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Proportion of Adults Living in a Home With a Gun

ChartIn North Carolina, the percentage of adults living in a household with a firearm is reported to be

2004: 39.0%1
2002: 40.8%2
2001: 41.3%3

Proportion of Households with Firearms

In North Carolina, the percentage of households with one or more guns is reported to be

2004: 50.61%4

Proportion of Households with Firearms by Decade

ChartIn North Carolina, the percentage of households with one or more guns is estimated to be

2001/2010: 60.6%5 6
1991/2000: 69.2%
1981/1990: 72.1%

ImpactsDeath and Injury

Total Number of Gun Deaths

ChartIn North Carolina, annual deaths resulting from firearms total

2019: 1,3977
2018: 1,416
2017: 1,430
2016: 1,409
2015: 1,289
2014: 1,206
2013: 1,223
2012: 1,175
2011: 1,154
2010: 1,123
2009: 1,112
2008: 1,160
2007: 1,116
2006: 1,133
2005: 1,119
2004: 1,055
2003: 1,055
2002: 1,136
2001: 1,093
2000: 1,113
1999: 1,057

Rate of All Gun Deaths per 100,000 People

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

2019: 13.327
2018: 13.64
2017: 13.92
2016: 13.89
2015: 12.84
2014: 12.13
2013: 12.42
2012: 12.05
2011: 11.95
2010: 11.78
2009: 11.77
2008: 12.46
2007: 12.24
2006: 12.71
2005: 12.85
2004: 12.33
2003: 12.53
2002: 13.64
2001: 13.31
2000: 13.83
1999: 13.30

Total Number of Male Gun Deaths

ChartIn North Carolina, annual male deaths resulting from firearms total

2019: 1,1977
2018: 1,191
2017: 1,223
2016: 1,154
2015: 1,092
2014: 992
2013: 1,036
2012: 980
2011: 971
2010: 941
2009: 931
2008: 961
2007: 939
2006: 954
2005: 956
2004: 888
2003: 897
2002: 959
2001: 945
2000: 921
1999: 874

Rate of Male Gun Death per 100,000 People

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

2019: 23.477
2018: 23.58
2017: 24.45
2016: 23.39
2015: 22.32
2014: 20.48
2013: 21.58
2012: 20.62
2011: 20.64
2010: 20.26
2009: 20.23
2008: 21.18
2007: 21.15
2006: 21.91
2005: 22.50
2004: 21.26
2003: 21.83
2002: 23.53
2001: 23.49
2000: 23.36
1999: 22.49

Total Number of Female Gun Deaths

ChartIn North Carolina, annual female deaths resulting from firearms total

2019: 2007
2018: 225
2017: 207
2016: 255
2015: 197
2014: 214
2013: 187
2012: 195
2011: 183
2010: 182
2009: 181
2008: 199
2007: 177
2006: 179
2005: 163
2004: 167
2003: 158
2002: 177
2001: 148
2000: 192
1999: 183

Rate of Female Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of female gun death per 100,000 population is

2019: 3.717
2018: 4.22
2017: 3.93
2016: 4.89
2015: 3.82
2014: 4.20
2013: 3.70
2012: 3.90
2011: 3.69
2010: 3.72
2009: 3.73
2008: 4.17
2007: 3.78
2006: 3.92
2005: 3.66
2004: 3.82
2003: 3.66
2002: 4.16
2001: 3.53
2000: 4.68
1999: 4.50

Homicides (any method)

ChartIn North Carolina, annual homicides by any means total

2019: 6977
2018: 637
2017: 674
2016: 728
2015: 586
2014: 541
2013: 557
2012: 564
2011: 532
2010: 533
2009: 556
2008: 664
2007: 668
2006: 619
2005: 660
2004: 606
2003: 593
2002: 641
2001: 596
2000: 654
1999: 646

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

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

2019: 6.657
2018: 6.13
2017: 6.56
2016: 7.17
2015: 5.84
2014: 5.44
2013: 5.66
2012: 5.78
2011: 5.51
2010: 5.59
2009: 5.88
2008: 7.13
2007: 7.33
2006: 6.94
2005: 7.58
2004: 7.09
2003: 7.04
2002: 7.73
2001: 7.26
2000: 8.12
1999: 8.13

Male Homicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn North Carolina, annual male homicides by any means total

2019: 5687
2018: 494
2017: 541
2016: 561
2015: 470
2014: 427
2013: 449
2012: 447
2011: 409
2010: 403
2009: 414
2008: 505
2007: 526
2006: 480
2005: 509
2004: 472
2003: 457
2002: 482
2001: 463
2000: 508
1999: 490

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

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

2019: 11.147
2018: 9.78
2017: 10.82
2016: 11.37
2015: 9.61
2014: 8.81
2013: 9.35
2012: 9.40
2011: 8.70
2010: 8.68
2009: 8.99
2008: 11.13
2007: 11.84
2006: 11.02
2005: 11.98
2004: 11.30
2003: 11.12
2002: 11.83
2001: 11.51
2000: 12.88
1999: 12.61

Female Homicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn North Carolina, annual female homicides by any means total

2019: 1297
2018: 143
2017: 133
2016: 167
2015: 116
2014: 114
2013: 108
2012: 117
2011: 123
2010: 130
2009: 142
2008: 159
2007: 142
2006: 139
2005: 151
2004: 134
2003: 136
2002: 159
2001: 133
2000: 146
1999: 156

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

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

2019: 2.397
2018: 2.68
2017: 2.52
2016: 3.20
2015: 2.25
2014: 2.24
2013: 2.14
2012: 2.34
2011: 2.48
2010: 2.66
2009: 2.93
2008: 3.33
2007: 3.04
2006: 3.05
2005: 3.39
2004: 3.06
2003: 3.15
2002: 3.74
2001: 3.18
2000: 3.56
1999: 3.84

Gun Homicides

ChartIn North Carolina, annual firearm homicides total

2019: 5417
2018: 489
2017: 522
2016: 558
2015: 438
2014: 391
2013: 4128
2012: 422
2011: 380
2010: 376
2009: 407
2008: 467
2007: 458
2006: 439
2005: 451
2004: 411
2003: 396
2002: 467
2001: 418
2000: 458
1999: 459

Rate of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 5.167
2018: 4.71
2017: 5.08
2016: 5.50
2015: 4.36
2014: 3.93
2013: 4.18
2012: 4.33
2011: 3.94
2010: 3.94
2009: 4.31
2008: 5.02
2007: 5.02
2006: 4.92
2005: 5.18
2004: 4.81
2003: 4.70
2002: 5.61
2001: 5.09
2000: 5.69
1999: 5.77

Male Gun Homicide Victims

ChartIn North Carolina, annual male firearm homicides total

2019: 4657
2018: 404
2017: 448
2016: 454
2015: 371
2014: 326
2013: 349
2012: 350
2011: 314
2010: 305
2009: 329
2008: 384
2007: 388
2006: 368
2005: 375
2004: 344
2003: 318
2002: 382
2001: 357
2000: 368
1999: 370

Rate of Male Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of male firearm homicide per 100,000 population is

