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GunPolicy.org. 2016 ‘Calculated Rates - India.’ Historical Population Data - USCB International Data Base. Suitland, MD: US Census Bureau Population Division. 16 August

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Historical Population Data - India

Year: Total Midyear Population
2017: 1,266,883,598
2016: 1,266,883,598
2014: 1,236,344,631
2011: 1,189,172,906
2010: 1,173,108,018
2009: 1,156,897,766
2008: 1,140,566,211
2007: 1,124,134,801
2006: 1,107,624,346
2005: 1,090,973,030
2004: 1,074,159,021
2003: 1,057,251,124
2002: 1,040,284,824
2001: 1,023,295,084
2000: 1,006,300,297
1999: 989,250,189

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GunPolicy.org rate calculation:

Number of Privately Owned Firearms
40,000,0001

Calculated Rate* of Civilian Firearm Possession per 100 Population
2011: 3.36

Number of Licensed Firearm Owners
2017: 3,369,4442
2016: 2,600,0003

Rate of Licensed Firearm Owners per 100 Population
2017: 0.27
2016: 0.21

Number of Registered Firearms
2011: 6,300,0001

Calculated Rate* of Registered Firearms per 100 population
2011: 0.53

Estimated Number of Illicit Firearms
2011: 33,700,0001

Calculated Rate* of Illicit Firearms per 100 Population
2011: 2.83

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Gun Death and Injury

Total Number of Gun Deaths (Any intent)
2014: 3,6553
2010: 3,063
2008: 6,2194
2007: 7,603
2006: 8,089
2005: 8,469
2004: 11,220
2003: 10,363
2002: 12,361
2001: 11,102
2000: 11,519
1999: 12,147

Calculated Rate* of All Gun Death per 100,000 People
2014: 0.30
2010: 0.26
2008: 0.55
2007: 0.68
2006: 0.73
2005: 0.78
2004: 1.04
2003: 0.98
2002: 1.19
2001: 1.08
2000: 1.14
1999: 1.23

Number of Homicides (any method)
2009: 32,3695
2004: 33,608
2003: 32,716
2002: 35,290
2001: 36,202

Calculated Rate* of Homicide per 100,000 People (any method)
2009: 2.78
2004: 3.13
2003: 3.09
2002: 3.39
2001: 3.54

Number of Gun Homicides
2010: 2,9616
2009: 2,908
2008: 4,190
2007: 4,8384 6
2006: 5,8006
2005: 5,769
2004: 8,4344
2003: 7,826
2002: 9,293
2001: 8,019
2000: 8,370

Calculated Rate* of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People
2010: 0.25
2009: 0.25
2008: 0.37
2007: 0.43
2006: 0.52
2005: 0.53
2004: 0.78
2003: 0.74
2002: 0.89
2001: 0.78
2000: 0.83

Number of Gun Suicides
2008: 4794
2007: 719
2006: 353
2005: 752
2004: 503
2003: 544
2002: 471
2001: 395
2000: 515
1999: 550

Calculated Rate* of Gun Suicide per 100,000 People
2008: 0.04
2007: 0.06
2006: 0.03
2005: 0.07
2004: 0.05
2003: 0.05
2002: 0.05
2001: 0.04
2000: 0.05
1999: 0.06

Number of Unintentional Gun Deaths
2008: 1,6394
2007: 2,046
2006: 2,161
2005: 2,254
2004: 2,283
2003: 1,993
2002: 2,597
2001: 2,688
2000: 2,634
1999: 2,303

Calculated Rate* of Unintentional Gun Death per 100,000 People
2008: 0.14
2007: 0.18
2006: 0.20
2005: 0.21
2004: 0.21
2003: 0.19
2002: 0.25
2001: 0.26
2000: 0.26
1999: 0.23

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

ID: Q4250

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