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UNODC. 2001 ‘Canada: Total Recorded Intentional Homicides (Completed) and Total Recorded Intentional Homicides Committed With a Firearm.’ Sixth United Nations Survey of Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems, covering the period 1995-1997; Section 2, p. 13. Vienna: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 27 June

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Canada: Crimes recorded in criminal (police) statistics, by type of crime including attempts to commit crimes

2.02: Total recorded intentional homicide, completed

Year: Count (Rate per 100,000 inhabitants)

1995: 538 (1.82)
1996: 575 (1.92)
1997: 523 (1.73)

2.04: Total recorded intentional homicides committed with a firearm

1995: 168 (0.57)
1996: 207 (0.69)
1997: 186 (0.61)

[In category 2.04, some police respondents include attempted (uncompleted) homicides, i.e. alleged or prosecuted, non-fatal firearm assaults. In such cases the 'firearm homicide' figure can be overstated.]

ID: Q1322

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