2019: 9.127
2018: 8
2017: 8.96
2016: 9.20
2015: 7.58
2014: 6.73
2013: 7.27
2012: 7.36
2011: 6.68
2010: 6.57
2009: 7.15
2008: 8.46
2007: 8.74
2006: 8.45
2005: 8.83
2004: 8.24
2003: 7.74
2002: 9.37
2001: 8.87
2000: 9.33
1999: 9.52

Female Gun Homicide Victims

ChartIn North Carolina, annual female firearm homicides total

2019: 767
2018: 85
2017: 74
2016: 104
2015: 67
2014: 65
2013: 63
2012: 72
2011: 66
2010: 71
2009: 78
2008: 83
2007: 70
2006: 71
2005: 76
2004: 67
2003: 78
2002: 85
2001: 61
2000: 90
1999: 89

Rate of Female Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of female firearm homicide per 100,000 population is

2019: 1.417
2018: 1.59
2017: 1.40
2016: 1.99
2015: 1.30
2014: 1.27
2013: 1.25
2012: 1.44
2011: 1.33
2010: 1.45
2009: 1.61
2008: 1.74
2007: 1.50
2006: 1.56
2005: 1.71
2004: 1.53
2003: 1.81
2002: 2
2001: 1.46
2000: 2.19
1999: 2.19

Handgun Homicides

ChartIn North Carolina, according to figures9 from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), annual handgun homicides total

2019: 22410 11
2018: 231
2017: 279
2016: 262
2015: 235
2014: 242
2013: 204
2012: 208
2011: 235
2010: 188
2009: 243
2008: 261
2007: 252
2006: 227
2005: 241
2004: 199
2003: 225
2002: 261
2001: 227
2000: 279
1999: 236
1998: 288
1997: 288
1996: 318
1995: 349

Rate of Handgun Homicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, according to figures12 from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the annual rate of handgun homicide per 100,000 population is

2019: 2.1410 11
2018: 2.23
2017: 2.72
2016: 2.58
2015: 2.34
2014: 2.43
2013: 2.07
2012: 2.13
2011: 2.43
2010: 1.97
2009: 2.57
2008: 2.80
2007: 2.76
2006: 2.55
2005: 2.77
2004: 2.33
2003: 2.67
2002: 3.13
2001: 2.76
2000: 3.45
1999: 2.97
1998: 3.69
1997: 3.76
1996: 4.24

Handgun Homicides (CDC)

ChartIn North Carolina, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, annual handgun homicides total

2019: 517
2018: 56
2017: 53
2016: 41
2015: 10
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed) 11
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 0 (suppressed)
2006: 0 (suppressed)
2005: 0 (suppressed)
2004: 0 (suppressed)
2003: 0 (suppressed)
2002: 0 (suppressed)
2001: 0 (suppressed)
2000: 0 (suppressed)
1999: 0 (suppressed)

Rate of Handgun Homicide per 100,000 People (CDC)

ChartIn North Carolina, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of handgun homicide per 100,000 population is

2019: 0.497
2018: 0.54
2017: 0.52
2016: 0.40
2015: 0.10
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Male Handgun Homicide Victims (CDC)

ChartIn North Carolina, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, annual male handgun homicides total

2019: 37
2018: 48
2017: 42
2016: 32
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Rate of Male Handgun Homicide per 100,000 People (CDC)

ChartIn North Carolina, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of male handgun homicide per 100,000 population is

2019: 0.737
2018: 0.95
2017: 0.84
2016: 0.65
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Female Handgun Homicide Victims (CDC)

ChartIn North Carolina, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, annual female handgun homicides total

2019: 147
2018: 8
2017: 11
2016: 9
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Rate of Female Handgun Homicide per 100,000 People (CDC)

ChartIn North Carolina, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of female handgun homicide per 100,000 population is

2019: 0.267
2018: 0.15
2017: 0.21
2016: 0.17
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Long Gun Homicides

ChartIn North Carolina, according to figures13 from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), annual long gun homicides total

2019: 3410 11
2018: 31
2017: 35
2016: 42
2015: 31
2014: 35
2013: 35
2012: 42
2011: 45
2010: 46
2009: 37
2008: 47
2007: 41
2006: 51
2005: 54
2004: 38
2003: 51
2002: 63
2001: 57
2000: 56
1999: 66
1998: 82
1997: 69
1996: 74
1995: 95

Rate of Long Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, according to figures14 from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the annual rate of long gun homicide per 100,000 population is

2019: 0.3210 11
2018: 0.30
2017: 0.34
2016: 0.41
2015: 0.31
2014: 0.35
2013: 0.36
2012: 0.43
2011: 0.47
2010: 0.48
2009: 0.39
2008: 0.50
2007: 0.45
2006: 0.57
2005: 0.62
2004: 0.44
2003: 0.61
2002: 0.76
2001: 0.69
2000: 0.69
1999: 0.83
1998: 1.05
1997: 0.90
1996: 0.99

Long Gun Homicides (CDC)

ChartIn North Carolina, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, annual long gun homicides total

2019: 237
2018: 35
2017: 41
2016: 35
2015: 26
2014: 29
2013: 16
2012: 38
2011: 24
2010: 25
2009: 28
2008: 27
2007: 28
2006: 37
2005: 29
2004: 21
2003: 33
2002: 39
2001: 37
2000: 30
1999: 28

Rate of Long Gun Homicide per 100,000 People (CDC)

ChartIn North Carolina, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of long gun homicide per 100,000 population is

2019: 0.227
2018: 0.34
2017: 0.407
2016: 0.34
2015: 0.26
2014: 0.29
2013: 0.16
2012: 0.39
2011: 0.25
2010: 0.26
2009: 0.30
2008: 0.29
2007: 0.31
2006: 0.41
2005: 0.33
2004: 0.25
2003: 0.39
2002: 0.47
2001: 0.45
2000: 0.37
1999: 0.35

Male Long Gun Homicide Victims (CDC)

ChartIn North Carolina, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, annual male long gun homicides total

2019: 217
2018: 26
2017: 32
2016: 26
2015: 21
2014: 25
2013: 13
2012: 30
2011: 22
2010: 20
2009: 20
2008: 20
2007: 21
2006: 29
2005: 22
2004: 18
2003: 25
2002: 28
2001: 27
2000: 24
1999: 26

Rate of Male Long Gun Homicide per 100,000 People (CDC)

ChartIn North Carolina, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of male long gun homicide per 100,000 population is

2019: 0.417
2018: 0.51
2017: 0.64
2016: 0.53
2015: 0.43
2014: 0.52
2013: 0.27
2012: 0.63
2011: 0.47
2010: 0.43
2009: 0.43
2008: 0.44
2007: 0.47
2006: 0.67
2005: 0.52
2004: 0.43
2003: 0.61
2002: 0.69
2001: 0.67
2000: 0.61
1999: 0.67

Female Long Gun Homicide Victims (CDC)

ChartIn North Carolina, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, annual female long gun homicides total

