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Proportion of Adults Living in a Home With a Gun

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

2004: 43.0%1
2002: 45.0%2
2001: 42.3%3

Proportion of Households with Firearms

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

2004: 51.00%4

Proportion of Households with Firearms by Decade

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

2001/2010: 63.6%5 6
1991/2000: 70.4%
1981/1990: 73.8%

ImpactsDeath and Injury

Total Number of Gun Deaths

ChartIn South Carolina, annual deaths resulting from firearms total

2019: 1,0127
2018: 895
2017: 893
2016: 891
2015: 850
2014: 7678
2013: 745
2012: 743
2011: 705
2010: 648
2009: 634
2008: 615
2007: 592
2006: 616
2005: 589
2004: 574
2003: 593
2002: 566
2001: 564
2000: 499
1999: 552

Rate of All Gun Deaths per 100,000 People

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

2019: 19.667
2018: 17.60
2017: 17.77
2016: 17.96
2015: 17.36
2014: 15.87
2013: 15.61
2012: 15.73
2011: 15.07
2010: 14.01
2009: 13.81
2008: 13.58
2007: 13.32
2006: 14.14
2005: 13.79
2004: 13.63
2003: 14.29
2002: 13.78
2001: 13.87
2000: 12.44
1999: 13.89

Total Number of Male Gun Deaths

ChartIn South Carolina, annual male deaths resulting from firearms total

2019: 8557
2018: 754
2017: 743
2016: 740
2015: 696
2014: 626
2013: 606
2012: 612
2011: 577
2010: 546
2009: 527
2008: 537
2007: 495
2006: 490
2005: 495
2004: 479
2003: 484
2002: 474
2001: 449
2000: 414
1999: 443

Rate of Male Gun Death per 100,000 People

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

2019: 34.297
2018: 30.61
2017: 30.48
2016: 30.73
2015: 29.26
2014: 26.65
2013: 26.09
2012: 26.64
2011: 25.34
2010: 24.27
2009: 23.60
2008: 24.37
2007: 22.88
2006: 23.11
2005: 23.82
2004: 23.38
2003: 24
2002: 23.74
2001: 22.73
2000: 21.24
1999: 22.96

Total Number of Female Gun Deaths

ChartIn South Carolina, annual female deaths resulting from firearms total

2019: 1577
2018: 141
2017: 150
2016: 151
2015: 154
2014: 141
2013: 139
2012: 131
2011: 128
2010: 102
2009: 107
2008: 78
2007: 97
2006: 126
2005: 94
2004: 95
2003: 109
2002: 92
2001: 115
2000: 85
1999: 109

Rate of Female Gun Death per 100,000 People

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

2019: 5.917
2018: 5.38
2017: 5.80
2016: 5.91
2015: 6.12
2014: 5.68
2013: 5.67
2012: 5.40
2011: 5.33
2010: 4.29
2009: 4.54
2008: 3.35
2007: 4.25
2006: 5.63
2005: 4.29
2004: 4.39
2003: 5.11
2002: 4.36
2001: 5.50
2000: 4.12
1999: 5.33

Homicides (any method)

ChartIn South Carolina, annual homicides by any means total

2019: 5257
2018: 479
2017: 443
2016: 422
2015: 444
2014: 359
2013: 315
2012: 369
2011: 352
2010: 320
2009: 345
2008: 354
2007: 373
2006: 388
2005: 332
2004: 321
2003: 325
2002: 326
2001: 348
2000: 324
1999: 311

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

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

2019: 10.207
2018: 9.42
2017: 8.82
2016: 8.51
2015: 9.07
2014: 7.43
2013: 6.60
2012: 7.81
2011: 7.52
2010: 6.92
2009: 7.52
2008: 7.82
2007: 8.39
2006: 8.90
2005: 7.77
2004: 7.62
2003: 7.83
2002: 7.94
2001: 8.56
2000: 8.08
1999: 7.82

Male Homicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn South Carolina, annual male homicides by any means total

2019: 4307
2018: 385
2017: 363
2016: 335
2015: 352
2014: 282
2013: 228
2012: 283
2011: 256
2010: 251
2009: 261
2008: 284
2007: 288
2006: 284
2005: 259
2004: 241
2003: 247
2002: 246
2001: 256
2000: 247
1999: 228

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

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

2019: 17.257
2018: 15.63
2017: 14.89
2016: 13.91
2015: 14.80
2014: 12
2013: 9.81
2012: 12.32
2011: 11.24
2010: 11.16
2009: 11.69
2008: 12.89
2007: 13.31
2006: 13.40
2005: 12.47
2004: 11.76
2003: 12.25
2002: 12.32
2001: 12.96
2000: 12.67
1999: 11.82

Female Homicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn South Carolina, annual female homicides by any means total

2019: 957
2018: 94
2017: 80
2016: 87
2015: 92
2014: 77
2013: 87
2012: 86
2011: 96
2010: 69
2009: 84
2008: 70
2007: 85
2006: 104
2005: 73
2004: 80
2003: 78
2002: 80
2001: 92
2000: 77
1999: 83

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

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

2019: 3.587
2018: 3.59
2017: 3.09
2016: 3.41
2015: 3.65
2014: 3.10
2013: 3.55
2012: 3.54
2011: 4
2010: 2.90
2009: 3.56
2008: 3.01
2007: 3.73
2006: 4.65
2005: 3.33
2004: 3.70
2003: 3.66
2002: 3.79
2001: 4.40
2000: 3.73
1999: 4.06

