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

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

2011: nr
2010: 743 - 3.2 - nr - nr - nr (NSO)
2009: 832 - 3.6 - nr - nr - nr (NSO)
2008: 803 - 3.5 - 15.9 - 128 - 0.6 (NSO - NSO - MoJ - MoJ - MoJ)
2007: 881 - 3.8 - 17.4 - 153 - 0.7 (NSO - NSO - MoJ - MoJ - MoJ)
2006: 921 - 4.0 - 16.4 - 151 - 0.7 (NSO - NSO - MoJ - MoJ - MoJ)
2005: 903 - 4.0 - 20.4 - 184 - 0.8 (NSO - NSO - MoJ - MoJ - MoJ)
2004: 910 - 4.0 - 23.6 - 215 - 0.9 (NSO - NSO - MoJ - MoJ - MoJ)
2003: 1,057 - 4.7 - 16.9 - 179 - 0.8 (NSO - NSO - MoJ - MoJ - MoJ)
2002: 1,156 - 5.1 - 14.5 - 168 - 0.7 (NSO - NSO - MoJ - MoJ - MoJ)
2001: 1,072 - 4.8 - 12.8 - 137 - 0.6 (NSO - NSO - MoJ - MoJ - MoJ)
2000: 1,132 - 5.1 - 10.4 - 118 - 0.5 (NSO - NSO - MoJ - MoJ - MoJ)
1999: 1,269 - 5.7 - 10.3 - 131 - 0.6 (NSO - NSO - MoJ - MoJ - MoJ)
1998: 1,341 - 6.1 - 8.4 - 112 - 0.5 (NSO - NSO - MoJ - MoJ - MoJ)
1997: 1,712 - 7.9 - nr - nr - nr (NSO)
1996: 1,798 - 8.4 - nr - nr - nr (NSO)
1995: 1,765 - 8.3 - nr - nr - nr (NSO)

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

[NSO = National statistical office; MoJ = Ministry of Justice]

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: Q6321

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