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South Africa - Homicides by firearm rate

17.0
(cases per 100,000 population)
in 2007

Between 1998 and 2007, homicides by firearm rate of South Africa was declining at a moderating rate to shrink from 28.5 cases per 100,000 population in 1998 to 17 cases per 100,000 population in 2007.

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“Homicide” is defined as unlawful death purposefully inflicted on a person by another person

Date Value Change, %
2007 17.0 -9.17 %
2006 18.8 4.25 %
2005 18.0 -5.83 %
2004 19.1 -8.31 %
2003 20.8 -5.37 %
2002 22.0 -2.75 %
2001 22.6 -5.54 %
2000 24.0 -5.66 %
1999 25.4 -10.95 %
1998 28.5 9.53 %
1997 26.0 -2.43 %
1996 26.7