Gun Homicides

ChartIn South Carolina, annual firearm homicides total

2019: 4537
2018: 373
2017: 338
2016: 335
2015: 360
2014: 266
2013: 2448
2012: 273
2011: 253
2010: 229
2009: 235
2008: 249
2007: 255
2006: 274
2005: 235
2004: 220
2003: 236
2002: 227
2001: 228
2000: 169
1999: 223

Rate of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 8.807
2018: 7.34
2017: 6.73
2016: 6.75
2015: 7.35
2014: 5.50
2013: 5.11
2012: 5.78
2011: 5.41
2010: 4.95
2009: 5.12
2008: 5.50
2007: 5.74
2006: 6.29
2005: 5.50
2004: 5.22
2003: 5.69
2002: 5.53
2001: 5.61
2000: 4.21
1999: 5.61

Male Gun Homicide Victims

ChartIn South Carolina, annual male firearm homicides total

2019: 3807
2018: 311
2017: 284
2016: 286
2015: 300
2014: 215
2013: 180
2012: 220
2011: 201
2010: 190
2009: 192
2008: 215
2007: 214
2006: 209
2005: 194
2004: 176
2003: 189
2002: 181
2001: 184
2000: 143
1999: 168

Rate of Male Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 15.247
2018: 12.63
2017: 11.65
2016: 11.88
2015: 12.61
2014: 9.15
2013: 7.75
2012: 9.58
2011: 8.83
2010: 8.44
2009: 8.60
2008: 9.76
2007: 9.89
2006: 9.86
2005: 9.34
2004: 8.59
2003: 9.37
2002: 9.06
2001: 9.32
2000: 7.34
1999: 8.71

Female Gun Homicide Victims

ChartIn South Carolina, annual female firearm homicides total

2019: 737
2018: 62
2017: 54
2016: 49
2015: 60
2014: 51
2013: 64
2012: 53
2011: 52
2010: 39
2009: 43
2008: 34
2007: 41
2006: 65
2005: 41
2004: 44
2003: 47
2002: 46
2001: 44
2000: 26
1999: 55

Rate of Female Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 2.757
2018: 2.37
2017: 2.09
2016: 1.92
2015: 2.38
2014: 2.05
2013: 2.61
2012: 2.18
2011: 2.16
2010: 1.64
2009: 1.82
2008: 1.46
2007: 1.80
2006: 2.90
2005: 1.87
2004: 2.03
2003: 2.20
2002: 2.18
2001: 2.11
2000: 1.26
1999: 2.69

Handgun Homicides

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

2019: 22410 11
2018: 188
2017: 183
2016: 172
2015: 201
2014: 138
2013: 126
2012: 134
2011: 126
2010: 136
2009: 115
2008: 125
2007: 144
2006: 163
2005: 168
2004: 151
2003: 142
2002: 125
2001: 86
2000: 96
1999: 110
1998: 161
1997: 163
1996: 160
1995: 135

Rate of Handgun Homicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 4.3510 11
2018: 3.70
2017: 3.64
2016: 3.47
2015: 4.11
2014: 2.86
2013: 2.64
2012: 2.84
2011: 2.70
2010: 2.93
2009: 2.51
2008: 2.76
2007: 3.24
2006: 3.74
2005: 3.93
2004: 3.59
2003: 3.42
2002: 3.04
2001: 2.12
2000: 2.39
1999: 2.77
1998: 4.11
1997: 4.22
1996: 4.21
1995: 3.60

Handgun Homicides (CDC)

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

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0 (suppressed)
2015: 0 (suppressed)
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: 15

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

ChartIn South Carolina, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of handgun homicide 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: 0.38

Male Handgun Homicide Victims (CDC)

ChartIn South Carolina, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, annual male handgun homicides 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: 11

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

ChartIn South Carolina, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of male handgun homicide 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: 0.57

Female Handgun Homicide Victims (CDC)

ChartIn South Carolina, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, annual female handgun homicides 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: 4

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

ChartIn South Carolina, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of female handgun homicide 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: 0.20

Long Gun Homicides

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

2019: 1710 11
2018: 14
2017: 19
2016: 16
2015: 17
2014: 19
2013: 22
2012: 22
2011: 22
2010: 15
2009: 16
2008: 27
2007: 24
2006: 24
2005: 22
2004: 28
2003: 17
2002: 31
2001: 15
2000: 18
1999: 28
1998: 32
1997: 33
1996: 33
1995: 29

Rate of Long Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn South 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: 0.3310 11
2018: 0.28
2017: 0.38
2016: 0.32
2015: 0.35
2014: 0.39
2013: 0.46
2012: 0.47
2011: 0.47
2010: 0.32
2009: 0.35
2008: 0.60
2007: 0.54
2006: 0.55
2005: 0.52
2004: 0.66
2003: 0.41
2002: 0.75
2001: 0.37
2000: 0.45
1999: 0.70
1998: 0.82
1997: 0.85
1996: 0.87
1995: 0.77

Long Gun Homicides (CDC)

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

2019: 107
2018: 12
2017: 10
2016: 15
2015: 11
2014: 11
2013: 11
2012: 16
2011: 14
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 13
2008: 19
2007: 19
2006: 23
2005: 13
2004: 15
2003: 18
2002: 23
2001: 24
2000: 18
1999: 27

