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Anguilla — Gun Facts, Figures and the Law

ImpactsDeath and Injury

Total Number of Gun Deaths

ChartIn Anguilla, annual deaths resulting from firearms total

2016: 21
2015: 4
2014: 31
2013: 2
2012: 4
2011: 0
2010: 0

Rate of All Gun Deaths per 100,000 People

ChartIn Anguilla, the annual rate of all gun deaths per 100,000 population is

2016: 11.941
2015: 24.36
2014: 18.65
2013: 12.70
2012: 25.94
2011: 0
2010: 0

Total Number of Male Gun Deaths

ChartIn Anguilla, annual male deaths resulting from firearms total

2016: 21
2015: 4
2014: 31
2013: 2
2012: 4
2011: 0
2010: 0

Rate of Male Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn Anguilla, the annual rate of male gun death per 100,000 population is

2016: 25.021
2015: 50.94
2014: 38.90
2013: 26.41
2012: 53.82

Total Number of Female Gun Deaths

ChartIn Anguilla, annual female deaths resulting from firearms total

2014: 01
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0

Homicides (any method)

ChartIn Anguilla, annual homicides by any means total

2014: 42
2013: 1
2012: 5
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 1
2008: 13 4 5
2007: 4
2006: 5
2005: 0
2004: 2
2003: 1
2002: 2
2001: 0
2000: 1
1999: 05
1998: 0
1997: 1
1996: 0
1995: 1

Rate of Homicide per 100,000 People (any method)

ChartIn Anguilla, the annual rate of homicide by any means per 100,000 population is

2014: 24.876
2013: 6.35
2012: 32.42
2011: 0.00
2010: 0.00
2009: 6.93
2008: 7.09
2007: 29.03
2006: 37.17
2005: 0.03 4 5
2004: 15.65
2003: 8.03
2002: 16.51
2001: 0.0
2000: 8.75
1999: 0.05
1998: 0.0
1997: 9.8
1996: 0.0
1995: 10.2

Male Homicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Anguilla, annual male homicides by any means total

2014: 46
2013: 1
2012: 5
2011: 07
2010: 0
2009: 1
2008: 1
2007: 2
2006: 5
2005: 0
2004: 2
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 1

Rate of Male Homicide per 100,000 People (any method)

ChartIn Anguilla, the annual rate of male homicide by any means per 100,000 population is

2014: 51.876
2013: 13.21
2012: 67.28
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 14.26
2008: 14.55
2007: 29.70
2006: 75.86
2005: 0
2004: 31.75
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 17.55

Female Homicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Anguilla, annual female homicides by any means total

2014: 01
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 07
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 2
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 1
2002: 2
2001: 0

Rate of Female Homicide per 100,000 People (any method)

ChartIn Anguilla, the annual rate of female homicide by any means per 100,000 population is

2014: 06
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 28.38
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 15.89
2002: 32.74
2001: 0

Gun Homicides

ChartIn Anguilla, annual firearm homicides total

2014: 01
2013: 1
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2006: 15

Rate of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn Anguilla, the annual rate of firearm homicide per 100,000 population is

2014: 01
2013: 6.351
2012: 0
2011: 0.00
2010: 0.00
2006: 7.15

Proportion of Homicides Committed With a Gun

ChartIn Anguilla, the percentage of homicides committed with a firearm is reported to be

2014: 100%3
2013: 100%
2012: 80%
2011: 0%
2010: 0%
2006: 24.0%5

Male Gun Homicide Victims

ChartIn Anguilla, annual male firearm homicides total

2015: 01
2014: 0
2013: 1
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0

Rate of Male Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

In Anguilla, the annual rate of male firearm homicide per 100,000 population is

2013: 13.211

Female Gun Homicide Victims

ChartIn Anguilla, annual female firearm homicides total

2015: 01
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0

Suicides (any method)

ChartIn Anguilla, annual suicides by any means total

2014: 01
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 1
2010: 0

Rate of Suicide per 100,000 People (any method)

ChartIn Anguilla, the annual rate of suicide by any means per 100,000 population is

2014: 01
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 6.631
2010: 0

Male Suicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Anguilla, annual male suicides by any means total

2014: 01
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 1
2010: 0

Rate of Male Suicide per 100,000 People (any method)

In Anguilla, the annual rate of male suicide by any means per 100,000 population is

2011: 13.711

Female Suicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Anguilla, annual female suicides by any means total

2014: 01
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0

Gun Suicides

ChartIn Anguilla, annual firearm suicides total

2014: 01
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0

Rate of Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn Anguilla, the annual rate of firearm suicide per 100,000 population is

2014: 01
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0

Male Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn Anguilla, annual male firearm suicides total

2014: 01
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0

Female Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn Anguilla, annual female firearm suicides total

2014: 01
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0

Unintentional Gun Deaths

ChartIn Anguilla, annual unintentional shooting deaths total

2016: 21
2015: 4
2014: 31
2013: 1
2012: 4
2011: 0
2010: 0

Rate of Unintentional Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn Anguilla, the annual rate of unintentional shooting death per 100,000 population is

