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Proportion of Adults Living in a Home With a Gun

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

2004: 40.0%1
2002: 39.8%2
2001: 39.8%3

Proportion of Households with Firearms

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

2004: 43.92%4

Proportion of Households with Firearms by Decade

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

2001/2010: 55.1%5 6
1991/2000: 61.6%
1981/1990: 62.4%

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Total Number of Gun Deaths

ChartIn Oregon, annual deaths resulting from firearms total

2016: 5137
2015: 486
2014: 4978
2013: 462
2012: 443
2011: 420
2010: 458
2009: 417
2008: 385
2007: 387
2006: 384
2005: 402
2004: 385
2003: 395
2002: 374
2001: 358
2000: 378
1999: 389

Rate of All Gun Deaths per 100,000 People

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

2016: 12.537
2015: 12.06
2014: 12.52
2013: 11.76
2012: 11.36
2011: 10.86
2010: 11.95
2009: 10.95
2008: 10.22
2007: 10.40
2006: 10.46
2005: 11.13
2004: 10.79
2003: 11.13
2002: 10.64
2001: 10.32
2000: 11.05
1999: 11.46

Total Number of Male Gun Deaths

ChartIn Oregon, annual male deaths resulting from firearms total

2016: 4367
2015: 409
2014: 418
2013: 387
2012: 375

Rate of Male Gun Death per 100,000 People

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

2016: 21.517
2015: 20.52
2014: 21.28
2013: 19.90
2012: 19.42

Total Number of Female Gun Deaths

ChartIn Oregon, annual female deaths resulting from firearms total

2016: 777
2015: 77
2014: 79
2013: 75
2012: 68

Rate of Female Gun Death per 100,000 People

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

2016: 3.737
2015: 3.78
2014: 3.94
2013: 3.78
2012: 3.45

Homicides (any method)

ChartIn Oregon, annual homicides by any means total

2016: 1277
2015: 137
2014: 97
2013: 89
2012: 109
2011: 109
2010: 115
2009: 103
2008: 103
2007: 81
2006: 113
2005: 102
2004: 112
2003: 93
2002: 106
2001: 100
2000: 91
1999: 107

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

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

2016: 3.107
2015: 3.40
2014: 2.44
2013: 2.26
2012: 2.82
2011: 2.82
2010: 3.00
2009: 2.70
2008: 2.73
2007: 2.18
2006: 3.08
2005: 2.82
2004: 3.14
2003: 2.62
2002: 3.02
2001: 2.88
2000: 2.66
1999: 3.15

Male Homicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Oregon, annual male homicides by any means total

2016: 907
2015: 101
2014: 63
2013: 60
2012: 72

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

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

2016: 4.447
2015: 5.07
2014: 3.21
2013: 3.09
2012: 3.73

Female Homicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Oregon, annual female homicides by any means total

2016: 377
2015: 36
2014: 34
2013: 29
2012: 37

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

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

2016: 1.797
2015: 1.77
2014: 1.69
2013: 1.46
2012: 1.88

Gun Homicides

ChartIn Oregon, annual firearm homicides total

2016: 787
2015: 94
2014: 53
2013: 548
2012: 53
2011: 62
2010: 60
2009: 55
2008: 49
2007: 43
2006: 63
2005: 54
2004: 65
2003: 52
2002: 64
2001: 47
2000: 62
1999: 60

Rate of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

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

2016: 1.917
2015: 2.33
2014: 1.33
2013: 1.37
2012: 1.36
2011: 1.60
2010: 1.57
2009: 1.44
2008: 1.30
2007: 1.16
2006: 1.72
2005: 1.49
2004: 1.82
2003: 1.47
2002: 1.82
2001: 1.36
2000: 1.81
1999: 1.77

Male Gun Homicide Victims

ChartIn Oregon, annual male firearm homicides total

2016: 627
2015: 72
2014: 34
2013: 37
2012: 37

Rate of Male Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

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

2016: 3.067
2015: 3.61
2014: 1.73
2013: 1.90
2012: 1.92

Female Gun Homicide Victims

ChartIn Oregon, annual female firearm homicides total

2016: 167
2015: 22
2014: 19
2013: 17
2012: 16

Rate of Female Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

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

2016: 07
2015: 1.08
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0

Handgun Homicides

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

2016: 3210 11
2015: 17
2014: 16
2013: 15
2012: 11
2011: 13
2010: 20
2009: 9
2008: 24
2007: 15
2006: 16
2005: 19
2004: 19
2003: 18
2002: 18
2001: 22
2000: 34
1999: 27
1998: 52
1997: 50
1996: 50
1995: 59