2019: 27
2018: 9
2017: 9
2016: 9
2015: 5
2014: 4
2013: 3
2012: 8
2011: 2
2010: 5
2009: 8
2008: 7
2007: 7
2006: 8
2005: 7
2004: 3
2003: 8
2002: 11
2001: 10
2000: 6
1999: 2

Rate of Female Long Gun Homicide per 100,000 People (CDC)

ChartIn North Carolina, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of female long gun homicide per 100,000 population is

2019: 0.047
2018: 0.17
2017: 0.17
2016: 0.17
2015: 0.10
2014: 0.08
2013: 0.06
2012: 0.16
2011: 0.04
2010: 0.10
2009: 0.17
2008: 0.15
2007: 0.15
2006: 0.18
2005: 0.16
2004: 0.07
2003: 0.19
2002: 0.26
2001: 0.24
2000: 0.15
1999: 0.05

Gun Homicides (Other)

ChartIn North Carolina, according to figures15 from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), annual firearm homicides (other) total

2019: 12510 11
2018: 84
2017: 99
2016: 117
2015: 87
2014: 41
2013: 76
2012: 59
2011: 55
2010: 52
2009: 55
2008: 54
2007: 76
2006: 60
2005: 58
2004: 47
2003: 40
2002: 43
2001: 37
2000: 31
1999: 60
1998: 3
1997: 9
1996: 5
1995: 4

Rate of Gun Homicide (Other) per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, according to figures16 from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the annual rate of firearm homicide (other) per 100,000 population is

2019: 16.4010 11
2018: 11.08
2017: 13.11
2016: 1.15
2015: 0.87
2014: 0.41
2013: 0.77
2012: 3.91
2011: 3.67
2010: 3.64
2009: 4
2008: 4.68
2007: 0.83
2006: 0.67
2005: 0.67
2004: 0.55
2003: 0.47
2002: 0.52
2001: 0.45
2000: 0.38
1999: 0.75
1998: 0.04
1997: 0.12
1996: 0.07

Gun Homicides (Other) (CDC)

ChartIn North Carolina, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, annual firearm homicides (other) total

2019: 4677
2018: 398
2017: 428
2016: 482
2015: 402
2014: 358
2013: 393 11
2012: 381
2011: 354
2010: 347
2009: 378
2008: 436
2007: 429
2006: 400
2005: 413
2004: 387
2003: 361
2002: 420
2001: 377
2000: 426
1999: 425

Rate of Gun Homicide (Other) per 100,000 People (CDC)

ChartIn North Carolina, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of firearm homicide (other) per 100,000 population is

2019: 4.457
2018: 3.83
2017: 4.17
2016: 4.75
2015: 4
2014: 3.60
2013: 3.99
2012: 3.91
2011: 3.67
2010: 3.64
2009: 4
2008: 4.68
2007: 4.70
2006: 4.49
2005: 4.74
2004: 4.52
2003: 4.29
2002: 5.04
2001: 4.59
2000: 5.29
1999: 5.35

Male Gun Homicide Victims (Other) (CDC)

ChartIn North Carolina, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, annual male firearm homicides (other) total

2019: 4077
2018: 330
2017: 374
2016: 396
2015: 344
2014: 298
2013: 333
2012: 318
2011: 291
2010: 282
2009: 309
2008: 360
2007: 366
2006: 338
2005: 345
2004: 324
2003: 291
2002: 347
2001: 326
2000: 342
1999: 338

Rate of Male Gun Homicide (Other) per 100,000 People (CDC)

ChartIn North Carolina, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of male firearm homicides (other) per 100,000 population is

2019: 7.987
2018: 6.53
2017: 7.48
2016: 8.03
2015: 7.03
2014: 6.15
2013: 6.94
2012: 6.69
2011: 6.19
2010: 6.07
2009: 6.71
2008: 7.93
2007: 8.24
2006: 7.76
2005: 8.12
2004: 7.76
2003: 7.08
2002: 8.51
2001: 8.10
2000: 8.67
1999: 8.70

Female Gun Homicide Victims (Other) (CDC)

ChartIn North Carolina, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, annual female firearm homicides (other) total

2019: 607
2018: 68
2017: 54
2016: 86
2015: 58
2014: 60
2013: 60
2012: 63
2011: 63
2010: 65
2009: 69
2008: 76
2007: 63
2006: 62
2005: 68
2004: 63
2003: 70
2002: 73
2001: 51
2000: 84
1999: 87

Rate of Female Gun Homicide (Other) per 100,000 People (CDC)

ChartIn North Carolina, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of female firearm homicides (other) per 100,000 population is

2019: 1.117
2018: 1.28
2017: 1.02
2016: 1.65
2015: 1.13
2014: 1.18
2013: 1.19
2012: 1.26
2011: 1.27
2010: 1.33
2009: 1.42
2008: 1.59
2007: 1.35
2006: 1.36
2005: 1.53
2004: 1.44
2003: 1.62
2002: 1.72
2001: 1.22
2000: 2.05
1999: 2.14

Suicides (any method)

ChartIn North Carolina, annual suicides by any means total

2019: 1,3577
2018: 1,494
2017: 1,521
2016: 1,370
2015: 1,403
2014: 1,352
2013: 1,279
2012: 1,283
2011: 1,213
2010: 1,172
2009: 1,173
2008: 1,160
2007: 1,074
2006: 1,098
2005: 1,008
2004: 1,025
2003: 953
2002: 986
2001: 997
2000: 971
1999: 884

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

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

2019: 12.947
2018: 14.39
2017: 14.81
2016: 13.50
2015: 13.97
2014: 13.60
2013: 12.99
2012: 13.16
2011: 12.56
2010: 12.29
2009: 12.41
2008: 12.46
2007: 11.78
2006: 12.31
2005: 11.58
2004: 11.98
2003: 11.31
2002: 11.84
2001: 12.14
2000: 12.06
1999: 11.12

Male Suicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn North Carolina, annual male suicides by any means total

2019: 1,0527
2018: 1,166
2017: 1,178
2016: 1,011
2015: 1,068
2014: 985
2013: 985
2012: 955
2011: 933
2010: 906
2009: 933
2008: 890
2007: 817
2006: 847
2005: 767
2004: 794
2003: 758
2002: 791
2001: 795
2000: 747
1999: 703

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

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of male suicide by any means per 100,000 population is

2019: 20.637
2018: 23.09
2017: 23.55
2016: 20.49
2015: 21.83
2014: 20.33
2013: 20.52
2012: 20.09
2011: 19.84
2010: 19.50
2009: 20.27
2008: 19.61
2007: 18.40
2006: 19.45
2005: 18.05
2004: 19.01
2003: 18.45
2002: 19.41
2001: 19.76
2000: 18.95
1999: 18.09

Female Suicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn North Carolina, annual female suicides by any means total

2019: 3057
2018: 328
2017: 343
2016: 359
2015: 335
2014: 367
2013: 294
2012: 328
2011: 280
2010: 266
2009: 240
2008: 270
2007: 257
2006: 251
2005: 241
2004: 231
2003: 195
2002: 195
2001: 202
2000: 224
1999: 181

