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Proportion of Adults Living in a Home With a Gun

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

2004: 37.0%1
2002: 35.9%2
2001: 35.1%3

Proportion of Households with Firearms

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

2004: 47.92%4

Proportion of Households with Firearms by Decade

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

2001/2010: 57.7%5 6
1991/2000: 66.4%
1981/1990: 66.5%

ImpactsDeath and Injury

Total Number of Gun Deaths

ChartIn Virginia, annual deaths resulting from firearms total

2019: 1,0257
2018: 1,035
2017: 1,041
2016: 1,049
2015: 946
2014: 8898
2013: 864
2012: 840
2011: 868
2010: 875
2009: 836
2008: 817
2007: 825
2006: 816
2005: 888
2004: 817
2003: 811
2002: 806
2001: 771
2000: 794
1999: 823

Rate of All Gun Deaths per 100,000 People

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

2019: 12.017
2018: 12.15
2017: 12.29
2016: 12.47
2015: 11.28
2014: 10.68
2013: 10.46
2012: 10.26
2011: 10.72
2010: 10.94
2009: 10.55
2008: 10.43
2007: 10.64
2006: 10.63
2005: 11.72
2004: 10.93
2003: 11.01
2002: 11.06
2001: 10.71
2000: 11.22
1999: 11.76

Total Number of Male Gun Deaths

ChartIn Virginia, annual male deaths resulting from firearms total

2019: 8627
2018: 869
2017: 867
2016: 886
2015: 796
2014: 749
2013: 723
2012: 734
2011: 728
2010: 747
2009: 715
2008: 704
2007: 693
2006: 687
2005: 759
2004: 684
2003: 692
2002: 680
2001: 641
2000: 655
1999: 695

Rate of Male Gun Death per 100,000 People

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

2019: 20.527
2018: 20.74
2017: 20.81
2016: 21.42
2015: 19.30
2014: 18.29
2013: 17.80
2012: 18.25
2011: 18.31
2010: 19.03
2009: 18.39
2008: 18.31
2007: 18.22
2006: 18.25
2005: 20.44
2004: 18.68
2003: 19.17
2002: 19.03
2001: 18.14
2000: 18.87
1999: 20.26

Total Number of Female Gun Deaths

ChartIn Virginia, annual female deaths resulting from firearms total

2019: 1637
2018: 166
2017: 174
2016: 163
2015: 150
2014: 140
2013: 141
2012: 106
2011: 140
2010: 128
2009: 121
2008: 113
2007: 132
2006: 129
2005: 129
2004: 133
2003: 119
2002: 126
2001: 130
2000: 139
1999: 128

Rate of Female Gun Death per 100,000 People

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

2019: 3.767
2018: 3.84
2017: 4.04
2016: 3.81
2015: 3.52
2014: 3.31
2013: 3.36
2012: 2.55
2011: 3.40
2010: 3.14
2009: 3
2008: 2.83
2007: 3.34
2006: 3.30
2005: 3.34
2004: 3.49
2003: 3.17
2002: 3.39
2001: 3.55
2000: 3.85
1999: 3.59

Homicides (any method)

ChartIn Virginia, annual homicides by any means total

2019: 4307
2018: 418
2017: 454
2016: 451
2015: 369
2014: 334
2013: 330
2012: 333
2011: 334
2010: 369
2009: 382
2008: 373
2007: 417
2006: 407
2005: 487
2004: 404
2003: 458
2002: 390
2001: 403
2000: 432
1999: 416

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

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

2019: 5.047
2018: 4.91
2017: 5.36
2016: 5.36
2015: 4.40
2014: 4.01
2013: 3.99
2012: 4.07
2011: 4.13
2010: 4.61
2009: 4.82
2008: 4.76
2007: 5.38
2006: 5.34
2005: 6.43
2004: 5.44
2003: 6.22
2002: 5.35
2001: 5.60
2000: 6.10
1999: 5.94

Male Homicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Virginia, annual male homicides by any means total

2019: 3457
2018: 327
2017: 342
2016: 357
2015: 286
2014: 245
2013: 259
2012: 264
2011: 240
2010: 271
2009: 285
2008: 276
2007: 325
2006: 316
2005: 386
2004: 297
2003: 362
2002: 293
2001: 293
2000: 304
1999: 302

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

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

2019: 8.217
2018: 7.80
2017: 8.21
2016: 8.63
2015: 6.93
2014: 5.98
2013: 6.38
2012: 6.56
2011: 6.04
2010: 6.90
2009: 7.33
2008: 7.18
2007: 8.55
2006: 8.39
2005: 10.39
2004: 8.11
2003: 10.03
2002: 8.20
2001: 8.29
2000: 8.76
1999: 8.80

Female Homicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Virginia, annual female homicides by any means total

2019: 857
2018: 91
2017: 112
2016: 94
2015: 83
2014: 89
2013: 71
2012: 69
2011: 94
2010: 98
2009: 97
2008: 97
2007: 92
2006: 91
2005: 101
2004: 107
2003: 96
2002: 97
2001: 110
2000: 128
1999: 114

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

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

2019: 1.967
2018: 2.10
2017: 2.60
2016: 2.20
2015: 1.95
2014: 2.10
2013: 1.69
2012: 1.66
2011: 2.28
2010: 2.40
2009: 2.40
2008: 2.43
2007: 2.33
2006: 2.33
2005: 2.61
2004: 2.81
2003: 2.55
2002: 2.61
2001: 3
2000: 3.55
1999: 3.19

