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UNODC. 2001 ‘Australia: 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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Australia: 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: 326 (1.80)
1996: 312 (1.70)
1997: 321 (1.73)

2.04: Total recorded intentional homicides committed with a firearm

1995: 58 (0.32)
1996: 99 (0.54)
1997: 75 (0.40)

[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: Q1325

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