Defined Terms

Number of Convicted Murderers and People Murdered Annually

1.    Data on the number of persons convicted of murder annually

ABS 'Recorded Crime - Offenders'  - National statistics about offenders proceeded against by police  -  Reference period - 2018-19 financial year provides various Excel files of crime related statistical data at 'Data download'.

Below is a print screen of a pertinent part of Table 7 of ABS Excel file '45130DO002 2018-'19 Criminal Courts, Australia, 201819.xls that shows on Row 30 that there were 411 persons convicted of murder in the 12 months to 30 June 2019 and roughly 400 convicted similarly through each of the last nine years or published statistics:

2.    Data on those murdered:
2018 and 2019, the number of victims of homicide and related offences (those murdered) in Australia increased by 10% (39 victims) to 416 victims. This was the first national increase in four years.