Victimization surveys are a recognized tool that help governments and citizens understand their crime problems and how to address them better.
This publication provides a comprehensive source of information for developing a national victimization survey. It is the first attempt to develop international methodological guidelines for the design of victimization surveys. Key issues are considered, such as the approach to take, the design of the questionnaire, the interviewing methods, and how to analyze and present the data.
The publication was prepared in collaboration with UNODC. It is available in English, Russian, French and Spanish.
Print copies are available in English and Russian free of charge and can be requested by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, indicating the publication title and your postal address.
Manual on Victimization Surveys - in English (2.4 MB)
Руководство по обследованиям виктимизации - на русском (3.4 MB)
Manual para encuestat de victimización - en español (3.2 MB)
Manuel sur les enquêtes de victimisation - en français (3,6 MB)