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GunPolicy.org. 2016 ‘Calculated Rates - Virgin Islands (US).’ Historical Population Data - USCB International Data Base. Suitland, MD: US Census Bureau Population Division. 20 May

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Historical Population Data - Virgin Islands (US)

Year: Total Midyear Population
2014: 104,170
2013: 104,737
2012: 105,275
2011: 105,784
2010: 106,267
2009: 106,707

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GunPolicy.org rate calculation:

Gun Death and Injury

Number of Suicides (any method)
2012: 101
2009: 92

Calculated Rate* of Suicide per 100,000 People (any method)
2012: 9.50
2009: 8.43

Number of Gun Homicides
2014: 213
2013: 14
2012: 42
2011: 31
2010: 41

Calculated Rate* of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People
2014: 20.16
2013: 13.37
2012: 39.90
2011: 29.30
2010: 38.58

Number of Handgun Homicides
2014: 173
2013: 13
2012: 28
2011: 27
2010: 36

Calculated Rate* of Handgun Homicide per 100,000 People
2014: 16.32
2013: 12.41
2012: 26.60
2011: 25.52
2010: 33.88

Number of Long Gun Homicides
2014: 43
2013: 0
2012: 3
2011: 0
2010: 1

Calculated Rate* of Long Gun Homicide per 100,000 People
2014: 3.84
2013: 0.00
2012: 2.85
2011: 0.00
2010: 0.94

Number of Gun Homicides (Other)
2014: 03
2013: 1
2012: 11
2011: 4
2010: 4

Calculated Rate* of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People (Other)
2014: 0.00
2013: 0.95
2012: 10.45
2011: 3.78
2010: 3.76

Number of Unintentional Gun Deaths
2010: 34

Calculated Rate* of Unintentional Gun Death per 100,000 People
2010: 2.82

[*Crude Rate per nn Population = Number ÷ Population x nn]

ID: Q11624

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