Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Alpers, Philip and Conor Twyford. 2003 ‘Stockpiles and Trafficking in the Pacific.’ Small Arms in the Pacific; Occasional Paper No. 8, pp. 10-11. Geneva: Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 31 March
Most Pacific countries that permit civilian ownership of firearms generally do so only for farming and hunting purposes, so the most commonly purchased civilian firearms are shotguns and .22 calibre rifles.
Table 2.4: Civilian firearm ownership in Pacific nations, 2002