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GunPolicy.org. 2016 ‘Estimated Number of Illicit Firearms and of Privately Owned Firearms - WA.’ Number of Registered Firearms, Western Australia. Sydney: GunPolicy.org. 13 December

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Estimated Number of Illicit Firearms and of Privately Owned Firearms - WA

GunPolicy.org calculations:

Year: Number of Registered Firearms
2019: 284,8561
2018: 290,327
2017: 285,636
2016: 280,124
2015: 273,135
2014: 265,627
2013: 252,462
2012: 240,098
2011: 228,988
2010: 219,259
2009: 203,329
2008: 193,753
2004: 231,128
2001: 245,322
1999: 259,5402
1998: 216,0003
1996: 270,3714
1995: 308,0005
1994: 261,923
1974: 129,031

Year: Calculated Estimate of Illicit Firearms (UNODC)6
2019: 28,486
2018: 29,033
2017: 28,564
2016: 28,012
2015: 27,314
2014: 26,563
2013: 25,246
2012: 24,010
2011: 22,899
2010: 21,926
2009: 20,333
2008: 19,375
2004: 23,113
2001: 24,532
1999: 25,954
1998: 21,600
1996: 27,037
1995: 30,800
1994: 26,192
1974: 12,903

Year: Calculated Estimate of Privately Owned Firearms (UNODC)7
2019: 313,342
2018: 319,360
2017: 314,200
2016: 308,136
2015: 300,449
2014: 292,190
2013: 277,708
2012: 264,108
2011: 251,887
2010: 241,185
2009: 223,662
2008: 213,128
2004: 254,241
2001: 269,854
1999: 285,494
1998: 237,600
1996: 297,408
1995: 338,800
1994: 288,115
1974: 141,934

[Calculated Estimate of Illicit Firearms = Number of Registered Firearms x 10% (UNODC)
Calculated Estimate of Privately Owned Firearms = Number of Registered Firearms + UNODC Estimate of Illicit Firearms]

ID: Q13225

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