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Macedonia. 2010 ‘Violent Deaths in the Republic of Macedonia, 1994-2009 - Suicides and Homicides.’ Violent Deaths in Macedonia - Media release (2.1.10.2), p. 2. Skopje: Republic of Macedonia State Statistical Office. 30 June

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Violent Deaths in the Republic of Macedonia, 1994-2009

In the category "suicides", deaths caused by "hanging, strangulation and suffocation" were most frequent with 12.6%, while in the category "homicides" the dominant cause of death, with 1.6% of the total number of violent deaths, was "assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge".

Suicides

1994: 128
1995: 130
1996: 143
1997: 155
1998: 151
1999: 169
2000: 148
2001: 151
2002: 149
2003: 136
2004: 179
2005: 143
2006: 165
2007: 159
2008: 161
2009: 167

Homicides

1994: 33
1995: 28
1996: 45
1997: 43
1998: 45
1999: 50
2000: 60
2001: 131
2002: 69
2003: 66
2004: 56
2005: 52
2006: 53
2007: 48
2008: 40
2009: 29

[Editor's Note: No explanation is given for the sharp increase of homicides in 2001, and the return to baseline levels in 2002]

ID: Q3779

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