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

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

2011: 81 - 0.9 (CTS/Eurostat)
2010: 91 - 1.0 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat)
2009: 93 - 1.0 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat)
2008: 82 or 77 - 0.9 or 0.8 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA - CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA)
2007: 114 or 108 - 1.2 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA - CTS/Eurostat and WHO-HFA)
2006: 93 or 81 - 1.0 or 0.9 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA - CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA)
2005: 81 or 87 - 0.9 or 1.0 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA - CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA)
2004: 109 or 104 - 1.2 - 33.9 - 37 - 0.4 (CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA - CTS/Eurostat and WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2003: 83 or 85 - 0.9 or 1.0 - 48.2 - 40 - 0.4 (CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA - CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2002: 101 or 107 - 1.1 or 1.2 - 58.6 - 58 - 0.7 (CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA - CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2001: 84 or 81 - 0.9 - 39.3 - 33 - 0.4 (CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA - CTS/Eurostat and WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2000: 89 or 90 - 1.0 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA - CTS/Eurostat and WHO-HFA)
1999: 99 or 108 - 1.1 or 1.2 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA - CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA)
1998: 93 or 102 - 1.1 or 1.2 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA - CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA)
1997: 91 or 93 - 1.0 or 1.1 - 19.8 - 18 - 0.2 (CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA - CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
1996: 97 or 111 - 1.1 or 1.3 - 28.9 - 28 - 0.3 (CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA - CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
1995: 83 or 93 - 0.9 or 1.1 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA - CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA)

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; WHO-HFA = World Health Organisation European Health For All database; Eurostat = The statistical office of the European Union. Offences recorded by the police]

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)

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