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Alpers, Philip. 2016 ‘Firearm Imports, Australia: Non-air modern firearms for civilian possession, 1995 to 2015 (Customs).’ Australian Customs and Border Protection - Compilation. Canberra: GunPolicy.org. Sydney School of Public Health. 22 April

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Firearm Imports, Australia: Non-air modern firearms for civilian possession, 1995 to 2015 (Customs)

Table 1: Commercial non-air Firearm Importations by Type, 1995-2015

2014/15: 104,323
2013/14: 98,351
2012/13: 88,185
2011/12: 90,006
2010/11: 72,586
2009/10: 73,701
2008/09: 57,522
2007/08: 58,111
2006/07: 47,820
2005/06: 39,389
2004/05: 38,786
2003/04: 36,980
2002/03: 40,939
2001/02: 28,016
2000/01: 30,666
1999/00: 33,152
1998/99: 18,405
1997/98: 34,837
1996/97: 89,760
1995/96: 44,802

Total: 1,126,337
Less Handguns (LEA), Military, Muzzle-loaders, Antique and Other: 78,738
Modern civilian firearms imported from July 1995 to June 2015: 1,047,599

LEA = Law Enforcement Agency

Data Sources:
1) Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Doc 2008/016356-01 - Appendix A, B and C 1995-2008. Report of Firearms Imports/Exports and Customs Detections - Half-Yearly Firearms Reports. Trade Division, Trade Policy and Regulation, Weapons and Strategic Goods
2) 2008-12: Australian Customs and Border Protection Service Annual Reports
3) 2012-15: Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection, Freedom of Information Act Request FA 16/03/00111, 18 March 2016

ID: Q11799

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