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

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

2011: nr
2010: nr
2009: 473 - 4.9 - 2.5 - 12 - 0.1 (CTS)
2008: 541 - 5.6 - 2.8 - 15 - 0.2 (CTS)
2007: 649 - 6.7 or 6.2 - 2.5 - 16 - 0.2 (CTS - CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2006: 734 - 7.5 - 0.8 - 6 - 0.1 (CTS)
2005: 825 - 8.4 or 8.4 - 1.3 - 11 - 0.1 (CTS - CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2004: 815 - 8.3 or 8.7 - 5.3 - 43 - 0.4 (CTS - CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2003: 879 - 8.9 or 9.0 - 4.8 - 42 - 0.4 (CTS - CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2002: 989 - 9.9 or 11.0 - 3.8 - 38 - 0.4 (CTS - CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2001: 969 - 9.7 or 10.9 - 5.5 - 53 - 0.5 (CTS - CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2000: 1,013 - 10.1 or 11.1 - nr - nr - nr (CTS - CTS or WHO-HFA)
1999: 974 - 9.6 or 11.1 - nr - nr - nr (CTS - CTS or WHO-HFA)
1998: 1,036 - 10.2 or 12.5 - nr - nr - nr (CTS - CTS or WHO-HFA)
1997: 1,021 - 10.0 or 11.9 - 6.4 - 65 - 0.6 (CTS - CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
1996: 970 - 9.5 or 11.3 - 6.8 - 66 - 0.6 (CTS - CTS or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
1995: 960 - 9.3 or 11.8 - 8.3 - 80 - 0.8 (CTS - 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

[WHO-HFA = World Health Organisation European Health For All database; 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: Q6268

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