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UNODC. 2013 ‘Homicide in 207 Countries - Syria.’ Global Study on Homicide 2011: Trends, Context, Data; Statistical Annex (with online datasets). Vienna: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 26 June

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Homicide in Syria

Year: Homicides - HomRate - Gun% - GunHom - GunRate (Source)

2011: nr
2010: 463 - 2.3 - nr - nr - nr (NS0)
2009: 476 - 2.4 - nr - nr - nr (NSO)
2008: 582 or 529 - 3.0 or 2.7 or 2.6 - nr - nr - nr (CTS or NSO - CTS or NSO or WHO)
2007: 533 - 2.8 or 2.8 (NSO - CTS or NSO)
2006: 446 - 2.4 - nr - nr - nr (NSO)
2005: 430 - 2.3 - nr - nr - nr (NSO)
2004: 426 - 2.4 - nr - nr - nr (NSO)
2003: 405 - 2.3 - nr - nr - nr (NSO)
2002: 368 - 2.2 - nr - nr - nr (NSO)
2001: 376 - 2.3 - nr - nr - nr (NSO)
2000: 357 - 2.2 - nr - nr - nr (NSO)
1999: 330 - 2.1 - nr - nr - nr (NSO)
1998: 336 - 2.2 - nr - nr - nr (NSO)
1997: 296 - 2.0 - nr - nr - nr (NSO)
1996: nr
1995: nr

Homicides: Count (number per annum) of homicides by all methods
HomRate: Annual rate of homicide (all methods) per 100,000 population
Gun%: Percentage of all homicides committed with a firearm
GunHom: Count (number per annum) of homicides committed with a firearm
GunRate: Annual rate of firearm homicide per 100,000 population
Source: Data source or sources cited by UNODC
OR: Alternative figures provided by different sources
NR: Not reported

[CTS = United Nations Surveys on Crime Trends and the Operations of Criminal Justice Systems; WHO = World Health Organisation Causes of Death 2008 dataset; NSO = National statistical office]

Data for 1995-2010 were collated from three online UNODC spreadsheets:
- Homicide level for 2010, or latest available year (Homicides_by_firearms.xls)
- Homicide data series to be used for trends analyses (Homicide_data_series.xls)
- Homicides by firearms (Homicide_level.xlsx)
And from Table 9.1 of the hard-copy UNODC 2011 report (pp. 104-113)

Latest data (26 June 2013 for Homicides and 14 September 2012 for Gun Homicides) were collated from two online UNODC spreadsheets:
- Homicide statistics 2013 (Homicide_statistics2013.xls)
- Homicides by firearms (Homicides_by_firearms.xls)

ID: Q6288

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