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GunPolicy.org. 2016 ‘Calculated Rates - Queensland (Gun Numbers).’ Australian Demographic Statistics - Time Series Spreadsheets; 3101.0 (Table 4). Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics. 14 December

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Historical Population Data - Queensland

Year: Total Midyear Population
2018: 5,052,800
2017: 4,965,000
2016: 4,826,966
2015: 4,765,197
2014: 4,704,807
2013: 4,631,968
2012: 4,545,421
2011: 4,457,971
2010: 4,387,801
2009: 4,305,605
2008: 4,191,479
2007: 4,084,531
2006: 3,987,653
2005: 3,896,951
2004: 3,810,921
2001: 3,571,469
1998: 3,393,483
1975: 1,997,200

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GunPolicy.org calculations:

Possession Data

Number of Privately Owned Firearms
2018: 928,5421
2017: 918,481
2016: 871,599
2015: 831,485
2014: 758,469
2013: 709,994
2012: 675,871
2011: 658,925
2010: 610,358
2009: 598,358
2008: 594,610
2007: 591,082
2006: 589,322
2005: 591,056
2004: 553,461
2001: 556,989
1998: 609,400
1975: 326,0002

Calculated Rate* of Privately Owned Firearms per 100 Population
2018: 18.38
2017: 18.50
2016: 18.06
2015: 17.45
2014: 16.12
2013: 15.33
2012: 14.87
2011: 14.78
2010: 13.91
2009: 13.90
2008: 14.19
2007: 14.47
2006: 14.78
2005: 15.17
2004: 14.52
2001: 15.60
1998: 17.96
1975: 16.32

Number of Licensed Firearm Owners
2018: 196,1363
2017: 195,9634
2016: 184,3685
2015: 179,184
2014: 171,7135 6
2013: 164,8595 7
2012: 161,132
2011: 162,369
2010: 159,414
2009: 152,772
2008: 151,656
2007: 155,094
2006: 157,042
2005: 155,677
2004: 157,8227
1998: 180,0008

Calculated Rate* of Licensed Firearm Owners per 100 Population
2018: 3.88
2017: 3.95
2016: 3.82
2015: 3.76
2014: 3.65
2013: 3.56
2012: 3.54
2011: 3.64
2010: 3.63
2009: 3.55
2008: 3.62
2007: 3.80
2006: 3.94
2005: 3.99
2004: 4.14
1998: 5.30

Number of Registered Firearms
2018: 844,1299 3
2017: 834,9834
2016: 792,36310
2015: 755,895
2014: 689,517
2013: 645,449
2012: 614,428
2011: 599,023
2010: 554,871
2009: 543,962
2008: 540,555
2007: 537,347
2006: 535,7475
2005: 537,324
2004: 503,14611
1998: 554,0008

Calculated Rate* of Registered Firearms per 100 Population
2018: 16.71
2017: 16.82
2016: 16.42
2015: 15.86
2014: 14.66
2013: 13.93
2012: 13.52
2011: 13.44
2010: 12.65
2009: 12.63
2008: 12.90
2007: 13.16
2006: 13.44
2005: 13.79
2004: 13.20
1998: 16.33

Estimated Number of Illicit Firearms
2018: 84,4131
2017: 83,498
2016: 79,236
2015: 75,590
2014: 68,952
2013: 64,545
2012: 61,443
2011: 59,902
2010: 55,487
2009: 54,396
2008: 54,055
2007: 53,735
2006: 53,575
2005: 53,732
2004: 50,315
2001: 50,635
1998: 55,400

Calculated Rate* of Illicit Firearms per 100 Population
2018: 1.67
2017: 1.68
2016: 1.64
2015: 1.59
2014: 1.47
2013: 1.39
2012: 1.35
2011: 1.34
2010: 1.26
2009: 1.26
2008: 1.29
2007: 1.32
2006: 1.34
2005: 1.38
2004: 1.32
2001: 1.42
1998: 1.63

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

1975 population data obtained at Australian Bureau of Statistics website: http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/DetailsPage/3212.0Jun%201975

ID: Q8459

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