The statistics are used broadly by the authorities, organizations, researchers, the press etc. as a basis for public and private planning, training, research and public debate. Views and suggestions from key users are taken into consideration in the preparation of the statistics.
Users: Ministries (especially the Ministry of Justice), the local police authorities, courts, municipalities and counties, different organizations, educational institutions, research or scientific institutions, the media, private firms and private individuals. Applications: Public and private planning, education, research/science and public debate.
The statistics on convictions are often used by the press and the tables on http://www.statbank.dk are used frequently. In connection with the preparation of the annual publication Kriminalitet (Criminality) a consulting meeting with key users of the statistics is hold. Forwarded views and suggestions are taking into consideration in the planning of the statistics.