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

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

2011: 42 - 0.9 (CTS/NP/NSO)
2010: 53 - 1.2 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP/NSO)
2009: 56 - 1.3 or 1.1 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP/NSO - CTS/NP/NSO or WHO-HFA)
2008: 50 - 1.1 or 0.9 - 42.0 - 21 - 0.5 (CTS/NP/NSO - CTS/NP/NSO or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2007: 78 - 1.8 or 1.1 - 23.4 - 18 - 0.4 (CTS/NP/NSO - CTS/NP/NSO or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2006: 62 - 1.5 or 0.9 - 43.5 - 27 - 0.6 (CTS/NP/NSO - CTS/NP/NSO or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2005: 52 - 1.3 or 1.0 - 42.3 - 22 - 0.5 (CTS/NP/NSO - CTS/NP/NSO or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2004: 30 - 0.7 or 0.6 - 30.0 - 9 - 0.2 (CTS/NP/NSO - CTS/NP/NSO or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2003: 45 - 1.1 or 1.0 - 46.7 - 21 - 0.5 (CTS/NP/NSO - CTS/NP/NSO or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2002: 52 - 1.3 or 1.1 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP/NSO - CTS/NP/NSO or WHO-HFA)
2001: 52 - 1.3 or 1.1 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP/NSO - CTS/NP/NSO or WHO-HFA)
2000: 37 - 1.0 or 1.1 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP/NSO - CTS/NP/NSO or WHO-HFA)
1999: 38 - 1.0 or 1.1 - 31.6 - 12 - 0.3 (CTS/NP/NSO - CTS/NP/NSO or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
1998: 38 - 1.0 - 7.9 - 3 - 0.1 (CTS/NP/NSO - CTS/NP/NSO and WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
1997: 38 - 1.0 - 23.7 - 9 - 0.2 (CTS/NP/NSO - CTS/NP/NSO and WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
1996: 42 - 1.2 or 1.0 - 38.1 - 16 - 0.4 (CTS/NP/NSO - CTS/NP/NSO or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
1995: 43 - 1.2 or 0.8 - 27.9 - 12 - 0.3 (CTS/NP/NSO and WHO-HFA - CTS/NP/NSO or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)

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; NP = National police; NSO = National Statistical Office]

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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