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

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

2011: nr
2010: 70 - 3.1 - nr - nr - nr (CTS)
2009: 108 - 4.8 - 4.6 - 5 - 0.2 (CTS)
2008: 99 or 169 - 4.4 or 7.4 - 8.1 - 8 - 0.4 (CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2007: 94 or 190 - 4.1 or 8.3 - 4.3 - 4 - 0.2 (CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2006: 128 or 219 - 5.6 or 9.6 - 3.1 - 4 - 0.2 (CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2005: 126 or 239 - 5.5 or 10.4 - 10.3 - 13 - 0.6 (CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2004: 181 or 214 - 7.8 or 9.2 - 3.5 - 7 - 0.3 (CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS or WHO-FHA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2003: 202 or 245 - 8.7 or 10.5 - 8.4 - 18 - 0.8 (CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2002: 214 or 254 - 9.1 or 10.8 - 12.8 - 28 - 1.2 (CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS or WHO-FHA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2001: 219 or 296 - 9.3 or 12.5 - 16.4 - 39 - 1.6 (CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS or WHO-FHA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2000: 238 or 304 - 10.0 or 12.8 - 13.1 - 30 - 1.3 (CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
1999: 229 or 312 - 9.5 or 13.0 - 14.8 - 37 - 1.5 (CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
1998: 250 or 323 - 10.3 or 13.3 - 17.3 - 47 - 1.9 (CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
1997: 272 or 406 - 11.2 or 16.6 - 13.8 - 37 - 1.5 (CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
1996: 268 or 402 - 10.9 or 16.3 - 15.6 - 45 - 1.8 (CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
1995: 288 or 466 - 11.6 or 18.7 - 16.1 - 56 - 2.2 (CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS 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]

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: Q6267

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