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GunPolicy.org. 2020 ‘Calculated Rates - Victoria (Possession Data).’ Australian Demographic Statistics; Table 3101.0. Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics. 5 December

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Historical Population Data - Victoria (Possession Data)
2019: 6,594,800
2018: 6,526,400
2017: 6,385,800
2016: 6,244,200
2015: 5,914,900
2014: 5,841,700
2011: 5,574,500
2009: 5,496,400
2008: 5,364,800
2006: 5,165,400
2004: 5,002,300
2002: 4,902,920
2001: 4,854,133
1999: 4,741,468
1996: 4,561,000
1995: 4,521,800
1994: 4,487,000
1991: 4,416,320
1975: 3,673,400

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GunPolicy.org rate calculation:

Possession Data

Number of Privately Owned Firearms
2019: 941,6571
2018: 915,369
2017: 887,809
2016: 872,130
2015: 844,034
2014: 801,899
2011: 706,394
2009: 660,000
2008: 644,921
2006: 612,365
2002: 613,800
2001: 534,300
1999: 726,000
1996: 792,000
1995: 819,500
1994: 805,046
1991: 687,500
1975: 494,0002

Calculated Rate* of Privately Owned Firearms per 100 Population
2019: 14.28
2018: 14.03
2017: 13.90
2016: 13.97
2015: 14.27
2014: 13.73
2011: 12.67
2009: 12.01
2008: 12.02
2006: 11.86
2002: 12.52
2001: 11.01
1999: 15.31
1996: 17.36
1995: 18.12
1994: 17.94
1991: 15.57
1975: 13.45

Number of Licensed Firearm Owners
2019: 226,9343
2018: 224,6184
2017: 222,3915
2016: 219,0056
2015: 214,9367
2013/14: 198,3688
2009: 587,5359
2008: 185,44210
2006: 184,00011
2004: 563,1759
1996: 227,00011
1995: 260,00012
1994: 258,00013

Calculated Rate* of Licensed Firearm Owners per 100 population
2019: 3.44
2018: 3.44
2017: 3.48
2016: 3.51
2015: 3.63
2014: 3.40
2009: 10.70
2008: 3.47
2006: 3.56
2004: 11.26
1996: 5.02
1995: 5.75
1994: 5.75

Number of Registered Firearms
2019: 856,0523
2018: 832,1544
2017: 807,0995
2016: 792,8456
2015: 767,3047
2013/14: 728,9998
2011: 642,17614
2009: 600,0009
2008: 586,29210
2006: 556,69511
2002: 558,00010
1999: 660,00015
1996: 720,00011
1995: 745,00012
1994: 731,86013
1991: 625,00016
1975: 238,20017

Calculated Rate* of Registered Firearms per 100 population
2019: 12.98
2018: 12.75
2017: 12.64
2016: 12.70
2015: 12.97
2014: 12.48
2011: 11.52
2009: 10.92
2008: 10.93
2006: 10.78
2002: 11.38
1999: 13.92
1996: 15.79
1995: 16.48
1994: 16.31
1991: 14.15
1975: 6.27

Estimated Number of Illicit Firearms
2019: 85,6051
2018: 83,215
2017: 80,710
2016: 79,285
2015: 76,730
2014: 72,900
2011: 64,218
2009: 60,000
2008: 58,629
2006: 55,670
2002: 55,800
2001: 48,573
1999: 66,000
1996: 72,000
1995: 74,500
1994: 73,186
1991: 62,500

Calculated Rate* of Illicit Firearms per 100 Population
2019: 1.30
2018: 1.28
2017: 1.26
2016: 1.27
2015: 1.30
2014: 1.25
2011: 1.15
2009: 1.09
2008: 1.09
2006: 1.08
2002: 1.14
2001: 1.00
1999: 1.39
1996: 1.58
1995: 1.65
1994: 1.63
1991: 1.42

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

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

ID: Q11088

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