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UNODC. 2013 ‘Homicide in 207 Countries - Australia.’ Global Study on Homicide 2011: Trends, Context, Data; Statistical Annex (with online datasets). Vienna: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 26 June

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Homicide in Australia

Year: Homicides - HomRate - Gun% - GunHom - GunRate (Source)

2011: 244 - 1.1 (CTS/NSO)
2010: 230 - 1.0 - nr - nr - nr (CTS/NSO)
2009: 263 - 1.2 - 11.5 - 30 - 0.1 (CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO - NSO - NSO - NSO)
2008: 261 - 1.2 - 11.8 - 31 - 0.1 (CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO - NSO - NSO - NSO)
2007: 255 - 1.2 - 13.3 - 34 - 0.2 (CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO - NSO - NSO - NSO)
2006: 281 - 1.4 or 0.7 - 16.4 - 46 - 0.2 (CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO or WHO-MDB - NSO - NSO - NSO)
2005: 259 - 1.3 - 8.9 - 23 - 0.1 (CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO - NSO - NSO - NSO)
2004: 264 - 1.3 or 0.8 - 12.1 - 32 - 0.2 (CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO or WHO-MDB - NSO - NSO - NSO)
2003: 302 - 1.5 or 1.3 - 12.3 - 37 - 0.2 (CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO or WHO-MDB - NSO - NSO - NSO)
2002: 318 - 1.6 or 1.5 - 13.2 - 42 - 0.2 (CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO or WHO-MDB - NSO - NSO - NSO)
2001: 310 - 1.6 - 16.1 - 50 - 0.3 (CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO and WHO-MDB - NSO - NSO - NSO)
2000: 302 - 1.6 - 19.9 - 60 - 0.3 (CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO and WHO-MDB - NSO - NSO - NSO)
1999: 343 - 1.8 or 1.6 - 18.1 - 62 - 0.3 (CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO or WHO-MDB - NSO - NSO - NSO)
1998: 285 - 1.5 or 1.6 - 18.9 - 54 - 0.3 (CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO or WHO-MDB - NSO - NSO - NSO)
1997: 321 - 1.7 - 23.4 - 75 - 0.4 (CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO and WHO-MDB - NSO - NSO - NSO)
1996: 312 - 1.7 - 31.7 - 99 - 0.5 (CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO or WHO-MDB - NSO - NSO - NSO)
1995: 326 - 1.8 - 17.8 - 58 - 0.3 (CTS/NSO - CTS/NSO or WHO-MDB - NSO - NSO - NSO)

Homicides: Count (number per annum) of homicides by all methods
HomRate: Annual rate of homicide (all methods) per 100,000 population
Gun%: Percentage of all homicides committed with a firearm
GunHom: Count (number per annum) of homicides committed with a firearm
GunRate: Annual rate of firearm homicide per 100,000 population
Source: Data source or sources cited by UNODC
OR: Alternative figures provided by different sources
NR: Not reported

[NSO = National statistical office; CTS = United Nations Surveys on Crime Trends and the Operations of Criminal Justice Systems; WHO-MDB = World Health Organisation Mortality Database]

Data for 1995-2010 were collated from three online UNODC spreadsheets:
- Homicide level for 2010, or latest available year (Homicides_by_firearms.xls)
- Homicide data series to be used for trends analyses (Homicide_data_series.xls)
- Homicides by firearms (Homicide_level.xlsx)
And from Table 9.1 of the hard-copy UNODC 2011 report (pp. 104-113)

Latest data (26 June 2013 for Homicides and 14 September 2012 for Gun Homicides) were collated from two online UNODC spreadsheets:
- Homicide statistics 2013 (Homicide_statistics2013.xls)
- Homicides by firearms (Homicides_by_firearms.xls)

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