In a joint Nordic project, criminal statistics from Denmark, Finland, Norwayand Sweden were compiled under the auspices of the Nordic Committee onCriminal Statistics (NUK) and were published under the title Nordiskkriminalstatistik 1950-1980 in 1982.*
In December of 1982, the first abbreviated English language version of thisreport was published.** For this 7th edition of the English version, theoriginal data have been updated for the years up to and including 2000 andnow cover 51 years of Nordic criminal justice statistics.
This edition has been furnished with a lengthy summary on crime andpunishment in the four Scandinavian countries.
David Shannon (Stockholm University) has checked the English language.
We would like to extend our thanks to the Scandinavian Research Council forCriminology which has sponsored the work carried out in association with thisreport.
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