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Australia. 2017 ‘Underlying Cause of Death, All Causes, Tasmania, 2007-2016 - Assault.’ Causes of Death, Australia, 2016; 3303.0, Table 7.2 (Chapter XX). Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics. 27 September

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Chapter XX External causes of morbidity and mortality

Assault (X85-Y09)1

2016: 10
2015: 1
2014: 8
2013: 7
2012: 8
2011: 5
2010: 3
2009: 6
2008: 5
2007: 6
2006: 4
2005: 7
2004: 3
2003: 7
2002: 7

Assault by handgun discharge (X93)1

2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 1
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: -
2003: -
2002: -

Assault by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge (X94)1

2016: 1
2015: 1
2014: 3
2013: 2
2012: 0
2011: 1
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 2
2006: 0
2005: 2
2004: 3
2003: -
2002: 1

Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge (X95)1

2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 2
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 4
2005: 0
2004: -
2003: -
2002: -

- : nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
np: not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated.

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).

For 2006-2015 data, cells with small values have been randomly assigned to protect the confidentiality of individuals. As a result, some totals will not equal the sum of their components. Cells with a zero value have not been affected by confidentialisation. For all other years, data has been confidentialised through cell suppression.

Total, firearm discharge, assault (X93-X95)1

2016: 1
2015: 1
2014: 4
2013: 2
2012: 2
2011: 1
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 2
2006: 4
2005: 2
2004: 3
2002: 1

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

ID: Q7388

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