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UNODC. 2013 ‘Homicide in 207 Countries - Trinidad and Tobago.’ 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 Trinidad and Tobago

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

2011: 352 - 26.1 (OAS)
2010: 472 or 473 - 35.2 or 35.3 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO/OAS/NP or OAS - OAS/NP or OAS )
2009: 506 - 37.9 - 72.1 - 365 - 27.3 (PAHO/OAS/NP - OAS/NP - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2008: 547 - 41.1 - 79.5 - 435 - 32.7 (PAHO/OAS/NP - OAS/NP - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2007: 391 - 29.5 - 78.3 - 306 - 23.1 (PAHO/OAS/NP - OAS/NP - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2006: 399 or 371 - 30.2 or 28.1 - 72.5 - 269 - 20.4 (PAHO/OAS/NP or OAS - PAHO/OAS/NP or OAS - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2005: 397 or 386 - 29.3 - 70.5 - 272 - 20.7 (PAHO/OAS/NP or OAS - OAS - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2004: 292 or 260 - 19.8 - 69.0 - 180 - 13.7 (PAHO/OAS/NP or OAS - OAS - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2003: 229 - 17.5 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO/OAS/NP - OAS/NP)
2002: 178 or 171 - 13.1 or 13.7 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO/OAS/NP or OAS - OAS or NP)
2001: 196 or 151 - 11.6 or 15.1 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO/OAS/NP or OAS - OAS or NP)
2000: 156 or 120 - 9.3 or 12.1 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO/OAS/NP or OAS - OAS or NP)
1999: 115 - 7.2 or 8.9 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO/OAS/NP - OAS or NP)
1998: 109 - 7.6 or 8.5 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO/OAS/NP - OAS or NP)
1997: 106 - 8.3 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO/OAS/NP - PAHO)
1996: 122 - 9.6 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO/OAS/NP - PAHO)
1995: 135 - 10.7 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO/OAS/NP - 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

[OAS = Organisation of American States - Observatory on Citizen Security. Number of offences of intentional homicide recorded by the police; 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)

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