Gun Homicides

ChartIn Virginia, annual firearm homicides total

2019: 3427
2018: 334
2017: 345
2016: 353
2015: 276
2014: 235
2013: 2338
2012: 224
2011: 231
2010: 271
2009: 272
2008: 251
2007: 308
2006: 284
2005: 353
2004: 295
2003: 336
2002: 286
2001: 275
2000: 284
1999: 280

Rate of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 4.017
2018: 3.92
2017: 4.07
2016: 4.20
2015: 3.29
2014: 2.82
2013: 2.82
2012: 2.74
2011: 2.85
2010: 3.39
2009: 3.43
2008: 3.20
2007: 3.97
2006: 3.70
2005: 4.66
2004: 3.95
2003: 4.56
2002: 3.92
2001: 3.82
2000: 4.01
1999: 4.00

Male Gun Homicide Victims

ChartIn Virginia, annual male firearm homicides total

2019: 2837
2018: 275
2017: 278
2016: 298
2015: 226
2014: 186
2013: 196
2012: 199
2011: 180
2010: 209
2009: 222
2008: 211
2007: 254
2006: 236
2005: 296
2004: 234
2003: 278
2002: 229
2001: 213
2000: 216
1999: 221

Rate of Male Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 6.747
2018: 6.56
2017: 6.67
2016: 7.20
2015: 5.48
2014: 4.54
2013: 4.82
2012: 4.95
2011: 4.53
2010: 5.32
2009: 5.71
2008: 5.49
2007: 6.68
2006: 6.27
2005: 7.97
2004: 6.39
2003: 7.70
2002: 6.41
2001: 6.03
2000: 6.22
1999: 6.44

Female Gun Homicide Victims

ChartIn Virginia, annual female firearm homicides total

2019: 597
2018: 59
2017: 67
2016: 55
2015: 50
2014: 49
2013: 37
2012: 25
2011: 51
2010: 62
2009: 50
2008: 40
2007: 54
2006: 48
2005: 57
2004: 61
2003: 58
2002: 57
2001: 62
2000: 68
1999: 59

Rate of Female Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 1.367
2018: 1.36
2017: 1.56
2016: 1.29
2015: 1.17
2014: 1.16
2013: 0.88
2012: 0.60
2011: 1.24
2010: 1.52
2009: 1.24
2008: 1
2007: 1.37
2006: 1.23
2005: 1.48
2004: 1.60
2003: 1.54
2002: 1.53
2001: 1.69
2000: 1.89
1999: 1.65

Handgun Homicides

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

2019: 15010 11
2018: 141
2017: 156
2016: 151
2015: 148
2014: 119
2013: 126
2012: 103
2011: 110
2010: 137
2009: 108
2008: 121
2007: 163
2006: 142
2005: 149
2004: 122
2003: 128
2002: 118
2001: 106
2000: 119
1999: 148
1998: 184
1997: 255
1996: 250
1995: 306

Rate of Handgun Homicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 1.7610 11
2018: 1.66
2017: 1.84
2016: 1.79
2015: 1.77
2014: 1.43
2013: 1.53
2012: 1.26
2011: 1.36
2010: 1.71
2009: 1.36
2008: 1.54
2007: 2.10
2006: 1.85
2005: 1.97
2004: 1.63
2003: 1.74
2002: 1.62
2001: 1.47
2000: 1.67
1999: 2.11
1998: 2.67
1997: 3.73
1996: 3.70
1995: 4.59

Handgun Homicides (CDC)

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

2019: 1087
2018: 94
2017: 133
2016: 122
2015: 77
2014: 46
2013: 70
2012: 100
2011: 63
2010: 84
2009: 112
2008: 88
2007: 101
2006: 95
2005: 122
2004: 87
2003: 103
2002: 117
2001: 110
2000: 116
1999: 101

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

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

2019: 1.277
2018: 1.10
2017: 1.57
2016: 1.45
2015: 0.92
2014: 0.55
2013: 0.85
2012: 1.22
2011: 0.78
2010: 1.05
2009: 1.41
2008: 1.12
2007: 1.30
2006: 1.24
2005: 1.61
2004: 1.16
2003: 1.40
2002: 1.61
2001: 1.53
2000: 1.64
1999: 1.44

Male Handgun Homicide Victims (CDC)

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

2019: 867
2018: 81
2017: 111
2016: 104
2015: 61
2014: 38
2013: 61
2012: 90
2011: 53
2010: 69
2009: 102
2008: 80
2007: 89
2006: 77
2005: 106
2004: 68
2003: 88
2002: 100
2001: 90
2000: 97
1999: 87

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

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

2019: 2.057
2018: 1.93
2017: 2.66
2016: 2.51
2015: 1.48
2014: 0.93
2013: 1.50
2012: 2.24
2011: 1.33
2010: 1.76
2009: 2.62
2008: 2.08
2007: 2.34
2006: 2.05
2005: 2.85
2004: 1.86
2003: 2.44
2002: 2.80
2001: 2.55
2000: 2.79
1999: 2.54

Female Handgun Homicide Victims (CDC)

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

2019: 227
2018: 13
2017: 22
2016: 18
2015: 16
2014: 8
2013: 9
2012: 10
2011: 10
2010: 15
2009: 10
2008: 8
2007: 12
2006: 18
2005: 16
2004: 19
2003: 15
2002: 17
2001: 20
2000: 19
1999: 14

