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Barclay, Gordon, Cynthia Tavares and Arsalaan Siddique. 2001 ‘Crimes Recorded by Police: Homicide.’ International Comparisons of Criminal Justice Statistics 1999; Table 1.1, p. 10. London: UK Home Office. 1 May
Table 1.1 - Crimes(1) recorded by police: Homicide(2)
Country - Number of Homicides (1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999) - % Change 1995-99 - % Change 1998-99 - Homicides per 100,000 population (average per year 1997-99)
EU Member States average, England & Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland (Eire), Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa, U.S.A.
1) Definitions of offences vary between countries both due to legal differences and statistical recording methods; comparisons may be affected by these differences.
2) Intentional killing of a person excluding attempts: murder, manslaughter (excluding death by dangerous driving), euthanasia and infanticide; excluding abortion and help with suicide.