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

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of female suicide by any means per 100,000 population is

2019: 5.667
2018: 6.15
2017: 6.51
2016: 6.89
2015: 6.50
2014: 7.20
2013: 5.82
2012: 6.56
2011: 5.65
2010: 5.44
2009: 4.95
2008: 5.66
2007: 5.49
2006: 5.50
2005: 5.41
2004: 5.28
2003: 4.52
2002: 4.59
2001: 4.82
2000: 5.45
1999: 4.46

Gun Suicides

ChartIn North Carolina, annual firearm suicides total

2019: 7817
2018: 873
2017: 840
2016: 788
2015: 787
2014: 760
2013: 7718
2012: 709
2011: 728
2010: 707
2009: 678
2008: 669
2007: 607
2006: 660
2005: 632
2004: 608
2003: 619
2002: 630
2001: 632
2000: 621
1999: 567

Rate of Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 7.457
2018: 8.41
2017: 8.18
2016: 7.77
2015: 7.84
2014: 7.64
2013: 7.83
2012: 7.27
2011: 7.54
2010: 7.41
2009: 7.17
2008: 7.19
2007: 6.66
2006: 7.40
2005: 7.26
2004: 7.11
2003: 7.35
2002: 7.57
2001: 7.70
2000: 7.71
1999: 7.13

Male Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn North Carolina, annual male firearm suicides total

2019: 6697
2018: 742
2017: 719
2016: 648
2015: 670
2014: 621
2013: 652
2012: 596
2011: 617
2010: 599
2009: 577
2008: 558
2007: 510
2006: 558
2005: 548
2004: 512
2003: 542
2002: 540
2001: 551
2000: 524
1999: 475

Rate of Male Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of male firearm suicide per 100,000 population is

2019: 13.127
2018: 14.69
2017: 14.38
2016: 13.14
2015: 13.70
2014: 12.82
2013: 13.58
2012: 12.54
2011: 13.12
2010: 12.89
2009: 12.54
2008: 12.30
2007: 11.48
2006: 12.82
2005: 12.90
2004: 12.26
2003: 13.19
2002: 13.25
2001: 13.70
2000: 13.29
1999: 12.22

Female Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn North Carolina, annual female firearm suicides total

2019: 1127
2018: 131
2017: 121
2016: 140
2015: 117
2014: 139
2013: 119
2012: 113
2011: 111
2010: 108
2009: 101
2008: 111
2007: 97
2006: 102
2005: 84
2004: 96
2003: 77
2002: 90
2001: 81
2000: 97
1999: 92

Rate of Female Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of female firearm suicide per 100,000 population is

2019: 2.087
2018: 2.46
2017: 2.30
2016: 2.69
2015: 2.27
2014: 2.73
2013: 2.36
2012: 2.26
2011: 2.24
2010: 2.21
2009: 2.08
2008: 2.33
2007: 2.07
2006: 2.24
2005: 1.88
2004: 2.19
2003: 1.78
2002: 2.12
2001: 1.93
2000: 2.36
1999: 2.26

Handgun Suicides

ChartIn North Carolina, annual handgun suicides total

2019: 2287
2018: 235
2017: 222
2016: 162
2015: 127
2014: 73
2013: 17
2012: 16
2011: 22
2010: 15
2009: 19
2008: 13
2007: 10
2006: 16
2005: 20
2004: 19
2003: 29
2002: 22
2001: 17
2000: 19
1999: 19

Rate of Handgun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of handgun suicide per 100,000 population is

2019: 2.177
2018: 2.26
2017: 2.16
2016: 1.60
2015: 1.26
2014: 0.73
2013: 0.17
2012: 0.16
2011: 0.23
2010: 0.16
2009: 0.20
2008: 0.14
2007: 0.11
2006: 0.18
2005: 0.23
2004: 0.22
2003: 0.34
2002: 0.26
2001: 0.21
2000: 0.24
1999: 0.24

Male Handgun Suicide Victims

ChartIn North Carolina, annual male handgun suicides total

2019: 1907
2018: 193
2017: 183
2016: 133
2015: 101
2014: 55
2013: 14
2012: 13
2011: 18
2010: 12
2009: 17
2008: 10
2007: 0
2006: 12
2005: 17
2004: 11
2003: 23
2002: 19
2001: 0
2000: 18
1999: 14

Rate of Male Handgun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of male handgun suicide per 100,000 population is

2019: 3.737
2018: 3.82
2017: 3.66
2016: 2.70
2015: 2.06
2014: 1.14
2013: 0.29
2012: 0.27
2011: 0.38
2010: 0.26
2009: 0.37
2008: 0.22
2007: 0
2006: 0.28
2005: 0.40
2004: 0.26
2003: 0.56
2002: 0.47
2001: 0
2000: 0.46
1999: 0.36

Female Handgun Suicide Victims

ChartIn North Carolina, annual female handgun suicides total

2019: 387
2018: 42
2017: 39
2016: 29
2015: 26
2014: 18
2013: 3
2012: 3
2011: 4
2010: 3
2009: 2
2008: 3
2007: 0
2006: 4
2005: 3
2004: 8
2003: 6
2002: 3
2001: 0
2000: 1
1999: 5

Rate of Female Handgun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of female handgun suicide per 100,000 population is

2019: 0.717
2018: 0.79
2017: 0.74
2016: 0.56
2015: 0.50
2014: 0.35
2013: 0.06
2012: 0.06
2011: 0.08
2010: 0.06
2009: 0.04
2008: 0.06
2007: 0
2006: 0.09
2005: 0.07
2004: 0.18
2003: 0.14
2002: 0.07
2001: 0
2000: 0.02
1999: 0.12

Long Gun Suicides

ChartIn North Carolina, the number of long gun suicides is

2019: 1107
2018: 117
2017: 109
2016: 124
2015: 107
2014: 102
2013: 60
2012: 65
2011: 54
2010: 41
2009: 49
2008: 46
2007: 37
2006: 50
2005: 60
2004: 59
2003: 62
2002: 64
2001: 60
2000: 56
1999: 62

Rate of Long Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of long gun suicide per 100,000 population is

2019: 1.057
2018: 1.13
2017: 1.06
2016: 1.22
2015: 1.07
2014: 1.03
2013: 0.61
2012: 0.67
2011: 0.56
2010: 0.43
2009: 0.52
2008: 0.49
2007: 0.41
2006: 0.56
2005: 0.69
2004: 0.69
2003: 0.74
2002: 0.77
2001: 0.73
2000: 0.70
1999: 0.78

Male Long Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn North Carolina, annual male long gun suicides total

2019: 1027
2018: 108
2017: 102
2016: 111
2015: 99
2014: 92
2013: 51
2012: 58
2011: 49
2010: 40
2009: 47
2008: 38
2007: 36
2006: 48
2005: 58
2004: 55
2003: 58
2002: 63
2001: 56
2000: 54
1999: 54

Rate of Male Long Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of male long gun suicide per 100,000 population is

