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Proportion of Adults Living in a Home With a Gun

ChartIn New Jersey, the percentage of adults living in a household with a firearm is reported to be

2004: 11.0%1
2002: 11.3%2
2001: 12.3%3

Proportion of Households with Firearms

In New Jersey, the percentage of households with one or more guns is reported to be

2004: 15.44%4

Proportion of Households with Firearms by Decade

ChartIn New Jersey, the percentage of households with one or more guns is estimated to be

2001/2010: 29.0%5 6
1991/2000: 33.3%
1981/1990: 36.3%

ImpactsDeath and Injury

Total Number of Gun Deaths

ChartIn New Jersey, annual deaths resulting from firearms total

2016: 4857
2015: 475
2014: 4688
2013: 506
2012: 444
2011: 482
2010: 456
2009: 411
2008: 429
2007: 446
2006: 492
2005: 434
2004: 454
2003: 458
2002: 415
2001: 370
2000: 341
1999: 366

Rate of All Gun Deaths per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of all gun deaths per 100,000 population is

2016: 5.427
2015: 5.30
2014: 5.24
2013: 5.69
2012: 5.01
2011: 5.45
2010: 5.19
2009: 4.69
2008: 4.92
2007: 5.14
2006: 5.68
2005: 5.02
2004: 5.26
2003: 5.32
2002: 4.85
2001: 4.36
2000: 4.05
1999: 4.38

Total Number of Male Gun Deaths

ChartIn New Jersey, annual male deaths resulting from firearms total

2016: 4407
2015: 440
2014: 421
2013: 461
2012: 406

Rate of Male Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of male gun death per 100,000 population is

2016: 10.077
2015: 10.06
2014: 9.65
2013: 10.61
2012: 9.39

Total Number of Female Gun Deaths

ChartIn New Jersey, annual female deaths resulting from firearms total

2016: 457
2015: 35
2014: 47
2013: 45
2012: 38

Rate of Female Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of female gun death per 100,000 population is

2016: 0.987
2015: 0.76
2014: 1.03
2013: 0.99
2012: 0.84

Homicides (any method)

ChartIn New Jersey, annual homicides by any means total

2016: 3937
2015: 383
2014: 363
2013: 417
2012: 399
2011: 413
2010: 388
2009: 328
2008: 377
2007: 403
2006: 449
2005: 427
2004: 405
2003: 423
2002: 333
2001: 1,051
2000: 320
1999: 298

Rate of Homicide per 100,000 People (any method)

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of homicide by any means per 100,000 population is

2016: 4.397
2015: 4.28
2014: 4.06
2013: 4.69
2012: 4.50
2011: 4.67
2010: 4.41
2009: 3.75
2008: 4.33
2007: 4.64
2006: 5.18
2005: 4.94
2004: 4.69
2003: 4.92
2002: 3.89
2001: 12.38
2000: 3.80
1999: 3.56

Male Homicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn New Jersey, annual male homicides by any means total

2016: 3207
2015: 329
2014: 293
2013: 346
2012: 332

Rate of Male Homicide per 100,000 People (any method)

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of male homicide by any means per 100,000 population is

2016: 7.337
2015: 7.52
2014: 6.72
2013: 7.97
2012: 7.68

Female Homicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn New Jersey, annual female homicides by any means total

2016: 737
2015: 54
2014: 70
2013: 71
2012: 67

Rate of Female Homicide per 100,000 People (any method)

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of female homicide by any means per 100,000 population is

2016: 1.607
2015: 1.18
2014: 1.53
2013: 1.56
2012: 1.48

Gun Homicides

ChartIn New Jersey, annual firearm homicides total

2016: 2977
2015: 273
2014: 265
2013: 2988
2012: 276
2011: 288
2010: 260
2009: 229
2008: 244
2007: 276
2006: 301
2005: 288
2004: 253
2003: 257
2002: 208
2001: 185
2000: 172
1999: 153

Rate of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of firearm homicide per 100,000 population is

2016: 3.327
2015: 3.05
2014: 2.96
2013: 3.35
2012: 3.11
2011: 3.26
2010: 2.96
2009: 2.62
2008: 2.80
2007: 3.18
2005: 3.33
2004: 2.93
2003: 2.99
2002: 2.43
2001: 2.18
2000: 2.04
1999: 1.83

Male Gun Homicide Victims

ChartIn New Jersey, annual male firearm homicides total

2016: 2637
2015: 254
2014: 237
2013: 271
2012: 250

Rate of Male Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of male firearm homicide per 100,000 population is