Rate of Handgun Homicide per 100,000 People

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

2016: 0.7813
2015: 0.42
2014: 0.40
2013: 0.38
2012: 0.28
2011: 0.34
2010: 0.52
2009: 0.24
2008: 0.64
2007: 0.40
2006: 0.44
2005: 0.53
2004: 0.53
2003: 0.51
2002: 0.51
2001: 0.63
2000: 0.99
1999: 0.80
1998: 1.55
1997: 1.51
1996: 1.54
1995: 1.85

Handgun Homicides (CDC)

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

2016: 187
2015: 10
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)7 11
2012: 12
2011: 17
2010: 21
2009: 16
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 18
2006: 19
2005: 20
2004: 37
2003: 19
2002: 16
2001: 20
2000: 21
1999: 10

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

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

2016: 0.517
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0.00 (unreliable)
2010: 0.55
2009: 0.00 (unreliable)
2008: 0.00 (unreliable)
2007: 0.00 (unreliable)
2006: 0.00 (unreliable)
2005: 0.55
2004: 1.04
2003: 0.00 (unreliable)
2002: 0.00 (unreliable)
2001: 0.58
2000: 0.61
1999: 0.00 (unreliable)

Male Handgun Homicide Victims (CDC)

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

2016: 187
2015: 10
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 12

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

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

2016: 710 11
2015: 6
2014: 4
2013: 4
2012: 5
2011: 3
2010: 3
2009: 12
2008: 4
2007: 6
2006: 6
2005: 7
2004: 4
2003: 2
2002: 10
2001: 7
2000: 6
1999: 6
1998: 15
1997: 12
1996: 7
1995: 13

Rate of Long Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn Oregon, according to figures15 from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the annual rate of long gun homicide per 100,000 population is

2016: 0.1713
2015: 0.15
2014: 0.10
2013: 0.10
2012: 0.13
2011: 0.08
2010: 0.08
2009: 0.32
2008: 0.11
2007: 0.16
2006: 0.16
2005: 0.19
2004: 0.11
2003: 0.06
2002: 0.28
2001: 0.20
2000: 0.17
1999: 0.18
1998: 0.45
1997: 0.36
1996: 0.22
1995: 0.41

Long Gun Homicides (CDC)

ChartIn Oregon, 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: 10
2009: 12
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 0 (suppressed)
2006: 10
2005: 0 (suppressed)
2004: 0 (suppressed)
2003: 0 (suppressed)
2002: 15
2001: 0 (suppressed)
2000: 0 (suppressed)
1999: 11

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

ChartIn Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, according to figures16 from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), annual firearm homicides (other) total

2016: 1210 11
2015: 11
2014: 19
2013: 24
2012: 26
2011: 24
2010: 13
2009: 20
2008: 19
2007: 17
2006: 22
2005: 22
2004: 25
2003: 14
2002: 12
2001: 6
2000: 7
1999: 13
1998: 10
1997: 1
1996: 2

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

ChartIn Oregon, according to figures17 from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the annual rate of firearm homicide (other) per 100,000 population is

2016: 0.2913
2015: 0.27
2014: 0.48
2013: 0.61
2012: 0.67
2011: 0.62
2010: 0.34
2009: 0.53
2008: 0.50
2007: 0.46
2006: 0.60
2005: 0.61
2004: 0.70
2003: 0.39
2002: 0.34
2001: 0.17
2000: 0.20
1999: 0.38
1998: 0.30
1997: 0.03
1996: 0.06

Gun Homicides (Other) (CDC)

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

2016: 487
2015: 70
2014: 40
2013: 427 11
2012: 21
2011: 38
2010: 29
2009: 27
2008: 39
2007: 17
2006: 34
2005: 26
2004: 23
2003: 26
2002: 33
2001: 21
2000: 35
1999: 39

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

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

2016: 1.177
2015: 1.74
2014: 1.01
2013: 1.07
2012: 0.74
2011: 0.98
2010: 0.76
2009: 0.71
2008: 1.03
2007: 0.00 (unreliable)
2006: 0.93
2005: 0.72
2004: 0.64
2003: 0.73
2002: 0.94
2001: 0.61
2000: 1.02
1999: 1.15