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

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

2019: 0.517
2018: 0.30
2017: 0.51
2016: 0.42
2015: 0.38
2014: 0.19
2013: 0.21
2012: 0.24
2011: 0.24
2010: 0.37
2009: 0.25
2008: 0.20
2007: 0.30
2006: 0.46
2005: 0.41
2004: 0.50
2003: 0.40
2002: 0.46
2001: 0.55
2000: 0.53
1999: 0.39

Long Gun Homicides

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

2019: 2410 11
2018: 13
2017: 22
2016: 20
2015: 13
2014: 19
2013: 9
2012: 11
2011: 25
2010: 21
2009: 15
2008: 25
2007: 15
2006: 19
2005: 24
2004: 24
2003: 22
2002: 24
2001: 20
2000: 30
1999: 36
1998: 37
1997: 42
1996: 47
1995: 31

Rate of Long Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 0.2810 11
2018: 0.15
2017: 0.26
2016: 0.24
2015: 0.16
2014: 0.23
2013: 0.11
2012: 0.13
2011: 0.31
2010: 0.26
2009: 0.19
2008: 0.32
2007: 0.19
2006: 0.25
2005: 0.32
2004: 0.32
2003: 0.30
2002: 0.33
2001: 0.28
2000: 0.42
1999: 0.51
1998: 0.54
1997: 0.62
1996: 0.70
1995: 0.46

Long Gun Homicides (CDC)

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

2019: 127
2018: 11
2017: 21
2016: 16
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 14
2013: 14
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 21
2010: 21
2009: 25
2008: 21
2007: 18
2006: 23
2005: 22
2004: 28
2003: 26
2002: 22
2001: 21
2000: 20
1999: 24

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

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

2019: 0.147
2018: 0.13
2017: 0.25
2016: 0.19
2015: 0
2014: 0.17
2013: 0.17
2012: 0
2011: 0.26
2010: 0.26
2009: 0.32
2008: 0.27
2007: 0.23
2006: 0.30
2005: 0.29
2004: 0.37
2003: 0.35
2002: 0.30
2001: 0.29
2000: 0.28
1999: 0.34

Male Long Gun Homicide Victims (CDC)

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

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 15
2016: 13
2015: 0
2014: 11
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 12
2010: 14
2009: 20
2008: 12
2007: 13
2006: 20
2005: 16
2004: 23
2003: 23
2002: 17
2001: 13
2000: 12
1999: 16

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

ChartIn Virginia, 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: 0.36
2016: 0.31
2015: 0
2014: 0.27
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0.30
2010: 0.36
2009: 0.51
2008: 0.31
2007: 0.34
2006: 0.53
2005: 0.43
2004: 0.63
2003: 0.64
2002: 0.48
2001: 0.37
2000: 0.35
1999: 0.47

Female Long Gun Homicide Victims (CDC)

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

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 6
2016: 3
2015: 0
2014: 3
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 9
2010: 7
2009: 5
2008: 9
2007: 5
2006: 3
2005: 6
2004: 5
2003: 3
2002: 5
2001: 8
2000: 8
1999: 8

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

ChartIn Virginia, 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: 0.14
2016: 0.07
2015: 0
2014: 0.07
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0.22
2010: 0.17
2009: 0.12
2008: 0.23
2007: 0.13
2006: 0.08
2005: 0.16
2004: 0.13
2003: 0.08
2002: 0.13
2001: 0.22
2000: 0.22
1999: 0.22

Gun Homicides (Other)

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

2019: 14910 11
2018: 143
2017: 160
2016: 181
2015: 114
2014: 90
2013: 90
2012: 106
2011: 73
2010: 92
2009: 106
2008: 94
2007: 109
2006: 103
2005: 145
2004: 124
2003: 130
2002: 115
2001: 100
2000: 102
1999: 59
1998: 57
1997: 49
1996: 25
1995: 14

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

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

2019: 1.9610 11
2018: 1.90
2017: 2.16
2016: 2.15
2015: 1.36
2014: 1.08
2013: 1.09
2012: 1.40
2011: 1.82
2010: 2.07
2009: 1.70
2008: 1.81
2007: 1.41
2006: 1.34
2005: 1.91
2004: 1.66
2003: 1.76
2002: 1.58
2001: 1.39
2000: 1.44
1999: 0.84
1998: 0.83
1997: 0.72
1996: 0.37
1995: 0.21

Gun Homicides (Other) (CDC)

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

2019: 2227
2018: 229
2017: 191
2016: 215
2015: 190
2014: 175
2013: 149 11
2012: 115
2011: 147
2010: 166
2009: 135
2008: 142
2007: 189
2006: 166
2005: 209
2004: 180
2003: 207
2002: 147
2001: 144
2000: 148
1999: 155

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

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

2019: 2.607
2018: 2.69
2017: 2.26
2016: 2.56
2015: 2.27
2014: 2.10
2013: 1.80
2012: 1.40
2011: 1.82
2010: 2.07
2009: 1.70
2008: 1.81
2007: 2.44
2006: 2.16
2005: 2.76
2004: 2.41
2003: 2.81
2002: 2.02
2001: 2.00
2000: 2.09
1999: 2.21

Male Gun Homicide Victims (Other) (CDC)

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

2019: 1917
2018: 185
2017: 152
2016: 181
2015: 158
2014: 137
2013: 127
2012: 100
2011: 115
2010: 126
2009: 100
2008: 119
2007: 152
2006: 139
2005: 174
2004: 143
2003: 167
2002: 112
2001: 110
2000: 107
1999: 118

