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

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

2011: nr
2010: nr
2009: nr
2008: 1,956 or 18,422 - 1.3 or 12.2 - nr - nr - nr (NGO or WHO - NGO or WHO)
2007: 1,981 - 1.3 - nr - nr - nr (NGO)
2006: 2,000 - 1.4 - nr - nr - nr (NGO)
2005: 2,074 - 1.5 - nr - nr - nr (NGO)
2004: 2,550 - 1.9 - nr - nr - nr (NGO)
2003: 2,136 - 1.6 - nr - nr - nr (NGO)
2002: 2,117 - 1.6 - nr - nr - nr (NGO)
2001: 2,120 - 1.7 - nr - nr - nr (NGO)
2000: 1,255 - 1.0 - nr - nr - nr (NGO)
1999: 1,645 - 1.4 - nr - nr - nr (NGO)
1998: 1,670 - 1.4 - nr - nr - nr (NGO)
1997: 1,730 - 1.5 - nr - nr - nr (NGO)
1996: 1,561 - 1.4 - nr - nr - nr (NGO)
1995: 1,585 - 1.4 - nr - nr - nr (NGO)

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

[WHO = World Health Organisation Causes of Death 2008 dataset; NGO = Cleen Foundation, Lagos: www.cleen.org. Homicide data based on police annual reports]

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: Q6391

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