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

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

2019: 0.197
2018: 0.24
2017: 0.20
2016: 0.30
2015: 0.22
2014: 0.23
2013: 0.23
2012: 0.34
2011: 0.30
2010: 0
2009: 0.28
2008: 0.42
2007: 0.43
2006: 0.53
2005: 0.30
2004: 0.36
2003: 0.43
2002: 0.56
2001: 0.59
2000: 0.45
1999: 0.68

Male Long Gun Homicide Victims (CDC)

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

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 10
2016: 12
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 12
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 10
2008: 17
2007: 18
2006: 14
2005: 10
2004: 0
2003: 12
2002: 19
2001: 18
2000: 16
1999: 19

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

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

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0.41
2016: 0.50
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0.52
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0.45
2008: 0.77
2007: 0.83
2006: 0.66
2005: 0.48
2004: 0
2003: 0.60
2002: 0.95
2001: 0.91
2000: 0.82
1999: 0.98

Female Long Gun Homicide Victims (CDC)

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

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 3
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 4
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 3
2008: 2
2007: 1
2006: 9
2005: 3
2004: 0
2003: 6
2002: 4
2001: 6
2000: 2
1999: 8

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

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

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0.12
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0.16
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0.13
2008: 0.09
2007: 0.04
2006: 0.40
2005: 0.14
2004: 0
2003: 0.28
2002: 0.19
2001: 0.29
2000: 0.10
1999: 0.39

Gun Homicides (Other)

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

2019: 14010 11
2018: 94
2017: 110
2016: 93
2015: 94
2014: 62
2013: 76
2012: 81
2011: 75
2010: 56
2009: 66
2008: 54
2007: 67
2006: 66
2005: 27
2004: 15
2003: 40
2002: 44
2001: 23
2000: 16
1999: 8
1998: 6
1997: 13
1996: 31
1995: 11

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

ChartIn South 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: 15.8310 11
2018: 10.70
2017: 12.60
2016: 1.88
2015: 1.92
2014: 1.29
2013: 1.59
2012: 5.42
2011: 5.04
2010: 4.71
2009: 4.79
2008: 4.95
2007: 1.51
2006: 1.51
2005: 0.63
2004: 0.36
2003: 0.96
2002: 1.07
2001: 0.57
2000: 0.40
1999: 0.20
1998: 0.15
1997: 0.34
1996: 0.82
1995: 0.29

Gun Homicides (Other) (CDC)

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

2019: 4397
2018: 358
2017: 324
2016: 318
2015: 347
2014: 254
2013: 231 11
2012: 256
2011: 236
2010: 218
2009: 220
2008: 224
2007: 230
2006: 246
2005: 213
2004: 201
2003: 212
2002: 195
2001: 195
2000: 146
1999: 181

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

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

2019: 8.537
2018: 7.04
2017: 6.45
2016: 6.41
2015: 7.09
2014: 5.26
2013: 4.84
2012: 5.42
2011: 5.04
2010: 4.71
2009: 4.79
2008: 4.95
2007: 5.18
2006: 5.64
2005: 4.99
2004: 4.77
2003: 5.11
2002: 4.75
2001: 4.80
2000: 3.64
1999: 4.55

Male Gun Homicide Victims (Other) (CDC)

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

2019: 3707
2018: 301
2017: 270
2016: 272
2015: 290
2014: 206
2013: 170
2012: 207
2011: 194
2010: 182
2009: 180
2008: 193
2007: 190
2006: 191
2005: 177
2004: 164
2003: 171
2002: 155
2001: 160
2000: 124
1999: 138

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

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

2019: 14.847
2018: 12.22
2017: 11.08
2016: 11.30
2015: 12.19
2014: 8.77
2013: 7.32
2012: 9.01
2011: 8.52
2010: 8.09
2009: 8.06
2008: 8.76
2007: 8.78
2006: 9.01
2005: 8.52
2004: 8.01
2003: 8.48
2002: 7.76
2001: 8.10
2000: 6.36
1999: 7.15

Female Gun Homicide Victims (Other) (CDC)

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

2019: 697
2018: 57
2017: 54
2016: 46
2015: 57
2014: 48
2013: 61
2012: 49
2011: 42
2010: 36
2009: 40
2008: 31
2007: 40
2006: 55
2005: 36
2004: 37
2003: 41
2002: 40
2001: 35
2000: 22
1999: 43

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

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

2019: 2.607
2018: 2.17
2017: 2.09
2016: 1.80
2015: 2.26
2014: 1.93
2013: 2.49
2012: 2.02
2011: 1.75
2010: 1.52
2009: 1.70
2008: 1.33
2007: 1.75
2006: 2.46
2005: 1.64
2004: 1.71
2003: 1.92
2002: 1.89
2001: 1.67
2000: 1.07
1999: 2.10

Suicides (any method)

ChartIn South Carolina, annual suicides by any means total

2019: 8527
2018: 810
2017: 838
2016: 815
2015: 739
2014: 753
2013: 695
2012: 673
2011: 658
2010: 637
2009: 616
2008: 565
2007: 528
2006: 524
2005: 510
2004: 480
2003: 475
2002: 437
2001: 467
2000: 442
1999: 418

