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Deaths by Firearms, 1979–2010

(per 100,000 population in specified group)

 All races1WhiteBlack
YearNumber
of deaths
Death
rate2
Number
of deaths
Death
rate2
Number
of deaths
Death
rate2
197933,01914.724,23412.58,30431.6
198033,78014.924,84912.88,50531.9
198134,05014.825,23712.88,32430.7
198232,95714.225,07112.77,41527.0
198331,09913.324,03812.16,58923.6
198431,33113.324,41912.26,44922.9
198531,56613.324,50712.16,56523.0
198633,37313.925,33912.57,49425.9
198732,89513.624,78912.17,58625.9
198833,98913.924,89212.18,47528.5
198934,77614.125,02312.19,07730.1
199037,15514.926,29912.610,17533.4
199138,31715.226,45512.511,02535.4
199237,77614.826,12012.310,90634.5
199339,59515.426,94812.511,76336.6
199438,50514.826,40312.211,22334.4
199535,95713.725,43811.79,64329.1
199634,04012.824,11411.09,17527.4
199732,43612.123,27010.58,38924.7
199830,70811.422,48010.17,50321.8
199928,87410.621,1439.47,01720.1
200028,66310.420,9459.37,05420.0
200129,57310.421,7609.47,18419.3
200230,24210.521,9029.37,62320.2
200330,13610.421,7639.27,65920.1
2010 31,672 10.3 23,490 9.6 7,454 17.7
1. Includes races other than black or white.
2. On an annual basis, per 100,000 population in specified group.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Vital Statistics Reports.

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