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

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

2011: 738 - 12.6 (NP)
2010: 785 - 13.6 - nr - nr - nr (NP)
2009: 802 - 14.0 - nr - nr - nr (NP)
2008: 736 - 13.1 - 42.1 - 338 - 5.9 (NP)
2007: 714 - 12.8 - 35.2 - 259 - 4.6 (NP)
2006: 722 - 13.1 or 13.2 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
2005: 729 - 13.4 or 17.5 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
2004: 646 - 12.1 or 18.8 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
2003: 635 - 12.0 or 18.7 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
2002: 554 - 10.6 or 12.5 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
2001: 537 - 10.4 or 13.7 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
2000: 476 - 9.4 or 13.0 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
1999: 561 - 11.2 or 13.0 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
1998: 639 - 13.0 or 10.0 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
1997: 679 - 14.1 or 11.7 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
1996: 662 - 14.0 or 11.7 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
1995: 707 - 15.2 - 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

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

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: Q6345

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