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

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

2019: 16.557
2018: 15.93
2017: 16.68
2016: 16.43
2015: 15.09
2014: 15.58
2013: 14.56
2012: 14.25
2011: 14.06
2010: 13.77
2009: 13.42
2008: 12.48
2007: 11.88
2006: 12.02
2005: 11.94
2004: 11.40
2003: 11.44
2002: 10.64
2001: 11.49
2000: 11.02
1999: 10.52

Male Suicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn South Carolina, annual male suicides by any means total

2019: 6867
2018: 640
2017: 647
2016: 611
2015: 556
2014: 579
2013: 550
2012: 510
2011: 509
2010: 486
2009: 485
2008: 454
2007: 397
2006: 405
2005: 403
2004: 389
2003: 376
2002: 362
2001: 357
2000: 339
1999: 336

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

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

2019: 27.527
2018: 25.98
2017: 26.54
2016: 25.37
2015: 23.37
2014: 24.64
2013: 23.68
2012: 22.20
2011: 22.36
2010: 21.60
2009: 21.72
2008: 20.60
2007: 18.35
2006: 19.10
2005: 19.40
2004: 18.99
2003: 18.65
2002: 18.13
2001: 18.08
2000: 17.39
1999: 17.42

Female Suicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn South Carolina, annual female suicides by any means total

2019: 1667
2018: 170
2017: 191
2016: 204
2015: 183
2014: 174
2013: 145
2012: 163
2011: 149
2010: 151
2009: 131
2008: 111
2007: 131
2006: 119
2005: 107
2004: 91
2003: 99
2002: 75
2001: 110
2000: 103
1999: 82

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

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

2019: 6.257
2018: 6.49
2017: 7.38
2016: 7.99
2015: 7.27
2014: 7.01
2013: 5.91
2012: 6.72
2011: 6.20
2010: 6.36
2009: 5.56
2008: 4.77
2007: 5.74
2006: 5.32
2005: 4.88
2004: 4.21
2003: 4.64
2002: 3.55
2001: 5.26
2000: 4.99
1999: 4.01

Gun Suicides

ChartIn South Carolina, annual firearm suicides total

2019: 5327
2018: 493
2017: 531
2016: 525
2015: 469
2014: 479
2013: 4708
2012: 433
2011: 426
2010: 392
2009: 377
2008: 343
2007: 311
2006: 315
2005: 314
2004: 328
2003: 328
2002: 304
2001: 311
2000: 297
1999: 287

Rate of Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 10.337
2018: 9.70
2017: 10.57
2016: 10.58
2015: 9.58
2014: 9.91
2013: 9.84
2012: 9.17
2011: 9.10
2010: 8.48
2009: 8.21
2008: 7.57
2007: 7.00
2006: 7.23
2005: 7.35
2004: 7.79
2003: 7.90
2002: 7.40
2001: 7.65
2000: 7.40
1999: 7.22

Male Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn South Carolina, annual male firearm suicides total

2019: 4517
2018: 416
2017: 436
2016: 428
2015: 377
2014: 393
2013: 401
2012: 358
2011: 353
2010: 330
2009: 314
2008: 300
2007: 256
2006: 261
2005: 266
2004: 280
2003: 271
2002: 264
2001: 246
2000: 242
1999: 237

Rate of Male Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 18.097
2018: 16.89
2017: 17.89
2016: 17.77
2015: 15.85
2014: 16.73
2013: 17.26
2012: 15.58
2011: 15.51
2010: 14.67
2009: 14.06
2008: 13.61
2007: 11.83
2006: 12.31
2005: 12.80
2004: 13.67
2003: 13.44
2002: 13.22
2001: 12.46
2000: 12.42
1999: 12.29

Female Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn South Carolina, annual female firearm suicides total

2019: 817
2018: 77
2017: 95
2016: 97
2015: 92
2014: 86
2013: 69
2012: 75
2011: 73
2010: 62
2009: 63
2008: 43
2007: 55
2006: 54
2005: 48
2004: 48
2003: 57
2002: 40
2001: 65
2000: 55
1999: 50

Rate of Female Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 3.057
2018: 2.94
2017: 3.67
2016: 3.80
2015: 3.65
2014: 3.46
2013: 2.81
2012: 3.09
2011: 3.04
2010: 2.61
2009: 2.67
2008: 1.85
2007: 2.41
2006: 2.41
2005: 2.19
2004: 2.22
2003: 2.67
2002: 1.89
2001: 3.11
2000: 2.67
1999: 2.44

Handgun Suicides

ChartIn South Carolina, annual handgun suicides total

2019: 177
2018: 16
2017: 21
2016: 12
2015: 13
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 14
2012: 23
2011: 21
2010: 29
2009: 22
2008: 28
2007: 29
2006: 26
2005: 38
2004: 25
2003: 36
2002: 30
2001: 40
2000: 25
1999: 25

Rate of Handgun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 0.337
2018: 0.31
2017: 0.42
2016: 0.24
2015: 0.27
2014: 0
2013: 0.29
2012: 0.49
2011: 0.45
2010: 0.63
2009: 0.48
2008: 0.62
2007: 0.65
2006: 0.60
2005: 0.89
2004: 0.59
2003: 0.87
2002: 0.73
2001: 0.98
2000: 0.62
1999: 0.63

Male Handgun Suicide Victims

ChartIn South Carolina, annual male handgun suicides total

2019: 147
2018: 16
2017: 16
2016: 11
2015: 13
2014: 0
2013: 10
2012: 20
2011: 17
2010: 25
2009: 17
2008: 24
2007: 23
2006: 23
2005: 29
2004: 20
2003: 28
2002: 28
2001: 30
2000: 20
1999: 19

