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

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

2011: 15,572 - 33.2 (NP/CTS)
2010: 15,459 - 33.4 - 81.1 - 12,539 - 27.1 (NP/CTS - NP - NP - NP)
2009: 15,817 - 34.6 - 81.0 - 12,808 - 28.1 (NP/CTS - NP - NP - NP)
2008: 16,140 - 35.9 - 79.9 - 12,896 - 28.7 (NP/CTS - NP - NP - NP)
2007: 17,198 - 38.8 or 54.0 - 80.3 - 13,818 - 31.2 (NP/CTS - NP/CTS or PAHO - NP - NP - NP)
2006: 17,479 - 40.0 or 55.3 - 79.6 - 13,915 - 31.8 (NP/CTS - NP/CTS or PAHO - NP - NP - NP)
2005: 18,111 - 42.1 or 52.5 - 81.5 - 14,763 - 34.3 (NP/CTS - NP/CTS or PAHO - NP - NP - NP)
2004: 20,210 - 47.7 or 65.6 - 84.0 - 16,979 - 40.1 (NP/CTS - NP/CTS or PAHO - NP - NP - NP)
2003: 23,523 - 56.4 or 72.8 - nr - nr - nr (NP/CTS - NP/CTS or PAHO)
2002: 28,837 - 70.2 or 89.1 - nr - nr - nr (NP/CTS - NP/CTS or PAHO)
2001: 27,840 - 68.9 or 83.6 - nr - nr - nr (NP/CTS - NP/CTS or PAHO)
2000: 26,540 - 66.7 or 80.7 - nr - nr - nr (NP/CTS - NP/CTS or PAHO)
1999: 24,358 - 62.3 or 80.7 - nr - nr - nr (NP/CTS - NP/CTS or PAHO)
1998: 23,096 - 60.1 or 80.1 - nr - nr - nr (NP/CTS - NP/CTS or PAHO)
1997: 25,379 - 67.2 or 75.0 - nr - nr - nr (NP/CTS - NP/CTS or PAHO)
1996: 26,642 - 71.8 or 80.1 - nr - nr - nr (NP/CTS - NP/CTS or PAHO)
1995: 25,398 - 69.7 or 76.6 - nr - nr - nr (NP/CTS - NP/CTS 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

[CTS = United Nations Surveys on Crime Trends and the Operations of Criminal Justice Systems; NP = National police; PAHO = Pan American Health Organisation's Core Health Data System]

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: Q6338

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