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UNODC. 2004 ‘Recorded Intentional Homicide, Completed.’ Seventh United Nations Survey of Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (1998-2000); Section 2. Vienna: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 19 March

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Reported overall homicide numbers and rates, and firearm-related homicide numbers and rates per 100,000 population for 73 countries, 1998-2000.

Section 2: Crimes recorded in criminal (police) statistics, by type of crime including attempts to commit crimes;

02.02: Total recorded intentional homicide, completed
02.04: Total recorded intentional homicides committed with a firearm*
03.02: Committed intentional homicide suspects
03.04: Intentional homicide committed with a firearm suspects
06.02: Total prosecuted for committed intentional homicide
06.03: Total prosecuted for attempted intentional homicide
06.04: Total prosecuted for intentional homicide committed with a firearm
10.02: Total convicted for committing intentional homicide
10.04: Total convicted for committing intentional homicide with a firearm

Note on compiling and comparing International Crime Statistics:

Statistics reported to the United Nations in the context of its various surveys on crime levels and criminal justice trends are incidents of victimization that have been reported to the authorities in any given country. That means that this data is subject to the problems of accuracy of all official crime data.

[*In category 02.04, some police respondents include attempted (uncompleted) homicides, i.e. alleged or prosecuted, non-fatal firearm assaults. In such cases the 'firearm homicide' figure can be overstated.]

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