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Violent deaths and firearms in Australia : data and trends

ISSN: 
1326-6004

Abstract

This publication presents data about firearms deaths and violent deaths, and examines some trends over the past eighty years. It aims to assist in the better understanding of the relationship between violent death and use of firearms in Australia. Statistical information is collated from a number of sources including the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Police Service annual reports, and the Australian Institute of Criminology's National Homicide Monitoring program.

Cite article

Mukherjee S & Carcach C. 1996. Violent deaths and firearms in Australia : data and trends. Research and public policy series No. 4. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://aic.gov.au/publications/rpp/rpp04