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

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

2011: 199 - 5.9 - nr - nr - nr (MoI/SES/OAS)
2010: 205 - 6.1 - nr - nr - nr (MoI/SES/OAS)
2009: 227 - 6.8 - nr - nr - nr (MoI/SES/OAS)
2008: 221 - 6.6 - nr - nr - nr (MoI/SES/OAS)
2007: 193 - 5.8 - nr - nr - nr (MoI/SES/OAS)
2006: 203 - 6.1 - nr - nr - nr (MoI/SES/OAS)
2005: 188 - 5.7 - nr - nr - nr (MoI/SES/OAS)
2004: 200 - 6.0 or 4.6 - 46.5 - 93 - 2.8 (MoI/SES/OAS - MoI/SES/OAS or PAHO - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2003: 197 - 5.9 or 4.7 - 44.2 - 87 - 2.6 (MoI/SES/OAS - MoI/SES/OAS or PAHO - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2002: 231 - 6.9 - 47.2 - 109 - 3.3 (MoI/SES/OAS - MoI/SES/OAS - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2001: 218 - 6.6 or 4.9 - 83.5 - 182 - 5.5 (MoI/SES/OAS - MoI/SES/OAS or PAHO - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2000: 214 - 6.4 or 5.5 - 39.3 - 84 - 2.5 (MoI/SES/OAS - MoI/SES/OAS or PAHO - CTS - CTS - CTS)
1999: nr - 5.4 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO)
1998: nr - 5.8 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO)
1997: nr - 4.7 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO)
1996: nr - 4.4 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO)
1995: nr - 4.7 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO)

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

[PAHO = Pan American Health Organisation's Core Health Data System; MoI = Ministry of the Interior; SES = Regional System of Standardised Citizen Security and Coexistence Indicators; OAS = Organisation of American States; 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: Q6328

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