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

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Historical Population Data - Nicaragua

Year: Total Midyear Population
2014: 5,848,641
2012: 5,727,707
2011: 5,666,301
2010: 5,604,452
2008: 5,475,502
2007: 5,407,784
2006: 5,338,287
2005: 5,267,146
2004: 5,193,390
2003: 5,116,137
2002: 5,035,653
2001: 4,952,226
2000: 4,866,172

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GunPolicy.org rate calculation:

Possession Data

Number of Registered Firearms
2011: 142,2601
2010: 288,8872
2006: 90,1333
2002: 70,0002

Calculated Rate* of Registered Firearms per 100 population
2011: 2.51
2010: 5.15
2006: 1.69
2002: 1.39

Estimated Number of Illicit Firearms
2006: 160,0004

Estimated Rate of Illicit Firearms per 100 Population
2006: 3.00

Gun Death and Injury

Number of Total Gun Deaths
2010: 2325
2003: 4906
2002: 2327

Calculated Rate* of Total Gun Death per 100,000 People
2010: 4.14
2003: 9.58
2002: 4.61

Number of Gun Homicides
2012: 2138
2010: 4089

Calculated Rate* of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People
2012: 3.72
2010: 7.28

Number of Suicides (any method)
2008: 12110
2007: 143
2006: 120
2004: 183
2003: 183
2001: 217
2000: 211

Calculated Rate* of Suicide (any method) per 100,000 People
2008: 2.21
2007: 2.64
2006: 2.25
2004: 3.52
2003: 3.58
2001: 4.38
2000: 4.34

Number of Gun Suicides
2010: 195

Calculated Rate* of Gun Suicide per 100,000 People
2010: 0.34

Number of Unintentional Gun Deaths
2011: 2811
2010: 95

Calculated Rate* of Unintentional Gun Death per 100,000 People
2011: 0.49
2010: 0.16

Number of Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause
2011: 1611
2010: 265

Calculated Rate* of Gun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People
2011: 0.28
2010: 0.46

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

ID: Q4271

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