2019: 27
2018: 2.14
2017: 2.04
2016: 2.25
2015: 2.02
2014: 1.90
2013: 1.06
2012: 1.22
2011: 1.04
2010: 0.86
2009: 1.02
2008: 0.84
2007: 0.81
2006: 1.10
2005: 1.37
2004: 1.32
2003: 1.41
2002: 1.55
2001: 1.39
2000: 1.37
1999: 1.39

Female Long Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn North Carolina, annual female long gun suicides total

2019: 87
2018: 9
2017: 7
2016: 13
2015: 8
2014: 10
2013: 9
2012: 7
2011: 5
2010: 1
2009: 2
2008: 8
2007: 1
2006: 2
2005: 2
2004: 4
2003: 4
2002: 1
2001: 4
2000: 2
1999: 8

Rate of Female Long Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of female long gun suicide per 100,000 population is

2019: 0.157
2018: 0.17
2017: 0.13
2016: 0.25
2015: 0.16
2014: 0.20
2013: 0.18
2012: 0.14
2011: 0.10
2010: 0.02
2009: 0.04
2008: 0.17
2007: 0.02
2006: 0.04
2005: 0.04
2004: 0.09
2003: 0.09
2002: 0.02
2001: 0.10
2000: 0.05
1999: 0.20

Gun Suicides (Other)

ChartIn North Carolina, annual gun suicides (other) total

2019: 4437
2018: 521
2017: 509
2016: 502
2015: 553
2014: 585
2013: 694
2012: 628
2011: 652
2010: 651
2009: 610
2008: 610
2007: 560
2006: 594
2005: 552
2004: 530
2003: 528
2002: 544
2001: 555
2000: 546
1999: 486

Rate of Gun Suicide (Other) per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of gun suicide (other) per 100,000 population is

2019: 4.227
2018: 5.02
2017: 4.95
2016: 4.95
2015: 5.51
2014: 5.88
2013: 7.05
2012: 6.44
2011: 6.75
2010: 6.83
2009: 6.46
2008: 6.55
2007: 6.14
2006: 6.66
2005: 6.34
2004: 6.20
2003: 6.27
2002: 6.53
2001: 6.76
2000: 6.78
1999: 6.11

Male Gun Suicide (Other) Victims

ChartIn North Carolina, annual male gun suicides (other) total

2019: 3777
2018: 441
2017: 434
2016: 404
2015: 470
2014: 474
2013: 587
2012: 525
2011: 550
2010: 547
2009: 513
2008: 510
2007: 465
2006: 498
2005: 473
2004: 446
2003: 461
2002: 458
2001: 486
2000: 452
1999: 407

Rate of Male Gun Suicide (Other) per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of male gun suicide (other) per 100,000 population is

2019: 7.397
2018: 8.73
2017: 8.68
2016: 8.19
2015: 9.61
2014: 9.78
2013: 12.23
2012: 11.05
2011: 11.69
2010: 11.77
2009: 11.14
2008: 11.24
2007: 10.47
2006: 11.44
2005: 11.13
2004: 10.68
2003: 11.22
2002: 11.24
2001: 12.08
2000: 11.46
1999: 10.47

Female Gun Suicide (Other) Victims

ChartIn North Carolina, annual female gun suicides (other) total

2019: 667
2018: 80
2017: 75
2016: 98
2015: 83
2014: 111
2013: 107
2012: 103
2011: 102
2010: 104
2009: 97
2008: 100
2007: 95
2006: 96
2005: 79
2004: 84
2003: 67
2002: 86
2001: 69
2000: 94
1999: 79

Rate of Female Gun Suicide (Other) per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of female gun suicide (other) per 100,000 population is

2019: 1.227
2018: 1.50
2017: 1.42
2016: 1.88
2015: 1.61
2014: 2.18
2013: 2.12
2012: 2.06
2011: 2.06
2010: 2.13
2009: 2
2008: 2.10
2007: 2.03
2006: 2.10
2005: 1.77
2004: 1.92
2003: 1.55
2002: 2.02
2001: 1.65
2000: 2.29
1999: 1.94

Unintentional Gun Deaths

ChartIn North Carolina, annual unintentional shooting deaths total

2019: 387
2018: 30
2017: 43
2016: 27
2015: 39
2014: 39
2013: 18
2012: 29
2011: 38
2010: 30
2009: 19
2008: 13
2007: 38
2006: 19
2005: 27
2004: 23
2003: 32
2002: 26
2001: 32
2000: 28
1999: 25

Rate of Unintentional Gun Death per 100,000 People

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

2019: 0.367
2018: 0.29
2017: 0.42
2016: 0.27
2015: 0.39
2014: 0.39
2013: 0.18
2012: 0.30
2011: 0.39
2010: 0.31
2009: 0.20
2008: 0.14
2007: 0.42
2006: 0.21
2005: 0.31
2004: 0.27
2003: 0.38
2002: 0.31
2001: 0.39
2000: 0.35
1999: 0.31

Unintentional Male Gun Deaths

ChartIn North Carolina, annual unintentional male shooting deaths total

2019: 317
2018: 25
2017: 35
2016: 18
2015: 29
2014: 31
2013: 16
2012: 21
2011: 33
2010: 28
2009: 17
2008: 11
2007: 30
2006: 16
2005: 24
2004: 20
2003: 30
2002: 24
2001: 27
2000: 24
1999: 23

Rate of Unintentional Male Gun Death per 100,000 People

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

2019: 0.617
2018: 0.49
2017: 0.70
2016: 0.36
2015: 0.59
2014: 0.64
2013: 0.33
2012: 0.44
2011: 0.70
2010: 0.60
2009: 0.37
2008: 0.24
2007: 0.68
2006: 0.37
2005: 0.56
2004: 0.48
2003: 0.73
2002: 0.59
2001: 0.67
2000: 0.61
1999: 0.59

Unintentional Female Gun Deaths

ChartIn North Carolina, annual unintentional female shooting deaths total

2019: 77
2018: 5
2017: 8
2016: 9
2015: 10
2014: 8
2013: 2
2012: 8
2011: 5
2010: 2
2009: 2
2008: 2
2007: 8
2006: 3
2005: 3
2004: 3
2003: 2
2002: 2
2001: 5
2000: 4
1999: 2

Rate of Unintentional Female Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of unintentional female shooting death per 100,000 population is

2019: 0.137
2018: 0.09
2017: 0.15
2016: 0.17
2015: 0.19
2014: 0.16
2013: 0.04
2012: 0.16
2011: 0.10
2010: 0.04
2009: 0.04
2008: 0.04
2007: 0.17
2006: 0.07
2005: 0.07
2004: 0.07
2003: 0.05
2002: 0.05
2001: 0.12
2000: 0.10
1999: 0.05

Unintentional Handgun Deaths

ChartIn North Carolina, annual unintentional shooting deaths by handgun total

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 07
2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)7
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 0 (suppressed)
2006: 0 (suppressed)
2005: 0 (suppressed)
2004: 0 (suppressed)
2003: 0 (suppressed)
2002: 0 (suppressed)
2001: 0 (suppressed)
2000: 0 (suppressed)
1999: 0 (suppressed)

