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GunPolicy.org. 2016 ‘Calculated Rates - Tasmania (Possession Data).’ Australian Historical Population Statistics - Data Cubes. Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics. 14 December

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Historical Population Data - Tasmania (Possession Data)

2018: 528,300
2017: 522,400
2016: 517,500
2015: 515,100
2014: 513,600
2013: 513,100
2010: 508,847
1998: 473,430
1996: 475,529
1975: 406,100

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GunPolicy.org rate calculation:

Possession Data

Number of Privately Owned Firearms
2018: 146,3831
2017: 143,051
2016: 142,815
2015: 141,503
2014: 141,143
2013: 144,100
2010: 135,080
2001: 129,411
1998: 126,500
1996: 156,200
1975: 81,0002

Calculated Rate* of Privately Owned Firearms per 100 Population
2018: 27.71
2017: 27.38
2016: 27.60
2015: 27.47
2014: 27.48
2013: 27.89
2010: 26.33
2001: 25.43
1998: 26.72
1996: 32.85
1975: 19.96

Number of Licensed Firearm Owners
2018: 36,6313
2017: 36,6133
2016: 37,6844
2015: 37,2324
2014: 37,0485
2013: 35,0006
2010: 35,5007
1998: 41,0008
1996: 56,7866

Calculated Rate* of Licensed Firearm Owners per 100 population
2018: 6.93
2017: 7.01
2016: 7.28
2015: 7.23
2014: 7.21
2013: 6.82
2010: 6.98
1998: 8.66
1996: 11.94

Number of Registered Firearms
2018: 133,0753
2017: 130,0463
2016: 129,8324
2015: 128,6394
2014: 128,3125
2013: 131,0006
2010: 122,8007
1998: 115,0008
1996: 142,0006

Calculated Rate* of Registered Firearms per 100 population
2018: 25.19
2017: 24.89
2016: 25.09
2015: 24.97
2014: 24.98
2013: 25.53
2010: 24.13
1998: 24.29
1996: 29.86

Estimated Number of Illicit Firearms
2018: 13,3081
2017: 13,005
2016: 12,983
2015: 12,864
2014: 12,831
2013: 13,100
2010: 12,280
2001: 11,765
1998: 11,500
1996: 14,200

Calculated Rate* of Illicit Firearms per 100 Population
2018: 2.52
2017: 2.49
2016: 2.51
2015: 2.50
2014: 2.50
2013: 2.54
2010: 2.39
2001: 2.31
1998: 2.43
1996: 2.99

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

Note:
2016 population data obtained at Australia2016Population website: http://australiapopulation2016.com/category/state

2004-2013 population data obtained at Australian Bureau of Statistics website:
Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2013-14 (cat. no. 3218.0)
http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/DetailsPage/3218.02013-14

1990-2003 population data obtained at Australian Bureau of Statistics website:
http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/DetailsPage/3105.0.65.0012014?OpenDocument

1975 population data obtained at Australian Bureau of Statistics website:
http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/DetailsPage/3212.0Jun%201975

ID: Q11648

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