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

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

2019: 4.557
2018: 4.41
2017: 3.65
2016: 4.38
2015: 3.83
2014: 3.35
2013: 3.13
2012: 2.49
2011: 2.89
2010: 3.21
2009: 2.57
2008: 3.10
2007: 4
2006: 3.69
2005: 4.69
2004: 3.91
2003: 4.63
2002: 3.13
2001: 3.11
2000: 3.08
1999: 3.44

Female Gun Homicide Victims (Other) (CDC)

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

2019: 317
2018: 44
2017: 39
2016: 34
2015: 32
2014: 38
2013: 22
2012: 15
2011: 32
2010: 40
2009: 35
2008: 23
2007: 37
2006: 27
2005: 35
2004: 37
2003: 40
2002: 35
2001: 34
2000: 41
1999: 37

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

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

2019: 0.727
2018: 1.02
2017: 0.91
2016: 0.80
2015: 0.75
2014: 0.90
2013: 0.52
2012: 0.36
2011: 0.78
2010: 0.98
2009: 0.87
2008: 0.58
2007: 0.94
2006: 0.69
2005: 0.91
2004: 0.97
2003: 1.06
2002: 0.94
2001: 0.93
2000: 1.14
1999: 1.04

Suicides (any method)

ChartIn Virginia, annual suicides by any means total

2019: 1,1397
2018: 1,242
2017: 1,176
2016: 1,163
2015: 1,116
2014: 1,121
2013: 1,068
2012: 1,062
2011: 1,053
2010: 961
2009: 962
2008: 947
2007: 878
2006: 874
2005: 865
2004: 828
2003: 807
2002: 799
2001: 796
2000: 768
1999: 791

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

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

2019: 13.347
2018: 14.58
2017: 13.88
2016: 13.83
2015: 13.31
2014: 13.46
2013: 12.93
2012: 12.97
2011: 13.01
2010: 12.01
2009: 12.14
2008: 12.09
2007: 11.33
2006: 11.39
2005: 11.42
2004: 11.08
2003: 10.95
2002: 10.96
2001: 11.06
2000: 10.85
1999: 11.30

Male Suicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Virginia, annual male suicides by any means total

2019: 8847
2018: 948
2017: 917
2016: 878
2015: 863
2014: 868
2013: 833
2012: 829
2011: 812
2010: 771
2009: 746
2008: 743
2007: 649
2006: 668
2005: 681
2004: 657
2003: 630
2002: 624
2001: 620
2000: 601
1999: 625

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

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

2019: 21.057
2018: 22.62
2017: 22.01
2016: 21.22
2015: 20.92
2014: 21.20
2013: 20.51
2012: 20.61
2011: 20.42
2010: 19.64
2009: 19.19
2008: 19.33
2007: 17.07
2006: 17.74
2005: 18.34
2004: 17.94
2003: 17.46
2002: 17.46
2001: 17.55
2000: 17.31
1999: 18.22

Female Suicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Virginia, annual female suicides by any means total

2019: 2557
2018: 294
2017: 259
2016: 285
2015: 253
2014: 253
2013: 235
2012: 233
2011: 241
2010: 190
2009: 216
2008: 204
2007: 229
2006: 206
2005: 184
2004: 171
2003: 177
2002: 175
2001: 176
2000: 167
1999: 166

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

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

2019: 5.887
2018: 6.79
2017: 6.02
2016: 6.67
2015: 5.94
2014: 5.98
2013: 5.60
2012: 5.60
2011: 5.85
2010: 4.66
2009: 5.35
2008: 5.11
2007: 5.80
2006: 5.27
2005: 4.76
2004: 4.48
2003: 4.71
2002: 4.71
2001: 4.80
2000: 4.63
1999: 4.65

Gun Suicides

ChartIn Virginia, annual firearm suicides total

2019: 6617
2018: 679
2017: 672
2016: 671
2015: 630
2014: 626
2013: 6018
2012: 587
2011: 604
2010: 576
2009: 527
2008: 524
2007: 487
2006: 499
2005: 511
2004: 494
2003: 452
2002: 491
2001: 467
2000: 484
1999: 503

Rate of Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 7.747
2018: 7.97
2017: 7.93
2016: 7.98
2015: 7.52
2014: 7.52
2013: 7.28
2012: 7.17
2011: 7.46
2010: 7.20
2009: 6.65
2008: 6.69
2007: 6.28
2006: 6.50
2005: 6.74
2004: 6.61
2003: 6.14
2002: 6.74
2001: 6.49
2000: 6.84
1999: 7.19

Male Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn Virginia, annual male firearm suicides total

2019: 5627
2018: 572
2017: 571
2016: 566
2015: 536
2014: 540
2013: 503
2012: 509
2011: 516
2010: 515
2009: 457
2008: 458
2007: 411
2006: 419
2005: 445
2004: 425
2003: 393
2002: 423
2001: 402
2000: 420
1999: 439

Rate of Male Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 13.387
2018: 13.65
2017: 13.70
2016: 13.68
2015: 12.99
2014: 13.19
2013: 12.38
2012: 12.66
2011: 12.98
2010: 13.12
2009: 11.75
2008: 11.91
2007: 10.81
2006: 11.13
2005: 11.98
2004: 11.61
2003: 10.89
2002: 11.84
2001: 11.38
2000: 12.10
1999: 12.80

Female Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn Virginia, annual female firearm suicides total

2019: 997
2018: 107
2017: 101
2016: 105
2015: 94
2014: 86
2013: 98
2012: 78
2011: 88
2010: 61
2009: 70
2008: 66
2007: 76
2006: 80
2005: 66
2004: 69
2003: 59
2002: 68
2001: 65
2000: 64
1999: 64

