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

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

2011: 124 - 39.0 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/OAS - CTS/OAS)
2010: 129 - 41.4 - 52.3 - 68 - 21.8 (CTS/OAS - CTS/OAS - NP - NP - NP)
2009: 97 - 31.8 - 48.5 - 47 - 15.4 (CTS/OAS - CTS/OAS - NP - NP - NP)
2008: 103 - 34.4 or 12.6 - 64.1 - 66 - 22.1 (CTS/OAS - CTS/OAS or PAHO - NP - NP - NP)
2007: 97 - 33.1 or 11.9 - 42.3 - 41 - 14.0 (CTS/OAS - CTS/OAS or PAHO - NP - NP - NP)
2006: 92 - 32.1 or 16.3 - 40.2 - 37 - 12.9 (CTS/OAS - CTS/OAS or PAHO - NP - NP - NP)
2005: 81 - 28.8 or 16.6 - 50.6 - 41 - 14.6 (CTS/OAS - CTS/OAS or PAHO - NP - NP - NP)
2004: 79 - 28.7 or 14.5 - 45.6 - 36 - 13.1 (CTS/OAS - CTS/OAS or PAHO - NP - NP - NP)
2003: 67 - 24.9 or 21.8 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/OAS - CTS/OAS or PAHO)
2002: 87 - 33.1 or 25.0 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/OAS - CTS/OAS or PAHO)
2001: 64 - 24.9 or 21.5 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/OAS - CTS/OAS or PAHO)
2000: 41 - 16.4 or 23.3 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/OAS - CTS/OAS or PAHO)
1999: nr - 16.8 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO)
1998: nr - 21.1 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO)
1997: nr
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

[PAHO = Pan American Health Organisation's Core Health Data System; NP = National police; OAS = Organisation of American States - Observatory on Citizen Security. Number of offences of intentional homicide recorded by the police; CTS = United Nations Surveys on Crime Trends and the Operations of Criminal Justice Systems]

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: Q6350

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