2016: 6.027
2015: 5.81
2014: 5.43
2013: 6.24
2012: 5.78

Female Gun Homicide Victims

ChartIn New Jersey, annual female firearm homicides total

2016: 347
2015: 19
2014: 28
2013: 27
2012: 26

Rate of Female Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of female firearm homicide per 100,000 population is

2016: 0.747
2015: 0
2014: 0.61
2013: 0.59
2012: 0.57

Handgun Homicides

ChartIn New Jersey, according to figures9 from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), annual handgun homicides total

2016: 21210 11
2015: 200
2014: 200
2013: 229
2012: 237
2011: 238
2010: 216
2009: 189
2008: 202
2007: 244
2006: 270
2005: 260
2004: 225
2003: 218
2002: 180
2001: 162
2000: 133
1999: 139
1998: 125
1997: 159
1996: 157
1995: 231

Rate of Handgun Homicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, according to figures12 from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the annual rate of handgun homicide per 100,000 population is

2016: 2.3613
2015: 2.23
2014: 2.24
2013: 2.57
2012: 2.67
2011: 2.69
2010: 2.45
2009: 2.16
2008: 2.32
2007: 2.81
2006: 3.12
2005: 3.01
2004: 2.61
2003: 2.53
2002: 2.10
2001: 1.91
2000: 1.58
1999: 1.66
1998: 1.51
1997: 1.93
1996: 1.93
1995: 2.86

Handgun Homicides (CDC)

ChartIn New Jersey, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, annual handgun homicides total

2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)7 11
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 11
2006: 11
2005: 0 (suppressed)
2004: 0 (suppressed)
2003: 0 (suppressed)
2002: 0 (suppressed)
2001: 0 (suppressed)
2000: 13
1999: 10

Rate of Handgun Homicide per 100,000 People (CDC)

ChartIn New Jersey, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of handgun homicide per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0.00 (unreliable)
2010: 0.00 (unreliable)
2009: 0.00 (unreliable)
2008: 0.00 (unreliable)
2007: 0.00 (unreliable)
2006: 0.00 (unreliable)
2005: 0.00 (unreliable)
2004: 0.00 (unreliable)
2003: 0.00 (unreliable)
2002: 0.00 (unreliable)
2001: 0.00 (unreliable)
2000: 0.00 (unreliable)
1999: 0.00 (unreliable)

Male Handgun Homicide Victims (CDC)

ChartIn New Jersey, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, annual male handgun homicides total

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Rate of Male Handgun Homicide per 100,000 People (CDC)

ChartIn New Jersey, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of male handgun homicide per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Female Handgun Homicide Victims (CDC)

ChartIn New Jersey, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, annual female handgun homicides total

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Rate of Female Handgun Homicide per 100,000 People (CDC)

ChartIn New Jersey, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of female handgun homicide per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Long Gun Homicides

ChartIn New Jersey, according to figures14 from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), annual long gun homicides total

2016: 410 11
2015: 3
2014: 8
2013: 215 11
2012: 9
2011: 6
2010: 9
2009: 9
2008: 4
2007: 6
2006: 7
2005: 4
2004: 4
2003: 13
2002: 16
2001: 3
2000: 11
1999: 6
1998: 11
1997: 14
1996: 3
1995: 6

Rate of Long Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, according to figures16 from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the annual rate of long gun homicide per 100,000 population is

2016: 0.0413
2015: 0.03
2014: 0.09
2013: 0.02
2012: 0.10
2011: 0.07
2010: 0.10
2009: 0.10
2008: 0.05
2007: 0.07
2006: 0.08
2005: 0.05
2004: 0.05
2003: 0.15
2002: 0.19
2001: 0.04
2000: 0.13
1999: 0.07
1998: 0.13
1997: 0.17
1996: 0.04
1995: 0.07

Long Gun Homicides (CDC)

ChartIn New Jersey, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, annual long gun homicides total

2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)7 11
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 11
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 12
2006: 10
2005: 0 (suppressed)
2004: 0 (suppressed)
2003: 0 (suppressed)
2002: 17
2001: 0 (suppressed)
2000: 0 (suppressed)
1999: 0 (suppressed)

Rate of Long Gun Homicide per 100,000 People (CDC)

ChartIn New Jersey, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of long gun homicide per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0.00 (unreliable)
2010: 0.00 (unreliable)
2009: 0.00 (unreliable)
2008: 0.00 (unreliable)
2007: 0.00 (unreliable)
2006: 0.00 (unreliable)
2005: 0.00 (unreliable)
2004: 0.00 (unreliable)
2003: 0.00 (unreliable)
2002: 0.00 (unreliable)
2001: 0.00 (unreliable)
2000: 0.00 (unreliable)
1999: 0.00 (unreliable)

