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

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

2011: nr
2010: 2,638 - 18.2 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NP)
2009: 2,625 - 18.4 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NP)
2008: 2,607 or 3,050 - 18.5 or 21.7 - 68.7 - 1,790 - 12.7 (OAS/NP or PAHO- OAS/NP or PAHO - CTS/SES - CTS/SES - CTS/SES)
2007: 2,273 or 2,867 - 16.4 or 20.7 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NP or PAHO)
2006: 2,385 or 2,892 - 17.5 or 21.2 - 68.6 - 1,635 - 12.0 (OAS/NP or PAHO - OAS/NP or PAHO - CTS/SES - CTS/SES - CTS/SES)
2005: 2,121 or 2,470 - 15.8 or 18.4 - 80.8 - 1,714 - 12.8 (OAS/NP or PAHO - OAS/NP or PAHO - CTS/SES - CTS/SES - CTS/SES)
2004: 2,390 or 2,364 - 18.1 or 17.9 - 61.6 - 1,472 - 11.1 (OAS/NP or PAHO - OAS/NP or PAHO - CTS/SES - CTS/SES - CTS/SES)
2003: 1,792 - 13.8 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO)
2002: 2,081 - 16.3 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO)
2001: 1,996 - 15.9 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO)
2000: 2,086 - 16.9 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO)
1999: 2,150 - 17.7 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO)
1998: 1,830 - 15.3 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO)
1997: 1,472 - 12.5 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO)
1996: 1,865 - 16.1 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO)
1995: 1,526 - 13.4 - 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; NP = National police; OAS = Organization of American States - Observatory on Citizen Security; CTS = United Nations Surveys on Crime Trends and the Operations of Criminal Justice Systems; SES = Regional System of Standardised Citizen Security and Coexistence Indicators]

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: Q6332

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