Rate of Male Handgun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 0.567
2018: 0.65
2017: 0.66
2016: 0.46
2015: 0.55
2014: 0
2013: 0.43
2012: 0.87
2011: 0.75
2010: 1.11
2009: 0.76
2008: 1.09
2007: 1.06
2006: 1.08
2005: 1.40
2004: 0.98
2003: 1.39
2002: 1.40
2001: 1.52
2000: 1.03
1999: 0.98

Female Handgun Suicide Victims

ChartIn South Carolina, annual female handgun suicides total

2019: 37
2018: 0
2017: 5
2016: 1
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 4
2012: 3
2011: 4
2010: 4
2009: 5
2008: 4
2007: 6
2006: 3
2005: 9
2004: 5
2003: 8
2002: 2
2001: 10
2000: 5
1999: 6

Rate of Female Handgun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 0.117
2018: 0
2017: 0.19
2016: 0.04
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0.16
2012: 0.12
2011: 0.17
2010: 0.17
2009: 0.21
2008: 0.17
2007: 0.26
2006: 0.13
2005: 0.41
2004: 0.23
2003: 0.37
2002: 0.09
2001: 0.48
2000: 0.24
1999: 0.29

Long Gun Suicides

ChartIn South Carolina, the number of long gun suicides is

2019: 267
2018: 20
2017: 34
2016: 31
2015: 32
2014: 34
2013: 33
2012: 36
2011: 36
2010: 42
2009: 35
2008: 31
2007: 34
2006: 33
2005: 31
2004: 37
2003: 32
2002: 42
2001: 43
2000: 42
1999: 27

Rate of Long Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 0.507
2018: 0.39
2017: 0.68
2016: 0.62
2015: 0.65
2014: 0.70
2013: 0.69
2012: 0.76
2011: 0.77
2010: 0.91
2009: 0.76
2008: 0.68
2007: 0.77
2006: 0.76
2005: 0.73
2004: 0.88
2003: 0.77
2002: 1.02
2001: 1.06
2000: 1.05
1999: 0.68

Male Long Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn South Carolina, annual male long gun suicides total

2019: 257
2018: 17
2017: 32
2016: 29
2015: 31
2014: 33
2013: 31
2012: 31
2011: 35
2010: 41
2009: 33
2008: 31
2007: 33
2006: 30
2005: 28
2004: 36
2003: 31
2002: 41
2001: 33
2000: 37
1999: 25

Rate of Male Long Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 17
2018: 0.69
2017: 1.31
2016: 1.20
2015: 1.30
2014: 1.40
2013: 1.33
2012: 1.35
2011: 1.54
2010: 1.82
2009: 1.48
2008: 1.41
2007: 1.53
2006: 1.41
2005: 1.35
2004: 1.76
2003: 1.54
2002: 2.05
2001: 1.67
2000: 1.90
1999: 1.30

Female Long Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn South Carolina, annual female long gun suicides total

2019: 17
2018: 3
2017: 2
2016: 2
2015: 1
2014: 1
2013: 2
2012: 5
2011: 1
2010: 1
2009: 2
2008: 0
2007: 1
2006: 3
2005: 3
2004: 1
2003: 1
2002: 1
2001: 10
2000: 5
1999: 2

Rate of Female Long Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 0.047
2018: 0.11
2017: 0.08
2016: 0.08
2015: 0.04
2014: 0.04
2013: 0.08
2012: 0.21
2011: 0.04
2010: 0.04
2009: 0.08
2008: 0
2007: 0.04
2006: 0.13
2005: 0.14
2004: 0.05
2003: 0.05
2002: 0.05
2001: 0.48
2000: 0.24
1999: 0.10

Gun Suicides (Other)

ChartIn South Carolina, annual gun suicides (other) total

2019: 4897
2018: 457
2017: 476
2016: 482
2015: 424
2014: 436
2013: 423
2012: 374
2011: 369
2010: 321
2009: 320
2008: 284
2007: 248
2006: 256
2005: 245
2004: 266
2003: 260
2002: 232
2001: 228
2000: 230
1999: 235

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

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

2019: 9.507
2018: 8.99
2017: 9.47
2016: 9.72
2015: 8.66
2014: 9.02
2013: 8.86
2012: 7.92
2011: 7.89
2010: 6.94
2009: 6.97
2008: 6.27
2007: 5.58
2006: 5.87
2005: 5.74
2004: 6.32
2003: 6.26
2002: 5.65
2001: 5.61
2000: 5.73
1999: 5.91

Male Gun Suicide (Other) Victims

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

2019: 4127
2018: 383
2017: 388
2016: 388
2015: 333
2014: 353
2013: 360
2012: 307
2011: 301
2010: 264
2009: 264
2008: 245
2007: 200
2006: 208
2005: 209
2004: 224
2003: 212
2002: 195
2001: 183
2000: 185
1999: 193

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

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

2019: 16.537
2018: 15.55
2017: 15.92
2016: 16.11
2015: 14
2014: 15.03
2013: 15.50
2012: 13.36
2011: 13.22
2010: 11.73
2009: 11.82
2008: 11.12
2007: 9.25
2006: 9.81
2005: 10.06
2004: 10.93
2003: 10.51
2002: 9.77
2001: 9.27
2000: 9.49
1999: 10

