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

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

2011: 1,133 - 41.2 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP)
2010: 1,445 - 52.7 - 75.6 - 1,080 - 39.4 (CTS/NP)
2009: 1,683 - 61.6 - 76.7 - 1,290 - 47.2 (CTS/NP)
2008: 1,619 - 59.5 - 77.4 - 1,253 - 46.1 (CTS/NP)
2007: 1,584 - 58.5 - 78.9 - 1,249 - 46.1 (CTS/NP)
2006: 1,340 - 49.7 - 75.2 - 1,008 - 37.4 (CTS/NP)
2005: 1,674 - 62.4 - 76.3 - 1,278 - 47.7 (CTS/NP)
2004: 1,471 - 55.2 - 75.5 - 1,111 - 41.7 (CTS/NP)
2003: 975 - 36.8 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP)
2002: 1,045 - 39.8 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP)
2001: 1,139 - 43.7 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP)
2000: 887 - 34.4 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP)
1999: 854 - 33.4 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP)
1998: 859 - 33.9 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP)
1997: 1,038 - 41.4 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP)
1996: 925 - 37.2 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP)
1995: 780 - 31.7 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NP)

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

[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: Q6360

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