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UNODC. 2013 ‘Homicide in 207 Countries - England and Wales.’ 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 England and Wales

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

2011: 540 - 1.9 (Eurostat/CTS)
2010: 635 - 1.1 -nr - nr - nr (Eurostat/CTS)
2009: 601 or 619 - 1.1 - 6.6 - 41 - 0.1 (Eurostat/CTS or Eurostat - Eurostat/CTS - CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO)
2008: 641 or 644 - 1.2 - 5.9 - 38 - 0.1 (Eurostat/CTS or Eurostat - Eurostat/CTS - CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO)
2007: 733 or 744 - 1.4 - 7.1 - 53 - 0.1 (Eurostat/CTS or Eurostat - Eurostat/CTS - CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO)
2006: 711 or 715 - 1.3 - 8.3 - 59 - 0.1 (Eurostat/CTS or Eurostat - Eurostat/CTS - CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO)
2005: 764 or 709 - 1.4 or 1.3 - 7.1 - 50 - 0.1 (Eurostat/CTS or Eurostat - Eurostat/CTS or Eurostat - CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO)
2004: 868 or 780 - 1.6 or 1.5 - 9.4 - 73 - 0.1 (Eurostat/CTS or Eurostat - Eurostat/CTS or Eurostat - CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO)
2003: 904 - 1.7 - 7.5 - 68 - 0.1 (Eurostat/CTS - Eurostat/CTS - CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO)
2002: 1,048 - 2.0 - nr - nr - nr (Eurostat/CTS)
2001: 891 - 1.7 - 10.8 - 96 - 0.2 (Eurostat/CTS - Eurostat/CTS - CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO)
2000: 850 - 1.6 - nr - nr - nr (Eurostat/CTS)
1999: 766 - 1.5 - 8.1 - 62 - 0.1 (Eurostat/CTS - Eurostat/CTS - CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO)
1998: 750 - 1.5 - 6.5 - 49 - 0.1 (Eurostat/CTS - Eurostat/CTS - CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO)
1997: 739 - 1.4 - 8.0 - 59 - 0.1 (Eurostat/CTS - Eurostat/CTS - CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO)
1996: 679 - 1.3 - 7.2 - 49 - 0.1 (Eurostat/CTS - Eurostat/CTS - CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO)
1995: 753 - 1.5 - 9.3 - 70 - 0.1 (Eurostat/CTS - Eurostat/CTS - CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO)

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; NSO = National statistical office; 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: Q6221

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