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UK. 2012 ‘Table 1: Firearm Certificates: Applications, Certificates on Issue and Firearms Covered by Certificates: 1995 to 2011/12.’ Firearm and Shotgun Certificates in England and Wales, 1995 to 2011/12 - Data tables; Table 1. London: Office for National Statistics. 16 August

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Table 1: Firearm certificates: applications, certificates on issue and firearms covered by certificates: 1995 to 2011/12 (1,2)

Year: Firearm certificates on issue - Number of firearms covered by certificates on issue (4) - Average number of firearms per certificate

2011/12: 141,820 - 477,888 - 3.4
2010/11: 141,347 - 464,839 - 3.3
2009/10: 141,775 - 451,131 - 3.2
2008/09: 138,728 - 435,383 - 3.1
2007/08(6): 128,528 - n/a - n/a
2006/07(6): n/a - n/a - n/a
2005/06: 127,900 - 368,600 - 2.9
2004/05: 126,400 - 358,300 - 2.8
2003/04: 122,100 - 342,200 - 2.8
2002/03: 118,600 - 316,700 - 2.7
2002: 117,700 - 311,000 - 2.6
2001: 119,600 - 301,000 - 2.5
2000: 125,400 - 296,800 - 2.4
1999: 132,300 - 296,400 - 2.2
1998: 131,900 - 295,000 - 2.2
1997: 133,600 - 305,000 - 2.3
1996: 141,900 - 418,300 - 2.9
1995: 141,700 - 413,600 - 2.9

Footnotes:
1) Figures for calendar years are as at 31 December, financial years as at 31 March.
2) Figures up to 2005/06 are rounded; since 2007/08 figures are unrounded.
4) Full returns for all police forces available only from 1995.
6. Figures are not available due to the transition from in-force data collection systems to the NFLMS in 2006.

ID: Q6617

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