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

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Historical Population Data - Japan

Year: Total Midyear Population
2014: 127,103,388
2013: 127,253,075
2012: 127,368,088
2011: 127,469,543
2010: 126,804,433
2009: 127,704,286
2007: 127,779,038
2006: 127,727,574
2005: 127,537,189
2004: 127,693,749
2003: 127,552,251

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GunPolicy.org rate calculation:

Possession Data

Number of Licensed Firearm Owners
2011: 271,0001
2010: 320,0002

Calculated Rate* of Licensed Firearm Owners per 100 population
2011: 0.21
2010: 0.25

Number of Registered Firearms
2005: 413,0963

Calculated Rate* of Registered Firearms per 100 population
2005: 0.32 (2005)

Gun Death and Injury

Number of Total Gun Deaths
2014: 64
2007: 405
2006: 19
2005: 22
2004: 38
2003: 67

Calculated Rate* of Total Gun Death per 100,000 People
2014: 0.00
2007: 0.03
2006: 0.01
2005: 0.02
2004: 0.03
2003: 0.05

Gun Homicides
2013: 136
2012: 17
2011: 19
2010: 197 6
2009: 148 6

Rate of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People
2013: 0.01
2012: 0.01
2011: 0.01
2010: 0.01
2009: 0.01

Handgun Homicides
2013: 116
2012: 15
2011: 17
2010: 16
2009: 12

Calculated Rate* of Handgun Homicide per 100,000 People
2013: 0.01
2012: 0.01
2011: 0.01
2010: 0.01
2009: 0.01

Number of Unintentional Gun Deaths
2011: 19

Calculated Rate* of Unintentional Gun Death per 100,000 People
2011: 0.00

Number of Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause
2011: 39

Calculated Rate* of Gun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People
2011: 0.00

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

ID: Q4248

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