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Karp, Aaron. 2006 ‘Trickle and Torrent: State Stockpiles: Military Firearms Inventories of 25 Countries/provinces.’ Small Arms Survey 2006: Unfinished Business; Table 2.4, p. 44. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1 July

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Table 2.4: Military firearms inventories of 25 countries/provinces:

Country: Total Military Personnel -- Total Firearms -- Year -- Ratio [of firearms to personnel]

Albania: 21,500 -- 148,742 -- 2005 -- 6.7
Australia: 96,612 -- 280,000 -- 1987 -- 2.9
Bosnia-Herzegovina: 84,600 -- 450,000 -- 2001 -- 5.3
Bulgaria: 100,000 -- 504,096 -- 2004 -- 5.0
Cambodia: 204,000 -- 390,000 -- 1991 -- 1.9
Canada: 102,400 -- 233,949 -- 2000 -- 2.3
Central African Republic: 4,442 -- 5,552 -- 2003 -- 1.3
Czech Republic: 49,450 -- 500,000 -- 2003 -- 10.0
Estonia: 15,300 -- 83,550 -- 2005 -- 5.5
Finland: 462,700 -- 531,000 -- 2003 -- 1.1
German (D.R): 460,700 -- 1,205,725 -- 1990 -- 2.6
Jamaica: 3,783 -- 7,000 -- 2004 -- 1.9
Macedonia: 33,000 -- 85,446 -- 2003 -- 2.6
Malaysia: 156,600 -- 255,000 -- 1987 -- 1.6
Norway: 248,700 -- 295,070 -- 2000 -- 1.2
Papua New Guinea: 3,100 -- 7,200 -- 2004 -- 2.3
Serbia: 345,300 -- 789,016 -- 2004 -- 2.3
South Africa: 115750 -- 350,636 -- 2004 -- 3.0
Sweden: 289,600 -- 920,000 -- 1999 -- 3.2
Switzerland: 175,000 -- 324,484 -- 2004 -- 1.9
Togo: 6,950 -- 12,850 -- 2000 -- 1.8
Ukraine: 1,187,600 -- 7,000,000 -- 2005 -- 5.9
United States: 2,515,300 -- 3,054,553 -- 2002-05 -- 1.2
Venezuela: 67,300 -- 100,000 -- 2005 -- 1.5
Yugoslavia: 705,000 -- 3,115,000 -- 1989 -- 4.4

Average Ratio for 25 nations: 3.2

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