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

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

2011: nr
2010: 13,080 - 45.1 - nr - nr - nr (NGO)
2009: 13,985 - 49.0 - 79.5 - 11,115 - 39.0 (NGO)
2008: 14,589 - 52.0 - nr - nr - nr (NGO)
2007: 13,156 - 47.7 or 34.7 - nr - nr - nr (NGO - NGO or PAHO)
2006: 12,257 - 45.2 or 32.8 - nr - nr - nr (NGO - NGO or PAHO)
2005: 9,964 - 37.4 or 31.9 - nr - nr - nr (NGO - NGO or PAHO)
2004: 9,719 - 37.1 or 32.5 - nr - nr - nr (NGO - NGO or PAHO)
2003: 11,342 - 44.1 or 34.6 - nr - nr - nr (NGO - NGO or PAHO)
2002: 9,617 - 38.1 or 34.1 - nr - nr - nr (NGO - NGO or PAHO)
2001: 7,960 - 32.1 or 29.4 - nr - nr - nr (NGO - NGO or PAHO)
2000: 8,022 - 32.9 or 29.3 - nr - nr - nr (NGO - NGO or PAHO)
1999: 5,968 - 25.0 or 19.2 - nr - nr - nr (NGO - NGO or PAHO)
1998: 4,550 - 19.4 or 13.7 - nr - nr - nr (NGO - NGO or PAHO)
1997: 4,225 - 18.4 or 14.1 - nr - nr - nr (NGO - NGO or PAHO)
1996: 4,961 - 22.0 or 14.8 - nr - nr - nr (NGO - NGO or PAHO)
1995: 4,481 - 20.3 - nr - nr - nr (NGO)

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; NGO = Venezuelan Program of Action and Education in Human Rights (PROVEA)]

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: Q6337

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