Rate of Female Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 2.287
2018: 2.47
2017: 2.35
2016: 2.46
2015: 2.21
2014: 2.03
2013: 2.33
2012: 1.87
2011: 2.14
2010: 1.50
2009: 1.73
2008: 1.65
2007: 1.93
2006: 2.05
2005: 1.71
2004: 1.81
2003: 1.57
2002: 1.83
2001: 1.77
2000: 1.77
1999: 1.79

Handgun Suicides

ChartIn Virginia, annual handgun suicides total

2019: 2567
2018: 234
2017: 313
2016: 320
2015: 301
2014: 316
2013: 285
2012: 276
2011: 249
2010: 222
2009: 203
2008: 236
2007: 168
2006: 181
2005: 166
2004: 173
2003: 152
2002: 154
2001: 168
2000: 169
1999: 158

Rate of Handgun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 37
2018: 2.75
2017: 3.70
2016: 3.80
2015: 3.59
2014: 3.80
2013: 3.45
2012: 3.37
2011: 3.08
2010: 2.77
2009: 2.56
2008: 3.01
2007: 2.17
2006: 2.36
2005: 2.19
2004: 2.31
2003: 2.06
2002: 2.11
2001: 2.33
2000: 2.39
1999: 2.26

Male Handgun Suicide Victims

ChartIn Virginia, annual male handgun suicides total

2019: 2227
2018: 193
2017: 263
2016: 269
2015: 240
2014: 268
2013: 226
2012: 232
2011: 202
2010: 197
2009: 170
2008: 200
2007: 125
2006: 144
2005: 138
2004: 135
2003: 129
2002: 123
2001: 135
2000: 142
1999: 136

Rate of Male Handgun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 5.297
2018: 4.61
2017: 6.31
2016: 6.50
2015: 5.82
2014: 6.54
2013: 5.56
2012: 5.77
2011: 5.08
2010: 5.02
2009: 4.37
2008: 5.20
2007: 3.29
2006: 3.82
2005: 3.72
2004: 3.69
2003: 3.57
2002: 3.44
2001: 3.82
2000: 4.09
1999: 3.96

Female Handgun Suicide Victims

ChartIn Virginia, annual female handgun suicides total

2019: 347
2018: 41
2017: 50
2016: 51
2015: 61
2014: 48
2013: 59
2012: 44
2011: 47
2010: 25
2009: 33
2008: 36
2007: 43
2006: 37
2005: 28
2004: 38
2003: 23
2002: 31
2001: 33
2000: 27
1999: 22

Rate of Female Handgun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 0.787
2018: 0.95
2017: 1.16
2016: 1.19
2015: 1.43
2014: 1.13
2013: 1.41
2012: 1.06
2011: 1.14
2010: 0.61
2009: 0.82
2008: 0.90
2007: 1.09
2006: 0.95
2005: 0.72
2004: 1
2003: 0.61
2002: 0.83
2001: 0.90
2000: 0.75
1999: 0.62

Long Gun Suicides

ChartIn Virginia, the number of long gun suicides is

2019: 837
2018: 81
2017: 96
2016: 110
2015: 109
2014: 126
2013: 118
2012: 115
2011: 105
2010: 124
2009: 116
2008: 115
2007: 101
2006: 101
2005: 120
2004: 96
2003: 79
2002: 88
2001: 74
2000: 84
1999: 95

Rate of Long Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 0.977
2018: 0.95
2017: 1.13
2016: 1.31
2015: 1.30
2014: 1.51
2013: 1.43
2012: 1.40
2011: 1.30
2010: 1.55
2009: 1.46
2008: 1.47
2007: 1.30
2006: 1.32
2005: 1.58
2004: 1.28
2003: 1.07
2002: 1.21
2001: 1.03
2000: 1.19
1999: 1.36

Male Long Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn Virginia, annual male long gun suicides total

2019: 777
2018: 78
2017: 89
2016: 103
2015: 101
2014: 118
2013: 111
2012: 106
2011: 100
2010: 121
2009: 106
2008: 111
2007: 99
2006: 95
2005: 114
2004: 92
2003: 74
2002: 84
2001: 69
2000: 81
1999: 86

Rate of Male Long Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 1.837
2018: 1.86
2017: 2.14
2016: 2.49
2015: 2.45
2014: 2.88
2013: 2.73
2012: 2.64
2011: 2.51
2010: 3.08
2009: 2.73
2008: 2.89
2007: 2.60
2006: 2.52
2005: 3.07
2004: 2.51
2003: 2.05
2002: 2.35
2001: 1.95
2000: 2.33
1999: 2.51

Female Long Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn Virginia, annual female long gun suicides total

2019: 67
2018: 3
2017: 7
2016: 7
2015: 8
2014: 8
2013: 7
2012: 9
2011: 5
2010: 3
2009: 10
2008: 4
2007: 2
2006: 6
2005: 6
2004: 4
2003: 5
2002: 4
2001: 5
2000: 3
1999: 9

Rate of Female Long Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 0.147
2018: 0.07
2017: 0.16
2016: 0.16
2015: 0.19
2014: 0.19
2013: 0.17
2012: 0.22
2011: 0.12
2010: 0.07
2009: 0.25
2008: 0.10
2007: 0.05
2006: 0.15
2005: 0.16
2004: 0.10
2003: 0.13
2002: 0.11
2001: 0.14
2000: 0.08
1999: 0.25

