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

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

2011: 5,681 - 38.5 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP)
2010: 5,960 - 41.4 - 84.0 - 5,009 - 34.8 (CTS/NP)
2009: 6,498 - 46.3 - 83.2 - 5,405 - 38.5 (CTS/NP)
2008: 6,292 - 46.0 or 40.7 - 83.2 - 5,237 - 38.3 (CTS/NP - CTS/NP or PAHO - CTS/NP - CTS/NP - CTS/NP)
2007: 5,781 - 43.3 or 33.8 - 82.6 - 4,776 - 35.8 (CTS/NP - CTS/NP or PAHO - CTS/NP - CTS/NP - CTS/NP)
2006: 5,885 - 45.1 or 33.3 - 78.3 - 4,610 - 35.4 (CTS/NP - CTS/NP or PAHO - CTS/NP - CTS/NP - CTS/NP)
2005: 5,338 - 42.0 or 34.6 - 79.4 - 4,239 - 33.3 (CTS/NP - CTS/NP or PAHO - CTS/NP - CTS/NP - CTS/NP)
2004: 4,507 - 36.3 or 27.5 - 80.8 - 3,643 - 29.4 (CTS/NP - CTS/NP or PAHO - CTS/NP - CTS/NP - CTS/NP)
2003: 4,237 - 35.0 or 27.8 - 81.4 - 3,451 - 28.5 (CTS/NP - CTS/NP or PAHO - CTS/NP - CTS/NP - CTS/NP)
2002: 3,631 - 30.8 or 23.7 - 75.5 - 2,743 - 23.2 (CTS/NP - CTS/NP or PAHO - CTS/NP - CTS/NP - CTS/NP)
2001: 3,230 - 28.1 or 20.0 - 74.9 - 2,419 - 21.0 (CTS/NP - CTS/NP or PAHO - CTS/NP - CTS/NP - CTS/NP)
2000: 2,904 - 25.8 or 19.3 - 72.6 - 2,109 - 18.8 (CTS/NP - CTS/NP or PAHO - CTS/NP - CTS/NP - CTS/NP)
1999: 2,655 - 24.2 or 18.0 - 69.3 - 1,839 - 16.8 (CTS/NP - CTS/NP or PAHO - CTS/NP - CTS/NP - CTS/NP)
1998: 3,310 - 30.9 or 26.2 - 72.3 - 2,392 - 22.3 (CTS/NP - CTS/NP or PAHO - CTS/NP - CTS/NP - CTS/NP)
1997: 3,998 - 38.1 or 28.7 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP - CTS/NP or PAHO)
1996: 3,619 - 35.3 or 21.2 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP - CTS/NP or PAHO)
1995: 3,260 - 32.5 or 19.7 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP - CTS/NP 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; NP = National police; CTS = United Nations Surveys on Crime Trends and the Operations of Criminal Justice Systems]

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: Q6347

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