Rate of Unintentional Handgun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of unintentional shooting death by handgun per 100,000 population is

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Unintentional Male Handgun Deaths

ChartIn North Carolina, annual unintentional male shooting deaths by handgun total

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Rate of Unintentional Male Handgun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of unintentional male shooting death by handgun per 100,000 population is

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Unintentional Female Handgun Deaths

ChartIn North Carolina, annual unintentional female shooting deaths by handgun total

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 07
2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Rate of Unintentional Female Handgun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of unintentional female shooting death by handgun per 100,000 population is

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Unintentional Long Gun Deaths

ChartIn North Carolina, annual unintentional shooting deaths by long gun total

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 07
2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)7
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 0 (suppressed)
2006: 0 (suppressed)
2005: 0 (suppressed)
2004: 0 (suppressed)
2003: 0 (suppressed)
2002: 0 (suppressed)
2001: 0 (suppressed)
2000: 0 (suppressed)
1999: 0 (suppressed)

Rate of Unintentional Long Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of unintentional shooting death by long gun per 100,000 population is

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Unintentional Male Long Gun Deaths

ChartIn North Carolina, annual unintentional male shooting deaths by long gun total

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Rate of Unintentional Male Long Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of unintentional male shooting death by long gun per 100,000 population is

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Unintentional Female Long Gun Deaths

ChartIn North Carolina, annual unintentional female shooting deaths by long gun total

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0 (suppressed)
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Rate of Unintentional Female Long Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of unintentional female shooting death by long gun per 100,000 population is

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Unintentional Gun Deaths (Other)

ChartIn North Carolina, annual unintentional shooting deaths by firearm (other) total

2019: 287
2018: 22
2017: 30
2016: 24
2015: 30
2014: 34
2013: 14
2012: 26
2011: 33
2010: 28
2009: 16
2008: 12
2007: 32
2006: 16
2005: 22
2004: 16
2003: 27
2002: 25
2001: 31
2000: 26
1999: 22

Rate of Unintentional Gun Death (Other) per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of unintentional shooting death by firearm (other) per 100,000 population is

2019: 0.277
2018: 0.21
2017: 0.29
2016: 0.24
2015: 0.30
2014: 0.34
2013: 0.14
2012: 0.27
2011: 0.34
2010: 0.29
2009: 0.17
2008: 0.13
2007: 0.35
2006: 0.18
2005: 0.25
2004: 0.19
2003: 0.32
2002: 0.30
2001: 0.38
2000: 0.32
1999: 0.28

Unintentional Male Gun Deaths (Other)

ChartIn North Carolina, annual unintentional male shooting deaths by firearm (other) total

2019: 227
2018: 19
2017: 25
2016: 17
2015: 23
2014: 26
2013: 12
2012: 18
2011: 28
2010: 26
2009: 14
2008: 10
2007: 26
2006: 14
2005: 21
2004: 14
2003: 25
2002: 23
2001: 26
2000: 23
1999: 21

Rate of Unintentional Male Gun Death (Other) per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of unintentional male shooting death by firearm (other) per 100,000 population is

2019: 0.437
2018: 0.38
2017: 0.50
2016: 0.34
2015: 0.47
2014: 0.54
2013: 0.25
2012: 0.38
2011: 0.60
2010: 0.56
2009: 0.30
2008: 0.22
2007: 0.59
2006: 0.32
2005: 0.49
2004: 0.34
2003: 0.61
2002: 0.56
2001: 0.65
2000: 0.58
1999: 0.54

Unintentional Female Gun Deaths (Other)

ChartIn North Carolina, annual unintentional female shooting deaths by firearm (other) total

2019: 67
2018: 3
2017: 5
2016: 7
2015: 7
2014: 8
2013: 2
2012: 8
2011: 5
2010: 2
2009: 2
2008: 2
2007: 6
2006: 2
2005: 1
2004: 2
2003: 2
2002: 2
2001: 5
2000: 3
1999: 1

Rate of Unintentional Female Handgun Death (Other) per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of unintentional female shooting death by firearm (other) per 100,000 population is

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0.06
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

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

2019: 137
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 12
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 15
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 10
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Rate of Gun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of unknown-cause shooting deaths per 100,000 population is

2019: 0.127
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0.12
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0.15
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0.12
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Male Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

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

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 10
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 12
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Rate of Male Gun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of unknown-cause male shooting deaths per 100,000 population is

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0.20
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0.25
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Female Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

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

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 2
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 3
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Rate of Female Gun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of unknown-cause female shooting deaths per 100,000 population is

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0.04
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0.06
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Handgun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn North Carolina, annual deaths by handgun in which the cause remains undecided total

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0 (suppressed)
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 0 (suppressed)
2006: 0 (suppressed)
2005: 0 (suppressed)
2004: 0 (suppressed)
2003: 0 (suppressed)
2002: 0 (suppressed)
2001: 0 (suppressed)
2000: 0 (suppressed)
1999: 0 (suppressed)

Rate of Handgun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of unknown-cause handgun deaths per 100,000 population is

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Male Handgun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn North Carolina, annual male deaths by handgun in which the cause remains undecided total

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Rate of Male Handgun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of unknown-cause male handgun deaths per 100,000 population is

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Female Handgun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn North Carolina, annual female deaths by handgun in which the cause remains undecided total

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0 (suppressed)
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Rate of Female Handgun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of unknown-cause female handgun deaths per 100,000 population is

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Long Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn North Carolina, annual deaths by long gun in which the cause remains undecided total

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 07
2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)7
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 0 (suppressed)
2006: 0 (suppressed)
2005: 0 (suppressed)
2004: 0 (suppressed)
2003: 0 (suppressed)
2002: 0 (suppressed)
2001: 0 (suppressed)
2000: 0 (suppressed)
1999: 0 (suppressed)

Rate of Long Gun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of unknown-cause long gun deaths per 100,000 population is

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Male Long Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn North Carolina, annual male deaths by long gun in which the cause remains undecided total

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Rate of Male Long Gun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of unknown-cause male long gun deaths per 100,000 population is

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Female Long Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn North Carolina, annual female deaths by long gun in which the cause remains undecided total

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0 (suppressed)
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Rate of Female Long Gun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of unknown-cause female long gun deaths per 100,000 population is

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Gun Deaths (Other) from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn North Carolina, annual deaths by firearm (other) in which the cause remains undecided total

2019: 107
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 11
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 13
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 0 (suppressed)
2006: 0 (suppressed)
2005: 0 (suppressed)
2004: 0 (suppressed)
2003: 0 (suppressed)
2002: 0 (suppressed)
2001: 0 (suppressed)
2000: 0 (suppressed)
1999: 0 (suppressed)

Rate of Gun Death (Other) from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of unknown-cause gun deaths (other) per 100,000 population is

2019: 0.107
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0.11
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0.13
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Male Gun Deaths (Other) from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn North Carolina, annual male deaths by firearm (other) in which the cause remains undecided total

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 10
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Rate of Male Gun Death (Other) from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of unknown-cause male gun deaths (other) per 100,000 population is