Gun Suicides (Other)

ChartIn Virginia, annual gun suicides (other) total

2019: 3227
2018: 364
2017: 263
2016: 241
2015: 220
2014: 184
2013: 198
2012: 196
2011: 250
2010: 230
2009: 208
2008: 173
2007: 218
2006: 217
2005: 225
2004: 225
2003: 221
2002: 249
2001: 225
2000: 231
1999: 250

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

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

2019: 3.777
2018: 4.27
2017: 3.11
2016: 2.87
2015: 2.62
2014: 2.21
2013: 2.40
2012: 2.39
2011: 3.09
2010: 2.87
2009: 2.62
2008: 2.21
2007: 2.81
2006: 2.83
2005: 2.97
2004: 3.01
2003: 3
2002: 3.42
2001: 3.13
2000: 3.26
1999: 3.57

Male Gun Suicide (Other) Victims

ChartIn Virginia, annual male gun suicides (other) total

2019: 2637
2018: 301
2017: 219
2016: 194
2015: 195
2014: 154
2013: 166
2012: 171
2011: 214
2010: 197
2009: 181
2008: 147
2007: 187
2006: 180
2005: 193
2004: 198
2003: 190
2002: 216
2001: 198
2000: 197
1999: 217

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

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

2019: 6.267
2018: 7.18
2017: 5.26
2016: 4.69
2015: 4.73
2014: 3.76
2013: 4.09
2012: 4.25
2011: 5.38
2010: 5.02
2009: 4.66
2008: 3.82
2007: 4.92
2006: 4.78
2005: 5.20
2004: 5.41
2003: 5.26
2002: 6.05
2001: 5.60
2000: 5.67
1999: 6.33

Female Gun Suicide (Other) Victims

ChartIn Virginia, annual female gun suicides (other) total

2019: 597
2018: 63
2017: 44
2016: 47
2015: 25
2014: 30
2013: 32
2012: 25
2011: 36
2010: 33
2009: 27
2008: 26
2007: 31
2006: 37
2005: 32
2004: 27
2003: 31
2002: 33
2001: 27
2000: 34
1999: 33

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

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

2019: 1.367
2018: 1.46
2017: 1.02
2016: 1.10
2015: 0.59
2014: 0.71
2013: 0.76
2012: 0.60
2011: 0.87
2010: 0.81
2009: 0.67
2008: 0.65
2007: 0.79
2006: 0.95
2005: 0.83
2004: 0.71
2003: 0.82
2002: 0.89
2001: 0.74
2000: 0.94
1999: 0.92

Unintentional Gun Deaths

ChartIn Virginia, annual unintentional shooting deaths total

2019: 07
2018: 10
2017: 0
2016: 0 (suppressed)
2015: 14
2014: 12
2013: 10
2012: 11
2011: 11
2010: 13
2009: 13
2008: 11
2007: 10
2006: 13
2005: 0
2004: 16
2003: 12
2002: 18
2001: 13
2000: 15
1999: 24

Rate of Unintentional Gun Death per 100,000 People

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

2019: 07
2018: 0.12
2017: 0
2016: 0
2015: 0.17
2014: 0.14
2013: 0.12
2012: 0.13
2011: 0.14
2010: 0.16
2009: 0.16
2008: 0.14
2007: 0.13
2006: 0.17
2005: 0
2004: 0.21
2003: 0.16
2002: 0.25
2001: 0.18
2000: 0.21
1999: 0.34

Unintentional Male Gun Deaths

ChartIn Virginia, annual unintentional male shooting deaths total

2019: 07
2018: 10
2017: 0
2016: 0
2015: 12
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 10
2011: 10
2010: 10
2009: 13
2008: 11
2007: 10
2006: 13
2005: 0
2004: 14
2003: 12
2002: 17
2001: 12
2000: 10
1999: 20

Rate of Unintentional Male Gun Death per 100,000 People

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

2019: 07
2018: 0.24
2017: 0
2016: 0
2015: 0.29
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0.25
2011: 0.25
2010: 0.25
2009: 0.33
2008: 0.29
2007: 0.26
2006: 0.35
2005: 0
2004: 0.38
2003: 0.33
2002: 0.48
2001: 0.34
2000: 0.29
1999: 0.58

Unintentional Female Gun Deaths

ChartIn Virginia, annual unintentional female shooting deaths total

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0 (suppressed)
2015: 2
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 1
2011: 1
2010: 3
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 2
2003: 0
2002: 1
2001: 1
2000: 5
1999: 4

Rate of Unintentional Female Gun Death per 100,000 People

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

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0
2015: 0.05
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0.02
2011: 0.02
2010: 0.07
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0.05
2003: 0
2002: 0.03
2001: 0.03
2000: 0.14
1999: 0.11

Unintentional Handgun Deaths

ChartIn Virginia, 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 Virginia, 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 Virginia, 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 Virginia, 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 Virginia, 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 Virginia, 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 Virginia, 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 Virginia, 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 Virginia, 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 Virginia, 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 Virginia, 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 Virginia, 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 Virginia, annual unintentional shooting deaths by firearm (other) 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: 17

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

ChartIn Virginia, the annual rate of unintentional 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: 0.24

Unintentional Male Gun Deaths (Other)

ChartIn Virginia, annual unintentional male shooting deaths by firearm (other) 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: 15

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

ChartIn Virginia, the annual rate of unintentional male 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: 0.44

Unintentional Female Gun Deaths (Other)

ChartIn Virginia, annual unintentional female shooting deaths by firearm (other) 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: 2

