Statistics of Crimes
Used as indicator
- Monitoring (trend data)
prevention of criminal situation
Data available on
This statistical product does not collect information on Victim
This statistical product does not collect information on Perpetrator
Data on victim, data on offender, incident data prosecution data, data on outcome, disconnect case. These are provided in the separate tables according to the territorial police units. Statistics provide data of women victims according to the Criminal Code and also the relationships between victim and offender according to the articles of Criminal Code.
Criminal statistics on sexual violence
Criminal statistical data included
According to Article 150 of Criminal Code.
Data set is monthly compiled and published on internet and each month is updated showing data from January till the consequent month.
Frequency of updating
The Order of the Minister of the Interior on Regulations of Institutional Register of Criminal Acts ( LR Vidaus reikalų ministro įsakymas "Nusiklatimo veikų žinybinio reigstro nuostatai") No. IV-36, 26 January, 2006, regulates the collection and storage of data of pre-trial investigation. The Department of Information Technology and Communications under the Ministry of Interior (IRD) is responsible for checking and validating data that are collected. IRD accumulates, processes, systemises and stores the Register data, updates, corrects and supplements inaccurate, incomprehensive or incorrect data of the Register and delete illegitimately accumulated data of the Register. Each month within the first 3 working days IRD checks the summary data of the Register required for drafting statistical reports on criminal acts, suspected (accused) persons and victims for the reporting month with authorities managing the Register and the Register data providers.
Pre-trial investigation institutions (police, prosecutor and judges who investigates cases of private prosecution ) fill in statistical cards when launching any pre-trial investigation. These statistical cards make the basis of the Register of Criminal Acts. Based on the collected data statistical reports are compiled
Quality assurance process
Each month before making statistical products publicly available, IRD checks the registered data with the pre-trial institutions whether it is correct number registered, terminated, proceed cases and other information and makes correction if needed. The requirements on data collection are regulated by legal acts of each pre-trial institution that are obliged to collect data.
Good. The statistical products are produced from the data that are filled in by pre-trial institutions. When they appear in the electronic system they are used. Mistakes occur if data were incorrectly provided. However, the constant check of provided data allows to correct.
No information. There are only data on pre-trial investigation. As it is mentioned it is always checked, corrected and added.
Good. It provides monthly statistics about the beginning of pre-trial investigation and could include and later update data. Data of statistical cards are filled-in immediately when the pre-trial investigation starts. Therefore, these data are used for statistics in that month when data was entered into system.
- Over time
The government has implemented project - e-byla (e-case). As a result it should be created integrated information system of criminal process which should connect pre-trail investigation information system with courts' system. it is still. Overall objective of this project is to develop data-exchange mechanism between the institutions involved in dealing with the criminal processes.