitative research on China studies; to promote collaborative research in spatial studies; and to promote the use and sharing of China data in teaching and research."

Statistical Communiqué on Public Sense of Security Survey in 2006

This site shows how Chinese National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) organizes the sixth sampling survey on public sense of security.

World Factbook of Criminal Justice Systems, China

Provides a narrative description of the criminal justice system of China. Forty-two other country descriptions are written with a common template so that comparisons of similar functions in different countries can be made easily.

Drugs & Alcohol

China 2004 - Country Fact Sheet, Eurasian Narcotics

This site provides information about drug production and smuggling and counter-narcotics efforts of China.

Human Rights

Annual Reports to Congress on Human Rights Practices - China (includes Tibet, Hong Kong, and Macau)
These reports, produced by the U.S. Department of State, to the U.S. Congress. The law provides that the Secretary of State shall transmit a "full and complete report regarding the status of internationally recognized human rights, within the meaning of subsection (A) in countries that receive assistance under this part, and (B) in all other foreign countries which are members of the United Nations and which are not otherwise the subject of a human rights report under this Act." Reports on several countries are included that do not fall into the categories established by these statutes and that thus are not covered by the congressional requirement. The reports cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Univeral Declaration of Human Rights. (website).

Annual Reports to Congress on International Religious Freedom - China

These reports, produced by the U.S. Department of State, describe the status of religious freedom in China, government policies violating religious belief and practices of groups, religious denominations, and individuals, and U.S. policies to promote religious freedom around the world. It is submitted in compliance with the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 (website).

Juvenile Justice

Juvenile Crime Fact Sheet

This report provides some statistics on juvenile delinquency that were compiled by Human Rights in China and printed in its publication, China Rights Forum.