2016: 11.941
2015: 24.36
2014: 18.65
2013: 6.35
2012: 25.94
2011: 0
2010: 0

Unintentional Male Gun Deaths

ChartIn Anguilla, annual unintentional male shooting deaths total

2016: 21
2015: 4
2014: 31
2013: 1
2012: 4
2011: 0
2010: 0

Rate of Unintentional Male Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn Anguilla, the annual rate of unintentional male shooting death per 100,000 population is

2016: 25.021
2015: 50.94
2014: 38.90
2013: 13.21
2012: 53.82

Unintentional Female Gun Deaths

ChartIn Anguilla, annual unintentional female shooting deaths total

2014: 01
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0

Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn Anguilla, annual shooting deaths in which the cause remains undecided total

2014: 01
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0

Male Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn Anguilla, annual male shooting deaths in which the cause remains undecided total

2014: 01
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0

Female Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn Anguilla, annual female shooting deaths in which the cause remains undecided total

2014: 01
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0

TransfersGun Trade and Trafficking

Firearm Imports

Small Arms Imports (US$) - Customs

The annual value of small arms and ammunition imports to Anguilla is reported by Customs to be US$12,1508 (2011)

MeasuresGun Regulation

Right to Possess Firearms

In Anguilla, the right to private gun ownership is not guaranteed by law9 10

Gun Ownership and Possession

In Anguilla, only licensed gun owners11 may lawfully acquire, possess or transfer a firearm or ammunition

Domestic Violence and Firearms

Where a past history, or apprehended likelihood of family violence exists, the law in Anguilla stipulates12 that a gun licence should be denied or revoked

Firearm Safety Training

In Anguilla, an understanding of firearm safety and the law, tested in a theoretical and/or practical training course is required11 for a firearm licence

Marking and Tracing Guns and Ammunition

Firearm Tracing

In Anguilla, state authorities carry out13 recognised arms tracing and tracking procedures

MeasuresInternational Controls

United Nations Membership

In the UN List of Member States, Anguilla is not a Member State of the United Nations14

Wassenaar Arrangement

The Wassenaar Arrangement on Export Controls and Conventional Arms and Dual-Use Goods and Technologies does not list15 Anguilla as a Participating State


Short References

1.

WHO.2016.‘Inter-country Comparison of Mortality for Selected Causes of Death.’ WHO Mortality Data Base.Geneva:World Health Organisation,1 December. (Q13354)Full Citation

2.

UNODC.2017.‘Intentional Homicide Victims.’ Crime and Drugs Data.Vienna:United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime,19 May. (Q13355)Full Citation

3.

Igarapé Institute.2015.‘Homicides and Homicide Rates 2000 to 2014 - Anguilla.’ Homicide Monitor 2015.Rio de Janeiro:Igarapé Institute,24 June. (Q11093)Full Citation

4.

UNODC.2014.‘Homicides in Anguilla.’ Global Study on Homicide 2013: Trends, Context, Data.Vienna:United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC),10 April. (Q10020)Full Citation

5.

UNODC.2013.‘Homicide in 207 Countries - Anguilla.’ Global Study on Homicide 2011: Trends, Context, Data.Vienna:United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime,26 June. (Q6231)Full Citation

6.

Igarapé Institute.2019.‘Homicides and Homicide Rates 2000 to 2018.’ Homicide Monitor.Rio de Janeiro:Igarapé Institute,28 June. (Q13953)Full Citation

7.

UNODC.2017.‘Intentional Homicide Victims by Sex.’ Crime and Drugs Data.Vienna:UNODC,19 May. (Q13356)Full Citation

8.

Marsh, Nicholas.2014.‘Database of Authorised Transfers of Small Arms and Light Weapons.’ NISAT Small Arms Trade Database.Oslo:Norwegian Initiative on Small Arms Transfers,22 December. (Q16)Full Citation

9.

Sherman, Amy and Tom Ginsburg.2014.‘Gun Rights in National Constitutions.’ Marco Rubio Says Second Amendment Is Unique in Speech to NRA.Miami, FL:Miami Herald (PolitiFact Florida),29 April. (Q8507)Full Citation

10.

Zachary Elkins, Tom Ginsburg and James Melton. 2013. ‘U.S. Gun Rights Truly Are American Exceptionalism.’ Bloomberg (USA). 7 March. (N422) Full Citation

11.

Anguilla.2016.‘Firearm Licences.’ Government of Anguilla.The Valley:Government of Anguilla,8 March. (Q11641)Full Citation

12.

Anguilla.2015.‘Seizure of Firearm or Other Dangerous Weapons.’ Domestic Violence Act 2014.The Valley:House of Assembly of Anguilla,19 January. (Q11642)Full Citation

13.

Caribbean Net News. 2009. ‘US and Nine Caribbean Islands Sign Agreement to Help Trace Illegal Guns.’ 1 April. (N165) Full Citation

14.

UN.2013.‘Member States of the United Nations.’ UN.org Web Site.New York, NY:United Nations General Assembly,7 April. (Q290)Full Citation

15.

Wassenaar Arrangement.1996.‘Introduction: Participating States.’ Wassenaar Arrangement on Export Controls and Conventional Arms and Dual-Use Goods and Technologies.Vienna:Wassenaar Secretariat,12 July. (Q19)Full Citation