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0.21
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Female Gun Deaths (Other) from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn North Carolina, annual female deaths by firearm (other) in which the cause remains undecided total

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0 (suppressed)
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 3
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Rate of Female Gun Death (Other) from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of unknown-cause female gun deaths (other) per 100,000 population is

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Legal Intervention Gun Homicides

ChartIn North Carolina, annual legal-intervention gun homicides total

2019: 247
2018: 17
2017: 17
2016: 24
2015: 17
2014: 10
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0 (suppressed)
1998: 1
1997: 13
1996: 12

TransfersGun Trade and Trafficking

Origin of Crime Guns

Suppliers of Crime Guns to Other US States (Rate)

When crime guns seized in the United States were traced, interstate gun traffickers had sourced their weapons from North Carolina at a rate of 18.917 per 100,000 inhabitants

Suppliers of Crime Guns to Other US States (Rank)

When crime guns seized in the United States were traced, North Carolina ranked at No. 2017 out of 51 US jurisdictions as a source of weapons for interstate gun trafficking

MeasuresGun Regulation

Firearm Regulation - Guiding Policy

The regulation of guns in North Carolina is categorised as restrictive18

Firearm Law

Guiding gun control legislation in North Carolina includes the North Carolina General Statutes 2012 and the Constitution of North Carolina 197119

Firearm Regulation Authority

Guns in North Carolina are regulated by the State of North Carolina (with some exceptions for local governments)20 21 22

Right to Possess Firearms

In North Carolina, the right to private gun ownership is conditionally guaranteed by the US Constitution,23 as limited by federal law24 and state law25 21 22

Restricted Firearms and Ammunition

In North Carolina, civilians are not allowed to possess machine guns, unless manufactured prior to 19 May 1986,26 but civilians are allowed to possess assault weapons,27 .50 calibre rifles28 and large capacity ammunition magazines29 21 22

Regulation of Automatic Weapons

In North Carolina, private possession of fully automatic weapons is permitted subject to federal licensing and registration26 30 21 22

Regulation of Semiautomatic Assault Weapons

In North Carolina, private possession of semi-automatic assault weapons is permitted without a licence27 21 22

Regulation of Handguns

In North Carolina, private possession of handguns (pistols and revolvers) is permitted with a permit to acquire handguns31 32 21 22

Gun Ownership and Possession

In North Carolina, non-prohibited persons of minimum age (permit required only to purchase a handgun or to obtain a hidden handgun permit)32 31 21 22 may lawfully acquire, possess or transfer a firearm or ammunition

Genuine Reason Required for Firearm Possession

Gun owners and buyers in North Carolina are required to establish a genuine reason to possess a handgun, for example for protection, target shooting, collecting or hunting31 21 22

Minimum Age for Firearm Possession

The minimum age for gun ownership in North Carolina is 18 years for handguns (no minimum age for rifles or shotguns)33 21 22

Gun Owner Background Checks

An applicant for a permit to acquire handguns in North Carolina, being a federally non-disqualified individual,34 35 must pass additional background checks which consider criminal, mental health, addiction and domestic violence32 31 21 22 records

Domestic Violence and Firearms

Where a past history, or apprehended likelihood of family violence exists, the law in North Carolina stipulates36 32 21 22 that firearm possession should be denied or revoked

Firearm Safety Training

In North Carolina, an understanding of firearm safety and the law, tested in a theoretical and/or practical training course is required for a permit to carry a hidden handgun37 21 22

Gun Owner Licensing Period

In North Carolina, gun owners must re-apply and re-qualify for their firearm licence every five years for a permit to purchase a handgun31 21 22

Licensing Records

In North Carolina, authorities maintain a record (for handgun permits)31 21 22 of individual civilians permitted to acquire, possess, sell or transfer a firearm or ammunition

Limit on Number of Guns

Non-prohibited persons in North Carolina are permitted to possess one handgun per permit to purchase a handgun31 21 22

Firearm Registration

Civilian Gun Registration

In North Carolina, the law requires (all permits to purchase a handgun)38 21 22 that a record of the acquisition, possession and transfer of each privately held firearm be retained in an official register

Gun Dealer Record Keeping

In North Carolina, licensed firearm dealers are required39 21 22 to keep a record of each firearm or ammunition purchase, sale or transfer on behalf of a regulating authority

Gun Sales and Transfers

Regulation of Private Gun Sales

In North Carolina, the private sale and transfer of firearms is prohibited without a valid firearms licence (for handguns)40 21 22

Regulation of Dealer Gun Sales

In North Carolina, dealing in firearms by way of business without a valid gun dealer’s licence is not unlawful41 21 22

Background Checks for Private Gun Sales

The buyer of a firearm in a private sale in North Carolina is obliged (for handguns)42 40 21 22 to pass official background checks before taking possession

Background Checks for Dealer Gun Sales

The buyer of a firearm from a licensed gun dealer in North Carolina is obliged42 21 22 to pass official background checks before taking possession

Limit on Gun Dealer Sales

In North Carolina, the number and type of firearms which can be sold by a licensed gun dealer to a single gun owner is limited to one handgun per acquisition permit, but is not limited for other firearms43 21 22

Number of Licensed Gun Dealers

ChartThe number of licensed firearm dealers in North Carolina is reported to be

2019: 4,40844
2018: 4,55145
2017: 4,64246
2015: 4,81947
2014: 4,82848
2013: 4,72849
2012: 4,33150
2011: 3,96651

Waiting Period for Gun Possession

In North Carolina, the minimum wait for a lawful firearm purchase to be completed is undetermined52 21 22

Regulation of Gun Shows

In North Carolina, gun shows and temporary firearm dealing events are not regulated53 21 22 in law

Storage and Transport of Guns and Ammunition

Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations - Private

Firearm regulations in North Carolina do not include54 21 22 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of private guns and ammunition

Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations - Dealer

Firearm regulations in North Carolina do not include55 21 22 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of firearms and ammunition by licensed arms dealers

Firearm and Ammunition Transport Regulations

Although regulations in North Carolina do not include54 56 21 22 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of firearms and ammunition while in transit, US federal law does apply57

Carrying Guns

Carrying Guns Openly in Public

In North Carolina, carrying a firearm in plain view in a public place is allowed without a permit58 21 22

Carrying Hidden Handguns in Public

In North Carolina, carrying a concealed firearm in a public place is allowed, subject to a valid permit37 21 22

Hidden Handgun Permit May, or Shall Be Issued

In North Carolina, local licensing authorities "shall issue", without room for discretion,37 59 21 22 a hidden handgun carry permit to any non-prohibited person who applies

Reciprocity for Hidden Handgun Permit Holders

In North Carolina, gun owners with a permit to carry hidden handguns issued in another jurisdiction are granted37 21 22 reciprocal rights

Exempting Hidden Handgun Permit Holders from Background Checks

In North Carolina, gun owners with a valid permit to carry a hidden handgun are exempt60 21 22 from background checks when buying from a licensed gun dealer

