Citation(s) from the literature library 2016 ‘Registered Firearms, Australia 2016.’ Freedom of Information Responses from Australian State and Territory Firearm Registries. Sydney: Australian State and Territory Firearm Registries. 24 November

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Registered Firearms, Australia 2016 (or latest year available)

Australian Capital Territory: 19,3051 (2016)
New South Wales: 793,3292 (2016)
Northern Territory: 57,8043 (2014)
Queensland: 793,8484 (2016)
South Australia: 298,8515 (2016)
Tasmania: 134,0536 (2016)
Victoria: 767,3047 (2015)
Western Australia: 294,3018 (2016)

Total number of registered firearms in Australia: 3,158,795

[Editor's Note: Victoria and the Northern Territory refused to provide firearm registration totals, either under Freedom of Information legislation or Police Research Committee procedures. The total number of registered firearms calculated above by is higher than the national total of 2,890,0009 released in 2016 by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC). The federal tally is likely to have been adjusted for suspected duplicate, redundant or otherwise inaccurate registry records].

ID: Q13193

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