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Duquet, Nils and Maarten Van Alstein. 2015 ‘Percentage of Types of Firearm Possessed [by Households] in European Countries, 2004-2005.’ Firearms and Violent Deaths in Europe: An Exploratory Analysis of the Linkages Between Gun Ownership, Firearms Legislation and Violent Death; Chapter 1 (Table 1), p. 10. Brussels: Flemish Peace Institute. 25 June

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Table 1: % of Types of Firearm (Excluding Air Rifles) Possessed in European Countries, According to ICVS, 2004-2005

Country: Handgun (%) - Shotgun (%) - Rifle (%)
Austria: 65 - 34 - 47
Belgium: 59 - 36 - 26
Bulgaria: 71 - 42 - 0
Denmark: 18 - 58 - 56
England & Wales: 14 - 66 - 59
Estonia: 52 - 50 - 13
Finland: 31 - 73 - 58
France: 30 - 57 - 34
Germany: 77 - 26 - 40
Greece: 17 - 88 - 10
Hungary: 57 - 49 - 14
Iceland: 7 - 82 - 49
Ireland: 11 - 78 - 25
Italy: 55 - 19 - 47
Lithuania: 57 - 47 - 10
Luxembourg: 70 - 30 - 50
Netherlands: 67 - 30 - 20
Northern Ireland: 22 - 76 - 20
Norway: 13 - 64 - 44
Poland: 57 - 44 - 9
Portugal: 31 - 23 - 68
Scotland: 17 - 63 - 48
Spain: 11 - 81 - 7
Sweden: 15 - 66 - 68
Switzerland: 39 - 0 - 76
United Kingdom: 13 - 67 - 57

Source Cited:

International crime victims surveys – ICVS – 1989, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2005; European survey on crime and safety – EU ICS 2005, Drs. J.N. van Kesteren, Tilburg University - International Victimology Institute, https://easy.dans.knaw.nl/ui/datasets/id/easy-dataset:44578

ID: Q12045

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