Administration of Justice

Central Bureau of Statistics

Provides access to statistics, tables, and diagrams on public order indicators including criminal justice system staff, court matters, convictions of criminal cases by various characteristics, and adult and juvenile offenders. Information for ordering publications is provided. In English.

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics – Criminal Offences

Statistics in tabular form of criminal offences from 1998 to the present.

National Criminal Justice Profiles

Contains information on the criminal justice system of Israel.

World Factbook of Criminal Justice Systems, Israel

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

Human Rights

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

Law & the Courts

Matters in Courts, by Type and Stage of Proceedings
This site gives statistics on matters entered, pending, and decided in civil and criminal courts, including appeals.

Research & Statistics

Israel in Figures - 2009

This report gives statistical information covering a broad range of topics related to Israeli demography, society, and economy. In English.

Statistical Abstracts of Israel
The Central Bureau of Statistics has compiled comprehensive descriptive statistics concerning diverse aspects of Israel. Depending on the year, users may access tabular data, maps, diagrams and other information.