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UNODC. 2013 ‘Homicide in 207 Countries - Bahamas.’ 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 the Bahamas

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

2011: 127 - 36.6 (OAS)
2010: 96 or 94 - 28.0 or 27.4 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO/OAS or OAS - PAHO/OAS or OAS)
2009: 85 or 87 - 25.1 or 25.7 - 61.2 - 52 - 15.4 (PAHO/OAS or OAS - PAHO/OAS or OAS - CTS - CTS - CTS)
2008: 72 - 21.6 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO/OAS)
2007: 78 - 23.7 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO/OAS)
2006: 62 - 19.1 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO/OAS)
2005: 54 or 52 - 16.3 or 16.9 - nr - nr (PAHO/OAS or OAS - PAHO/OAS and OAS or PAHO)
2004: 43 or 44 - 14.0 or 13.7 - nr - nr (PAHO/OAS or OAS - PAHO/OAS and OAS or PAHO)
2003: 49 or 50 - 16.1 or 15.8 - nr - nr (PAHO/OAS or OAS - PAHO/OAS and OAS or PAHO)
2002: 50 or 52 - 17.0 or 16.3 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO/OAS or OAS - PAHO/OAS and OAS or PAHO)
2001: 49 or 43 - 14.3 or 16.2 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO/OAS or OAS - PAHO/OAS and OAS or PAHO)
2000: 62 or 74 - 24.9 or 20.8 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO/OAS or OAS - PAHO/OAS and OAS or PAHO)
1999: 53 - 18.1 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO/OAS)
1998: 48 - 16.6 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO/OAS)
1997: 47 - 16.2 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO/OAS)
1996: 41 - 14.4 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO/OAS)
1995: 42 - 15.0 - nr - nr - nr (PAHO/OAS)

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; OAS = Organisation of American States, Observatory on Citizen Security; CTS = United Nations Surveys on Crime Trends and the Operations of Criminal Justice Systems]

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: Q6390

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