Firearm Statistics: Updated Table

PART I: NATIONAL DATA

Table 12. Gender of Victims of Firearm Homicide, 1974-2004
Number [1] and Percentage of All Homicides by Gender
YEAR All Homicides Firearm Homicides Firearm as % of All Homicides
Male Female Male Female Male Female
1974 376 224 196 87 52.1 38.8
1975 465 236 208 84 44.7 35.6
1976 436 232 181 77 41.5 33.2
1977 480 230 186 74 38.8 32.2
1978 446 215 186 64 41.7 29.8
1979 404 227 148 59 36.6 26.0
1980 386 206 138 57 35.8 27.7
1981 402 245 141 58 35.1 23.7
1982 447 220 168 80 37.6 36.4
1983 440 242 159 65 36.1 26.9
1984 435 232 163 65 37.5 28.0
1985 451 253 155 67 34.4 26.5
1986 364 203 111 64 30.5 31.5
1987 417 226 134 68 32.1 30.1
1988 374 202 123 46 32.9 22.8
1989 410 246 144 74 35.1 30.1
1990 423 237 150 46 35.5 19.4
1991 484 270 186 85 38.4 31.4
1992 487 245 178 69 36.6 28.2
1993 419 208 150 45 35.8 21.5
1994 396 199 157 39 39.6 19.6
1995 393 195 133 43 33.8 22.1
1996 434 199 150 61 34.6 30.7
1997 381 205 142 51 37.2 24.8
1998 379 176 119 32 31.4 18.2
1999 365 173 121 44 33.2 25.4
2000 394 148 152 31 38.6 20.9
2001 393 161 139 32 35.4 19.9
2002 376 206 122 30 32.4 14.6
2003 391 158 133 28 34.0 17.7
2004 [2] 424 198 140 32 33.0 16.2

SOURCE: Statistics Canada: Homicide Survey (unpublished tables)


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