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GunPolicy.org. 2016 ‘Calculated Rates - El Salvador.’ Historical Population Data - USCB International Data Base. Suitland, MD: US Census Bureau Population Division. 19 August

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Historical Population Data - El Salvador

Year: Total Midyear Population
2016: 6,156,670
2015: 6,141,350
2014: 6,125,512
2013: 6,108,590
2012: 6,090,646
2011: 6,071,774
2010: 6,052,064
2009: 6,030,596
2008: 6,006,449
2007: 5,981,752
2006: 5,970,893
2005: 5,956,221
2000: 5,849,822
1999: 5,788,365

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GunPolicy.org rate calculation:

Possession Data

Number of Registered Firearms
2016: 344,5871
2009: 215,0002
2006: 149,7193
2005: 175,0004
2000: 156,3252

Calculated Rate* of Registered Firearms per 100 population
2016: 5.60
2009: 3.57
2006: 2.51
2005: 2.94
2000: 2.67

Estimated Number of Illicit Firearms
2011: 128,0005
2005: 280,0006

Calculated Rate* of Illicit Firearms per 100 Population
2011: 2.11
2005: 4.70

Gun Death and Injury

Number of Total Gun Deaths
2009: 3,0427
1999: 1,8638

Calculated Rate* of Total Gun Death per 100,000 People
2009: 50.44
1999: 32.19

Number of Homicides (any method)
2015: 6,6009

Calculated Rate* of Homicide (any method) per 100,000 People
2015: 107.47

Number of Gun Homicides
2013: 1,61810
2012: 1,411
2011: 3,048
2010: 2,962
2009: 3,33011
2008: 2,130
2007: 2,798
2006: 3,064
2005: 2,909

Calculated Rate* of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People
2013: 26.49
2012: 23.17
2011: 50.20
2010: 48.94
2009: 55.22
2008: 35.46
2007: 46.78
2006: 51.32
2005: 48.84

Number of Gun Suicides
2009: 87

Calculated Rate* of Gun Suicide per 100,000 People
2009: 0.13

Number of Unintentional Gun Deaths
2011: 412

Calculated Rate* of Unintentional Gun Death per 100,000 People
2011: 0.07

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

ID: Q4226

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