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

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

2011: 130 - 17.2 (OAS/NSO)
2010: 140 - 18.6 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NSO)
2009: 117 - 15.5 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NSO)
2008: 158 - 21.0 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NSO)
2007: 115 - 15.3 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NSO)
2006: 153 - 20.4 or 20.8 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NSO - OAS/NSO or PAHO)
2005: 142 - 19.0 or 18.7 - 61.3 - 85 - 11.5 (OAS/NSO - OAS/NSO or PAHO - WHO-MDB - WHO-MDB - WHO-MDB)
2004: 131 - 17.6 or 14.1 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NSO - OAS/NSO or PAHO)
2003: 206 - 27.8 or 24.1 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NSO - OAS/NSO or PAHO)
2002: 142 - 19.2 or 20.5 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NSO - OAS/NSO or PAHO)
2001: 79 - 10.7 or 9.1 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NSO - OAS/NSO or PAHO)
2000: 74 - 10.1 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NSO)
1999: 91 - 12.4 or 4.5 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NSO - OAS/NSO or PAHO)
1998: 113 - 15.5 or 2.9 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NSO - OAS/NSO or PAHO)
1997: 87 - 11.9 or 3.8 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NSO - OAS/NSO or PAHO)
1996: 88 - 12.1 or 4.3 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NSO - OAS/NSO or PAHO)
1995: 109 - 15.0 or 7.2 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NSO - OAS/NSO or 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; OAS = Organisation of American States; CTS = United Nations Surveys on Crime Trends and the Operations of Criminal Justice Systems; NSO = National statistical office; WHO-MDB = World Health Organisation Mortality 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: Q6329

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