The Small Arms Survey is an independent research project located at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland. It serves as the principal international source of public information on all aspects of small arms and armed violence and as a resource for governments, policymakers, researchers, and civil society. The Small Arms Survey commissions research and conducts collaborative projects with independent researchers, international organizations, governmental entities, UN agencies, research organizations, NGOs, and partner institutions throughout the world. Findings from resulting field research are presented in the project's various publications.
24 November 2015
| Dataset date: May 11, 2015-May 11, 2015
The Global Burden of Armed Violence database provides estimates on "violent deaths" from 2004 onwards. The violent deaths indicator combines national level statistics on homicide and data on fatalities occurred in armed conflict. The database covers more than 189 countries and territories and it is kept constantly updated.
Estimates on violent deaths between 2007 and 2012 are at the core of the analysis presented in the third and latest edition of the Global Burden of Armed Violence, launched in May 2015.
10 June 2020
| Dataset date: January 01, 1979-December 31, 2014
The UEMS Database gathers information on accidental explosions of abandoned, damaged, improperly stored, or properly stored stockpiles of ammunition and explosives at munitions sites. It documents more than 500 incidents occurred from 1979 onwards and it is periodically updated. The UEMS Database provides details on the location, the number of fatalities and injuries as well as the alleged cause of the incident, depending on available information.