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GunPolicy.org. 2014 ‘Calculated Rates - Botswana.’ Historical Population Data - USCB International Data Base. Suitland, MD: US Census Bureau Population Division. 30 July

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Historical Population Data - Botswana

Year: Total Midyear Population
2003: 1,777,092
2002: 1,746,177
2001: 1,714,009
1997: 1,563,190
1996: 1,520,912
1995: 1,477,591

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GunPolicy.org rate calculation:

Possession Data

Number of Registered Firearms
2003: 30,9841
2002: 32,9012
1997: 29,0953
1996: 28,806
1995: 28,507

Calculated Rate* of Registered Firearms per 100 population
2003: 1.74
2002: 1.88
1997: 1.86
1996: 1.89
1995: 1.93

Gun Death and Injury

Number of Homicides (any method)
1997: 2174
1996: 207
1995: 242

Calculated Rate* of Homicide (any method) per 100,000 population
1997: 13.88
1996: 13.61
1995: 16.38

Number of Gun Homicides
2001: 515

Calculated Rate* of Gun Homicide per 100,000 population
2001: 2.98

Number of Gun Suicides
2001: 295

Calculated Rate* of Gun Suicide per 100,000 population
2001: 1.69

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

ID: Q4210

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