Violent Deaths By Type, Wisconsin 2004-2013

Year Suicide Rate (per 100,000 population)

Homicide Rate (per 100,000 population)

2004 11.6 2.6
2005 11.3 4.0
2006 11.6 3.2
2007 12.5 3.3
2008 12.7 2.6
2009 12.5 2.8
2010 13.5 2.6
2011 12.8 2.5
2012 12.5 3.0
2013 14.5 2.8

Source: Wisconsin Violent Death Reporting System, Death certificates, Office of Health Informatics, Division of Public Health, Wisconsin Department of Health Services; coroner and medical examiner (CME) reports from county and city CME offices; crime lab information from two Wisconsin crime labs; law enforcement information from jurisdictional police agencies. Information from these sources is abstracted by staff in the Office of Health Informatics to create a single file for each case of violent death that occurs in Wisconsin.

Last Revised: November 15, 2016