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Karp, Aaron. 2009 ‘Estimated Total Small Arms, Firearms, and Surpluses in Chile, Rounded.’ Surplus Arms in South America: A Survey; Working Paper 7 (Table 8), p. 35. Geneva: Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 1 August

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Table 8: Estimated Total Small Arms, Firearms, and Surpluses in Chile, Rounded

Armed Forces: 408,000 (total), 164,000 (surplus)

Air Force: 8,000 (small arms and firearms)
Army: 143,000 (small arms and firearms)
Navy: 16,000 (small arms and firearms)
Reserves: 192,000 (small arms and firearms)

Obsolescent Military: 50,000? (small arms and firearms) 50,000? (surplus)

Carabineros: 60,000 (total), 0 (surplus)

Investigative Police: 6,000 (total), 0 (surplus)

Civilian: 1,500,000 - 2,000,000 (total)

Civilian Legal: 738,000 (small arms and firearms)
Civilian Illegal: 750,000 - 1,300,000 (small arms and firearms)

Total: 2,000,000 - 2,500,000
Total Surplus: 214,000

ID: Q5302

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