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GunPolicy.org. 2016 ‘Calculated Rates - Brazil.’ Historical Population Data - USCB International Data Base. Suitland, MD: US Census Bureau Population Division. 20 May

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Historical Population Data - Brazil

Year: Total Midyear Population
2012: 199,321,413
2010: 195,834,188
2009: 194,019,058
2006: 188,131,059
2005: 186,020,004
2003: 181,553,173
2000: 174,315,386
1999: 171,814,744
1998: 169,322,084
1997: 166,840,211
1996: 164,369,473
1980: 121,063,697

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GunPolicy.org rate calculation:

Possession Data

Number of Privately Owned Firearms
2010: 17,600,0001

Calculated Rate* of Privately Owned Firearms per 100 population
2010: 8.99

Number of Licensed Firearm Owners
1999: 1,300,0002

Calculated Rate* of Licensed Firearm Owners per 100 population
1999: 0.76

Number of Registered Firearms
2010: 5,370,5003
2009: 7,312,2274
2006: 4,125,4025
2005: 5,370,5004
2003: 3,155,6916

Calculated Rate* of Registered Firearms per 100 population
2010: 2.74
2009: 3.77
2006: 2.19
2005: 2.89
2003: 1.74

Estimated Number of Illicit Firearms
2010: 9,499,8467

Calculated Rate* of Illicit Firearms per 100 Population
2010: 4.85

Gun Death and Injury

Number of Total Gun Deaths
2012: 42,4168
2009: 37,6879
2000: 32,52310 11
1980: 8,7108

Calculated Rate* of Total Gun Death per 100,000 People
2012: 21.28
2009: 19.42
2000: 18.66
1980: 7.19

Number of Homicides (any method)
1999: 42,91412
1998: 41,950
1997: 40,507
1996: 38,894

Calculated Rate* of Homicide (any method) per 100,000 People
1999: 24.98
1998: 24.78
1997: 24.28
1996: 23.66

Number of Gun Homicides
2010: 36,79213
2000: 30,85510

Calculated Rate* of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People
2010: 18.79
2000: 17.70

Number of Gun Suicides
2009: 9829

Calculated Rate* of Gun Suicide per 100,000 People
2009: 0.51

Number of Unintentional Gun Deaths
2009: 3559

Calculated Rate* of Unintentional Gun Death per 100,000 People
2009: 0.18

Number of Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause
2009: 2,2049

Calculated Rate* of Gun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People
2009: 1.14

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

ID: Q4211

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