Number of Homicides, 2009-2014
Michigan Residents
Both Sexes, All Ages

View Rates per 100,000 Population for 2009-2013 and 2014

SELECTED HOMICIDES
View ICD Codes
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
 

Number of Homicides

 ALL HOMICIDES 658 611 657 737 635 588
 Firearm 495 440 516 581 496 410
 Cut/Pierce 51 58 48 52 38 52
 Hanging and Strangulation 17 13 19 16 18 22
 Neglect/Abuse 7 11 7 6 3 10
   Neglect/Abuse by Spouse/Partner 1
 Blunt Object 5 2 2 2 2
 Fight - Unarmed 1 1 2 1 3
 Other Specified Causes 57 54 20 29 29 37
 Unspecified Causes 25 33 46 49 47 52
 

Percent of Distribution

 ALL HOMICIDES 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
 Firearm 75.2 72.0 78.5 78.8 78.1 69.7
 Cut/Pierce 7.8 9.5 7.3 7.1 6.0 8.8
 Hanging and Strangulation 2.6 2.1 2.9 2.2 2.8 3.7
 Neglect/Abuse 1.1 1.8 1.1 0.8 0.5 1.7
   Neglect/Abuse by Spouse/Partner 0.2
 Blunt Object 0.8 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
 Fight - Unarmed 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.5
 Other Specified Causes 8.7 8.8 3.0 3.9 4.6 6.3
 Unspecified Causes 3.8 5.4 7.0 6.6 7.4 8.8

Notes:

Abuse of women by their spouse or partner was introduced October 2009.

Zero deaths are shown by a "—".

Percent of all deaths that were categorized as homicides for the specified year.

Source: Michigan Resident Death Files,
Division of Vital Records and Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

Last Updated: 03/09/2016