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  • Gun Murders in England, Scotland and Wales 2011/12
    There were 640 Murders / Homicides in Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) in 2011/12 (10.43 per million population)
    Of these 640 Murders / Homicides, 44 involved a gun or firearm as the main weapon. Gun murders in Britain in 2011/12 represent 6% of the murder cases, (0.72 gun homicides per million population).

    Population of Britain (combined England, Scotland and Wales) in last census 2011 = 61,370,912
    see tables below for number of murders and gun murders in England, Wales and Scotland per year from 2001 to 2012


    Table of Number of Murders / Homicides in ENGLAND and WALES 2001 to 2012 - with Gun Murder Statistics per year

    YEAR
    financial year
    Murder / Homicides
    recorded
    (and number where a gun or firearm caused the fatality)
    Murder / Homicides
    confirmed cases
    Murder / Homicide
    Rate
    per million pop
    2000/1 847
    (of which 72 were caused by a gun / firearm)
    764 14.4
    2001/2 854
    (of which 96 were caused by a gun / firearm)
    793 15.2
    2002/3 1041
    (of which 80 were caused by a gun / firearm)
    942 17.9
    2003/4 852
    (of which 68 were caused by a gun / firearm)
    772 14.6
    2004/5 834
    (of which 76 were caused by a gun / firearm)
    780 14.7
    2005/6 764
    (of which 49 were caused by a gun / firearm)
    708 13.3
    2006/7 749
    (of which 56 were caused by a gun / firearm)
    712 13.3
    2007/8 772
    (of which 53 were caused by a gun / firearm)
    734 13.6
    2008/9 668
    (of which 39 were caused by a gun / firearm)
    640 11.8
    2009/10 626
    (of which 39 were caused by a gun / firearm)
    608 11.1
    20010/11 648
    (of which 58 were caused by a gun / firearm)
    636 11.5
    2011 577
    2011/12
    553
    (of which 39 were caused by a gun / firearm)
    9.8
    2012
    552 9.8
    2012/2013
    source ONS (release date 18th July 2013)
    552
    ..
    9.8
    (population of England and Wales is 56.1 million)
    2013
    source ONS (release date 24th April 2014)
    551
    ..
    9.8
    (population of England and Wales is 56.1 million)
    Source Office for National Statistics Homicide data are provisional figures supplied by the police
    The number of homicides recorded by the police in 2012/13 (552) reduced by only one incident compared with 2011/12 (553), homicide is at its lowest level since 1983 (when 550 were also recorded). The reducing trend in murder and homicide is reflected in a reduction in violence crime with injury across England and Wales (down 8% compared with last year).
    Previous years data - Home Office Homicides, Firearm Offences and Intimate Violence 2010-11
    quoted from the report:
  • In 2012/13, more than two-thirds of homicide victims were male.
  • The most common method of killing continues to be by sharp instrument.
  • Female victims were more likely to be killed by someone they knew. In most of these cases, female victims were killed by a current or ex-partner while male victims were most likely to be killed by a friend or acquaintance.
  • Victims aged under 16 years were most likely to be killed by a parent or step-parent.


  • Table of number of Homicides (victims) in SCOTLAND 2001 to 2012 - with Gun Murder Statistics per year
    YEAR
    financial year
    Murder / Homicides
    victims
    Murder / Homicide
    Rate
    per million pop
    2001/2 115
    (of which 5 were caused by a gun / firearm)
    23
    2002/3 125
    (of which 3 were caused by a gun / firearm)
    25
    2003/4 149
    (of which 2 were caused by a gun / firearm)
    22
    2004/5 1165
    (of which 8 were caused by a gun / firearm)
    27
    2005/6 121
    (of which 8 were caused by a gun / firearm)
    18
    2006/7 159
    (of which 8 were caused by a gun / firearm)
    23
    2007/8 142
    (of which 4 were caused by a gun / firearm)
    22
    2008/9 134
    (of which 2 were caused by a gun / firearm)
    19
    2009/10 106
    (of which 2 were caused by a gun / firearm)
    16
    2010/11 122
    (of which 2 were caused by a gun / firearm)
    19
    2011/12 121
    (of which 5 were caused by a gun / firearm)
    22.8
    (population of Scotland is 5.3 million)
    2012/13 91
    (of which 5 were caused by a gun / firearm)
    17.2
    (population of Scotland is 5.3 million)
    Source Scottish Government - Scottish Consortium for Crime and Criminal Justice
    Includes Murder, and Culpable homicide, which includes Causing death by dangerous driving, Causing death by careless driving while under the influence of drink or drugs, Causing death by careless driving and Corporate homicide. As in previous years the main method of killing in Scotland was a knife or sharp instrument 52% (47 victims) in 2011-12.

    Table of number of Homicides (victims) in NORTHERN IRELAND 2001 to 2012
    YEAR
    financial year
    Murder / Homicides
    victims
    Murder / Homicide
    Rate
    per million pop
    2000/01 48 28.41
    2001/2 52 30.65
    2002/3 45 26.43
    2003/4 33 19.29
    2004/5 41 23.78
    2005/6 29 16.65
    2006/7 24 13.64
    2007/8 30 19.9
    2008/9 26 14.53
    2009/10 22 12.30
    2010/11 28 15.56
    2011/12 24 13.4
    2012/13 20 11.1
    (population of Northern Ireland is 1.8 million)
    Source Police Service Northern Ireland
    Gun and firearm statistics are not provided for Northern Ireland Murders and Homicides.

    UK (Great Britain) Total Murder / Homicide numbers and rate 2011/2012
    Total UK population in 2011 (census 2011) was 63,181,775
    Total Murders / Homicides in UK (England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland) in the financial year 2011/12 is 663 (was 777 in 2010/11)
    Total UK murder / homicide rate in 2011/12 is 10.5 (was 12.3 in 2010/11)


    population of:
    England - 53,012,456
    Wales - 3,063,456
    Scotland - 5,295,000
    Northern Ireland - 1,810,863




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