Male Gun Homicide Victims (Other) (CDC)

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

2016: 367
2015: 56
2014: 27
2013: 31
2012: 21

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

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

2016: 1.787
2015: 2.81
2014: 1.37
2013: 1.59
2012: 1.09

Female Gun Homicide Victims (Other) (CDC)

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

2016: 127
2015: 14
2014: 13
2013: 11
2012: 0

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

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

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

Suicides (any method)

ChartIn Oregon, annual suicides by any means total

2016: 7717
2015: 760
2014: 781
2013: 695
2012: 723
2011: 656
2010: 685
2009: 644
2008: 572
2007: 594
2006: 579
2005: 560
2004: 555
2003: 592
2002: 518
2001: 505
2000: 493
1999: 478

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

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

2016: 18.837
2015: 18.86
2014: 19.67
2013: 17.68
2012: 18.54
2011: 16.96
2010: 17.88
2009: 16.91
2008: 15.18
2007: 15.96
2006: 15.77
2005: 15.50
2004: 15.55
2003: 16.69
2002: 14.74
2001: 14.56
2000: 14.41
1999: 14.08

Male Suicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Oregon, annual male suicides by any means total

2016: 5827
2015: 576
2014: 613
2013: 534
2012: 551

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

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

2016: 28.717
2015: 28.90
2014: 31.21
2013: 27.46
2012: 28.54

Female Suicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Oregon, annual female suicides by any means total

2016: 1897
2015: 184
2014: 168
2013: 161
2012: 172

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

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

2016: 9.157
2015: 9.04
2014: 8.37
2013: 8.11
2012: 8.74

Gun Suicides

ChartIn Oregon, annual firearm suicides total

2016: 4147
2015: 373
2014: 422
2013: 3898
2012: 367
2011: 343
2010: 376
2009: 345
2008: 319
2007: 327
2006: 307
2005: 319
2004: 299
2003: 331
2002: 291
2001: 280
2000: 302
1999: 309

Rate of Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2016: 10.117
2015: 9.26
2014: 10.63
2013: 9.908
2012: 9.41
2011: 8.87
2010: 9.81
2009: 9.06
2008: 8.46
2007: 8.78
2006: 8.36
2005: 8.83
2004: 8.38
2003: 9.33
2002: 8.28
2001: 8.07
2000: 8.83
1999: 9.10

Male Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn Oregon, annual male firearm suicides total

2016: 3557
2015: 320
2014: 365
2013: 333
2012: 318

Rate of Male Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2016: 17.517
2015: 16.05
2014: 18.58
2013: 17.13
2012: 16.47

Female Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn Oregon, annual female firearm suicides total

2016: 597
2015: 53
2014: 57
2013: 56
2012: 49

Rate of Female Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2016: 2.867
2015: 2.60
2014: 2.84
2013: 2.82
2012: 2.49

Handgun Suicides

ChartIn Oregon, annual handgun suicides total

2016: 3097
2015: 284
2014: 266
2013: 2517
2012: 241
2011: 217
2010: 252
2009: 220
2008: 194
2007: 203
2006: 197
2005: 215
2004: 201
2003: 235
2002: 193
2001: 178
2000: 188
1999: 171

Rate of Handgun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2016: 7.557
2015: 7.05
2014: 6.70
2013: 6.39
2012: 6.18
2011: 5.60
2010: 6.58
2009: 5.78
2008: 5.15
2007: 5.45
2006: 5.37
2005: 5.95
2003: 6.62
2002: 5.49
2001: 5.13
2000: 5.49
1999: 5.04

Male Handgun Suicide Victims

ChartIn Oregon, annual male handgun suicides total

2016: 2577
2015: 236
2014: 222
2013: 206
2012: 205

Rate of Male Handgun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2016: 12.687
2015: 11.84
2014: 11.30
2013: 10.59
2012: 10.62

Female Handgun Suicide Victims

ChartIn Oregon, annual female handgun suicides total

2016: 527
2015: 48
2014: 44
2013: 45
2012: 36

Rate of Female Handgun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2016: 2.527
2015: 2.36
2014: 2.19
2013: 2.27
2012: 1.83

