Australian crime rates by weapon used from ABS report 4510.0 table 10













1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 Avg 1993-1996 Avg 1997-2002 % increase
Rates per 100k population












MURDER












Firearm 0.33 0.27 0.32 0.54 0.4 0.29 0.33 0.31 0.26 0.21 0.37 0.3 -18.16
Other weapon 0.72 0.69 0.77 0.7 0.86 0.75 0.8 0.66 0.69 0.56 0.72 0.72 -0.29
Total 1.15 1.02 1.18 1.33 1.31 1.08 1.17 0.99 0.96 0.85 1.17 1.06 -9.36
No weapon used 0.53 0.59 0.63 0.38 0.43 0.44 0.64 0.65 0.64 0.77 0.53 0.6 12.19
Total 1.68 1.61 1.8 1.7 1.73 1.52 1.81 1.64 1.6 1.61 1.7 1.65 -2.63
ATTEMPTED MURDER












Weapon used












Firearm 0.59 0.44 0.44 0.57 0.49 0.4 0.6 0.63 0.68 0.44 0.51 0.54 5.2
Other weapon 1.03 0.97 0.79 0.86 1.01 1.33 0.91 1.07 1.23 0.97 0.91 1.09 18.94
Total 1.77 1.48 1.24 1.49 1.5 1.74 1.51 1.7 1.92 1.51 1.5 1.65 10.04
No weapon used 0.3 0.4 0.42 0.34 0.22 0.33 0.39 0.35 0.45 0.5 0.36 0.37 2.43
Total 2.07 1.88 1.66 1.83 1.72 2.07 1.9 2.05 2.37 2.01 1.86 2.02 8.55
ASSAULT












Firearm weapon used

3.69 3.59 4.4 3.55 3.38 4.07 4.47 3.43 3.64 3.88 6.68
Other weapon

49.54 56.92 61.02 64.74 73.26 76.7 83.54 94.09 53.23 75.56 41.94
Total

55.45 63.57 68.28 71.42 79.8 83.08 90.6 100.79 59.51 82.33 38.34
No weapon used

507.43 559.78 603.74 627.61 629.39 640.9 693.98 709.09 533.61 650.79 21.96
Total

562.88 623.35 672.03 699.04 709.19 723.97 784.58 809.88 593.12 733.11 23.6
SEXUAL ASSAULT












Weapon used












Firearm 0.15 0.09 0.12 0.11 0.18 0.13 0.16 0.15 0.19 0.14 0.12 0.16 32.91
Other weapon 1.03 0.84 1.17 1.37 1.38 1.5 1.28 1.27 1.43 1.19 1.1 1.34 22.02
Total 1.26 0.96 1.35 1.52 1.6 1.66 1.48 1.44 1.65 1.35 1.27 1.53 20.03
No weapon used 67.76 70.27 71.14 77.88 75.88 74.9 73.02 80.82 85.4 89.26 71.76 79.88 11.31
Total 69.02 71.23 72.49 79.41 77.47 76.56 74.49 82.25 87.06 90.61 73.04 81.41 11.46
KIDNAPPING/ABDUCTION












Firearm weapon used 0.14 0.12 0.07 0.14 0.11 0.14 0.32 0.26 0.36 0.17 0.12 0.23 92.88
Other weapon 0.2 0.27 0.2 0.23 0.25 0.39 0.61 0.49 0.48 0.45 0.23 0.45 96.06
Total 0.35 0.41 0.28 0.38 0.37 0.53 0.95 0.76 0.84 0.66 0.36 0.69 92.02
No weapon used 3.21 2.64 2.26 2.24 2.66 3.23 3.1 2.86 3.11 2.87 2.59 2.97 14.88
Total 3.56 3.06 2.54 2.62 3.03 3.76 4.05 3.62 3.95 3.53 2.94 3.66 24.25
ROBBERY












Firearm weapon used 11.23 10.13 8.08 8.65 11.79 10.2 7.6 6.92 8.78 5.93 9.53 8.54 -10.39
Other weapon 17.38 15.5 17.41 22 32.49 42.33 37.92 39.41 43.39 28.87 18.07 37.4 106.98
Total 29.98 28.25 29.1 34.16 48.87 57.94 49.92 49.5 57.87 39.68 30.37 50.63 66.7
No weapon used 42.32 49.95 51.5 55.24 66.13 69.16 69.48 72.3 79.13 66.72 49.75 70.49 41.67
Total 72.3 78.2 80.6 89.4 115 127.1 119.4 121.8 137 106.4 80.13 121.12 51.16






























































































































Number of victims












MURDER












Firearm 59 49 58 99 75 54 62 60 50 42


Other weapon 127 123 139 129 159 140 151 126 134 110


Total 203 182 213 243 242 203 221 190 186 167


No weapon used 93 106 113 69 79 82 122 125 125 151


Total 296 288 326 312 321 285 343 315 311 318


ATTEMPTED MURDER












Weapon used












Firearm 105 79 80 104 90 75 113 120 132 87


Other weapon 181 174 143 158 187 249 172 205 239 191


Total 312 265 224 273 277 326 285 326 373 297


No weapon used 53 71 76 62 41 61 74 67 87 99


Total 365 336 300 335 318 387 359 393 460 396


ASSAULT












Firearm weapon used na na 667 657 815 665 639 780 868 675


Other weapon na na 8952 10424 11305 12124 13870 14695 16215 18535


Total na na 10020 11642 12650 13375 15109 15917 17585 19855


No weapon used na na 91690 102514 111850 117528 119162 122791 134698 139693


Total na na 101710 114156 124500 130903 134271 138708 152283 159548


SEXUAL ASSAULT












Weapon used












Firearm 27 16 22 20 33 25 30 28 37 27


Other weapon 181 150 211 251 256 281 243 244 277 235


Total 223 171 244 279 296 311 280 275 321 265


No weapon used 11963 12551 12855 14263 14057 14025 13824 15484 16576 17585


Total 12186 12722 13099 14542 14353 14336 14104 15759 16897 17850


KIDNAPPING/ABDUCTION












Firearm weapon used 25 21 13 25 21 26 60 49 69 34


Other weapon 36 49 36 43 47 73 116 94 94 89


Total 62 74 51 70 69 100 180 145 164 130


No weapon used 566 472 408 410 493 605 586 548 603 566


Total 628 546 459 480 562 705 766 693 767 696


ROBBERY












Firearm weapon used 1983 1810 1460 1585 2185 1910 1438 1325 1704 1168


Other weapon 3068 2768 3145 4029 6019 7926 7180 7550 8422 5687


Total 5294 5045 5258 6256 9054 10850 9452 9483 11233 7817


No weapon used 7471 8922 9306 10116 12251 12951 13154 13853 15358 13144


Total 12765 13967 14564 16372 21305 23801 22606 23336 26591 20961






























Population (*100,000) 176.56 178.61 180.69 183.13 185.26 187.26 189.33 191.59 194.09 197