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

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

2011: nr
2010: nr
2009: 4,947 - 5.4 - nr - nr - nr (CTS)
2008: 5,820 - 6.5 - nr - nr - nr (CTS)
2007: 5,962 - 6.7 - nr - nr - nr (CTS)
2006: 6,196 - 7.1 - nr - nr - nr (CTS - CTS or WHO-MDB)
2005: 6,434 - 7.5 - nr - nr - nr (CTS)
2004: 6,344 - 7.6 - nr - nr - nr (CTS)
2003: 6,436 - 7.8 - 49.9 - 7,349 - 8.9 (CTS - CTS - WHO-MDB - WHO-MDB - WHO-MDB)
2002: 6,553 - 8.1 or 18.4 - nr - nr - nr (CTS - CTS or WHO-MDB)
2001: 5,852 - 7.4 or 18.2 - nr - nr - nr (CTS - CTS or WHO-MDB)
2000: 5,735 - 7.4 or 17.4 - nr - nr - nr (CTS - CTS or WHO-MDB)
1999: 5,703 - 7.5 or 14.7 - nr - nr - nr (CTS - CTS or WHO-MDB)
1998: 5,913 - 8.0 - nr - nr - nr (CTS)
1997: nr
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; 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: Q6315

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