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Eder, Simon. 2011 ‘Shotgun Certificates: Applications, Certificates on Issue and Shotguns Covered by Certificates, 1971 and 1981 to 2009/10.’ Home Office Statistical Bulletin; Table 2, p. 13. London: UK Home Office. 24 March

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Shotgun Certificates: Applications, Certificates on Issue and Shotguns Covered by Certificates, 1971 and 1981 to 2009/10

Year - Shotgun Certificates on Issue - Number of Shotguns Covered by Certificates on Issue

1971: 715,500 ..
1981: 785,200 ..
1982: 780,600 ..
1983: 783,400* ..
1984: 798,400* ..
1985: 819,300* ..
1986: 841,000* ..
1987: 861,300* ..
1988: 882,000* ..
1989: 865,100 ..
1990: 802,300 ..
1991: 724,600 ..
1992: 689,200 ..
1993: 681,100 ..
1994: 670,000 ..
1995: 653,800 - 1,325,800
1996: 638,000 - 1,335,000
1997: 623,100 - 1,343,900
1998: 627,600 - 1,343,100
1999: 625,700 - 1,327,800
2000: 602,500 - 1,320,900
2001: 577,200 - 1,307,600
2002: 559,000 - 1,314,600
2002/03: 561,800 - 1,325,400
2003/04: 569,900 - 1,372,700
2004/05: 572,400 - 1,384,000
2005/06: 563,600 - 1,360,800
2006/07**: .. .. .. .. .. ..
2007/08**: 549,207 ..
2008/09: 574,946 - 1,366,082
2009/10: 580,653 - 1,358,522

*Includes estimates made centrally for a small number of forces.
**Figures are not available due to the transition from in-force data collection systems to the National Firearms Licensing Management System (NFLMS) in 2006.

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