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UNODC. 2013 ‘Homicide in 207 Countries - Sri Lanka.’ 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 Sri Lanka

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

2011: nr
2010: 745 - 3.6 - nr - nr - nr (NP)
2009: 958 - 4.6 - nr - nr - nr (NP)
2008: 1,488 - 7.3 - nr - nr - nr (NP)
2007: 1,663 - 8.2 - nr - nr - nr (NP)
2006: 2,045 - 10.2 - nr - nr - nr (NP)
2005: 1,221 - 6.2 - nr - nr - nr (NP)
2004: nr - nr - 21.1 - 291 - 1.5 (CTS - CTS - CTS)
2003: nr - 3.7 - 13.3 - 174 - 0.9 (WHO-MDB - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2002: nr - 4.5 - nr - nr - nr (WHO-MDB)
2001: nr - 4.1 - nr - nr - nr (WHO-MDB)
2000: nr - 5.1 - nr - nr - nr (WHO-MDB)
1999: nr - 4.7 - nr - nr - nr (WHO-MDB)
1998: nr - 4.3 - nr - nr - nr (WHO-MDB)
1997: nr - 4.8 - nr - nr - nr (WHO-MDB)
1996: nr
1995: nr

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; NP = National police; 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: Q6298

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