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Homicide in Finland, the Netherlands and Sweden: A First Study on the European Homicide Monitor Data

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General Info
Geography 
Finland (FIN)
Sweden (SWE)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2003 - 12/2006
Data type
Summary 

This study introduces and describes the European Homicide Monitor, a European Union-funded project to create a database for the detailed comparison of all homicides in Finland, the Netherlands, and Sweden.

The study includes a description of the aim of the project, the data collection methodology, and analysis and results on known occurrences of homicides in Finland, the Netherlands, and Sweden from 2003 through 2006. For this time period, there were a total of 1,577 cases of homicide in the three countries.

Citation
Publication year 
2011
Suggested citation 
Leiden University, National Research Institute of Legal Policy, University of Helsinki (Finland), Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention. Homicide in Finland, the Netherlands and Sweden: A First Study on the European Homicide Monitor Data. Stockholm, Sweden: Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention, 2011.
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ISBN
Other ID 
978-91-86027-77-3