Long Gun Suicides

ChartIn Oregon, the number of long gun suicides is

2016: 817
2015: 64
2014: 76
2013: 79
2012: 74
2011: 77
2010: 75
2009: 79
2008: 87
2007: 84
2006: 78
2005: 89
2004: 80
2003: 68
2002: 93
2001: 77
2000: 72
1999: 74

Rate of Long Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2016: 2.107
2015: 1.66
2014: 1.99
2013: 2.14
2012: 2.08
2011: 1.99
2010: 1.96
2009: 2.07
2008: 2.31
2007: 2.26
2006: 2.12
2005: 2.46
2004: 2.24
2003: 1.92
2002: 2.65
2001: 2.22
2000: 2.10
1999: 2.18

Male Long Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn Oregon, annual male long gun suicides total

2016: 817
2015: 64
2014: 76
2013: 79
2012: 74

Rate of Male Long Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2016: 47
2015: 3.21
2014: 3.87
2013: 4.06
2012: 3.83

Female Long Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, annual gun suicides (other) total

2016: 177
2015: 20
2014: 77
2013: 48
2012: 39
2011: 49
2010: 49
2009: 46
2008: 38
2007: 40
2006: 32
2005: 15
2004: 18
2003: 28
2002: 0 (suppressed)
2001: 25
2000: 42
1999: 64

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

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

2016: 07
2015: 0.55
2014: 1.94
2013: 1.37
2012: 1.15
2011: 1.27
2010: 1.28
2009: 1.21
2008: 1.01
2007: 1.07
2006: 0.87
2005: 0.00 (unreliable)
2004: 0.00 (unreliable)
2003: 0.79
2002: 0.00 (unreliable)
2001: 0.72
2000: 1.23
1999: 1.89

Male Gun Suicide (Other) Victims

ChartIn Oregon, annual male gun suicides (other) total

2016: 177
2015: 20
2014: 67
2013: 48
2012: 39

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

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

2016: 07
2015: 1
2014: 3.41
2013: 2.47
2012: 2.02

Female Gun Suicide (Other) Victims

ChartIn Oregon, annual female gun suicides (other) total

2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 10
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 0 (suppressed)

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

ChartIn Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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: 6
2006: 1
2005: 7
2004: 10
2003: 4
2002: 9
2001: 18
2000: 6
1999: 13

Rate of Unintentional Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn Oregon, 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: 0.16
2006: 0.03
2005: 0.19
2004: 0.28
2003: 0.11
2002: 0.26
2001: 0.52
2000: 0.18
1999: 0.38

Unintentional Male Gun Deaths

ChartIn Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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: 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 Gun Death (Other) per 100,000 People

ChartIn Oregon, 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: 0.00 (unreliable)
2001: 0.00 (unreliable)
2000: 0.00 (unreliable)
1999: 0.00 (unreliable)

Unintentional Male Gun Deaths (Other)

ChartIn Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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: 4
2006: 1
2005: 6
2004: 2
2003: 2
2002: 3
2001: 1
2000: 2
1999: 2

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

ChartIn Oregon, 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: 0.11
2006: 0.03
2005: 0.17
2004: 0.06
2003: 0.06
2002: 0.09
2001: 0.03
2000: 0.06
1999: 0.06

Male Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, 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 Oregon, annual legal-intervention gun homicides total

2016: 117
2015: 10
2014: 14
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 12
2011: 618
2010: 12
2009: 7
2008: 319
2007: 5
2006: 12
2005: 18
2004: 6
2003: 9
2002: 5
2001: 1020
2000: 1
1999: 3
1998: 14
1997: 8
1996: 16
1995: 9

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 Oregon at a rate of 16.921 per 100,000 inhabitants

Suppliers of Crime Guns to Other US States (Rank)

When crime guns seized in the United States were traced, Oregon ranked at No. 2621 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 Oregon is categorised as permissive22

Firearm Law

Guiding gun control legislation in Oregon includes the Oregon Revised Statutes 2011 and the Constitution of Oregon 185723

Firearm Regulation Authority

Guns in Oregon are regulated by the State of Oregon (with some exceptions for local governments)24 25 26

Right to Possess Firearms

In Oregon, the right to private gun ownership is conditionally guaranteed by the US Constitution,27 as limited by federal law28 and state law29 25 26

Restricted Firearms and Ammunition

In Oregon, civilians are not allowed to possess machine guns, unless manufactured prior to 19 May 1986,30 but civilians are allowed to possess assault weapons,31 .50 calibre rifles32 and large capacity ammunition magazines33 25 26