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

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

2019: 117
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0 (suppressed)
2015: 14
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 11
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 20
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 10
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

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

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

2019: 0.137
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0
2015: 0.17
2014: 0
2013: 0.13
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0.26
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0.13
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Male Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

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

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0
2015: 10
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 14
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 Virginia, the annual rate of unknown-cause male shooting deaths per 100,000 population is

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0
2015: 0.24
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0.36
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 Virginia, annual female shooting deaths in which the cause remains undecided total

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0 (suppressed)
2015: 4
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 6
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 Virginia, the annual rate of unknown-cause female shooting deaths per 100,000 population is

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0
2015: 0.09
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0.15
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0

Handgun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

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

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0 (suppressed)
2015: 10
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 13
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 Virginia, the annual rate of unknown-cause gun deaths (other) per 100,000 population is

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 0
2016: 0
2015: 0.12
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0.17
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 Virginia, 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 Virginia, the annual rate of unknown-cause male gun deaths (other) per 100,000 population is

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 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
016: 0

Female Gun Deaths (Other) from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn Virginia, 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 Virginia, 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 Virginia, annual legal-intervention gun homicides total

2019: 07
2018: 0
2017: 13
2016: 11
2015: 12
2014: 12
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 12
2011: 15
2010: 11
2009: 16
2008: 11
2007: 13
2006: 14
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 10
2000: 0
1999: 0
1998: 15
1997: 15
1996: 17
1995: 10

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 Virginia at a rate of 32.417 per 100,000 inhabitants

Suppliers of Crime Guns to Other US States (Rank)

When crime guns seized in the United States were traced, Virginia ranked at No. 717 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 Virginia is categorised as permissive18

Firearm Law

Guiding gun control legislation in Virginia includes the Code of Virginia 1950 and the Constitution of Virginia 197119

Firearm Regulation Authority

Guns in Virginia are regulated by the local and state governments20 21 22

Right to Possess Firearms

In Virginia, 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 Virginia, civilians are allowed to possess machine guns26 and assault weapons,27, with few exceptions, .50 calibre rifles28 and large capacity ammunition magazines29 21 22

Regulation of Automatic Weapons

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

Regulation of Semiautomatic Assault Weapons

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

Regulation of Handguns

In Virginia, private possession of handguns (pistols and revolvers) is permitted without a licence31 32 21 22

Gun Ownership and Possession

In Virginia, non-prohibited persons of minimum age32 31 21 22 may lawfully acquire, possess or transfer a firearm or ammunition

Minimum Age for Firearm Possession

The minimum age for gun ownership in Virginia is 18 years for handguns, assault weapons, or shotguns which hold more than 7 rounds of ammunition (no minimum age for rifles)33 21 22

Domestic Violence and Firearms

Where a past history, or apprehended likelihood of family violence exists, the law in Virginia does not stipulate34 21 22 that firearm possession should be denied or revoked

Firearm Safety Training

In Virginia, 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 handgun35 21 22

Firearm Registration

Civilian Gun Registration

In Virginia, 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 Virginia, licensed firearm dealers are required37 21 22 to keep a record of each firearm or ammunition purchase, sale or transfer on behalf of a regulating authority

Gun Manufacturer Record Keeping

In Virginia, licensed gun makers are required (for machine guns only)26 21 22 to keep a record of each firearm produced, for inspection by a regulating authority

Gun Sales and Transfers

Regulation of Private Gun Sales

In Virginia, the private sale and transfer of firearms is permitted38 21 22

Regulation of Dealer Gun Sales

In Virginia, dealing in firearms by way of business without a valid gun dealer’s licence is not unlawful39 21 22

Background Checks for Private Gun Sales

The buyer of a firearm in a private sale in Virginia is not obliged40 38 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 Virginia is obliged40 21 22 to pass official background checks before taking possession

Limit on Gun Dealer Sales

In Virginia, 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 Virginia is reported to be

2019: 3,89242
2018: 4,02543
2017: 4,09744
2015: 4,37445
2014: 4,50846
2013: 4,44147
2012: 4,18348
2011: 3,81349

Waiting Period for Gun Possession

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

Regulation of Gun Shows

In Virginia, gun shows and temporary firearm dealing events are regulated51 21 22 in law

Storage and Transport of Guns and Ammunition

Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations - Private

Firearm regulations in Virginia 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 Virginia 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 Virginia include (for handguns only)54 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 Virginia, carrying a firearm in plain view in a public place is allowed without a permit (but can be prohibited in certain cities for loaded firearms)55 21 22

Carrying Hidden Handguns in Public

In Virginia, carrying a concealed firearm in a public place is allowed, subject to a valid permit35 21 22

Hidden Handgun Permit May, or Shall Be Issued

In Virginia, local licensing authorities "shall issue", without room for discretion,35 56 21 22 a hidden handgun carry permit to any non-prohibited person who applies

Reciprocity for Hidden Handgun Permit Holders

In Virginia, gun owners with a permit to carry hidden handguns issued in another jurisdiction are granted (to those state that meet Virginian requirements)35 21 22 reciprocal rights

Exempting Hidden Handgun Permit Holders from Background Checks

In Virginia, gun owners with a valid permit to carry a hidden handgun are not exempt35 21 22 from background checks when buying from a licensed gun dealer

Gun Free Zones

In Virginia, private guns are prohibited in churches (with limited exceptions), courthouses, airports, any prohibited place,57 vehicles (exposed handguns)54 and schools58 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 Virginia as ‘D’59

