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

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

2011: 114 - 1.1 (CTS/Eurostat)
2010: 124 - 1.2 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat)
2009: 130 - 1.2 or 1.0 - 33.8 - 44 - 0.4 (CTS/Eurostat - CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2008: 124 - 1.2 or 1.4 - 43.5 - 54 - 0.5 (CTS/Eurostat - CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2007: 185 - 1.7 or 0.9 - 28.6 - 53 - 0.5 (CTS/Eurostat - CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2006: 155 - 1.5 - 51.6 - 80 - 0.8 (CTS/Eurostat - CTS/Eurostat - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2005: 133 - 1.3 - 50.4 - 68 - 0.6 (CTS/Eurostat - CTS/Eurostat - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2004: 144 - 1.4 or 0.9 - 50.0 - 72 - 0.7 (CTS/Eurostat - CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2003: 149 - 1.4 or 1.5 - 53.0 - 79 - 0.8 (CTS/Eurostat - CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2002: 119 - 1.1 or 1.6 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat - CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA)
2001: 105 - 1.0 or 1.3 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat - CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA)
2000: 116 - 1.1 or 1.0 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat - CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA)
1999: 109 - 1.1 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat - CTS/Eurostat and WHO-HFA)
1998: 125 - 1.2 or 1.4 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat - CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA)
1997: 114 - 1.1 or 1.3 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat - CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA)
1996: 106 - 1.0 or 1.2 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/Eurostat - CTS/Eurostat or WHO-HFA)
1995: nr - 1.7 - nr - nr - nr (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

[CTS = United Nations Surveys on Crime Trends and the Operations of Criminal Justice Systems; WHO-HFA = World Health Organisation European Health For All database; Eurostat = The statistical office of the European Union. Offences recorded by the 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)

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