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GunPolicy.org. 2016 ‘Calculated Rates - Uruguay.’ Historical Population Data - USCB International Data Base. Suitland, MD: US Census Bureau Population Division. 23 May

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Historical Population Data - Uruguay

Year: Total Midyear Population
2015: 3,341,893
2014: 3,332,972
2013: 3,324,460
2012: 3,316,328
2010: 3,301,076
2009: 3,293,765
2008: 3,286,372
2007: 3,278,878
2005: 3,264,911
2003: 3,250,653
2002: 3,241,594
2001: 3,231,191
2000: 3,219,793

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GunPolicy.org rate calculation:

Possession Data

Number of Licensed Firearm Owners
2010: 1,1861
2009: 4,727
2008: 4,435

Rate of Licensed Firearm Owners per 100 Population
2010: 0.04
2009: 0.14
2008: 0.13

Number of Registered Firearms
2015: 604,6322
2014: 580,0003
2010: 450,0004
2005: 593,0235

Calculated Rate* of Registered Firearms per 100 population
2015: 18.09
2014: 17.40
2010: 13.63
2005: 18.16

Estimated Number of Illicit Firearms
2005: 500,0006

Calculated Rate* of Illicit Firearms
2005: 15.31

Gun Death and Injury

Number of Total Gun Deaths
2009: 3097
2000: 4458 9

Calculated Rate* of Total Gun Death per 100,000 People
2009: 9.38
2000: 13.82

Number of Gun Homicides
2013: 15910
2012: 160
2011: 98
2009: 877

Calculated Rate* of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People
2013: 4.78
2012: 4.82
2011: 2.96
2009: 2.64

Number of Suicides (any method)
2010: 61511
2009: 548
2008: 566
2007: 598
2005: 491
2003: 647
2002: 673
2001: 550
2000: 586

Calculated Rate* of Suicide per 100,000 People (any method)
2010: 18.63
2009: 16.64
2008: 17.22
2007: 18.24
2005: 15.04
2003: 19.90
2002: 20.76
2001: 17.02
2000: 18.20

Number of Gun Suicides
2009: 1547

Calculated Rate* of Gun Suicide per 100,000 People
2009: 4.68

Number of Unintentional Gun Deaths
2010: 8412
2009: 667

Calculated Rate* of Unintentional Gun Death per 100,000 People
2010: 2.54
2009: 2.00

Number of Gun Deaths from Undetermined Causes
2010: 112
2009: 27
2000: 39

Rate of Gun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People
2010: 0.03
2009: 0.06
2000: 0.09

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

ID: Q4294

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