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335. Homicide Victims by Race and Sex

[Rates per 100,000 resident population in specified group. Beginning 1970, excludes deaths to nonresidents of U.S. Beginning 1980, deaths classified according to the ninth revision of the International Classification of Diseases; for earlier years, classified according to revision in use at the time; see text, Section 2, Vital Statistics, and http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/about/major/dvs/icd9des.htm ]

 
Homicide victims Homicide rate 2
Year White Black White Black
Total1 Total1
Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female
 
1970 ................................. 16,848 5,865 1,938 7,265 1,569 8.3 6.8 2.1 67.6 13.3
1971................................. 18,787 6,455 2,106 8,157 1,807 9.1 7.3 2.3 74.0 14.9
1972................................. 19,638 6,820 2,156 8,594 1,768 9.4 7.6 2.3 76.6 14.3
1973................................. 20,465 7,411 2,575 8,216 1,965 9.7 8.2 2.7 72.1 15.6
1974................................. 21,465 7,992 2,656 8,480 1,978 10.1 8.8 2.8 73.3 15.5
1975 ................................. 21,310 8,222 2,751 8,092 1,929 9.9 9.0 2.9 69.0 14.9
1976................................. 19,554 7,568 2,547 7,327 1,767 9.0 8.2 2.6 61.6 13.4
1977................................. 19,968 7,951 2,787 7,135 1,734 9.1 8.6 2.9 59.1 12.9
1978................................. 20,432 8,429 2,771 7,118 1,739 9.2 9.0 2.8 58.1 12.8
1979................................. 22,550 9,392 2,942 7,938 1,874 10.0 9.9 3.0 63.8 13.5
1980 ................................. 24,278 10,381 3,177 8,385 1,898 10.7 10.9 3.2 66.6 13.5
1981 ................................. 23,646 9,941 3,125 8,312 1,825 10.3 10.4 3.1 64.8 12.7
1982 ................................. 22,358 9,260 3,179 7,730 1,743 9.6 9.6 3.1 59.1 12.0
1983 ................................. 20,191 8,355 2,880 6,822 1,672 8.6 8.6 2.8 51.4 11.3
1984 ................................. 19,796 8,171 2,956 6,563 1,677 8.4 8.3 2.9 48.7 11.2
1985 ................................. 19,893 8,122 3,041 6,616 1,666 8.3 8.2 2.9 48.4 11.0
1986................................. 21,731 8,567 3,123 7,634 1,861 9.0 8.6 3.0 55.0 12.1
1987................................. 21,103 7,979 3,149 7,518 1,969 8.7 7.9 3.0 53.3 12.6
1988................................. 22,032 7,994 3,072 8,314 2,089 9.0 7.9 2.9 58.0 13.2
1989................................. 22,909 8,337 2,971 8,888 2,074 9.2 8.2 2.8 61.1 12.9
1990................................. 24,932 9,147 3,006 9,981 2,163 10.0 9.0 2.8 69.2 13.5
1991................................. 26,513 9,581 3,201 10,628 2,330 10.5 9.3 3.0 72.0 14.2
1992................................. 25,488 9,456 3,012 10,131 2,187 10.0 9.1 2.8 67.5 13.1
1993.................... 26,009 9,054 3,232 10,640 2,297 10.1 8.6 3.0 69.7 13.6
1994.............................................. 24,926 9,055 2,921 10,083 2,124 9.6 8.5 2.6 65.1 12.4
1995............................................. 22,895 8,336 3,028 8,847 1,936 8.7 7.8 2.7 56.3 11.1
1996............................................ 20,971 7,570 2,747 8,183 1,800 7.9 7.0 2.5 51.5 10.2
1997............................................. 19,846 7,343 2,570 7,601 1,652 7.4 6.7 2.3 47.1 9.3
 
CHANGE FROM PRIOR
YEAR SHOWN
 
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1971................................. 1,939 590 168 892 238 0.8 0.5 0.2 6.4 1.6
1972................................. 851 365 50 437 -39 0.3 0.3 0.0 2.6 -0.6
1973................................. 827 591 419 -378 197 0.3 0.6 0.4 -4.5 1.3
1974................................. 1,000 581 81 264 13 0.4 0.6 0.1 1.2 -0.1
1975 ................................. -155 230 95 -388 -49 -0.2 0.2 0.1 -4.3 -0.6
1976................................. -1,756 -654 -204 -765 -162 -0.9 -0.8 -0.3 -7.4 -1.5
1977................................. 414 383 240 -192 -33 0.1 0.4 0.3 -2.5 -0.5
1978................................. 464 478 -16 -17 5 0.1 0.4 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1
1979................................. 2,118 963 171 820 135 0.8 0.9 0.2 5.7 0.7
1980 ................................. 1,728 989 235 447 24 0.7 1.0 0.2 2.8 0.0
1981 ................................. -632 -440 -52 -73 -73 -0.4 -0.5 -0.1 -1.8 -0.8
1982 ................................. -1,288 -681 54 -582 -82 -0.7 -0.8 0.0 -5.7 -0.7
1983 ................................. -2,167 -905 -299 -908 -71 -1.0 -1.0 -0.3 -7.7 -0.7
1984 ................................. -395 -184 76 -259 5 -0.2 -0.3 0.1 -2.7 -0.1
1985 ................................. 97 -49 85 53 -11 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 -0.3 -0.2
1986................................. 1,838 445 82 1,018 195 0.7 0.4 0.1 6.6 1.1
1987................................. -628 -588 26 -116 108 -0.3 -0.7 0.0 -1.7 0.5
1988................................. 929 15 -77 796 120 0.3 0.0 -0.1 4.7 0.6
1989................................. 877 343 -101 574 -15 0.2 0.3 -0.1 3.1 -0.3
1990................................. 2,023 810 35 1,093 89 0.8 0.8 0.0 8.1 0.6
1991................................. 1,581 434 195 647 167 0.5 0.3 0.2 2.8 0.7
1992................................. -1,025 -125 -189 -497 -143 -0.5 -0.2 -0.2 -4.5 -1.1
1993.................... 521 -402 220 509 110 0.1 -0.5 0.2 2.2 0.5
1994.............................................. -1,083 1 -311 -557 -173 -0.5 -0.1 -0.4 -4.6 -1.2
1995............................................. -2,031 -719 107 -1,236 -188 -0.9 -0.7 0.1 -8.8 -1.3
1996............................................ -1,924 -766 -281 -664 -136 -0.8 -0.8 -0.2 -4.8 -0.9
1997............................................ -1,125 -227 -177 -582 -148 -0.5 -0.3 -0.2 -4.4 -0.9



1 Includes races not shown separately. 2 Rate based on enumerated population figures as of April 1 for 1960, 1970, 1980, and 1990; July 1 estimates for other years.

Source: U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, Vital Statistics of the United States, annual; and National Vital Statistics Reports (NVSR), formerly Monthly Vital Statistics Report, and unpublished data.

http://www.cdc.gov/nchswww/products/pubs/pubd/netpubs.htm



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/335_homicide_victims_by_race_and_sex.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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