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

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

2011: 45 - 3.4 - nr - nr - nr (CTS)
2010: 51 - 3.9 - nr - nr - nr (CTS)
2009: 54 - 4.2 - nr - nr - nr (CTS)
2008: 48 - 3.7 or 4.1 - nr - nr - nr (CTS - CTS or WHO-MDB)
2007: 45 - 3.5 or 3.5 - nr - nr - nr (CTS - CTS or WHO-MDB)
2006: 50 - 3.9 or 5.1 - 2.0 - 1 - 0.1 (CTS - CTS or WHO-MDB - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2005: 37 - 2.9 or 3.7 - 0.0 - 0 - 0.0 (CTS - CTS or WHO-MDB - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2004: 35 - 2.8 or 2.8 - nr - nr - nr (CTS - CTS or WHO-MDB)
2003: 36 - 2.9 or 2.6 - nr - nr - nr (CTS - CTS or WHO-MDB)
2002: 30 - 2.5 or 2.4 - nr - nr - nr (CTS - CTS or WHO-MDB)
2001: 28 - 2.3 or 2.2 - nr - nr - nr (CTS - CTS or WHO-MDB)
2000: 26 - 2.2 or 2.7 - nr - nr - nr (CTS - CTS or WHO-MDB)
1999: 23 - 1.9 or 2.9 - nr - nr - nr (CTS - CTS or WHO-MDB)
1998: 31 - 2.6 or 2.4 - nr - nr - nr (CTS - CTS or WHO-MDB)
1997: 24 - 2.1 - nr - nr - nr (CTS)
1996: 34 - 3.0 - nr - nr - nr (CTS)
1995: 25 - 2.2 - nr - nr - nr (CTS)

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

[CTS = United Nations Surveys on Crime Trends and the Operations of Criminal Justice Systems; WHO-MDB = World Health Organisation Mortality Database]

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: Q6416

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