Global Health Data Exchange - Discover the World's Health Data

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


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

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.