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4510.0 - Recorded Crime - Victims, Australia, 2010 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 23/06/2011   
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WEAPON USE

In 2010, a weapon was used against the victim in 71% (140) of attempted murders, 67% (154) of murders, and 39% (5,648) of robberies. A knife was the most common weapon type used against the victim in the following offences: murder (33%), attempted murder (28%), and robbery (18%). A weapon was not used against the victim in 98% (17,350) of sexual assaults, 89% (532) of kidnappings/abductions, and 61% (8,876) of robberies.

VICTIMS(a), Weapon used in commission of offence
Graph: VICTIMS(a), Weapon used in commission of offence






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