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GunPolicy.org. 2016 ‘Calculated Rates - South Australia (Possession Data).’ Australian Historical Population Statistics - Data Cubes; 3101.0 (Table 4). Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics. 14 December

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Historical Population Data - South Australia (Possession Data)

2019: 1,756,494
2018: 1,743,284
2017: 1,728,494
2016: 1,706,503
2015: 1,696,762
2014: 1,682,307
2013: 1,667,036
2012: 1,652,270
2011: 1,636,759
2010: 1,624,033
2009: 1,604,142
2008: 1,584,408
2007: 1,567,206
2001: 1,503,461
1998: 1,483,270
1979: 1,294,400
1975: 1,234,100

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GunPolicy.org rate calculation:

Possession Data

Number of Privately Owned Firearms
2019: 343,3551
2018: 340,066
2017: 337,724
2016: 328,736
2015: 323,021
2014: 318,387
2013: 310,089
2012: 304,795
2011: 299,473
2010: 314,897
2001: 274,260
1998: 379,500
1979: 323,2002
1975: 185,0003

Calculated Rate* of Privately Owned Firearms per 100 Population
2019: 19.56
2018: 19.50
2017: 19.54
2016: 19.26
2015: 19.03
2014: 18.93
2013: 18.60
2012: 18.45
2011: 18.30
2010: 19.39
2001: 18.24
1998: 25.59
1979: 24.97
1975: 14.99

Number of Licensed Firearm Owners
2019: 64,1144
2018: 64,790
2017: 65,292
2016: 65,3515
2015: 65,282
2014: 65,161
2013: 64,272
2012: 64,148
2011: 63,781
2010: 61,3865 6
2009: 61,4115
2008: 62,331
2007: 61,476
1998: 80,0007

Calculated Rate* of Licensed Firearm Owners per 100 population
2019: 3.65
2018: 3.72
2017: 3.78
2016: 3.83
2015: 3.85
2014: 3.87
2013: 3.86
2012: 3.88
2011: 3.90
2010: 3.78
2009: 3.83
2008: 3.93
2007: 3.93
1998: 5.39

Number of Registered Firearms
2019: 312,1414
2018: 309,151
2017: 307,022
2016: 298,8515
2015: 293,655
2014: 289,443
2013: 281,899
2012: 277,086
2011: 272,2485 8
2010: 286,2706
1998: 345,0007

Calculated Rate* of Registered Firearms per 100 population
2019: 17.78
2018: 17.73
2017: 17.76
2016: 17.53
2015: 17.31
2014: 17.21
2013: 16.91
2012: 16.77
2011: 16.63
2010: 17.63
1998: 23.26

Estimated Number of Illicit Firearms
2019: 31,2141
2018: 30,915
2017: 30,702
2016: 29,885
2015: 29,366
2014: 28,944
2013: 28,190
2012: 27,709
2011: 27,225
2010: 28,627
2001: 24,933
1998: 34,500

Calculated Rate* of Illicit Firearms per 100 Population
2019: 1.78
2018: 1.77
2017: 1.77
2016: 1.75
2015: 1.73
2014: 1.72
2013: 1.69
2012: 1.68
2011: 1.66
2010: 1.76
2001: 1.66
1998: 2.33

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

Note:
1990-2003 population data obtained at Australian Bureau of Statistics website:
http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/DetailsPage/3105.0.65.0012014?OpenDocument

1979 population data obtained at Australian Bureau of Statistics website:
http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/DetailsPage/3101.0Jun%201979?OpenDocument

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

Source:
Estimated Resident Population, States and Territories (Number), 2016 (cat. no. 3101.0)

ID: Q11647

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