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UNODC. 2013 ‘Homicide in 207 Countries - Puerto Rico.’ 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 Puerto Rico

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

2011: nr
2010: 983 - 26.2 - nr - nr - nr (NP)
2009: 894 - 23.8 - nr - nr - nr (NP)
2008: 807 - 21.5 - nr - nr - nr (NP)
2007: 731 - 19.4 or 18.1 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
2006: 748 - 19.8 or 18.3 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
2005: 771 - 20.4 or 19.3 - 94.8 - 692 - 18.3 (NP - NP or PAHO - WHO-MDB - WHO-MDB - WHO-MDB)
2004: 797 - 21.0 or 18.5 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
2003: 787 - 20.7 or 19.1 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
2002: 781 - 20.5 or 18.8 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
2001: 747 - 19.6 or 19.7 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
2000: 695 - 18.2 or 17.7 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
1999: 593 - 15.6 or 17.4 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
1998: 652 - 17.2 or 21.3 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
1997: 724 - 19.3 or 23.4 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
1996: 868 - 23.3 or 24.9 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or PAHO)
1995: 864 - 23.3 or 25.1 - nr - nr - nr (NP - NP or 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

[NP = National police; PAHO = Pan American Health Organisation's Core Health Data System; 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: Q6357

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