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Quitoriano, Ed. 2013 ‘Guns in the Philippines.’ Philippine Daily Inquirer. Manila: Philippine Daily Inquirer. 12 January

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Distribution of guns in PH

Place: - Total - % - Licensed - % - Unlicensed - %
Luzon: 2,060,000 - 73 - 675,269 - 73 - 1,390,000 - 73
Visayas: 270,000 - 9.5 - 119,747 - 13 - 148,900 - 8
Mindanao: 490,000 - 17.5 - 134,018 - 14 - 358,250 - 19

Total: 2,830,000 - 100 - 929,034 - 100 - 1,905,679 - 100

Sources: AFP-J2, PNP-FEO (2010 and 2011), BagayaUa (2011)

Loose firearms in PH

Place: Number - Percent
Metro Manila: 1,100,000 - 58
Rest of Luzon: 290,000 - 15
Visayas: 148,900 - 8
Mindanao: 358,250 - 19

Total: 1,905,679 - 100

Sources: AFP-J2, PNP-FEO (2010 and 2011), BagayaUa (2011)

[AFP = Armed Forces of the Philippines; J2 = Intelligence; PNP = Philippine National Police; FEO = Firearms and Explosives Office of the Philippine National Police]

ID: Q11201

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