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Annual Deaths in Northern Ireland, by 'Status' of Person Killed, August 1969 to December 1995



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Annual Deaths in Northern Ireland, by 'Status' of Person Killed, August 1969 to December 1995

The data, on which the following table is based, was obtained from the Chief Constable's Annual Report(s). In compiling statisitics about the level of violence the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) does not include events which took place outside of Northern Ireland.

Year Royal Ulster Constab ulary (RUC) RUC Reserve Total RUC + RUCR British Army (BA) Ulster Defence Regiment + Royal Irish Regiment BA + UDR + RIR Civilians Grand Total
1969
1
0
1
0
0
0
12
13
1970
2
0
2
0
0
0
23
25
1971
11
0
11
43
5
48
115
174
1972
14
3
17
103
26
129
321
467
1973
10
3
13
58
8
66
171
250
1974
12
3
15
28
7
35
166
216
1975
7
4
11
14
6
20
216
247
1976
13
10
23
14
15
29
245
297
1977
8
6
14
15
14
29
69
112
1978
4
6
10
14
7
21
50
81
1979
9
5
14
38
10
48
51
113
1980
3
6
9
8
9
17
50
76
1981
13
8
21
10
13
23
57
101
1982
8
4
12
21
7
28
57
97
1983
9
9
18
5
10
15
44
77
1984
7
2
9
9
10
19
36
64
1985
14
9
23
2
4
6
25
54
1986
10
2
12
4
8
12
37
61
1987
9
7
16
3
8
11
66
93
1988
4
2
6
21
12
33
54
93
1989
7
2
9
12
2
14
39
62
1990
7
5
12
7
8
15
49
76
1991
5
1
6
5
8
13
75
94
1992
2
1
3
3
3
6
76
85
1993
3
3
6
6
2
8
70
84
1994
3
0
3
1
2
3
54
60
1995
1
0
1
0
0
0
8
9
Total
196
101
297
444
204
648
2236
3181

Source: The Chief Constable's Annual Reports, 1970 - 1996; and Flackes & Elliott (1994)
Note: These figures do not include deaths that occurred outside Northern Ireland


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