Mapping UK's teen murder toll



These charts show data collated from information on every known victim of murder and manslaughter aged 10-19 in the UK since 1 Jan 2008.

They include victims of domestic violence and straightforward assault as well as gang-related deaths.

Location of incidents

Number of deaths per month

Month
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Year 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009
Value 9 5 9 2 9 7 6 10 5 3 7 1 5 7 8 4 8 3 3 2 4 1 2 4

Detailed statistics

Year
Year Value

2008

 

73

2009

 

51

Age
Age Value

10

 

1

11

 

1

12

 

1

13

0

14

 

4

15

 

9

16

 

13

17

 

34

18

 

29

19

 

32

Ethnicity
Ethnicity Value

Asian

 

8

Black

 

40

White

 

73

Other

 

1

Gender
Sex Value

Female

 

21

Male

 

103

Cause
Cause Value

Beaten

 

25

Shot

 

9

Stabbed

 

69

Other

 

17

Unknown

 

3

Day of the week
Day Number of homicides

Mon

 

11

Tues

 

13

Wed

 

4

Thu

 

19

Fri

 

15

Sat

 

47

Sun

 

15

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Produced by Christine Jeavans, Tom Pearson, Andrew Nicolaou, Scott Byrne-Fraser and Danyal Aytekin


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