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GunPolicy.org. 2016 ‘Calculated Rates - Colombia.’ Historical Population Data - USCB International Data Base. Suitland, MD: US Census Bureau Population Division. 31 August

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Historical Population Data - Colombia

Year: Total Midyear Population
2015: 46,736,728
2014: 46,245,297
2013: 45,745,783
2012: 45,239,079
2011: 44,725,543
2010: 44,205,293
2009: 43,677,372
2008: 43,141,109
2007: 42,597,321
2006: 42,046,246
2005: 41,487,778
2004: 40,922,152
2003: 40,351,016
2002: 39,804,949
2001: 39,312,450
2000: 38,910,346
1999: 38,563,857
1990: 33,147,250
1989: 32,460,845
1988: 31,770,867
1987: 31,085,303
1986: 30,410,385
1985: 29,747,620

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GunPolicy.org rate calculation:

Possession Data

Number of Licensed Firearm Owners
2009: 882,9281

Calculated Rate* of Licensed Firearm Owners
2009: 2.02

Number of Registered Firearms
2009: 1,247,6001
2005: 706,2102 3

Calculated Rate* of Registered Firearms per 100 population
2009: 2.86
2005: 1.70

Estimated Number of Illicit Firearms
2005: 2,400,0004 2
2005: 800,0004 2

Calculated Rate* of Illicit Firearms per 100 population
2005: 5.78
2005: 1.93

Gun Death and Injury

Number of Total Gun Deaths
2015: 8,7185 6 7 8
2014: 9,6199 10 11 12
2013: 11,43413 14 15 16
2012: 12,77417 18 19 20
2011: 13,31621 22 23 24
2010: 14,30525 26 27 28
2009: 14,52829 30 31 32
2001: 23,32833 34 35
1999: 20,33736 37 38

Calculated Rate* of Total Gun Death per 100,000 People
2015: 18.65
2014: 20.80
2013: 24.99
2012: 28.24
2011: 29.77
2010: 32.36
2009: 33.26
2001: 59.34
1999: 52.74

Number of Homicides (any method)
2014: 12,77639
2003: 22,17240
1990: 24,30441
1989: 22,772
1988: 21,604
1987: 17,447
1986: 15,735
1985: 12,922

Calculated Rate* of Homicide (any method) per 100,000 People
2014: 27.63
2003: 54.95
1990: 73.32
1989: 70.15
1988: 68.00
1987: 56.13
1986: 51.74
1985: 43.44

Number of Gun Homicides
2015: 8,2905
2014: 9,1379
2013: 10,95913
2012: 12,20817
2011: 12,81921
2010: 13,54925
2009: 13,85129
2008: 10,82042
2007: 11,60443
2006: 11,65544
2005: 12,04345
2004: 14,54546
2003: 11,30947
2002: 24,340
2001: 22,45333
1999: 19,55336

Calculated Rate* of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People
2015: 17.74
2014: 19.76
2013: 23.96
2012: 26.99
2011: 28.66
2010: 30.65
2009: 31.71
2008: 25.08
2007: 27.24
2006: 27.72
2005: 29.03
2004: 35.54
2003: 28.03
2002: 61.15
2001: 57.11
1999: 50.70

Number of Suicides (any method)
2004: 1,70148
2003: 1,93849

Calculated Rate* of Suicide per 100,000 People (any method)
2004: 4.16
2003: 4.80

Number of Gun Suicides
2015: 2746
2014: 30310
2013: 28814
2012: 33018
2011: 27522
2010: 38826
2009: 38230
2007: 39550
2006: 40451
2005: 41552
2004: 472
2003: 567
2002: 549
2001: 62734 52
2000: 621
1999: 70837

Calculated Rate* of Gun Suicide per 100,000 People
2015: 0.59
2014: 0.66
2013: 0.63
2012: 0.73
2011: 0.61
2010: 0.88
2009: 0.87
2007: 0.93
2006: 0.96
2005: 1.00
2004: 1.15
2003: 1.40
2002: 1.38
2001: 1.59
2000: 1.60
1999: 1.84

Number of Unintentional Gun Deaths
2015: 187
2014: 1511
2013: 1815
2012: 1719
2011: 1923
2010: 3427
2009: 4631
2007: 7753
2006: 2554
2005: 3155
2004: 5156
2002: 6057
2001: 7035
2000: 7358;

Calculated Rate* of Unintentional Gun Death per 100,000 People
2015: 0.04
2014: 0.03
2013: 0.04
2012: 0.04
2011: 0.04
2010: 0.08
2009: 0.11
2007: 0.18
2006: 0.06
2005: 0.07
2004: 0.12
2002: 0.15
2001: 0.18
2000: 0.19

Number of Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause
2015: 1368
2014: 16412
2013: 16916
2012: 21920
2011: 20324
2010: 33428
2009: 24932
2008: 16859
2001: 17834

Calculated Rate* of Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause
2015: 0.29
2014: 0.35
2013: 0.37
2012: 0.48
2011: 0.45
2010: 0.76
2009: 0.57
2008: 0.39
2001: 0.45

Number of Non-fatal Gun Injuries
2001: 6,79760

Calculated Rate* of Non-fatal Gun Injurie per 100,000 People
2001: 17.29

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

ID: Q4217

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