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Deaths in Northern Ireland: Agency Responsible and Category of Victim, 1969 - June 1989



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Deaths in Northern Ireland: Agency Responsible and Category of Victim, 1969 - June 1989

The following table appears in Appendix 3 'Violence in Northern Ireland, 1969 - June 1989' by Brendam O'Duffy and Brendan O'Leary from the book The Future of Northern Ireland edited by John McGarry and Brendan O'Leary (1990).


Agency Responsible
Category of Victim
Security
Forces
Nationalist
Paramilitaries
Loyalist
Paramilitaries
Others/
Unidentified
Total
As % of
Total
Security Forces
14
834
10
4
862
31.2
Nationalist Paramilitaries
123
146
18
8
295
10.7
Loyalist Paramilitaries
12
18
36
3
69
2.5
Civilians:
Catholic
148
173
502
73
896
32.5
Protestant
25
377
110
63
575
20.8
Religion unknown
5
22
11
1
39
1.4
Total
178
572
623
137
1,510
54.7
TOTAL
327
1,593
689
152
2,761
100.0
As % of all deaths
11.8
57.7
25.0
5.5
100.0
.
As % of civilian deaths
11.6
38.8
40.7
8.9
100.0
.
Civilian deaths as % of all deaths
54.4
37.4
90.7
90.1
55.6
.

Source: McGarry and O'Leary, (1990) The Future of Northern Ireland, Appendix 3, p323


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