Male Long Gun Homicide Victims (CDC)

ChartIn New Jersey, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, annual male long gun homicides total

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Rate of Male Long Gun Homicide per 100,000 People (CDC)

ChartIn New Jersey, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of male long gun homicide per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Female Long Gun Homicide Victims (CDC)

ChartIn New Jersey, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, annual female long gun homicides total

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Rate of Female Long Gun Homicide per 100,000 People (CDC)

ChartIn New Jersey, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of female long gun homicide per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Gun Homicides (Other)

ChartIn New Jersey, according to figures17 from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), annual firearm homicides (other) total

2016: 6210 11
2015: 52
2014: 35
2013: 60
2012: 27
2011: 25
2010: 21
2009: 22
2008: 30
2007: 10
2006: 12
2005: 12
2004: 1
2003: 9
2002: 9
2001: 6
2000: 5
1999: 6
1998: 8
1997: 3
1996: 4
1995: 2

Rate of Gun Homicide (Other) per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, according to figures18 from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the annual rate of firearm homicide (other) per 100,000 population is

2016: 0.6913
2015: 0.58
2014: 0.39
2013: 0.67
2012: 0.30
2011: 0.28
2010: 0.24
2009: 0.25
2008: 0.34
2007: 0.12
2006: 0.14
2005: 0.14
2004: 0.01
2003: 0.10
2002: 0.11
2001: 0.07
2000: 0.06
1999: 0.07
1998: 0.10
1997: 0.04
1996: 0.05
1995: 0.02

Gun Homicides (Other) (CDC)

ChartIn New Jersey, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, annual firearm homicides (other) total

2016: 2897
2015: 269
2014: 258
2013: 2947 11
2012: 273
2011: 282
2010: 246
2009: 219
2008: 237
2007: 253
2006: 280
2005: 273
2004: 243
2003: 242
2002: 188
2001: 175
2000: 151
1999: 135

Rate of Gun Homicide (Other) per 100,000 People (CDC)

ChartIn New Jersey, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of firearm homicide (other) per 100,000 population is

2016: 3.237
2015: 3
2014: 2.89
2013: 3.307 11
2012: 3.08
2011: 3.20
2010: 2.80
2009: 2.50
2008: 2.72
2007: 2.92
2006: 3.23
2005: 3.16
2004: 2.81
2003: 2.81
2002: 2.20
2001: 2.06
2000: 1.79
1999: 1.61

Male Gun Homicide Victims (Other) (CDC)

ChartIn New Jersey, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, annual male firearm homicides (other) total

2016: 2577
2015: 250
2014: 231
2013: 269
2012: 247

Rate of Male Gun Homicide (Other) per 100,000 People (CDC)

ChartIn New Jersey, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of male firearm homicides (other) per 100,000 population is

2016: 5.887
2015: 5.72
2014: 5.30
2013: 6.19
2012: 5.71

Female Gun Homicide Victims (Other) (CDC)

ChartIn New Jersey, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, annual female firearm homicides (other) total

2016: 327
2015: 19
2014: 27
2013: 25
2012: 26

Rate of Female Gun Homicide (Other) per 100,000 People (CDC)

ChartIn New Jersey, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of female firearm homicides (other) per 100,000 population is

2016: 0.707
2015: 0
2014: 0.59
2013: 0.55
2012: 0.57

Suicides (any method)

ChartIn New Jersey, annual suicides by any means total

2016: 6857
2015: 787
2014: 786
2013: 754
2012: 678
2011: 689
2010: 719
2009: 557
2008: 615
2007: 596
2006: 585
2005: 536
2004: 597
2003: 588
2002: 553
2001: 588
2000: 560
1999: 563

Rate of Suicide per 100,000 People (any method)

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of suicide by any means per 100,000 population is

2016: 7.667
2015: 8.79
2014: 8.79
2013: 8.47
2012: 7.65
2011: 7.80
2010: 8.18
2009: 6.36
2008: 7.06
2007: 6.87
2006: 6.75
2005: 6.20
2004: 6.91
2003: 6.84
2002: 6.47
2001: 6.92
2000: 6.66
1999: 6.73

Male Suicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn New Jersey, annual male suicides by any means total

2016: 5307
2015: 591
2014: 590
2013: 588
2012: 531

Rate of Male Suicide per 100,000 People (any method)

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of male suicide by any means per 100,000 population is

