From the UNODC Global Study on Homicide 2011 (pdf)
In other news, homicide in Cape Town has dropped by 50% and the decline in homicides in SA has been a simultaneous drop in gun and non-gun homicides which, the report suggests, shows improvement in underlying conditions. Which is encouraging, as a South African.
H/T Duncan Green's post I somehow missed in October
In other news, have a look at this piece from Duncan Green's From Poverty to Power blog Friday on chronic violence. Raising interesting questions for development policy.