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UNODC. 2020 ‘Intentional Homicide Victims.’ Crime and Drugs Data. Vienna: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 30 November

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Data disseminated by UNODC are mainly sourced from national statistical systems… [D]ata on crime and criminal justice are supplied through the annual United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (UN-CTS). UNODC processes data to increase data comparability and to produce regional and global estimates.

Further information on statistical standards developed by UNODC in the field of crime, criminal justice and illicit drugs is available at: https://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/data-and-analysis/statistics.html

[Editor's Note: GunPolicy.org cites UNODC datasets to provide uniformly collected homicide counts and rates, especially for countries where systematic official reporting on violence is rare. UNODC provides relevant statistics for 230 countries and jurisdictions, although many do not report on a regular basis. The following categories are updated when available:
- Homicides (any method)
- Rate of Homicide per 100,000 People (any method)
- Male Homicide Victims (any method)
- Rate of Male Homicide Victims per 100,000 People (any method)
- Female Homicide Victims (any method)
- Rate of Female Homicide Victims per 100,000 People (any method)
- Gun Homicides
- Rate of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People
- Male Gun Homicide Victims
- Rate of Male Gun Homicide Victims per 100,000 People
- Female Gun Homicide Victims
- Rate of Female Gun Homicide Victims per 100,000 People

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