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The number of homicides per 100.000 inhabitants. The official definition of intentional homicide, unlawful death deliberately inflicted on one person by another person (OECD, 2011), is used. The dataset excludes civilian and military deaths inflicted during inter-state wars and deaths caused by civil wars (OECD, 2014).
When using this dataset please cite: Baten, J, Bierman, W., Foldvari, P. and van Zanden, J. L.: Chapter 8 Personal security since 1820 In How Was Life? Global Well-being since 1820 (Jan Luiten van Zanden, Joerg Baten, Marco Mira dercole, Auke Rijpma, Marcel Timmer eds,), OECD, Paris, 2014
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