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

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

2011: 759 - 21.3 (NP)
2010: 759 - 21.6 - 75.0 - 569 - 16.2 (NP - NP - MoJ - MoJ - MoJ)
2009: 818 - 23.6 - 81.5 - 667 - 19.3 (NP - NP - MoJ - MoJ - MoJ)
2008: 654 - 19.2 or 20.2 - 79.4 - 519 - 15.2 (NP - NP or PAHO - MoJ - MoJ - MoJ)
2007: 444 - 13.3 or 15.5 - 65.1 - 289 - 8.6 (NP - NP or PAHO - MoJ - MoJ - MoJ)
2006: 371 - 11.3 or 12.7 - 68.7 - 255 - 7.7 (NP - NP or PAHO - MoJ - MoJ - MoJ)
2005: 364 - 11.2 or 13.5 - 57.1 - 208 - 6.4 (NP - NP or PAHO - MoJ - MoJ - MoJ)
2004: 308 - 9.7 or 12.4 - 60.1 - 185 - 5.8 (NP - NP or PAHO - MoJ - MoJ - MoJ)
2003: 338 - 10.8 or 13.8 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
2002: 380 - 12.4 or 14.9 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
2001: 306 - 10.2 or 12.4 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
2000: 299 - 10.1 or 12.0 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
1999: 285 - 9.8 or 10.6 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
1998: 281 - 9.9 or 10.8 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
1997: 315 - 11.3 or 12.2 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
1996: 248 - 9.1 or 9.4 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
1995: 377 - 14.1 - nr - nr - nr (NP)

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

[NP = National police; PAHO = Pan American Health Organisation's Core Health Data System; 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: Q6343

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