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

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

2011: 92 - 1.8 (CTS/Eurostat)
2010: 98 - 1.9 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat)
2009: 85 or 79 - 1.6 or 1.5 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat or Eurostat)
2008: 97 or 99 - 1.9 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat or Eurostat - CTS/Eurostat and Eurostat)
2007: 111 or 115 - 2.2 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat or Eurostat - CTS/Eurostat and Eurostat)
2006: 123 or 119 - 2.4 or 2.3 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat or Eurostat)
2005: 101 or 94 - 2.0 or 1.8 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat or Eurostat)
2004: 84 or 137 - 1.7 or 2.7 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat or Eurostat)
2003: 93 or 108 - 1.8 or 2.1 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat or Eurostat)
2002: 111 or 125 - 2.2 or 2.5 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat or Eurostat)
2001: 99 or 113 - 2.0 or 2.2 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat or Eurostat)
2000: 107 - 2.1 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat and Eurostat)
1999: 120 - 2.4 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat and Eurostat)
1998: 96 - 1.9 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat and Eurostat)
1997: 86 or 90 - 1.7 or 1.8 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat or Eurostat)
1996: 126 or 134 - 2.5 or 2.6 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat or Eurostat)
1995: 125 or 133 - 2.4 or 2.6 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat or Eurostat)

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

[Eurostat = The statistical office of the European Union. Offences 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: Q6219

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