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UNODC. 2013 ‘Homicide in 207 Countries - Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.’ 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 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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

2011: 21 - 19.2 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NGO/CTS)
2010: 25 - 22.9 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NGO/CTS)
2009: 20 - 18.3 - 30.0 - 6 - 5.5 (OAS/NGO/CTS - OAS/NGO/CTS - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2008: 16 - 14.7 or 8.2 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NGO/CTS - OAS/NGO/CTS or PAHO)
2007: 36 - 33.0 or 33.9 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NGO/CTS - OAS/NGO/CTS or PAHO)
2006: 13 - 11.9 or 11.9 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NGO/CTS - OAS/NGO/CTS or PAHO)
2005: 23 - 21.1 or 22.1 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NG/CTS - OAS/NGO/CTS or PAHO)
2004: 28 - 25.8 or 26.7 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NGO/CTS - OAS/NGO/CTS or PAHO)
2003: 18 - 16.6 or 8.5 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NGO/CTS - OAS/NGO/CTS or PAHO)
2002: 20 - 18.5 or 13.9 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NGO/CTS - OAS/NGO/CTS or PAHO)
2001: 12 - 11.1 or 10.3 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NGO/CTS - OAS/NGO/CTS or PAHO)
2000: 20 - 18.5 or 12.9 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NGO/CTS - OAS/NGO/CTS or PAHO)
1999: 14 - 13.0 or 10.4 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NGO/CTS - OAS/NGO/CTS or PAHO)
1998: 24 - 22.2 or 17.4 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NGO/CTS - OAS/NGO/CTS or PAHO)
1997: 9 - 8.3 or 3.5 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NGO/CTS - OAS/NGO/CTS or PAHO)
1996: 24 - 22.2 or 7.9 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NGO/CTS - OAS/NGO/CTS or PAHO)
1995: 20 - 18.5 or 12.4 - nr - nr - nr (OAS/NGO/CTS - OAS/NGO/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

[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; NGO = Annita Montoute and David Anyanwu (2009), "Situational Analysis of Gun Related Crime in the Caribbean: The Case of Trinidad & Tobago; Antigua & Barbuda; St Vincent & the Grenadines and St. Lucia". Prepared for the Coalition for Development and the Reduction of Armed Violence; 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: Q6354

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