Female Gun Suicide (Other) Victims

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

2019: 777
2018: 74
2017: 88
2016: 94
2015: 91
2014: 83
2013: 63
2012: 67
2011: 68
2010: 57
2009: 56
2008: 39
2007: 48
2006: 48
2005: 36
2004: 42
2003: 48
2002: 37
2001: 45
2000: 45
1999: 42

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

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

2019: 2.907
2018: 2.82
2017: 3.40
2016: 3.68
2015: 3.62
2014: 3.34
2013: 2.57
2012: 2.76
2011: 2.83
2010: 2.40
2009: 2.38
2008: 1.68
2007: 2.10
2006: 2.15
2005: 1.64
2004: 1.94
2003: 2.25
2002: 1.75
2001: 2.15
2000: 2.18
1999: 2.05

Unintentional Gun Deaths

ChartIn South Carolina, annual unintentional shooting deaths total

2019: 167
2018: 18
2017: 15
2016: 22
2015: 12
2014: 13
2013: 15
2012: 26
2011: 17
2010: 20
2009: 17
2008: 14
2007: 14
2006: 17
2005: 34
2004: 17
2003: 24
2002: 31
2001: 17
2000: 18
1999: 30

Rate of Unintentional Gun Death per 100,000 People

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

2019: 0.317
2018: 0.35
2017: 0.30
2016: 0.44
2015: 0.25
2014: 0.27
2013: 0.31
2012: 0.55
2011: 0.36
2010: 0.43
2009: 0.37
2008: 0.31
2007: 0.32
2006: 0.39
2005: 0.80
2004: 0.40
2003: 0.58
2002: 0.75
2001: 0.42
2000: 0.45
1999: 0.75

Unintentional Male Gun Deaths

ChartIn South Carolina, annual unintentional male shooting deaths total

2019: 157
2018: 17
2017: 14
2016: 18
2015: 10
2014: 11
2013: 12
2012: 24
2011: 14
2010: 19
2009: 17
2008: 14
2007: 14
2006: 12
2005: 29
2004: 15
2003: 19
2002: 26
2001: 13
2000: 16
1999: 27

Rate of Unintentional Male Gun Death per 100,000 People

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

2019: 0.607
2018: 0.69
2017: 0.57
2016: 0.75
2015: 0.42
2014: 0.47
2013: 0.52
2012: 1.04
2011: 0.61
2010: 0.84
2009: 0.76
2008: 0.64
2007: 0.65
2006: 0.57
2005: 1.40
2004: 0.73
2003: 0.94
2002: 1.30
2001: 0.66
2000: 0.82
1999: 1.40

Unintentional Female Gun Deaths

ChartIn South Carolina, annual unintentional female shooting deaths total

2019: 17
2018: 1
2017: 1
2016: 4
2015: 2
2014: 2
2013: 3
2012: 2
2011: 3
2010: 1
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 5
2005: 5
2004: 2
2003: 5
2002: 5
2001: 4
2000: 2
1999: 3

Rate of Unintentional Female Gun Death per 100,000 People

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

2019: 0.047
2018: 0.04
2017: 0.04
2016: 0.16
2015: 0.08
2014: 0.08
2013: 0.12
2012: 0.08
2011: 0.12
2010: 0.04
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0.22
2005: 0.23
2004: 0.09
2003: 0.23
2002: 0.24
2001: 0.19
2000: 0.10
1999: 0.15

Unintentional Handgun Deaths

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

2019: 147
2018: 18
2017: 14
2016: 17
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 10
2013: 13
2012: 22
2011: 15
2010: 17
2009: 13
2008: 10
2007: 0 (suppressed)
2006: 10
2005: 30
2004: 13
2003: 20
2002: 27
2001: 12
2000: 14
1999: 23

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

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

2019: 0.277
2018: 0.35
2017: 0.28
2016: 0.34
2015: 0
2014: 0.21
2013: 0.27
2012: 0.47
2011: 0.32
2010: 0.37
2009: 0.28
2008: 0.22
2007: 0
2006: 0.23
2005: 0.70
2004: 0.31
2003: 0.48
2002: 0.66
2001: 0.30
2000: 0.35
1999: 0.58

Unintentional Male Gun Deaths (Other)

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

2019: 137
2018: 17
2017: 13
2016: 13
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 10
2012: 20
2011: 12
2010: 16
2009: 13
2008: 10
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 25
2004: 11
2003: 16
2002: 22
2001: 0
2000: 12
1999: 20

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

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

2019: 0.527
2018: 0.69
2017: 0.53
2016: 0.54
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0.43
2012: 0.87
2011: 0.53
2010: 0.71
2009: 0.58
2008: 0.45
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 1.20
2004: 0.54
2003: 0.79
2002: 1.10
2001: 0
2000: 0.62
1999: 1.04

Unintentional Female Gun Deaths (Other)

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

2019: 17
2018: 1
2017: 1
2016: 4
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 3
2012: 2
2011: 3
2010: 1
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 5
2004: 2
2003: 4
2002: 5
2001: 0
2000: 2
1999: 3

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

ChartIn South 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
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 South Carolina, annual shooting deaths 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)8
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

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

ChartIn South Carolina, the annual rate of unknown-cause shooting 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 Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn South Carolina, annual male shooting deaths 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 Gun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn South Carolina, the annual rate of unknown-cause male shooting 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 Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn South Carolina, annual female shooting deaths 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 Gun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn South Carolina, the annual rate of unknown-cause female shooting 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

