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

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Historical Population Data - Venezuela

Year: Total Midyear Population
2012: 28,047,938
2011: 27,635,743
2010: 27,223,228
2009: 26,814,843
2008: 26,414,815
2007: 26,023,528
2006: 25,641,462
2005: 25,269,177
2004: 24,904,615
2003: 24,545,434
2002: 24,191,766
2001: 23,843,874
2000: 23,492,753
1999: 23,128,638
1998: 22,751,362
1997: 22,361,798
1996: 21,960,757
1995: 21,549,001
1994: 21,126,041
1993: 20,691,445
1992: 20,246,059
1991: 19,790,679
1990: 19,325,222
1989: 18,850,722
1988: 18,378,534
1987: 17,910,182
1986: 17,450,161
1985: 16,997,509
1984: 16,544,524
1983: 16,084,417
1982: 15,620,766
1981: 15,166,255
1980: 14,767,890

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GunPolicy.org rate calculation:

Possession Data

Number of Registered Firearms
2005: 1,500,0001
2005: 500,0001

Calculated Rate* of Registered Firearms per 100 population
2005: 5.94
2005: 1.98

Estimated Number of Illicit Firearms
2005: 2,700,0001
2005: 1,100,0001

Calculated Rate* of Illicit Firearms
2005: 10.68
2005: 4.35

Gun Death and Injury

Number of Total Gun Deaths

2011: 13,9502
2010: 13,487
2009: 15,024
2008: 15,212
2007: 13,815
2006: 12,417
2005: 10,688
2004: 11,323
2003: 13,324
2002: 10,913
2001: 9,140
2000: 9,041
1999: 6,279
1998: 4,560
1997: 4,244
1996: 5,007
1995: 4,410
1994: 4,863
1993: 4,186
1992: 3,231
1991: 2,276
1990: 2,234
1989: 2,422
1988: 1,508
1987: 1,474
1986: 1,408
1985: 1,577
1984: 1,607
1983: 1,926
1982: 1,616
1981: 1,311
1980: 1,439

Calculated Rate* of Total Gun Death per 100,000 People
2011: 50.48
2010: 49.54
2009: 56.03
2008: 57.59
2007: 53.09
2006: 48.43
2005: 42.29
2004: 45.46
2003: 54.28
2002: 45.11
2001: 38.33
2000: 38.48
1999: 27.15
1998: 20.04
1997: 18.98
1996: 22.80
1995: 20.46
1994: 23.02
1993: 20.23
1992: 15.96
1991: 11.50
1990: 11.56
1989: 12.85
1988: 8.21
1987: 8.23
1986: 8.07
1985: 9.28
1984: 9.71
1983: 11.97
1982: 10.35
1981: 8.64
1980: 9.74

Number of Homicides (any method)
2012: 16,0723
2011: 11,1854
2010: 14,0074
2009: 9,5955
2008: 10,4875
2007: 9,470
2006: 8,805
2005: 7,603
2004: 7,348
2003: 8,790
2002: 7,482
2001: 6,568
2000: 6,369
1999: 4,017
1998: 2,817
1997: 2,863
1996: 3,329
1995: 3,130
1994: 3,353
1993: 3,093
1992: 2,705
1991: 2,089
1990: 2,540
1989: 2,291
1988: 1,627
1987: 1,400

Calculated Rate* of Homicide (any method) per 100,000 People
2012: 50.30
2011: 40.47
2010: 51.45
2009: 35.78
2008: 39.70
2007: 36.39
2006: 34.34
2005: 30.09
2004: 29.50
2003: 35.81
2002: 30.93
2001: 27.55
2000: 27.11
1999: 17.37
1998: 12.38
1997: 12.80
1996: 15.16
1995: 14.53
1994: 15.87
1993: 14.95
1992: 13.36
1991: 10.56
1990: 13.14
1989: 12.15
1988: 8.85
1987: 7.81

Number of Gun Homicides
2011: 10,0924
2010: 12,706
2009: 11,1156
2007: 8,4217
2000: 5,4088

Calculated Rate* of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People
2011: 36.52
2010: 46.67
2009: 41.45
2007: 32.36
2000: 23.01

Number of Gun Suicides
2007: 1257

Calculated Rate* of Gun Suicide per 100,000 People
2007: 0.48

Number of Unintentional Gun Deaths
2009: 549
2007: 457

Calculated Rate* of Unintentional Gun Death per 100,000 People
2009: 0.20
2007: 0.17

Number of Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause
2009: 6,1499
2007: 5,0707

Calculated Rate* of Gun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People
2009: 22.93
2007: 19.48

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

ID: Q8737

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