Administration of Justice

Danmarks Statistik

Offers updated statistics relating to justice, education, and population.

Statistical Yearbook
This yearbook presents general statistical information of Denmark. The chapter entitled "Social Conditions, Health and Justice" contains relevant criminal justice statistics.

World Factbook of Criminal Justice Systems, Denmark

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

Corruption & Fraud

Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) - Council of Europe

GRECO evaluation procedures involve the collection of information through questionnaire(s), on-site country visits enabling evaluation teams to solicit further information during high-level discussions with domestic key players, and drafting of evaluation reports. These reports, which are examined and adopted by GRECO, contain recommendations to the evaluated countries in order to improve their level of compliance with the provisions under consideration. Measures taken to implement recommendations are subsequently assessed by GRECO under a separate compliance procedure

The Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) has published its Third Round Evaluation Report on Denmark. The report has been made public with the agreement of the country’s authorities. It focuses on two distinct themes: criminalization of corruption and transparency of party funding.

Drugs & Alcohol

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) - Country Overview

This overview presents a comprehensive overview of the drugs situation in Denmark. Topics covered in the country overview include: drug use among the general population and young people, prevention, problem drug use, treatment demand, drug-related infectious diseases, drug-related deaths, treatment responses, harm reduction responses, drug markets and drug-related offences, national drug laws, national drug strategy, coordination mechanism in the field of drugs and drug-related research. Also included in the country report are key statistics on the drug situation and a barometer that indicates the prevalence profile and relative rating of the country.

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) - National Reports
Commissioned each year by the EMCDDA and produced by the national focal points of the Reitox network, the National reports draw an overall picture of the drug phenomenon at national level in each EU Member state.

Human Rights

Amnesty International - International Report
An overview of the current human rights status of Denmark as determined by the Amnesty International Report. In Arabic, English, French, and Spanish.

Annual Reports to Congress on Human Rights Practices - Denmark
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 - Denmark
These reports, produced by the U.S. Department of State, describe the status of religious freedom in Denmark, 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).

Freedom Watch - Political Rights and Civil Liberties
Country report including basis political, economic, and social data arranged in the following categories: population, gross national income per capita (GNI/per capita), life-expectancy, religious groups, ethnic groups, captial, political rights, civil liberties, status, and a ten-year ratings timeline. Includes reports from 2002-2007, 2008.

Juvenile Justice

Youth survey - why young people's lawfulness in Denmark is spreading

This report from 2005 offers results from the youth survey. Also included are comments on the trend of juvenile delinquency, other youngsters and social exaggerations, juvenile delinquency in the year 2005 and conclusions.

Law & the Courts

Focus on Crime Sentences - Statistics Denmark

This report offers information on crime sentences in 2009 based on age, and type of crime.

StatBank Denmark: Legal decisions by offence and offender type

The following links open to webpages containing interactive table allowing the user to explore crime statistics in Denmark. "The statistics on convictions for criminal offences form part of the criminal statistics. The criminal statistics include statistics on criminal cases from reported crimes through charges to convictions (which e.g. could be fines from the police or in court), arrests and imprisonments. The statistics on convictions for criminal offences are person-based case statistics, which shed light on both the number of convictions and the number of different persons with one or more convictions for breaking the penal code and/or the special laws.

Organized Crime

The Money Laundering Secretariat

The annual report presents a general description of the money laundering situation in Denmark, as well as a description of the specific work carried out in Denmark and relevant international participation in the fight against money laundering (website).

Organized Crime in Denmark
This report presents an overview of organized crime in Denmark (website).

Victims of Crime

Men's Violence Against Women - Extent, Characteristics and the Measures Against Violence
This report describes the trend in gender-based violence, primarily physical violence.