2016: 12.137
2015: 13.52
2014: 13.53
2013: 13.54
2012: 12.28

Female Suicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn New Jersey, annual female suicides by any means total

2016: 1557
2015: 196
2014: 196
2013: 166
2012: 147

Rate of Female Suicide per 100,000 People (any method)

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of female suicide by any means per 100,000 population is

2016: 3.397
2015: 4.27
2014: 4.28
2013: 3.64
2012: 3.24

Gun Suicides

ChartIn New Jersey, annual firearm suicides total

2016: 1767
2015: 189
2014: 194
2013: 1948
2012: 160
2011: 181
2010: 187
2009: 173
2008: 175
2007: 165
2006: 173
2005: 136
2004: 185
2003: 183
2002: 176
2001: 167
2000: 154
1999: 195

Rate of Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of firearm suicide per 100,000 population is

2016: 1.977
2015: 2.11
2014: 2.17
2013: 2.18
2012: 1.80
2011: 2.05
2010: 2.13
2009: 1.98
2008: 2.01
2007: 1.90
2006: 2.00
2005: 1.57
2004: 2.14
2003: 2.13
2002: 2.06
2001: 1.97
2000: 1.83
1999: 2.33

Male Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn New Jersey, annual male firearm suicides total

2016: 1667
2015: 173
2014: 175
2013: 177
2012: 148

Rate of Male Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of male firearm suicide per 100,000 population is

2016: 3.807
2015: 3.96
2014: 4.01
2013: 4.07
2012: 3.42

Female Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn New Jersey, annual female firearm suicides total

2016: 107
2015: 16
2014: 19
2013: 17
2012: 12

Rate of Female Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of female firearm suicide per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Handgun Suicides

ChartIn New Jersey, annual handgun suicides total

2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 15
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 12
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 11
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 14
2006: 11
2005: 12
2004: 10
2003: 18
2002: 24
2001: 16
2000: 15
1999: 24

Rate of Handgun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of handgun suicide per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0.00 (unreliable)
2010: 0.00 (unreliable)
2009: 0.00 (unreliable)
2008: 0.00 (unreliable)
2007: 0.00 (unreliable)
2006: 0.00 (unreliable)
2005: 0.00 (unreliable)
2004: 0.00 (unreliable)
2003: 0.00 (unreliable)
2002: 0.28
2001: 0.00 (unreliable)
2000: 0.00 (unreliable)
1999: 0.29

Male Handgun Suicide Victims

ChartIn New Jersey, annual male handgun suicides total

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 15
2012: 0

Rate of Male Handgun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of male handgun suicide per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Female Handgun Suicide Victims

ChartIn New Jersey, annual female handgun suicides total

2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 0 (suppressed)

Rate of Female Handgun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of female handgun suicide per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Long Gun Suicides

ChartIn New Jersey, the number of long gun suicides is

2016: 307
2015: 28
2014: 29
2013: 297
2012: 25
2011: 31
2010: 23
2009: 39
2008: 27
2007: 34
2006: 38
2005: 32
2004: 38
2003: 28
2002: 33
2001: 35
2000: 26
1999: 32

Rate of Long Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of long gun suicide per 100,000 population is

2016: 0.357
2015: 0.32
2014: 0.34
2013: 0.33
2012: 0.30
2011: 0.35
2010: 0.26
2009: 0.45
2008: 0.31
2007: 0.39
2006: 0.44
2005: 0.37
2004: 0.44
2003: 0.33
2002: 0.39
2001: 0.41
2000: 0.31
1999: 0.38

Male Long Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn New Jersey, annual male long gun suicides total

2016: 307
2015: 28
2014: 29
2013: 29
2012: 25

Rate of Male Long Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of male long gun suicide per 100,000 population is

2016: 0.697
2015: 0.64
2014: 0.66
2013: 0.67
2012: 0.58

Female Long Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn New Jersey, annual female long gun suicides total

2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 0 (suppressed)

Rate of Female Long Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of female long gun suicide per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Gun Suicides (Other)

ChartIn New Jersey, annual gun suicides (other) total

2016: 1297
2015: 151
2014: 159
2013: 1487
2012: 120
2011: 138
2010: 158
2009: 123
2008: 140
2007: 117
2006: 124
2005: 92
2004: 137
2003: 137
2002: 119
2001: 116
2000: 113
1999: 139

Rate of Gun Suicide (Other) per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of gun suicide (other) per 100,000 population is

