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GunPolicy.org. 2011 ‘Calculated Rates - Tasmania (Gun Suicide).’ Australian Historical Population Statistics - Data Cubes; Table 2. Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics. 24 August

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Historical Population Data - Tasmania (Gun Suicide)

Year: Total Midyear Population
2008: 498,000
2007: 493,000
2006: 490,000
2005: 485,000
2004: 482,000
2003: 477,000
2002: 473,000
2001: 472,000
2000: 471,000
1999: 471,000
1996: 474,000
1995: 474,000
1994: 473,000
1993: 472,000
1992: 470,000
1991: 467,000
1990: 462,000

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GunPolicy.org calculations:

Number of Gun Suicides
2008: 61
2007: 13
2006: not published
2005: 10
2004: 10
2003: 16
2002: 20
2001: 9
2000: 11
1999: 14
1996: 42
1995: 16
1994: 33
1993: 23
1992: 43
1991: 25
1990: 38

Calculated Rate* of Gun Suicide per 100,000 People
2008: 1.20
2007: 2.64
2006: n/a
2005: 2.06
2004: 2.07
2003: 3.35
2002: 4.23
2001: 1.91
2000: 2.34
1999: 2.97
1996: 0.84
1995: 3.38
1994: 6.98
1993: 4.87
1992: 8.94
1991: 5.35
1990: 8.23

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

2006-2008 population data obtained at Australian Bureau of Statistics website: http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/webpages/statistics?opendocument]

ID: Q5062

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