Administration of Justice

e-National Indicators

e-National Indicator compiles statistics produced by Korean government ministries and offices and provides over 800 types of statistics, categorized by subjects, ministries and offices, and characteristics.   In Korean.

Korea National Statistical Office

Crime statistics are available in several categories including offenses and arrests, offenses by age, and juvenile delinquency.  Statistics are searchable by category and time period.   In Korean and English.

Korean Statistical Information System

Korean Statistical Information System (KOSIS) is Korea's extensive national statistical database. Presents national and international statistics arranged by subject or source, and are searchable by keyword or subject. Includes information on population, agriculture, crime, transportation, etc. Includes comparative economic and social indicators of South and North Korea, online publications of statistical data, alphabetical and subject glossary, news about recent publications, and links to other institutions' statistical databases. Documents are available in .exe, .txt or ASCII format.

The North Korean Penal Code, Criminal Procedures, and their Actual Applications

This report includes the North Korean Penal Code, Criminal Procedures, and their actual applications in English.

Supreme Court of Korea

Offical homepage of the Supreme Court of Korea. It outlines the form and function of the Court. This site also offers laws, proceeding and statistics.  In English.

World Factbook of Criminal Justice Systems, South Korea

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


Correction Bureau

This website, sponsored by the Republic of Korea's Ministry of Justice, offers access to information on correctional facilities in Korea, as well as contact information, the status of medical care for prisoners, education and vocational training, and more.

Human Rights

Annual Reports to Congress on International Religious Freedom - Korea

These reports, produced by the U.S. Department of State, describe the status of religious freedom in Korea, 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.

Police & Law Enforcement

Korean National Police

Crime statistics available by police district.  Korean and English.