2016: 1.547
2015: 1.69
2014: 1.78
2013: 1.66
2012: 1.46
2011: 1.56
2010: 1.80
2009: 1.40
2008: 1.61
2007: 1.35
2006: 1.43
2005: 1.06
2004: 1.59
2003: 1.59
2002: 1.39
2001: 1.37
2000: 1.34
1999: 1.66

Male Gun Suicide (Other) Victims

ChartIn New Jersey, annual male gun suicides (other) total

2016: 1297
2015: 139
2014: 141
2013: 133
2012: 120

Rate of Male Gun Suicide (Other) per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of male gun suicide (other) per 100,000 population is

2016: 2.957
2015: 3.18
2014: 3.23
2013: 3.06
2012: 2.78

Female Gun Suicide (Other) Victims

ChartIn New Jersey, annual female gun suicides (other) total

2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 12
2014: 18
2013: 15
2012: 0 (suppressed)

Rate of Female Gun Suicide (Other) per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of female gun suicide (other) per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Unintentional Gun Deaths

ChartIn New Jersey, annual unintentional shooting deaths total

2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)8
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 3
2006: 14
2005: 5
2004: 10
2003: 10
2002: 28
2001: 11
2000: 12
1999: 8

Rate of Unintentional Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of unintentional shooting death per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0.00 (unreliable)
2010: 0.00 (unreliable)
2009: 0.00 (unreliable)
2008: 0.00 (unreliable)
2007: 0.03
2006: 0.16
2005: 0.06
2004: 0.12
2003: 0.12
2002: 0.33
2001: 0.13
2000: 0.14
1999: 0.10

Unintentional Male Gun Deaths

ChartIn New Jersey, annual unintentional male shooting deaths total

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Rate of Unintentional Male Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of unintentional male shooting death per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Unintentional Female Gun Deaths

ChartIn New Jersey, annual unintentional female shooting deaths total

2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 0 (suppressed)

Rate of Unintentional Female Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of unintentional female shooting death per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Unintentional Handgun Deaths

ChartIn New Jersey, annual unintentional shooting deaths by handgun total

2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)7
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 0 (suppressed)
2006: 0 (suppressed)
2005: 0 (suppressed)
2004: 0 (suppressed)
2003: 0 (suppressed)
2002: 0 (suppressed)
2001: 0 (suppressed)
2000: 0 (suppressed)
1999: 0 (suppressed)

Rate of Unintentional Handgun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of unintentional shooting death by handgun per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0.00 (unreliable)
2010: 0.00 (unreliable)
2009: 0.00 (unreliable)
2008: 0.00 (unreliable)
2007: 0.00 (unreliable)
2006: 0.00 (unreliable)
2005: 0.00 (unreliable)
2004: 0.00 (unreliable)
2003: 0.00 (unreliable)
2002: 0.00 (unreliable)
2001: 0.00 (unreliable)
2000: 0.00 (unreliable)
1999: 0.00 (unreliable)

Unintentional Male Handgun Deaths

ChartIn New Jersey, annual unintentional male shooting deaths by handgun total

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Rate of Unintentional Male Handgun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of unintentional male shooting death by handgun per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Unintentional Female Handgun Deaths

ChartIn New Jersey, annual unintentional female shooting deaths by handgun total

2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 0 (suppressed)

Rate of Unintentional Female Handgun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of unintentional female shooting death by handgun per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Unintentional Long Gun Deaths

ChartIn New Jersey, annual unintentional shooting deaths by long gun total

2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)7
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 0 (suppressed)
2006: 0 (suppressed)
2005: 0 (suppressed)
2004: 0 (suppressed)
2003: 0 (suppressed)
2002: 0 (suppressed)
2001: 0 (suppressed)
2000: 0 (suppressed)
1999: 0 (suppressed)

Rate of Unintentional Long Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of unintentional shooting death by long gun per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0.00 (unreliable)
2010: 0.00 (unreliable)
2009: 0.00 (unreliable)
2008: 0.00 (unreliable)
2007: 0.00 (unreliable)
2006: 0.00 (unreliable)
2005: 0.00 (unreliable)
2004: 0.00 (unreliable)
2003: 0.00 (unreliable)
2002: 0.00 (unreliable)
2001: 0.00 (unreliable)
2000: 0.00 (unreliable)
1999: 0.00 (unreliable)

Unintentional Male Long Gun Deaths

ChartIn New Jersey, annual unintentional male shooting deaths by long gun total

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Rate of Unintentional Male Long Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of unintentional male shooting death by long gun per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Unintentional Female Long Gun Deaths

ChartIn New Jersey, annual unintentional female shooting deaths by long gun total

2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 0 (suppressed)

