Crime Statistics 100% open

Rio de Janeiro

What data is expected?

These are basic indicators of crime - robbery, murder, rape and firearm seizures – available for the entire city per neighborhood or equivalent. For firearms, data should include seizure classification – e.g. weapon type and caliber – and whether it is legal or illegal.

  • Number of robbery
  • Number of murder
  • Number of rapes
  • Firearm seizures
  • Data available per neighborhood or equivalent

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Available in bulk Yes
In an open format HTML, XLS
Available free of charge Yes
Up-to-date Yes The information is provided monthly. The last information available is from december 2016.
Available free online Yes
Openly licenced Yes At the footer they declare to have a “Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Brasil” license
findable 4
findable_steps I googled “number” and “rio de janeiro” and “robbery” or “muders” or “rapes” or “firearm seizures” and the ISP website came up among the first results.
licence_url It is not clear which license among those indicated creative commons website is the one of this portal.
Collected by government Yes
usability 3 I consider a extensive effort because of the number of datasets you have to download and consolidate to finally analyse and compare different areas, months and rates.
collector_name ISP - Instituto de Segurança Pública Portuguese for Public Security Institute. ISP is a state level administration body.
characteristics Number of robbery, Number of murder, Number of rapes, Firearm seizures, Data available per neighborhood or equivalent The institute provides the data per “police unit” which is the territorial delimitation applied in Brazil’s public security logistic. It is defined by the area which a police station is responsible for.
location Public Security Institute -

Reviewed. Everything ok.

Meta data

Data location   Public Security Institute -
Data licence
Data format   HTML, XLS
Reviewer   Wagner Faria de Oliveira
Submitters   Andressa Fioravanti
Last modified   Fri Feb 03 2017 16:27:22 GMT+0000 (UTC)