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

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Historical Population Data - Finland

Year: Total Midyear Population
2014: 5,454,355
2013: 5,430,353
2012: 5,405,388
2011: 5,379,680
2010: 5,354,669
2009: 5,330,210
2008: 5,304,716
2007: 5,280,151
2006: 5,257,972
2005: 5,238,011
2004: 5,220,193
2003: 5,205,082
2002: 5,192,708
2001: 5,180,309
2000: 5,168,595
1999: 5,158,097
1998: 5,146,983
1997: 5,134,406
1996: 5,120,310

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GunPolicy.org rate calculation:

Possession Data

Number of Privately Owned Firearms
2009: 1,738,0001

Calculated Rate* of Privately Owned Firearms per 100 Population
2009: 32.61

Number of Licensed Firearm Owners
2009: 672,7722 3

Calculated Rate* of Licensed Firearm Owners per 100 population
2009: 12.62

Estimated Number of Illicit Firearms
2009: 158,0001

Calculated Rate* of Illicit Firearms per 100 Population
2009: 2.96

Gun Death and Injury

Number of Total Gun Deaths
2014: 694 5 6 7
2013: 724 5 7
2012: 1574 5 6
2011: 1844 5 6
2009: 2064 5 7
2008: 238
2007: 1974 5 6 7
2006: 206
2005: 184
2004: 253
2003: 255
2002: 229
2001: 270
2000: 2354 5 8 7
1999: 3134 5 6 7
1998: 295
1997: 346
1996: 323

Calculated Rate* of Total Gun Death per 100,000 People
2014: 1.27
2013: 1.33
2012: 2.90
2011: 3.42
2009: 3.86
2008: 4.49
2007: 3.73
2006: 3.92
2005: 3.51
2004: 4.85
2003: 4.90
2002: 4.41
2001: 5.21
2000: 4.55
1999: 6.07
1998: 5.73
1997: 6.74
1996: 6.31

Number of Gun Homicides
2012: 179
2011: 16
2010: 14
2009: 24
2008: 31
2007: 25
2006: 12
2005: 29

Calculated Rate* of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People
2012: 0.31
2011: 0.30
2010: 0.26
2009: 0.45
2008: 0.58
2007: 0.47
2006: 0.23
2005: 0.55

Number of Unintentional Gun Deaths
2012: 210

Calculated Rate* of Unintentional Gun Death per 100,000 People
2012: 0.04

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

ID: Q4235

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