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Reuter, Peter and Jenny Mouzos, in: Cook, Philip and Jens Ludwig (Eds). 2002. ‘Australia: A Massive Buyback of Low-Risk Guns.’ In: Evaluating Gun Policy: Effects on Crime and Violence; Table 4-3, p. 132. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press. 1 December.

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Table 4-3: Gun Buyback, Totals and Expenditures, by Jurisdiction, August 2001

Region: Number of firearms collected - Compensation paid to firearm owners (A$ thousands) - Population (100,000s, approximate) - Guns per 100,000

Victoria: 207,409 - 101,823 - 48 - 4,300
New South Wales: 155,774 - 83,535 - 65 - 2,400
Australian Capital Territory: 5,246 - 2,803 - 3 - 1,800
Tasmania: 34,584 - 19,650 - 5 - 6,400
Northern Territory: 9,474 - 5,039 - 2 - 4,700
Western Australia: 51,499 - 18,758 - 19 - 2,700
South Australia: 64,811 - 25,369 - 15 - 4,300
Queensland: 130,893 - 67,614 - 36 - 3,600
Total: 659,940 - 359,600 - 193 - 3,400

Source: Adapted from Commonwealth Attorney-General's Department (2002); Australian Bureau of Statistics/ABS (2001).

ID: Q3050

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