Regulation of Automatic Weapons

In Oregon, private possession of fully automatic weapons is permitted subject to federal licensing and registration30 34 25 26

Regulation of Semiautomatic Assault Weapons

In Oregon, private possession of semi-automatic assault weapons is permitted without a licence31 25 26

Regulation of Handguns

In Oregon, private possession of handguns (pistols and revolvers) is permitted without a licence35 36 25 26

Gun Ownership and Possession

In Oregon, non-prohibited persons of minimum age36 35 25 26 may lawfully acquire, possess or transfer a firearm or ammunition

Minimum Age for Firearm Possession

The minimum age for gun ownership in Oregon is 18 years37 25 26

Domestic Violence and Firearms

Where a past history, or apprehended likelihood of family violence exists, the law in Oregon stipulates38 25 26 that firearm possession should be denied or revoked

Firearm Safety Training

In Oregon, 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 handgun39 25 26

Firearm Registration

Civilian Gun Registration

In Oregon, the law does not require (all records of criminal background checks destroyed after five years)40 25 26 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 Oregon, licensed firearm dealers are required (for regulated weapons only)41 25 26 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 Oregon, the private sale and transfer of firearms is permitted42 25 26

Regulation of Dealer Gun Sales

In Oregon, dealing in firearms by way of business without a valid gun dealer’s licence is not unlawful43 25 26

Background Checks for Private Gun Sales

The buyer of a firearm in a private sale in Oregon is obliged (at gun shows only)44 42 25 26 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 Oregon is obliged44 25 26 to pass official background checks before taking possession

Limit on Gun Dealer Sales

In Oregon, the number and type of firearms which can be sold by a licensed gun dealer to a single gun owner is not limited45 25 26

Number of Licensed Gun Dealers

ChartThe number of licensed firearm dealers in Oregon is reported to be

2015: 2,48146
2014: 2,54247
2013: 2,60848
2012: 2,50949
2011: 2,37650

Waiting Period for Gun Possession

In Oregon, the minimum wait for a lawful firearm purchase to be completed is undetermined51 25 26

Regulation of Gun Shows

In Oregon, gun shows and temporary firearm dealing events are regulated52 25 26 in law

Storage and Transport of Guns and Ammunition

Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations - Private

Firearm regulations in Oregon do not include53 25 26 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of private guns and ammunition

Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations - Dealer

Firearm regulations in Oregon do not include54 25 26 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of firearms and ammunition by licensed arms dealers

Firearm and Ammunition Transport Regulations

Regulations in Oregon include55 53 25 26 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of firearms and ammunition while in transit

Marking and Tracing Guns and Ammunition

Firearm Marking

In Oregon, a unique identifying mark on each firearm is required by law56 57 58 59 25 26

Ballistic Record of Firearms and Ammunition

In Oregon, the ballistic characteristics of each civilian firearm and its ammunition are not60 25 26 recorded in a register

Carrying Guns

Carrying Guns Openly in Public

In Oregon, carrying a firearm in plain view in a public place is allowed without a permit for handguns or long guns61 25 26

Carrying Hidden Handguns in Public

In Oregon, carrying a concealed firearm in a public place is allowed, subject to a valid permit39 25 26

Hidden Handgun Permit May, or Shall Be Issued

In Oregon, local licensing authorities "shall issue", without room for discretion,39 62 25 26 a hidden handgun carry permit to any non-prohibited person who applies

Reciprocity for Hidden Handgun Permit Holders

In Oregon, gun owners with a permit to carry hidden handguns issued in another jurisdiction are not granted39 25 26 reciprocal rights

Exempting Hidden Handgun Permit Holders from Background Checks

In Oregon, gun owners with a valid permit to carry a hidden handgun are not exempt39 25 26 from background checks when buying from a licensed gun dealer

Gun Free Zones

In Oregon, private guns are prohibited in court houses, correctional and detention facilities, state buildings, public buildings, including hospitals, restricted areas in airports,63 vehicles (concealed firearms without a permit)55 and schools64 25 26

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 Oregon as ‘C’65

Gun Law Ranking – Brady Campaign

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

2011: 1566
2010: 1767
2009: 1768
2008: 1869
2007: 1870

Gun Law Ranking – Open Society Institute

In its Comparative Survey of State Firearm Laws, the Open Society Institute ranked Oregon at No. 2571 among 50 US States


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