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WHO. 2016 ‘Inter-country Comparison of Mortality for Selected Cause of Death - Gun Homicide in the Netherlands.’ European Detailed Mortality Database (DMDB). Copenhagen: World Health Organisation Regional Office for Europe. 6 July

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ICD-10 Code1: Diagnosis - Number of deaths (Crude death rate per 100,000 population) - % of all deaths

2013 population: 16,804,432
Total Gun Homicide: 28
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.1666

X93: Assault by handgun discharge - 2 (0.0119) - 0.0014%
X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge - 26 (0.1547) - 0.0184%

2012 population: 16,754,962
Total Gun Homicide: 49
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.2925

X93: Assault by handgun discharge - 2 (0.0119) - 0.0014%
X94: Assault by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge - 1 (0.006) - 0.0007%
X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge - 46 (0.2745) - 0.0327%

2011 population: 16,693,074
Total Gun Homicide: 49
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.2935

X94: Assault by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge - 1 (0.006) - 0.0007%
X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge - 48 (0.2875) - 0.0354%

2010 population: 16,615,394
Total Gun Homicide: 33
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.1986

X93: Assault by handgun discharge - 1 (0.006) - 0.0007%
X94: Assault by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge - 1 (0.006) - 0.0007%
X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge - 31 (0.1866) - 0.0228%

2009 population: 16,530,388
Total Gun Homicide: 41
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.2494

X93: Assault by handgun discharge - 2 (0.0122) - 0.0015%
X94: Assault by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge - 1 (0.0061) - 0.0007%
X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge - 38 (0.2311) - 0.0283%

2008 population: 16,445,594
Total Gun Homicide: 37
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.225

X93: Assault by handgun discharge - 1 (0.0061) - 0.0007%
X94: Assault by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge - 1 (0.0061) - 0.0007%
X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge - 35 (0.2128) - 0.0259%

2007 population: 16,381,696
Total Gun Homicide: 39
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.2381

X93: Assault by handgun discharge - 2 (0.0122) - 0.0015%
X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge - 37 (0.2259) - 0.0278%

2006 population: 16,346,242
Total Gun Homicide: 31
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.1896

X93: Assault by handgun discharge - 1 (0.0061) - 0.0007%
X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge - 30 (0.1835) - 0.0222%

2005 population: 16,320,010
Total Gun Homicide: 54
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.3308

X93: Assault by handgun discharge - 5 (0.0306) - 0.0037%
X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge - 49 (0.3002) - 0.0359%

2004 population: 16,281,778
Total Gun Homicide: 53
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.3255

X93: Assault by handgun discharge - 4 (0.0246) - 0.0029%
X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge - 49 (0.3009) - 0.0359%

2003 population: 16,225,303
Total Gun Homicide: 56
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.3451

X93: Assault by handgun discharge - 5 (0.0308) - 0.0035%
X94: Assault by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge - 2 (0.0123) - 0.0014%
X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge - 49 (0.302) - 0.0345%

2002 population: 16,148,929
Total Gun Homicide: 63
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.3901

X93: Assault by handgun discharge - 3 (0.0186) - 0.0021%
X94: Assault by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge - 1 (0.0062) - 0.0007%
X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge - 59 (0.3653) - 0.0414%

2001 population: 16,046,180
Total Gun Homicide: 69
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.43

X93: Assault by handgun discharge - 1 (0.0062) - 0.0007%
X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge - 68 (0.4238) - 0.0484%

2000 population: 15,925,513
Total Gun Homicide: 66
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.4145

X93: Assault by handgun discharge - 1 (0.0063) - 0.0007%
X94: Assault by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge - 1 (0.0063) - 0.0007%
X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge - 64 (0.4019) - 0.0455%

1999 population: 15,812,100
Total Gun Homicide: 75
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.4743

X93: Assault by handgun discharge - 2 (0.0126) - 0.0014%
X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge - 73 (0.4617) - 0.052%

1998 population: 15,707,200
Total Gun Homicide: 58
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.3693

X93: Assault by handgun discharge - 3 (0.0191) - 0.0022%
X94: Assault by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge - 1 (0.0064) - 0.0007%
X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge - 54 (0.3438) - 0.0393%

1997 population: 15,610,600
Total Gun Homicide: 63
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.4035

X93: Assault by handgun discharge - 4 (0.0256) - 0.0029%
X94: Assault by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge - 1 (0.0064) - 0.0007%
X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge - 58 (0.3715) - 0.0427%

1996 population: 15,530,500
Total Gun Homicide: 71
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.4571

X93: Assault by handgun discharge - 3 (0.0193) - 0.0022%
X95: Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge - 68 (0.4378) - 0.0494%

[Editor's note: Each year, countries submit their cause of death and population data to WHO. Unless an error is detected, a number of deaths is unlikely to change after processing. However, as WHO reviews its data in the wake of each national census, minor changes can be made to calculated death rates. These could account for any differences which might appear following the date on which a death rate was originally posted.]

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