Gun Law Ranking – Brady Campaign

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

2011: 1260
2010: 1661
2009: 1762
2008: 1863
2007: 1864

Gun Law Ranking – Open Society Institute

In its Comparative Survey of State Firearm Laws, the Open Society Institute ranked Virginia at No. 1765 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 16,66 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 Virginia, annual homicides by any means total

2019: 4307
2018: 418
2017: 454
2016: 451
2015: 369
2014: 334
2013: 330
2012: 333
2011: 334
2010: 369
2009: 382
2008: 373
2007: 417
2006: 407
2005: 487
2004: 404
2003: 458
2002: 390
2001: 403
2000: 432
1999: 416

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

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

2019: 5.047
2018: 4.91
2017: 5.36
2016: 5.36
2015: 4.40
2014: 4.01
2013: 3.99
2012: 4.07
2011: 4.13
2010: 4.61
2009: 4.82
2008: 4.76
2007: 5.38
2006: 5.34
2005: 6.43
2004: 5.44
2003: 6.22
2002: 5.35
2001: 5.60
2000: 6.10
1999: 5.94

Male Homicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Virginia, annual male homicides by any means total

2019: 3457
2018: 327
2017: 342
2016: 357
2015: 286
2014: 245
2013: 259
2012: 264
2011: 240
2010: 271
2009: 285
2008: 276
2007: 325
2006: 316
2005: 386
2004: 297
2003: 362
2002: 293
2001: 293
2000: 304
1999: 302

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

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

2019: 8.217
2018: 7.80
2017: 8.21
2016: 8.63
2015: 6.93
2014: 5.98
2013: 6.38
2012: 6.56
2011: 6.04
2010: 6.90
2009: 7.33
2008: 7.18
2007: 8.55
2006: 8.39
2005: 10.39
2004: 8.11
2003: 10.03
2002: 8.20
2001: 8.29
2000: 8.76
1999: 8.80

Female Homicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Virginia, annual female homicides by any means total

2019: 857
2018: 91
2017: 112
2016: 94
2015: 83
2014: 89
2013: 71
2012: 69
2011: 94
2010: 98
2009: 97
2008: 97
2007: 92
2006: 91
2005: 101
2004: 107
2003: 96
2002: 97
2001: 110
2000: 128
1999: 114

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

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

2019: 1.967
2018: 2.10
2017: 2.60
2016: 2.20
2015: 1.95
2014: 2.10
2013: 1.69
2012: 1.66
2011: 2.28
2010: 2.40
2009: 2.40
2008: 2.43
2007: 2.33
2006: 2.33
2005: 2.61
2004: 2.81
2003: 2.55
2002: 2.61
2001: 3
2000: 3.55
1999: 3.19

Gun Homicides

ChartIn Virginia, annual firearm homicides total

2019: 3427
2018: 334
2017: 345
2016: 353
2015: 276
2014: 235
2013: 2338
2012: 224
2011: 231
2010: 271
2009: 272
2008: 251
2007: 308
2006: 284
2005: 353
2004: 295
2003: 336
2002: 286
2001: 275
2000: 284
1999: 280

Rate of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 4.017
2018: 3.92
2017: 4.07
2016: 4.20
2015: 3.29
2014: 2.82
2013: 2.82
2012: 2.74
2011: 2.85
2010: 3.39
2009: 3.43
2008: 3.20
2007: 3.97
2006: 3.70
2005: 4.66
2004: 3.95
2003: 4.56
2002: 3.92
2001: 3.82
2000: 4.01
1999: 4.00

Male Gun Homicide Victims

ChartIn Virginia, annual male firearm homicides total

2019: 2837
2018: 275
2017: 278
2016: 298
2015: 226
2014: 186
2013: 196
2012: 199
2011: 180
2010: 209
2009: 222
2008: 211
2007: 254
2006: 236
2005: 296
2004: 234
2003: 278
2002: 229
2001: 213
2000: 216
1999: 221

Rate of Male Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 6.747
2018: 6.56
2017: 6.67
2016: 7.20
2015: 5.48
2014: 4.54
2013: 4.82
2012: 4.95
2011: 4.53
2010: 5.32
2009: 5.71
2008: 5.49
2007: 6.68
2006: 6.27
2005: 7.97
2004: 6.39
2003: 7.70
2002: 6.41
2001: 6.03
2000: 6.22
1999: 6.44

Female Gun Homicide Victims

ChartIn Virginia, annual female firearm homicides total

2019: 597
2018: 59
2017: 67
2016: 55
2015: 50
2014: 49
2013: 37
2012: 25
2011: 51
2010: 62
2009: 50
2008: 40
2007: 54
2006: 48
2005: 57
2004: 61
2003: 58
2002: 57
2001: 62
2000: 68
1999: 59

Rate of Female Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

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

2019: 1.367
2018: 1.36
2017: 1.56
2016: 1.29
2015: 1.17
2014: 1.16
2013: 0.88
2012: 0.60
2011: 1.24
2010: 1.52
2009: 1.24
2008: 1
2007: 1.37
2006: 1.23
2005: 1.48
2004: 1.60
2003: 1.54
2002: 1.53
2001: 1.69
2000: 1.89
1999: 1.65

Marking and Tracing

Firearm Marking

In Virginia, a unique identifying mark on each firearm is required by law67 68 69 70 21 22

Ballistic Record of Firearms and Ammunition

In Virginia, the ballistic characteristics of each civilian firearm and its ammunition are not71 21 22 recorded in a register

Global Peace Index

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


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