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

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

2011: 42,785 - 21.8 (MoJ/CTS)
2010: 43,684 - 22.4 - nr - nr - nr (MoJ/CTS)
2009: 43,909 or 42,023 - 22.7 or 21.7 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO or MoJ/CTS)
2008: 57,271 or 43,635 - 29.9 or 22.8 - 70.8 - 34,678 - 18.1 (PAHO or MoJ/CTS - PAHO or MoJ/CTS - MoH - MoH - MoH)
2007: 55,611 or 38,716 - 29.3 or 20.4 - 70.8 - 34,147 - 18.0 (PAHO or MoJ/CTS - PAHO or MoJ/CTS - MoH - MoH - MoH)
2006: 58,643 or 39,420 - 31.2 or 21.0 - 70.3 - 34,921 - 18.6 (PAHO or MoJ/CTS - PAHO or MoJ/CTS - MoH - MoH - MoH)
2005: 54,308 or 40,974 - 29.2 or 22.0 - 69.4 - 33,419 - 18.0 (PAHO or MoJ/CTS - PAHO or MoJ/CTS - MoH - MoH - MoH)
2004: 57,185 or 40,793 - 31.1 or 22.2 - 69.9 - 34,187 - 18.6 (PAHO or MoJ/CTS - PAHO or MoJ/CTS - MoH - MoH - MoH)
2003: 60,121 - 33.1 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO)
2002: 57,910 - 32.3 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO)
2001: 55,539 - 31.4 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO)
2000: 51,804 - 29.7 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO)
1999: 52,269 - 30.4 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO)
1998: 49,976 - 29.5 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO)
1997: 47,891 - 28.7 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO)
1996: 44,372 - 27.0 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO)
1995: 41,595 - 25.7 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO)

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

[PAHO = Pan American Health Organisation's Core Health Data System; MoJ = Ministry of Justice; CTS = United Nations Surveys on Crime Trends and the Operations of Criminal Justice Systems; MoH = Ministry of Health]

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: Q6339

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