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UNODC. 2014 ‘Homicides and Gun Homicides in Jordan.’ Global Study on Homicide 2013: Trends, Context, Data. Vienna: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). 10 April

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Homicides in Jordan (2000-2012)

Year: Homicides - HomRate

2011: 133 - 2.0
2010: 109 - 1.7
2009: 91 - 1.5
2008: 100 - 1.7
2007: 98 - 1.7
2006: 100 - 1.8
2005: 67 - 1.3

Source: CTS/NSO

Gun Homicides in Jordan (2005-2012)

Year: Gun% - GunHom*

2005: 39 - 26

Source: CTS

[NSO = National statistical office; CTS = United Nations Surveys on Crime Trends and the Operations of Criminal Justice Systems]

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

[*Editor's Note: As this edition of the Global Study on Homicide does not provide the number of gun deaths, GunPolicy.org calculates the annual number of homicides committed with a firearm as follows: Homicides x Gun% = GunHom.]

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