Country Sweden
Year 2008
Type of Measure Administrative data > Justice
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


Swedish Prosecution Authority keep continuous statistics on the number of cases of violence against women reported to the Swedish Prosecution Authority by the Police Force and also the number of perpetrators prosecuted for violence against women. For the time being there is no information available on the relationship between victims and perpetrators.

Data collection is available for all staff of the Swedish Prosecution Authority's.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Sweden to the questionnaire on violence against women, January 2009