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GunPolicy.org. 2016 ‘Calculated Rates - Northern Ireland.’ Historical Population Data. Belfast: Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency. 21 July

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Historical Population Data - Northern Ireland

Year: Total Midyear Population
2017: 1,870,800
2013: 1,829,700
2012: 1,823,600
2011: 1,814,300
2010: 1,804,800
2009: 1,793,300
2008: 1,779,200
2007: 1,761,700
2006: 1,743,100
2005: 1,727,700
2004: 1,714,000
2003: 1,704,900
2002: 1,697,500
2001: 1,688,800
2000: 1,689,300
1999: 1,682,900
1998: 1,679,000
1997: 1,677,800
1996: 1,671,300
1995: 1,661,800
1990: 1,607,300
1985: 1,573,500
1980: 1,543,000

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GunPolicy.org rate calculation:

Possession Data

Number of Licensed Firearm Owners
2010: 61,5651

Calculated Rate* of Licensed Firearm Owners per 100 population
2010: 3.41

Number of Registered Firearms
2017: 153,0002
2010: 141,3933

Calculated Rate* of Registered Firearms per 100 population
2017: 8.18
2010: 7.83

Estimated Number of Illicit Firearms
2017: 53,0002

Calculated Rate* of Illicit Firearms per 100 Population
2017: 2.83

Death and Injury Data

Number of Total Gun Deaths
2011: 94
2010: 155
2009: 136
2008: 307
2007: 198
2006: 209
2005: 2310
2004: 2411
2003: 1912
2002: 1813
2001: 1014
2000: 5215
1999: 2816
1998: 2917
1997: 3318
1996: 5219
1995: 11820

Calculated Rate* of Total Gun Deaths per 100 population
2011: 0.50
2010: 0.83
2009: 0.72
2008: 1.69
2007: 1.08
2006: 1.15
2005: 1.33
2004: 1.40
2003: 1.11
2002: 1.06
2001: 0.59
2000: 3.08
1999: 1.66
1998: 1.73
1997: 1.97
1996: 3.11
1995: 7.10

Number of Homicides (any method)
2011: 2321
2010: 28
2009: 22
2008: 26
2007: 30
2006: 24
2005: 29
2004: 41
2003: 33
2002: 45
2001: 52
2000: 48
1999: 34
1998: 75
1997: 4922
1996: 39
1995: 24

Calculated Rate* of Homicides (any method) per 100 population
2011: 1.27
2010: 1.55
2009: 1.23
2008: 1.46
2007: 1.70
2006: 1.38
2005: 1.68
2004: 2.39
2003: 1.94
2002: 2.65
2001: 3.08
2000: 2.84
1999: 2.02
1998: 4.47
1997: 2.92
1996: 2.33
1995: 1.44

Number of Suicides (any method)
2012: 27823
2011: 289
2010: 313
2009: 260
2008: 282
2007: 242
2006: 291
2005: 213
2004: 146
2003: 144
2002: 183
2001: 158
2000: 185
1999: 154
1998: 150
1997: 138
1998: 150
1997: 138
1996: 143
1995: 146

Calculated Rate* of Suicides (any method) per 100 population
2012: 15.24
2011: 15.93
2010: 17.34
2009: 14.50
2008: 15.85
2007: 13.74
2006: 16.69
2005: 12.33
2004: 8.52
2003: 8.45
2002: 10.78
2001: 9.36
2000: 10.95
1999: 9.15
1998: 8.93
1997: 8.23
1996: 8.56
1995: 8.79

Number of Gun Suicides
2011: 424
2010: 13
2009: 725
2008: 18
2007: 10
2006: 11
2005: 12
2000: 13
1995: 16
1990: 23
1985: 19
1980: 10

Calculated Rate* of Gun Suicides per 100 population
2011: 0.22
2010: 0.72
2009: 0.39
2008: 1.01
2007: 0.57
2006: 0.63
2005: 0.69
2000: 0.77
1995: 0.96
1990: 1.43
1985: 1.21
1980: 0.65

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

ID: Q6621

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