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

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

2011: 529 - 1.5 (CTS)
2010: 492 - 1.4 - nr - nr - nr (CTS)
2009: 540 or 610 - 1.6 or 1.8 - 32.0 - 173 - 0.5 (CTS or NSO/CTS - CTS or NSO/CTS - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2008: 555 - 1.7 or 1.8 - 35.3 - 196 - 0.6 (CTS - CTS or NSO/CTS - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2007: 539 - 1.6 or 1.8 - 34.7 - 187 - 0.6 (CTS - CTS or NSO/CTS - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2006: 559 - 1.7 or 1.9 - 33.5 - 187 - 0.6 (CTS - CTS or NSO/CTS - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2005: 594 - 1.8 - 36.2 - 215 - 0.7 (CTS - CTS and NSO/CTS - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2004: 550 - 1.7 or 2.0 or 1.6 - 30.2 - 166 - 0.5 (CTS - CTS or NSO/CTS or PAHO - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2003: 549 - 1.7 or 1.4 - 28.6 - 157 - 0.5 (CTS - CTS and NSO/CTS or PAHO - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2002: 523 - 1.7 or 1.9 or 1.5 - 27.5 - 144 - 0.5 (CTS - CTS or NSO/CTS or PAHO - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2001: 553 - 1.8 or 1.5 - 30.4 - 168 - 0.5 (CTS - CTS and NSO/CTS or PAHO - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2000: 489 - 1.6 or 1.8 or 1.5 - nr - nr - nr (CTS - CTS or NSO/CTS or PAHO)
1999: 482 - 1.6 or 1.8 or 1.5 - 34.2 - 165 - 0.5 (CTS - CTS or NSO/CTS or PAHO - CTS - CTS - CTS)
1998: 506 - 1.7 or 1.9 or 1.6 - 29.8 - 151 - 0.5 (CTS - CTS or NSO/CTS or PAHO - CTS - CTS - CTS)
1997: 523 - 1.8 or 2.0 or 1.4 - 35.6 - 186 - 0.6 (CTS - CTS or NSO/CTS or PAHO - CTS - CTS - CTS)
1996: 575 - 1.9 or 2.1 or 1.7 - 36.0 - 207 - 0.7 (CTS - CTS or NSO/CTS or PAHO - CTS - CTS - CTS)
1995: 538 - 1.8 or 2.0 or 1.7 - 31.2 - 168 - 0.6 (CTS - CTS or NSO/CTS or PAHO - CTS - CTS - CTS)

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; CTS = United Nations Surveys on Crime Trends and the Operations of Criminal Justice Systems; NSO = National statistical office]

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: Q6341

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