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Eder, Simon. 2010 ‘Shotgun certificates: applications, certificates on issue and shotguns covered by certificates: England and Wales 1979 to 2008/09.’ Home Office Statistical Bulletin; Table 2. London: UK Home Office. 25 March

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Table 2: Shotgun certificates: applications, certificates on issue and shotguns covered by certificates: England and Wales 1979 to 2008/09

Shotgun certificates on issue (Number of shotguns covered by certificates)

1979: 782,100
1980: 781,900
1981: 785,200
1982: 780,600
1983: 783,400
1984: 798,400
1985: 819,300
1986: 841,000
1987: 861,300
1988: 882,000
1989: 865,100
1990: 802,300
1991: 724,600
1992: 689,200
1993: 681,100
1994: 670,000
1995: 653,800 (1,325,800)
1996: 638,000 (1,335,000)
1997: 623,100 (1,343,900)
1998: 627,600 (1,343,100)
1999: 625,700 (1,327,800)
2000: 602,500 (1,320,900)
2001: 577,200 (1,307,600)
2002: 559,000 (1,314,600)
2002/03: 561,800 (1,325,400)
2003/04: 569,900 (1,372,700)
2004/05: 572,400 (1,384,000)
2005/06: 563,600 (1,360,800)
2006/07*: -- (--)
2007/08*: 549,207 (--)
2008/09: 574,946 (1,366,082)

*Figures are not available due to the transition from in-force data collection systems to the National Firearms Licensing Management System (NFLMS) in 2006.

ID: Q2080

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