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UNODC. 2013 ‘Homicide in 207 Countries - United Kingdom.’ 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 United Kingdom

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

2010: nr
2009: 724 - 1.2 or 0.3 - nr - nr - nr (Eurostat - Eurostat or WHO-HFA)
2008: 769 - 1.3 or 0.4 - nr - nr - nr (Eurostat - Eurostat or WHO-HFA)
2007: 889 - 1.5 or 0.4 - nr - nr - nr (Eurostat - Eurostat or WHO-HFA)
2006: 858 - 1.4 or 0.5 - nr - nr - nr (Eurostat - Eurostat or WHO-HFA)
2005: 832 - 1.4 or 0.5 - nr - nr - nr (Eurostat - Eurostat or WHO-HFA)
2004: 958 - 1.6 or 0.5 - nr - nr - nr (Eurostat - Eurostat or WHO-HFA)
2003: 1,045 - 1.8 or 0.5 - nr - nr - nr (Eurostat - Eurostat or WHO-HFA)
2002: 1,217 - 2.1 or 0.5 - nr - nr - nr (Eurostat - Eurostat or WHO-HFA)
2001: 1,056 - 1.8 or 0.4 - nr - nr - nr (Eurostat - Eurostat or WHO-HFA)
2000: 1,005 - 1.7 or 1.1 - nr - nr - nr (Eurostat - Eurostat or WHO-HFA)
1999: 920 - 1.6 or 0.8 - nr - nr - nr (Eurostat - Eurostat or WHO-HFA)
1998: 921 - 1.6 or 0.8 - nr - nr - nr (Eurostat - Eurostat or WHO-HFA)
1997: 871 - 1.5 or 0.7 - nr - nr - nr (Eurostat - Eurostat or WHO-HFA)
1996: 852 - 1.5 or 0.9 - nr - nr - nr (Eurostat - Eurostat or WHO-HFA)
1995: 910 - 1.6 or 1.1 - nr - nr - nr (Eurostat - Eurostat or WHO-HFA)

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

[Eurostat = The statistical office of the European Union. Offences recorded by the police; WHO-HFA = World Health Organization Health For All 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)

ID: Q6218

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