Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Hazen, Jennifer M. 2008 ‘Estimates of Civilian Holdings of Firearms.’ Armed Violence in Asia and the Pacific: An overview of the Causes, Costs and Consequences; Table 13, p. 15. Geneva: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 1 May
Estimates of Civilian Holdings of Firearms
Region - Country - Population (2003) - Civilian Possession* - Firearms per 100 residents** - Law Enforcement Firearms - Armed Forces' firearms
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Mongolia, Brunei, Cambodia, Timor-Leste, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
*Note: Estimates of civilian possession do not include possession by armed non-state combatants, and do not necessarily include illegally held weapons.
** Note: Number rounded to whole number. Those countries with rates between 0 and 1 have been rounded up to 1.
Source: A. Karp, 2008