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GunPolicy.org. 2016 ‘Calculated Rates - Switzerland.’ Historical Population Data - USCB International Data Base. Suitland, MD: US Census Bureau Population Division. 22 December

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Historical Population Data - Switzerland

2022: 8,508698
2021: 8,453550
2020: 8,398,489
2019: 8,343,256
2018: 8,287,563
2017: 8,231,519
2016: 8,175,208
2015: 8,118,683
2014: 8,059,368
2013: 7,994,737
2012: 7,924,908
2011: 7,849,941
2010: 7,769,857
2009: 7,693,228
2008: 7,610,996
2007: 7,529,532
2006: 7,478,652
2005: 7,448,225
2004: 7,417,343
2003: 7,384,539
2002: 7,348,653
2001: 7,312,216
2000: 7,277,251

Male population
2022: 4'201'877
2021: 4'174'145
2020: 4'146'326
2019: 4'118'284
2018: 4'089'874
2017: 4'061'161
2016: 4'032'197
2015: 4'003'018
2014: 3'972'332
2013: 3'938'872
2012: 3'902'700
2011: 3'863'843
2010: 3'822'399
2009: 3'782'626
2008: 3'738'227
2007: 3'692'721
2006: 3'664'556
2005: 3'648'360
2004: 3'632'311
2003: 3'615'960
2002: 3'598'231
2001: 3'580'544
2000: 3'564'630

Female population

2022: 4,306,821
2021: 4,279405
2020: 4,252,163
2019: 4,224,972
2018: 4,197,689
2017: 4,170,358
2016: 4,143,011
2015: 4,115,665
2014: 4,087,036
2013: 4,055,865
2012: 4,022,208
2011: 3,986,098
2010: 3,947,458
2009: 3,910,602
2008: 3,872,769
2007: 3,836,811
2006: 3,814,096
2005: 3,799,865
2004: 3,785,032
2003: 3,768,579
2002: 3,750,422
2001: 3,731,672
2000: 3,712,621

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GunPolicy.org rate calculation:

Possession Data

Number of Privately Owned Firearms
2017: 2,332,0001 2 - 3,400,0003 4

Calculated Rate* of Privately Owned Firearms per 100 People
2017: 28.31 - 41.28

Number of Licensed Firearm Owners
2017: 279,0005;

Calculated Rate* of Licensed Firearm Owners per 100 population
2017: 3.39

Number of Registered Firearms
2017: 791,7191 5

Calculated Rate* of Registered Firearms per 100 population
2017: 9.61

Estimated Number of Illicit Firearms
2017: 1,540,1811 - 3,000,0004

Calculated Rate* of Illicit Firearms per 100 population
2017: 18.70 - 36.42

Gun Death and Injury

Total Number of Gun Deaths
2013: 2416 7 8
2012: 220
2011: 2399
2010: 241
2009: 277
2008: 259
2007: 291
2006: 285
2005: 299
2004: 318
2003: 339
2002: 397
2001: 408
2000: 387
1999: 392
1998: 466
1997: 434
1996: 454
1995: 436

Calculated Rate* of Total Gun Death per 100,000 People
2013: 3.01
2012: 2.78
2011: 3.04
2010: 3.10
2009: 3.60
2008: 3.40
2007: 3.86
2006: 3.81
2005: 4.01
2004: 4.29
2003: 4.59
2002: 5.40
2001: 5.58
2000: 5.32
1999: 5.41
1998: 6.46
1997: 6.03
1996: 6.32
1995: 6.09

Number of Homicides
2015: 5710
2014: 41
2013: 57
2012: 4511
2011: 46
2010: 5312
2009: 5113
2008: 5414
2007: 51
2006: 6015
2005: 75
2004: 7916
2003: 73
2002: 8617

Calculated Rate* of Homicide per 100,000 People (any method)
2015: 0.70
2014: 0.51
2013: 0.71
2012: 0.57
2011: 0.59
2010: 0.68
2009: 0.66
2008: 0.71
2007: 0.68
2006: 0.80
2005: 1.01
2004: 1.07
2003: 0.99
2002: 1.17

Number of Gun Homicides
2015: 1710
2014: 7
2013: 1810
2012: 13
2011: 2210 18
2010: 15
2009: 24

Calculated Rate* of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People
2015: 0.21
2014: 0.09
2013: 0.23
2012: 0.16
2011: 0.28
2010: 0.19
2009: 0.31

Number of Suicides (any method)
2011: 1,03419
2010: 1,004
2009: 1,105
2008: 1,313
2007: 1,368
2006: 1,31220
2005: 1,304
2004: 1,292
2003: 1,280
2002: 1,451
2001: 1,331
2000: 1,378
1999: 1,297
1998: 1,371
1997: 1,341
1996: 1,431
1995: 1,419

Calculated Rate* of Suicide per 100,000 People (any method)
2011: 13.17
2010: 12.92
2009: 14.36
2008: 17.25
2007: 18.17
2006: 17.54
2005: 17.51
2004: 17.42
2003: 17.33
2002: 19.75
2001: 18.20
2000: 18.94
1999: 17.91
1998: 19.00
1997: 18.62
1996: 19.91
1995: 19.81

Number of Gun Suicides
2011: 21019
2010: 222
2009: 253
2008: 23920
2007: 264
2006: 259
2005: 262
2004: 271
2003: 300
2002: 351
2001: 349
2000: 351
1999: 346
1998: 413
1997: 358
1996: 397
1995: 392

Calculated Rate* of Gun Suicide per 100,000 People
2011: 2.68
2010: 2.86
2009: 3.29
2008: 3.14
2007: 3.51
2006: 3.46
2005: 3.52
2004: 3.65
2003: 4.06
2002: 4.78
2001: 4.77
2000: 4.82
1999: 4.78
1998: 5.72
1997: 4.97
1996: 5.52
1995: 5.47

Number of Non-fatal Gun Injuries
2012: 1121
2011: 13
2010: 1022

Calculated Rate* of Non-fatal Gun Injurie per 100,000 People
2012: 0.14
2011: 0.17
2010: 0.13

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

ID: Q4826

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