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UNODC. 2013 ‘Homicide in 207 Countries - India.’ 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 India

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

2011: 42,923 - 3.5 (NP)
2010: 41,726 - 3.4 - nr - nr - nr (NP)
2009: 40,752 - 3.4 - 7.6 - 3,093 - 0.3 (NP - NP - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2008: 40,938 - 3.4 or 4.4 - 10.0 - 4,101 - 0.3 (NP - NP or WHO - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2007: 40,411 - 3.4 - 12.0 - 4,838 - 0.4 (NP - NP - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2006: 40,099 - 3.5 - 13.9 - 5,575 - 0.5 (NP - NP - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2005: 39,506 - 3.5 - 14.3 - 5,643 - 0.5 (NP - NP - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2004: 40,634 - 3.6 - 20.8 - 8,434 - 0.8 (NP - NP - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2003: 38,924 - 3.5 - nr - nr - nr (NP)
2002: 42,112 - 3.9 - nr - nr - nr (NP)
2001: 43,053 - 4.0 - nr - nr - nr (NP)
2000: 44,394 - 4.2 - nr - nr - nr (NP)
1999: 43,869 - 4.2 - 21.2 - 9,294 - 0.9 (NP - NP - CTS - CTS - CTS)
1998: 45,559 - 4.5 - nr - nr - nr (NP)
1997: 43,549 - 4.4 - nr - nr - nr (NP)
1996: 43,184 - 4.4 - nr - nr - nr (NP)
1995: 42,112 - 4.4 - nr - nr - nr (NP)

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; NP = National police; WHO = World Health Organisation Causes of Death 2008 dataset]

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: Q6303

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