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

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

2011: 3,753 - 10.9 (CTS/NP)
2010: 3,160 - 9.5 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP)
2009: 3,233 - 10.0 - 10.5 - 280 - 0.9 (CTS/NP)
2008: 11,373 or 2,793 - 36.3 or 8.9 - 12.7 - 351 - 1.1 (WHO or CTS/NP - WHO or CTS/NP - CTS/NP - CTS/NP - CTS/NP)
2007: 2,645 - 8.7 - 12.8 - 247 - 0.8 (CTS/NP)
2006: nr - nr - 14.0 - 377 - 1.3 (CTS/NP)
2005: nr
2004: nr - 7.4 - 18.0 - 368 - 1.3 (CTS - CTS/NP - CTS/NP - CTS/NP)
2003: nr - 8.0 - 15.7 - 335 - 1.3 (CTS - CTS/NP - CTS/NP - CTS/NP)
2002: nr
2001: nr
2000: nr
1999: nr
1998: nr
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

[NP = National police; WHO = World Health Organisation Causes of Death 2008 dataset; 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: Q6411

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