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Karp, Aaron. 2009 ‘Country Summaries - Argentina.’ Surplus Arms in South America: A Survey; Working Paper 7, p. 27. Geneva: Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 1 August
Country Summaries - Argentina
As of 2006 there were 1,185,467 civilian-owned firearms registered in Argentina. These belonged to 569,979 individual owners.
As recently as 2001, however, the government reported 2,597,122 registered civilian weapons.
Unregistered guns are estimated by various observers at roughly 700,000 to 2 million illegal arms, for a combined total of 1.9 to 4.6 million civilian firearms.