Rate of Unintentional Female Long Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of unintentional female shooting death by long gun per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Unintentional Gun Deaths (Other)

ChartIn New Jersey, annual unintentional shooting deaths by firearm (other) total

2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)7
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 0 (suppressed)
2006: 12
2005: 0 (suppressed)
2004: 0 (suppressed)
2003: 0 (suppressed)
2002: 23
2001: 0 (suppressed)
2000: 0 (suppressed)
1999: 0 (suppressed)

Rate of Unintentional Gun Death (Other) per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of unintentional shooting death by firearm (other) per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0.00 (unreliable)
2010: 0.00 (unreliable)
2009: 0.00 (unreliable)
2008: 0.00 (unreliable)
2007: 0.00 (unreliable)
2006: 0.00 (unreliable)
2005: 0.00 (unreliable)
2004: 0.00 (unreliable)
2003: 0.00 (unreliable)
2002: 0.27
2001: 0.00 (unreliable)
2000: 0.00 (unreliable)
1999: 0.00 (unreliable)

Unintentional Male Gun Deaths (Other)

ChartIn New Jersey, annual unintentional male shooting deaths by firearm (other) total

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Rate of Unintentional Male Gun Death (Other) per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of unintentional male shooting death by firearm (other) per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Unintentional Female Gun Deaths (Other)

ChartIn New Jersey, annual unintentional female shooting deaths by firearm (other) total

2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 0 (suppressed)

Rate of Unintentional Female Handgun Death (Other) per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of unintentional female shooting death by firearm (other) per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn New Jersey, annual shooting deaths in which the cause remains undecided total

2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)8
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 0 (suppressed)
2006: 3
2005: 1
2004: 1
2003: 0 (suppressed)
2002: 1
2001: 2
2000: 3
1999: 5

Rate of Gun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of unknown-cause shooting deaths per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0.00 (unreliable)
2010: 0.00 (unreliable)
2009: 0.00 (unreliable)
2008: 0.00 (unreliable)
2007: 0.00 (unreliable)
2006: 0.03
2005: 0.01
2004: 0.01
2003: 0.00 (unreliable)
2002: 0.01
2001: 0.02
2000: 0.04
1999: 0.06

Male Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn New Jersey, annual male shooting deaths in which the cause remains undecided total

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Rate of Male Gun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of unknown-cause male shooting deaths per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Female Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn New Jersey, annual female shooting deaths in which the cause remains undecided total

2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 0 (suppressed)

Rate of Female Gun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of unknown-cause female shooting deaths per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Handgun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn New Jersey, annual deaths by handgun in which the cause remains undecided total

2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)7
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 0 (suppressed)
2006: 0 (suppressed)
2005: 0 (suppressed)
2004: 0 (suppressed)
2003: 0 (suppressed)
2002: 0 (suppressed)
2001: 0 (suppressed)
2000: 0 (suppressed)
1999: 0 (suppressed)

Rate of Handgun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of unknown-cause handgun deaths per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0.00 (unreliable)
2010: 0.00 (unreliable)
2009: 0.00 (unreliable)
2008: 0.00 (unreliable)
2007: 0.00 (unreliable)
2006: 0.00 (unreliable)
2005: 0.00 (unreliable)
2004: 0.00 (unreliable)
2003: 0.00 (unreliable)
2002: 0.00 (unreliable)
2001: 0.00 (unreliable)
2000: 0.00 (unreliable)
1999: 0.00 (unreliable)

Male Handgun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn New Jersey, annual male deaths by handgun in which the cause remains undecided total

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Rate of Male Handgun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of unknown-cause male handgun deaths per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Female Handgun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn New Jersey, annual female deaths by handgun in which the cause remains undecided total

2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 0 (suppressed)

Rate of Female Handgun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of unknown-cause female handgun deaths per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Long Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn New Jersey, annual deaths by long gun in which the cause remains undecided total

2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)7
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 0 (suppressed)
2006: 0 (suppressed)
2005: 0 (suppressed)
2004: 0 (suppressed)
2003: 0 (suppressed)
2002: 0 (suppressed)
2001: 0 (suppressed)
2000: 0 (suppressed)
1999: 0 (suppressed)

Rate of Long Gun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of unknown-cause long gun deaths per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0.00 (unreliable)
2010: 0.00 (unreliable)
2009: 0.00 (unreliable)
2008: 0.00 (unreliable)
2007: 0.00 (unreliable)
2006: 0.00 (unreliable)
2005: 0.00 (unreliable)
2004: 0.00 (unreliable)
2003: 0.00 (unreliable)
2002: 0.00 (unreliable)
2001: 0.00 (unreliable)
2000: 0.00 (unreliable)
1999: 0.00 (unreliable)

