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Australia. 2017 ‘Underlying Cause of Death, All Causes, Australia, 2007-2016 - Event of Undetermined Intent.’ Causes of Death, Australia, 2016; 3303.0, Table 1.2 (Chapter XX). Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics. 27 September

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Chapter XX External causes of morbidity and mortality

Event of undetermined intent (Y22-Y24)1

Handgun discharge, undetermined intent (Y22)1

Year: Number of Deaths

2016: 1
2015: 0
2014: 1
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 2
2009: 0
2008: 1
2007: 0
2006: 1
2005: 2
2004: 0

Rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge, undetermined intent (Y23)1

Year: Number of Deaths

2016: 0
2015: 2
2014: 7
2013: 1
2012: 0
2011: 4
2010: 2
2009: 1
2008: 4
2007: 3
2006: 2
2005: 2
2004: 2

Other and unspecified firearm discharge, undetermined intent (Y24)1

Year: Number of Deaths

2016: 1
2015: 2
2014: 10
2013: 3
2012: 4
2011: 1
2010: 7
2009: 7
2008: 11
2007: 8
2006: 9
2005: 0
2004: 1

All causes of death data from 2006 onward are subject to a revisions process - once data for a reference year are 'final', they are no longer revised. Affected data in this table are: 2006-2012 (final), 2013 (revised), 2014-2015 (preliminary). See Explanatory Notes 52-55 and A More Timely Annual Collection: Changes to ABS Processes (Technical Note) in this publication. See also Causes of Death Revisions, 2012 and 2013 (Technical Note) in Causes of Death, Australia, 2014 (cat. no. 3303.0).

Total, firearm discharge, undetermined intent (Y22-Y24)1

Year: Number of Deaths

2016: 2
2015: 4
2014: 18
2013: 4
2012: 4
2011: 5
2010: 11
2009: 8
2008: 16
2007: 11
2006: 12
2005: 4
2004: 3

[Editor's Note: Total of gun deaths from undetermined cause calculated by GunPolicy.org]

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