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Statistical processing

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Population and Education, Social Statistics
Iben Birgitte Pedersen
+45 3917 3603

ipe@dst.dk

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Reported Criminal Offences

The source of the statistics is The Central Register of Reported Criminal Offences - administered by the National Commissioner of the Danish Police. Data are delivered yearly via System-to-system transmission.

The data go through a probability check in form of a comparison with data from the previous year, key variables are checked for valid values and irrelevant offences are deleted.

Source data

The Central Register of Reported Criminal Offences - administered by the National Commissioner of the Danish Police.

Frequency of data collection

Annual

Data collection

System-to-system transmission

Data validation

The data go through a probability check in form of a comparison with data from the previous year. Explanations of possible big deflections in the distribution of key variables are looked for, possible by contacting the National Police.

Data compilation

Key variables are checked for valid values. Irrelevant offences are deleted, e.g. offences committed at Greenland or the Faroe Islands. The code numbers of the reported criminal offences are converted to a Statistics Denmark-code, which is hierarchically constructed.

Adjustment

No further corrections of data than mentioned in "Data validation" and "Data compilation" are done.