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GunPolicy.org. 2016 ‘Calculated Rates - Namibia.’ Historical Population Data - USCB International Data Base. Suitland, MD: US Census Bureau Population Division. 27 April

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Historical Population Data - Namibia

Year: Total Midyear Population
2016: 2,224,786
2012: 2,165,828
2011: 2,147,585
2010: 2,128,471
2009: 2,108,665
2008: 2,088,669
2005: 2,028,356
2004: 2,006,646
2002: 1,960,672
2001: 1,935,098
2000: 1,893,442
1999: 1,846,699
1998: 1,806,532
1997: 1,766,142
1996: 1,724,320
1995: 1,681,478

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GunPolicy.org rate calculation:

Possession Data

Number of Licensed Firearm Owners
2004: 38,4071

Calculated Rate* of Licensed Firearm Owners per 100 population
2004: 1.91

Number of Registered Firearms
2005: 97,2622
2004: 95,2801
1997: 128,207

Calculated Rate* of Registered Firearms per 100 population
2005: 4.79
2004: 4.75
1997: 7.26

Gun Death and Injury

Number of Gun Deaths
2011/16: 3883

Calculated Rate* of All Gun Death per 100,000 People
2016: 17.44

Number of Homicides (any method)
2002: 3464
2001: 353
2000: 380
1999: 379
1998: 407
1997: 327
1996: 353
1995: 373

Calculated Rate* of Homicide per 100,000 People (any method)
2002: 17.65
2001: 18.24
2000: 20.07
1999: 20.52
1998: 22.53
1997: 18.51
1996: 20.47
1995: 22.18

Number of Gun Homicides
2012: 585
2011: 40
2010: 44
2009: 70
2008: 67
2002: 64
2001: 7
2000: 27
1999: 25
1998: 14
1997: 5
1996: 6
1995: 12

Calculated Rate* of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People
2012: 2.68
2011: 1.86
2010: 2.07
2009: 3.32
2008: 3.21
2002: 0.31
2001: 0.36
2000: 1.43
1999: 1.35
1998: 0.77
1997: 0.28
1996: 0.35
1995: 0.71

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

ID: Q4267

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