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

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Historical Population Data - Nigeria

Year: Total Midyear Population
2016: 186,053,386
2008: 153,433,000
2007: 149,488,000
2006: 145,628,000
2005: 141,852,000
2004: 138,138,000
2003: 134,451,000
2002: 130,863,000
2001: 127,451,000
2000: 124,207,000
1999: 121,126,000
1998: 118,203,000
1997: 115,377,000
1996: 112,588,000
1995: 109,833,000
1994: 107,116,000

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GunPolicy.org rate calculation:

Possession Data

Estimated Number of Illicit Firearms
2016: 350,000,0001
2006: 1,000,0002

Calculated Rate* of Illicit Firearms per 100 Population
2016: 188.12
2006: 0.69

Gun Death and Injury

Number of Homicides (any method)
1994: 1,6293

Calculated Rate* of Homicide per 100,000 People (any method)
1994: 1.52

Number of Suicides (any method)
2008: 1414
2007: 154
2006: 199
2005: 128
2004: 131
2003: 191
2002: 152
2001: 241
2000: 146
1999: 323
1998: 313
1997: 272
1996: 238
1995: 229
1994: 200

Calculated Rate* of Suicide per 100,000 People (any method)
2008: 0.09
2007: 0.10
2006: 0.14
2005: 0.09
2004: 0.09
2003: 0.14
2002: 0.12
2001: 0.19
2000: 0.12
1999: 0.27
1998: 0.26
1997: 0.24
1996: 0.21
1995: 0.21
1994: 0.19

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

ID: Q4309

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