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The Swedish Regions with Most Weapons

Nyheter 24 (Sweden)

28 February 2013

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[Editor's note: Translated by GunPolicy.org from Swedish to English]

There are close to two million registered weapons in Sweden, distributed among 600,000 Swedes.

The number of registered weapons in Sweden is up to 1 955 478. It's almost a weapon for every fifth Swede. But the weapons are distributed among 599 243 Swedes who have a weapon license .

Most of the weapons are in Jämtland where 17 percent - 596 weapons per 1,000 inhabitants - of the residents own a weapon. After that, Norrbotten comes with 526 weapons per inhabitant.

Here is the whole list:

Stockholm . Holders: 65 501. Weapons: 185 804.
Uppsala County . Holders: 20 971. Weapon: 69 372.
Södermanland . Holders: 15 408. Weapons: 51 744.
Östergötland . Holders: 25 119. Weapons: 83 284.
Jönköping . Holders: 25 439. Weapons: 90 726.
Kronoberg . Holders: 15 888. Weapons: 55 372.
Kalmar County . Holders: 22 365. Weapon: 77 122.
Gotland . Holders: 5 757. Weapons: 16 901.
Blekinge . Holders: 11,990. Weapons: 38,540.
Skåne . Holders: 56 724. Weapon: 172 122.
Halland . Holders: 19 140. Weapon: 62 744.
Västra Götaland. Holders: 79 300. Weapons: 255 609.
Värmland . Holders: 28 066. Weapons: 101 453.
Örebro County . Holders: 17 651. Weapon: 60 821.
Västmanland . Holders: 13 258. Weapons: 43 207.
Dalarna . Holders: 29 994. Weapons: 105 982.
Gävleborg . Holders: 24 854. Weapons: 87 066.
Westernorrland . Holders: 25 319. Weapons: 80 829.
Jämtland . Holders: 21 918. Weapon: 75 264.
Västerbotten . Holders: 34 203. Weapons: 110 824.
Norrbotten . Holders: 40 378. Weapons: 130 692.

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