Population statistics, economic
indicators, and poverty reports are available at this site. Also
includes a link to
IMF’s statistical pages. In English.
Italy Detention Profile - Global Detention Project
The World Factbook (CIA)
Provides a description of the geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues of Italy. Other country descriptions are written to a common template so that comparisons of similar functions in different countries can be made easily.
Criminal Justice Systems, Italy
Provides a narrative description
criminal justice system of Italy. Forty-two other country descriptions
are written with a common template so that comparisons of similar
functions in different countries can be made easily.
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) - Country Overview
This overview presents a comprehensive overview of the drugs situation in Italy. 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.
Annual Reports to Congress on Human Rights Practices - Italy
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 - Italy
These reports, produced by the U.S. Department of State, describe the status of religious freedom in Italy, 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.
First Report on Youth Delinquency in Italy
This is a summary report published by the Juvenile Justice Department (JJD) of the Ministry of Justice of Italy in December 2008. This report provides the latest available data on children in conflict with the law for the period of 2001 - 2006. This link opens up the English translation of the summary in a Word document.
Crimes reported by the Police Forces (Year 2008)
"The survey, a short descriptive note of which is attached, indicates the totality of crimes committed by either known or unknown criminals that were reported by the Police Forces to the Judicial Authority."
Annual Statistics of Italy
These reports, in Italian, offer a wide variety of statistics on Italy, including Justice.
Italy in Figures
These reports,"divided into different themes, describes the main economic, demographic, social and territorial aspects of Italy as well as some basic habits and behaviors of its population."