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CSO. 2014 ‘Deaths Occuring by Sex, Cause of Death, Age at Death and Year - Gun Suicide.’ Statistical Product - Deaths Occurrence. Dublin: Central Statistics Office / CSO. 20 January

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VSA08: Deaths Occurring by Sex, Cause of Death, Age at Death and Year
Gun Suicide

ICD-10 Code1 Cause of Death - Total** - Rate**

2012 population: 4,722,028
Total Gun Suicide: 20
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.42

X72: Intentional self-harm by handgun discharge - 0 - 0.00
X73: Intentional self-harm by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge - 7 - 0.15
X74: Intentional self-harm by other and unspecified firearm discharge - 13 - 0.28

2011 population: 4,670,976
Total Gun Homicide: 27
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.58

X72: Intentional self-harm by handgun discharge - 2 - 0.04
X73: Intentional self-harm by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge - 14 - 0.30
X74: Intentional self-harm by other and unspecified firearm discharge - 11 - 0.24

2010 population: 4,622,917
Total Gun Suicide: 19
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.41

X72: Intentional self-harm by handgun discharge - 2 - 0.04
X73: Intentional self-harm by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge - 8 - 0.17
X74: Intentional self-harm by other and unspecified firearm discharge - 9 - 0.19

2009 population: 4,579,996
Total Gun Suicide: 31
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.68

X72: Intentional self-harm by handgun discharge - 1 - 0.02
X73: Intentional self-harm by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge - 12 - 0.26
X74: Intentional self-harm by other and unspecified firearm discharge - 18 - 0.39

2008 population: 4,517,706
Total Gun Suicide: 31
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.69

X72: Intentional self-harm by handgun discharge - 1 - 0.02
X73: Intentional self-harm by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge - 19 - 0.42
X74: Intentional self-harm by other and unspecified firearm discharge - 11 - 0.24

2007 population: 4,419,984
Total Gun Suicide: 22
Crude death rate per 100,000 population: 0.50

X72: Intentional self-harm by handgun discharge - 1 - 0.02
X73: Intentional self-harm by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge - 14 - 0.32
X74: Intentional self-harm by other and unspecified firearm discharge - 7 - 0.16

** Total and Rate calculated by GunPolicy.org from population estimate at: http://www.census.gov/popclock/?intcmp=home_pop
Crude Rate per 100,000 Population = Number ÷ Population x 100,000

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