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Homicide offender statistics

The number of homicide offenders has decreased more than the number of homicide incidents, because of a small relative increase in the number of multiple-offender homicides. There were 296 offenders in 2006-07, after a peak of 385 in 1994-95.

Offending rate in 2006-07, by age and sex (per 100,000 per year)

 Offending rate in 2006-07, by age and sex (per 100,000 per year)

Source: AIC NHMP 1989-90 to 2006-07 [computer file]

Offending rate from 1989-90 to 2006-07, by sex (per 100,000 per year)

 Offending rate from 1989-90 to 2006-07, by sex (per 100,000 per year)

Source: AIC NHMP 1989-90 to 2006-07 [computer file]