Male Long Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn New Jersey, annual male deaths by long gun in which the cause remains undecided total

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Rate of Male Long Gun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of unknown-cause male long gun deaths per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Female Long Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn New Jersey, annual female deaths by long gun in which the cause remains undecided total

2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 0 (suppressed)

Rate of Female Long Gun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of unknown-cause female long gun deaths per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Gun Deaths (Other) from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn New Jersey, annual deaths by firearm (other) in which the cause remains undecided total

2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)7
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 0 (suppressed)
2006: 0 (suppressed)
2005: 0 (suppressed)
2004: 0 (suppressed)
2003: 0 (suppressed)
2002: 0 (suppressed)
2001: 0 (suppressed)
2000: 0 (suppressed)
1999: 0 (suppressed)

Rate of Gun Death (Other) from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of unknown-cause gun deaths (other) per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0.00 (unreliable)
2010: 0.00 (unreliable)
2009: 0.00 (unreliable)
2008: 0.00 (unreliable)
2007: 0.00 (unreliable)
2006: 0.00 (unreliable)
2005: 0.00 (unreliable)
2004: 0.00 (unreliable)
2003: 0.00 (unreliable)
2002: 0.00 (unreliable)
2001: 0.00 (unreliable)
2000: 0.00 (unreliable)
1999: 0.00 (unreliable)

Male Gun Deaths (Other) from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn New Jersey, annual male deaths by firearm (other) in which the cause remains undecided total

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Rate of Male Gun Death (Other) from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of unknown-cause male gun deaths (other) per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Female Gun Deaths (Other) from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn New Jersey, annual female deaths by firearm (other) in which the cause remains undecided total

2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 0 (suppressed)

Rate of Female Gun Death (Other) from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn New Jersey, the annual rate of unknown-cause female gun deaths (other) per 100,000 population is

2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Legal Intervention Gun Homicides

ChartIn New Jersey, annual legal-intervention gun homicides total

2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 11
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 1819
2010: 22
2009: 10
2008: 920
2007: 8
2006: 8
2005: 15
2004: 26
2003: 19
2002: 6
2001: 1721
2000: 6
1999: 7
1998: 10
1997: 11
1996: 15
1995: 12

TransfersGun Trade and Trafficking

Origin of Crime Guns

Suppliers of Crime Guns to Other US States (Rate)

When crime guns seized in the United States were traced, interstate gun traffickers had sourced their weapons from New Jersey at a rate of 2.822 per 100,000 inhabitants

Suppliers of Crime Guns to Other US States (Rank)

When crime guns seized in the United States were traced, New Jersey ranked at No. 4822 out of 51 US jurisdictions as a source of weapons for interstate gun trafficking

MeasuresGun Regulation

Firearm Regulation - Guiding Policy

The regulation of guns in New Jersey is categorised as restrictive23

Firearm Law

Guiding gun control legislation in New Jersey includes the New Jersey Statutes, Administrative Code and the Constitution of New Jersey 194724

Firearm Regulation Authority

Guns in New Jersey are regulated by the local and state governments25 26 27

Right to Possess Firearms

In New Jersey, the right to private gun ownership is conditionally guaranteed by the US Constitution,28 as limited by federal law.29 State law does not include a similar right.30 26 27

Restricted Firearms and Ammunition

In New Jersey, civilians are not allowed to possess machine guns,31 assault weapons,32 and large capacity ammunition magazines33 without a county superior court-issued licence, but civilians are allowed to possess .50 calibre rifles34 26 27

Regulation of Automatic Weapons

In New Jersey, private possession of fully automatic weapons is permitted subject to licensing and registration31 35 26 27

Regulation of Semiautomatic Assault Weapons

In New Jersey, private possession of semi-automatic assault weapons is permitted with a licence32 26 27

Regulation of Handguns

In New Jersey, private possession of handguns (pistols and revolvers) is permitted with a permit to acquire a handgun36 37 26 27

Gun Ownership and Possession

In New Jersey, only licensed gun owners (FPIC for rifles and shotguns or a permit to purchase a handgun)37 36 26 27 may lawfully acquire, possess or transfer a firearm or ammunition

Minimum Age for Firearm Possession

The minimum age for gun ownership in New Jersey is 18 years, or 21 years handguns38 26 27

Gun Owner Background Checks

An applicant for a firearm licence in New Jersey must pass a background check which considers criminal, mental health, addiction and domestic violence37 36 26 27 records

