Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library

Australia. 2010 ‘Firearm Suicide.’ Causes of Death, Australia, 2008; 3303.0. Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics. 31 March

Relevant contents

Causes of Death - Firearm Suicide

Year: Gun Suicides

2004: 169
2005: 147
2006: 144
2007: 167
2008: 170

++++

GunPolicy.org Calculation of Gun Suicide Rates for Australia:

Year: Total Gun Suicides - Population - Rate per 100,000 population

2004: 169 - 20,091,500 - 0.84
2005: 147 - 20,395,000 - 0.72
2006: 144 - 20,698,000 - 0.69
2007: 167 - 21,072,000 - 0.79
2008: 170 - 21,432,000 - 0.79

[Note: Number of victims represents revised estimates on numbers published in earlier editions of Australian crime: Facts & figures;

Formula used to calculate the rate: Crude Rate per 100,000 Population = Number ÷ Population x 100,000;

Population estimates source: ABS Population survey available at http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/Lookup/24E36F628AD35006CA25773700169C5C?opendocument and http://www.ausstats.abs.gov.au/Ausstats/subscriber.nsf/0/D6C6B02D31617DA4CA25726D000467A6/$File/13010_2007.pdf]

ID: Q3706

As many publishers change their links and archive their pages, the full-text version of this article may no longer be available from the original link. In this case, please go to the publisher's web site or use a search engine.