Handgun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn South 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 South 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 South 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 South 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 South 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 South 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 South 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 South 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 South 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 South 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 South 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 South 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 South Carolina, annual 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: 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 Gun Death (Other) from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn South Carolina, the annual rate of unknown-cause 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

Male Gun Deaths (Other) from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn South 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: 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 Gun Death (Other) from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn South 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
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 South 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: 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 Gun Death (Other) from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn South Carolina, the annual rate of unknown-cause female gun deaths (other) 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

Legal Intervention Gun Homicides

ChartIn South Carolina, annual legal-intervention gun homicides total

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0 (suppressed)
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 10
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
1995: 4

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 South Carolina at a rate of 33.017 per 100,000 inhabitants

Suppliers of Crime Guns to Other US States (Rank)

When crime guns seized in the United States were traced, South Carolina ranked at No. 617 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 South Carolina is categorised as permissive18

Firearm Law

Guiding gun control legislation in South Carolina includes the South Carolina Code of Laws 2012 and the Constitution of South Carolina 189519

Firearm Regulation Authority

Guns in South Carolina are regulated by the State of South Carolina20 21 22

Right to Possess Firearms

In South 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 South Carolina, civilians are not allowed to possess machine guns, unless manufactured prior to 19 May 1986 and with few other exceptions,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 South Carolina, private possession of fully automatic weapons is permitted subject to federal licensing and registration26 30 21 22

Regulation of Semiautomatic Assault Weapons

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

Regulation of Handguns

In South Carolina, private possession of handguns (pistols and revolvers) is permitted under licence31 21 22

Gun Ownership and Possession

In South Carolina, non-prohibited persons of minimum age32 33 21 22 may lawfully acquire, possess or transfer a firearm or ammunition

Minimum Age for Firearm Possession

The minimum age for gun ownership in South Carolina is 18 years for handguns (no minimum age for rifles or shotguns)34 21 22

Domestic Violence and Firearms

Where a past history, or apprehended likelihood of family violence exists, the law in South Carolina does not stipulate35 21 22 that firearm possession should be denied or revoked

Firearm Safety Training

In South 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 handgun31 21 22

Firearm Registration

Civilian Gun Registration

In South Carolina, the law does not require36 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 South Carolina, licensed firearm dealers are not required37 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 South Carolina, the private sale and transfer of firearms is permitted38 21 22

Regulation of Dealer Gun Sales

In South Carolina, dealing in firearms by way of business without a valid gun dealer’s licence is unlawful only for handguns39 21 22

Background Checks for Private Gun Sales

The buyer of a firearm in a private sale in South Carolina is not obliged40 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 South Carolina is not obliged (under State Law)40 21 22 to pass official background checks before taking possession

Limit on Gun Dealer Sales

In South Carolina, the number and type of firearms which can be sold by a licensed gun dealer to a single gun owner is not limited41 21 22

Number of Licensed Gun Dealers

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

2019: 2,06142
2018: 2,09943
2017: 2,13944
2015: 2,24045
2014: 2,24346
2013: 2,20947
2012: 2,04748
2011: 1,89949

Waiting Period for Gun Possession

In South Carolina, the minimum wait for a lawful firearm purchase to be completed is undetermined50 21 22

Regulation of Gun Shows

In South Carolina, gun shows and temporary firearm dealing events are not regulated51 21 22 in law

Storage and Transport of Guns and Ammunition

Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations - Private

Firearm regulations in South Carolina do not include52 21 22 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of private guns and ammunition

Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations - Dealer

Firearm regulations in South Carolina do not include53 21 22 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of firearms and ammunition by licensed arms dealers

Firearm and Ammunition Transport Regulations

Regulations in South Carolina include54 52 21 22 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of firearms and ammunition while in transit

Carrying Guns

Carrying Guns Openly in Public

In South Carolina, carrying a firearm in plain view in a public place is allowed, subject to a valid permit (for handguns) and without a permit (for rifles and shotguns)55 21 22

Carrying Hidden Handguns in Public

In South Carolina, carrying a concealed firearm in a public place is allowed, subject to a valid permit31 21 22

Hidden Handgun Permit May, or Shall Be Issued

In South Carolina, local licensing authorities "shall issue", without room for discretion,31 56 21 22 a hidden handgun carry permit to any non-prohibited person who applies

Reciprocity for Hidden Handgun Permit Holders

In South Carolina, gun owners with a permit to carry hidden handguns issued in another jurisdiction are granted (by mutual agreement)31 21 22 reciprocal rights

Exempting Hidden Handgun Permit Holders from Background Checks

In South Carolina, gun owners with a valid permit to carry a hidden handgun are exempt57 21 22 from background checks when buying from a licensed gun dealer

Gun Free Zones

In South Carolina, private guns are prohibited in State Capitol or publicly-owned buildings, bars, state park and recreation facilities, police stations, detention facilities, courthouses, polling places, local or state authority meetings, school athletic events, child care facilities, any prohibited place, churches, hospitals or medical facilities,58 public transportation vehicles, vehicles (exposed firearms)54 and schools59 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 South Carolina as ‘F’60

