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

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

2011: 16 - 0.3 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP)
2010: 19 - 0.4 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP)
2009: 25 - 0.5 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP)
2008: 18 - 0.4 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP)
2007: 18 - 0.4 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP)
2006: 17 - 0.4 - 5.9 - 1 - 0.0 (CTS/NP - CTS/NP - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2005: 21 - 0.5 - 0.0 - 0 - 0.0 (CTS/NP - CTS/NP - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2004: 19 - 0.5 - 0.0 - 0 - 0.0 (CTS/NP - CTS/NP - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2003: 24 - 0.6 or 1.1 - 0.0 - 0 - 0.0 (CTS/NP - CTS/NP or WHO-MDB - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2002: 22 - 0.5 or 1.0 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP - CTS/NP or WHO-MDB)
2001: 30 - 0.8 or 0.9 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP - CTS/NP or WHO-MDB)
2000: 37 - 0.9 or 1.2 - 2.7 - 1 - 0.0 (CTS/NP - CTS/NP or WHO-MDB - CTS - CTS - CTS)
1999: 40 - 1.0 or 1.0 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP - CTS/NP or WHO-MDB)
1998: 37 - 1.0 or 0.7 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP - CTS/NP or WHO-MDB)
1997: 39 - 1.1 or 0.8 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP - CTS/NP or WHO-MDB)
1996: 31 - 0.9 or 0.7 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP - CTS/NP or WHO-MDB)
1995: 51 - 1.5 or 0.9 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP - CTS/NP or WHO-MDB)

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-MDB = World Health Organisation Mortality Database; NP = National police]

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: Q6314

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