Currently, internationally comparable data on most types of violence against women do not exist. The existing data (based on administrative data in Member States) suffer from a series of problems (such as differences in the legal and operational definitions of the crimes and the methodologies used in recording their incidence), which render comparisons between countries impossible.
The increased role of social indicators in EU policy making and monitoring requires social indicators to be considered on an equal footing with macroeconomic indicators. This requires a sustainable upgrading and modernisation of European social statistics to meet the challenging new requirements.
[no-lexicon]The aim of this Eurostat Vision Implementation Project (VIP) is to rationalise the current system of stand-alone social surveys by assessing scenarios for an integrated approach to household/individual micro-data collection.
Darcy Steeg Morris , A Comparison of Methodologies for Classification of Administrative Records (Quality for Census Enumeration ) JSM 2014 - Survey Research Methods Section pp 1729-1743 http://ww2.amstat.org/sections/SR
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