World Bank--The World Bank provides links to downloadable national level time series data on crime and conflict, including data on homicide, battle related deaths, displaced persons and peacekeepers at

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) at  makes extensive data on drugs and drug related crime available at  There is also a link to downloadable data from a 2013 Global Study on Homicide at .    The organization also publishes an annual report available in .pdf format.  The annual World Drug Report on Illicit Drugs (available annually since 1997) can be downloaded at . International Statistics on Crime and Justice provides data on crime, corruption, drug trafficking, drug use and illicit crop monitoring at

WHO-- The World Health Organization makes data on Deaths from self harm (suicide) and deaths from assault (both sexes) (murder) under Deaths from External Causes. The link is at


The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre at has a number of national level databases relating to internal displacement, these are available at

ETHzurich provides access to a downloadable shapefile and a spreadsheet of names of ethnic groups and a link to an up to date version of the data base.

Social Conflict in Africa Database (SCAD) -- Is a data base developed by Harvard University which provides data on social disturbances in Africa. The homepage at provides access to data in both spreadsheet and shape-file formats.

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