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UNODC. 2013 ‘Homicide in 207 Countries - New Zealand.’ 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 New Zealand

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

2011: 39 - 0.9 (NP)
2010: 46 - 1.1 - nr - nr - nr (NP)
2009: 66 - 1.5 - nr - nr - nr (NP)
2008: 51 - 1.2 - 13.5 - 7 - 0.2 (NP - NP - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2007: 48 - 1.1 - 10.4 - 5 - 0.1 (NP - NP - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2006: 49 - 1.2 - 18.4 - 9 - 0.2 (NP - NP - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2005: 61 - 1.5 or 1.8 - 14.8 - 9 - 0.2 (NP - NP or WHO-MDB - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2004: 45 - 1.1 or 1.2 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or WHO-MDB)
2003: 44 - 1.1 or 1.4 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or WHO-MDB)
2002: 60 - 1.5 or 1.8 - 16.7 - 10 - 0.3 (NP - NP or WHO-MDB - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2001: 51 - 1.3 or 1.4 - 11.8 - 6 - 0.2 (NP - NP or WHO-MDB - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2000: 52 - 1.3 or 1.5 - 13.5 - 7 - 0.2 (NP - NP or WHO-MDB - CTS - CTS - CTS)
1999: 45 - 1.2 or 1.4 - 10.0 - 5 - 0.1 (NP - NP or WHO-MDB - CTS - CTS - CTS)
1998: 49 - 1.3 or 1.5 - 7.5 - 4 - 0.1 (NP - NP or WHO-MDB - CTS - CTS - CTS)
1997: 60 - 1.6 or 1.9 - 19.7 - 13 - 0.3 (NP - NP or WHO-MDB - CTS - CTS - CTS)
1996: 48 - 1.3 - 16.4 - 9 - 0.2 (NP - NP - CTS - CTS - CTS)
1995: 40 - 1.1 - 22.5 - 9 - 0.2 (NP - NP - CTS - CTS - 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; NP = National police]

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: Q6248

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