The methodological documents regard the statistical operations in force in the National Statistical System in the area of Justice.
By statistical operation is understood a statistical activity framed in a pre-defined statistical methodology, encompassing the collection, treatment, analysis and dissemination of data concerning the characteristics of a population.
Four types of statistical operations are considered: sample survey, census, statistical study and analytical study. Statistical operations in the area of Justice are of the census type.
At the moment, the documents are only available in portuguese and can be consulted at the
portuguese version of this page.