Domestic Violence and Firearms

Where a past history, or apprehended likelihood of family violence exists, the law in New Jersey stipulates39 26 27 that firearm possession should be denied or revoked

Firearm Safety Training

In New Jersey, an understanding of firearm safety and the law, tested in a theoretical and/or practical training course is required for a permit to carry a hidden handgun40 26 27

Firearm Registration

Civilian Gun Registration

In New Jersey, the law requires (permanent record for handguns only)41 26 27 that a record of the acquisition, possession and transfer of each privately held firearm be retained in an official register

Gun Dealer Record Keeping

In New Jersey, licensed firearm dealers are required42 26 27 to keep a record of each firearm or ammunition purchase, sale or transfer on behalf of a regulating authority

Gun Sales and Transfers

Regulation of Private Gun Sales

In New Jersey, the private sale and transfer of firearms is prohibited without a valid firearms licence (FPIC for rifles and shotguns or a permit to purchase a handgun)43 26 27

Regulation of Dealer Gun Sales

In New Jersey, dealing in firearms by way of business without a valid gun dealer’s licence is unlawful44 26 27

Background Checks for Private Gun Sales

The buyer of a firearm in a private sale in New Jersey is obliged43 45 26 27 to pass official background checks before taking possession

Background Checks for Dealer Gun Sales

The buyer of a firearm from a licensed gun dealer in New Jersey is obliged45 26 27 to pass official background checks before taking possession

Limit on Gun Dealer Sales

In New Jersey, the number and type of firearms which can be sold by a licensed gun dealer to a single gun owner is limited to one every 30 days (handguns only)46 26 27

Number of Licensed Gun Dealers

ChartThe number of licensed firearm dealers in New Jersey is reported to be

2015: 55047
2014: 56548
2013: 54549
2012: 50950
2011: 48151

Waiting Period for Gun Possession

In New Jersey, the minimum wait for a lawful firearm purchase to be completed is 7 days for handguns52 26 27

Regulation of Gun Shows

In New Jersey, gun shows and temporary firearm dealing events are regulated (but heavily restricted)53 26 27 in law

Storage and Transport of Guns and Ammunition

Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations - Private

Firearm regulations in New Jersey do not include (handguns only)54 26 27 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of private guns and ammunition

Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations - Dealer

Firearm regulations in New Jersey include55 26 27 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of firearms and ammunition by licensed arms dealers

Firearm and Ammunition Transport Regulations

Regulations in New Jersey include56 54 26 27 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of firearms and ammunition while in transit

Marking and Tracing Guns and Ammunition

Firearm Marking

In New Jersey, a unique identifying mark on each firearm is required by law57 58 59 60 26 27

Ballistic Record of Firearms and Ammunition

In New Jersey, the ballistic characteristics of each civilian firearm and its ammunition are not61 26 27 recorded in a register

Carrying Guns

Carrying Guns Openly in Public

In New Jersey, carrying a firearm in plain view in a public place is allowed, subject to a valid permit (for handguns, rifles or shotguns), but prohibited for loaded long guns (with few exceptions)62 63 26 27

Carrying Hidden Handguns in Public

In New Jersey, carrying a concealed firearm in a public place is allowed, subject to a valid permit40 63 26 27

Hidden Handgun Permit May, or Shall Be Issued

In New Jersey, local licensing authorities "may issue", with room for discretion,40 64 26 27 a hidden handgun carry permit to any non-prohibited person who applies

Reciprocity for Hidden Handgun Permit Holders

In New Jersey, gun owners with a permit to carry hidden handguns issued in another jurisdiction are not granted40 26 27 reciprocal rights

Exempting Hidden Handgun Permit Holders from Background Checks

In New Jersey, gun owners with a valid permit to carry a hidden handgun are not exempt40 26 27 from background checks when buying from a licensed gun dealer

Gun Free Zones

In New Jersey, private guns are prohibited in vehicles (loaded, exposed firearms)56 and schools and universities65 26 27

Grading US State Gun Laws

Gun Law Ranking – LCPGV

In their 'A-F' State Scorecard of US gun laws, the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence ranked New Jersey as ‘A-’66

Gun Law Ranking – Brady Campaign

ChartIn its annual State Scorecard, the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence scored firearm legislation in New Jersey on a scale of 0 points (weak) to 100 points (strong)

2011: 7267
2010: 7268
2009: 7369
2008: 6370
2007: 6371

Gun Law Ranking – Open Society Institute

In its Comparative Survey of State Firearm Laws, the Open Society Institute ranked New Jersey at No. 672 among 50 US States


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