Gun Law Ranking – Brady Campaign

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

2011: 861
2010: 1062
2009: 1063
2008: 964
2007: 1165

Gun Law Ranking – Open Society Institute

In its Comparative Survey of State Firearm Laws, the Open Society Institute ranked South Carolina at No. 1266 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 16,67 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 South Carolina, annual homicides by any means total

2019: 5257
2018: 479
2017: 443
2016: 422
2015: 444
2014: 359
2013: 315
2012: 369
2011: 352
2010: 320
2009: 345
2008: 354
2007: 373
2006: 388
2005: 332
2004: 321
2003: 325
2002: 326
2001: 348
2000: 324
1999: 311

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

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

2019: 10.207
2018: 9.42
2017: 8.82
2016: 8.51
2015: 9.07
2014: 7.43
2013: 6.60
2012: 7.81
2011: 7.52
2010: 6.92
2009: 7.52
2008: 7.82
2007: 8.39
2006: 8.90
2005: 7.77
2004: 7.62
2003: 7.83
2002: 7.94
2001: 8.56
2000: 8.08
1999: 7.82

Male Homicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn South Carolina, annual male homicides by any means total

2019: 4307
2018: 385
2017: 363
2016: 335
2015: 352
2014: 282
2013: 228
2012: 283
2011: 256
2010: 251
2009: 261
2008: 284
2007: 288
2006: 284
2005: 259
2004: 241
2003: 247
2002: 246
2001: 256
2000: 247
1999: 228

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

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

2019: 17.257
2018: 15.63
2017: 14.89
2016: 13.91
2015: 14.80
2014: 12
2013: 9.81
2012: 12.32
2011: 11.24
2010: 11.16
2009: 11.69
2008: 12.89
2007: 13.31
2006: 13.40
2005: 12.47
2004: 11.76
2003: 12.25
2002: 12.32
2001: 12.96
2000: 12.67
1999: 11.82

Female Homicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn South Carolina, annual female homicides by any means total

2019: 957
2018: 94
2017: 80
2016: 87
2015: 92
2014: 77
2013: 87
2012: 86
2011: 96
2010: 69
2009: 84
2008: 70
2007: 85
2006: 104
2005: 73
2004: 80
2003: 78
2002: 80
2001: 92
2000: 77
1999: 83

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

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

2019: 3.587
2018: 3.59
2017: 3.09
2016: 3.41
2015: 3.65
2014: 3.10
2013: 3.55
2012: 3.54
2011: 4
2010: 2.90
2009: 3.56
2008: 3.01
2007: 3.73
2006: 4.65
2005: 3.33
2004: 3.70
2003: 3.66
2002: 3.79
2001: 4.40
2000: 3.73
1999: 4.06

Gun Homicides

ChartIn South Carolina, annual firearm homicides total

2019: 4537
2018: 373
2017: 338
2016: 335
2015: 360
2014: 266
2013: 2448
2012: 273
2011: 253
2010: 229
2009: 235
2008: 249
2007: 255
2006: 274
2005: 235
2004: 220
2003: 236
2002: 227
2001: 228
2000: 169
1999: 223

Rate of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 8.807
2018: 7.34
2017: 6.73
2016: 6.75
2015: 7.35
2014: 5.50
2013: 5.11
2012: 5.78
2011: 5.41
2010: 4.95
2009: 5.12
2008: 5.50
2007: 5.74
2006: 6.29
2005: 5.50
2004: 5.22
2003: 5.69
2002: 5.53
2001: 5.61
2000: 4.21
1999: 5.61

Male Gun Homicide Victims

ChartIn South Carolina, annual male firearm homicides total

2019: 3807
2018: 311
2017: 284
2016: 286
2015: 300
2014: 215
2013: 180
2012: 220
2011: 201
2010: 190
2009: 192
2008: 215
2007: 214
2006: 209
2005: 194
2004: 176
2003: 189
2002: 181
2001: 184
2000: 143
1999: 168

Rate of Male Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 15.247
2018: 12.63
2017: 11.65
2016: 11.88
2015: 12.61
2014: 9.15
2013: 7.75
2012: 9.58
2011: 8.83
2010: 8.44
2009: 8.60
2008: 9.76
2007: 9.89
2006: 9.86
2005: 9.34
2004: 8.59
2003: 9.37
2002: 9.06
2001: 9.32
2000: 7.34
1999: 8.71

Female Gun Homicide Victims

ChartIn South Carolina, annual female firearm homicides total

2019: 737
2018: 62
2017: 54
2016: 49
2015: 60
2014: 51
2013: 64
2012: 53
2011: 52
2010: 39
2009: 43
2008: 34
2007: 41
2006: 65
2005: 41
2004: 44
2003: 47
2002: 46
2001: 44
2000: 26
1999: 55

Rate of Female Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 2.757
2018: 2.37
2017: 2.09
2016: 1.92
2015: 2.38
2014: 2.05
2013: 2.61
2012: 2.18
2011: 2.16
2010: 1.64
2009: 1.82
2008: 1.46
2007: 1.80
2006: 2.90
2005: 1.87
2004: 2.03
2003: 2.20
2002: 2.18
2001: 2.11
2000: 1.26
1999: 2.69

Marking and Tracing

Firearm Marking

In South Carolina, a unique identifying mark on each firearm is required by law68 69 70 71 21 22

Ballistic Record of Firearms and Ammunition

In South Carolina, the ballistic characteristics of each civilian firearm and its ammunition are not72 21 22 recorded in a register

Global Peace Index

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


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