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UNODC. 2013 ‘Homicide in 207 Countries - Dominican Republic.’ 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 the Dominican Republic

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

2011: 2,513 - 25.0 - nr - nr - nr (NGO/SES)
2010: 2,472 or 2,474 - 24.9 - 65.5 - 1,618 - 16.3 (NP/NGO/SES or NGO/SES - NGO/SES - SES/NP - SES/NP - SES/NP)
2009: 2,375 - 24.2 - 69.5 - 1,651 - 16.9 (NGO/SES - NGO/SES - SES/NP - SES/NP - SES/NP)
2008: 2,394 - 24.8 - 75.1 - 1,797 - 18.6 (NGO/SES - NGO/SES - SES/NP - SES/NP - SES/NP)
2007: 2,111 - 22.1 - nr - nr - nr (NGO/SES)
2006: 2,144 - 22.8 - nr - nr - nr (NGO/SES)
2005: 2,394 - 25.8 - nr - nr - nr (NGO/SES)
2004: 2,239 - 24.5 or 9.9 - nr - nr - nr (NGO/SES - NGO/SES or PAHO)
2003: 1,902 - 21.1 or 7.6 - nr - nr - nr (NGO/SES - NGO/SES or PAHO)
2002: 1,279 - 14.4 or 8.5 - nr - nr - nr (NGO/SES - NGO/SES or PAHO)
2001: 1,095 - 12.5 or 9.6 - nr - nr - nr (NGO/SES - NGO/SES or PAHO)
2000: 1,210 - 14.1 or 12.7 - nr - nr - nr (NGO/SES - NGO/SES or PAHO)
1999: 1,066 - 12.6 or 15.0 - nr - nr - nr (NGO/SES - NGO/SES or PAHO)
1998: 1,121 - 13.5 or 15.4 - nr - nr - nr (NGO/SES - NGO/SES or PAHO)
1997: 1,038 - 12.7 or 13.4 - nr - nr - nr (NGO/SES - NGO/SES or PAHO)
1996: 1,032 - 12.8 or 10.5 - nr - nr - nr (NGO/SES - NGO/SES or PAHO)
1995: 1,007 - 12.7 or 9.8 - nr - nr - nr (NGO/SES - NGO/SES 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; NGO = Mayra Brea de Cabral and Edylberto Cabral (2009), "Violence in the Dominican Republic: nature, recent developments and prospects for control". Data from the national police and the Attorney General of the Dominican Republic; SES = Regional System of Standardized Citizen Security and Coexistence Indicators]

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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