Gun Free Zones

In North Carolina, private guns are prohibited in paid public events, bars, state and federal buildings, public demonstrations or parades (with limited exceptions), courts, law enforcement facilities, correctional facilities, state-owned rest areas, state-owned hunting and fishing reserves, educational facilities, areas under a declared state of emergency, prohibited places61 and schools62 21 22

Grading US State Gun Laws

Gun Law Ranking – LCPGV

In their 'A-F' State Scorecard of US gun laws, the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence ranked North Carolina as ‘F’63

Gun Law Ranking – Brady Campaign

ChartIn its annual State Scorecard, the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence scored firearm legislation in North Carolina on a scale of 0 points (weak) to 100 points (strong)

2011: 1664
2010: 1665
2009: 1966
2008: 2067
2007: 2068

Gun Law Ranking – Open Society Institute

In its Comparative Survey of State Firearm Laws, the Open Society Institute ranked North Carolina at No. 969 among 50 US States

BackgroundSustainable Development Goal Profile

About SDG 16

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are 17 goals set by the United Nations to be implemented by all member states by 2030. Adopted in 2015, they outline a vision of development in which peace and security are an integral part. SDG 16,70 which seeks to “promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development,” includes targets and indicators focused on reducing violence (Target 16.1) and the proliferation of illicit arms (Target 16.4). The indicators – or measurement criteria – of these targets include the number of victims of intentional homicide (Indicator 16.1.1), the number of conflict-related deaths (Indicator 16.1.2), and the number of illicit firearms collected and traced (Indicator 16.4.2). In light of these targets and indicators, GunPolicy.org provides granular national data pertaining to homicides, gun homicides, conflict deaths, disarmament efforts, and marking and tracing.

Homicides (any method)

ChartIn North Carolina, annual homicides by any means total

2019: 6977
2018: 637
2017: 674
2016: 728
2015: 586
2014: 541
2013: 557
2012: 564
2011: 532
2010: 533
2009: 556
2008: 664
2007: 668
2006: 619
2005: 660
2004: 606
2003: 593
2002: 641
2001: 596
2000: 654
1999: 646

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

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

2019: 6.657
2018: 6.13
2017: 6.56
2016: 7.17
2015: 5.84
2014: 5.44
2013: 5.66
2012: 5.78
2011: 5.51
2010: 5.59
2009: 5.88
2008: 7.13
2007: 7.33
2006: 6.94
2005: 7.58
2004: 7.09
2003: 7.04
2002: 7.73
2001: 7.26
2000: 8.12
1999: 8.13

Male Homicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn North Carolina, annual male homicides by any means total

2019: 5687
2018: 494
2017: 541
2016: 561
2015: 470
2014: 427
2013: 449
2012: 447
2011: 409
2010: 403
2009: 414
2008: 505
2007: 526
2006: 480
2005: 509
2004: 472
2003: 457
2002: 482
2001: 463
2000: 508
1999: 490

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

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

2019: 11.147
2018: 9.78
2017: 10.82
2016: 11.37
2015: 9.61
2014: 8.81
2013: 9.35
2012: 9.40
2011: 8.70
2010: 8.68
2009: 8.99
2008: 11.13
2007: 11.84
2006: 11.02
2005: 11.98
2004: 11.30
2003: 11.12
2002: 11.83
2001: 11.51
2000: 12.88
1999: 12.61

Female Homicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn North Carolina, annual female homicides by any means total

2019: 1297
2018: 143
2017: 133
2016: 167
2015: 116
2014: 114
2013: 108
2012: 117
2011: 123
2010: 130
2009: 142
2008: 159
2007: 142
2006: 139
2005: 151
2004: 134
2003: 136
2002: 159
2001: 133
2000: 146
1999: 156

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

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

2019: 2.397
2018: 2.68
2017: 2.52
2016: 3.20
2015: 2.25
2014: 2.24
2013: 2.14
2012: 2.34
2011: 2.48
2010: 2.66
2009: 2.93
2008: 3.33
2007: 3.04
2006: 3.05
2005: 3.39
2004: 3.06
2003: 3.15
2002: 3.74
2001: 3.18
2000: 3.56
1999: 3.84

Gun Homicides

ChartIn North Carolina, annual firearm homicides total

2019: 5417
2018: 489
2017: 522
2016: 558
2015: 438
2014: 391
2013: 4128
2012: 422
2011: 380
2010: 376
2009: 407
2008: 467
2007: 458
2006: 439
2005: 451
2004: 411
2003: 396
2002: 467
2001: 418
2000: 458
1999: 459

Rate of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 5.167
2018: 4.71
2017: 5.08
2016: 5.50
2015: 4.36
2014: 3.93
2013: 4.18
2012: 4.33
2011: 3.94
2010: 3.94
2009: 4.31
2008: 5.02
2007: 5.02
2006: 4.92
2005: 5.18
2004: 4.81
2003: 4.70
2002: 5.61
2001: 5.09
2000: 5.69
1999: 5.77

Male Gun Homicide Victims

ChartIn North Carolina, annual male firearm homicides total

2019: 4657
2018: 404
2017: 448
2016: 454
2015: 371
2014: 326
2013: 349
2012: 350
2011: 314
2010: 305
2009: 329
2008: 384
2007: 388
2006: 368
2005: 375
2004: 344
2003: 318
2002: 382
2001: 357
2000: 368
1999: 370

Rate of Male Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of male firearm homicide per 100,000 population is

2019: 9.127
2018: 8
2017: 8.96
2016: 9.20
2015: 7.58
2014: 6.73
2013: 7.27
2012: 7.36
2011: 6.68
2010: 6.57
2009: 7.15
2008: 8.46
2007: 8.74
2006: 8.45
2005: 8.83
2004: 8.24
2003: 7.74
2002: 9.37
2001: 8.87
2000: 9.33
1999: 9.52

Female Gun Homicide Victims

ChartIn North Carolina, annual female firearm homicides total

2019: 767
2018: 85
2017: 74
2016: 104
2015: 67
2014: 65
2013: 63
2012: 72
2011: 66
2010: 71
2009: 78
2008: 83
2007: 70
2006: 71
2005: 76
2004: 67
2003: 78
2002: 85
2001: 61
2000: 90
1999: 89

Rate of Female Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn North Carolina, the annual rate of female firearm homicide per 100,000 population is

2019: 1.417
2018: 1.59
2017: 1.40
2016: 1.99
2015: 1.30
2014: 1.27
2013: 1.25
2012: 1.44
2011: 1.33
2010: 1.45
2009: 1.61
2008: 1.74
2007: 1.50
2006: 1.56
2005: 1.71
2004: 1.53
2003: 1.81
2002: 2
2001: 1.46
2000: 2.19
1999: 2.19

Marking and Tracing

Firearm Marking

In North Carolina, a unique identifying mark on each firearm is required by law71 72 73 74 21 22

Ballistic Record of Firearms and Ammunition

In North Carolina, the ballistic characteristics of each civilian firearm and its ammunition are not75 21 22 recorded in a register

Global Peace Index

To see where North Carolina ranks, select the Link icon to open an external web page at the Global Peace Index, and then click on North Carolina on the map or in the "Select Country" menu on the right of the web page


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