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Civilian Guns

Number of Privately Owned Firearms

ChartThe estimated total number of guns (both licit and illicit) held by civilians in Australia is

2016: 3,150,0001 2 3 4
2012: 3,010,0005 4
2011: 2,960,0006 5 4
2010: 2,943,3637 4 8
2007: 2,750,000
2006: 2,918,454
2005: 3,050,0009
1997: 2,500,00010
1996: 3,200,000
1988: 3,500,00011
1975: 2,055,00012

Rate of Civilian Firearm Possession per 100 Population

ChartThe estimated rate of private gun ownership (both licit and illicit) per 100 people in Australia is

2016: 13.7013 3
2012: 13.67
2011: 13.60
2010: 13.6813 14 8
2007: 13.25
2006: 14.24
2005: 15.09
1997: 13.5813
1996: 17.59
1988: 21.34
1975: 14.92

Number of Privately Owned Handguns

ChartIn Australia, the number of handguns in civilian possession is reported to be

2010: 120,79015
2006: 172,42216
2005: 192,00017

Number of Privately Owned Firearms - World Ranking

In a 2007 comparison of the number of privately owned guns in 178 countries, Australia ranked at No. 2518

Rate of Privately Owned Firearms per 100 Population - World Ranking

In a 2007 comparison of the rate of private gun ownership in 178 countries, Australia ranked at No. 429

Proportion of Households with Firearms

ChartIn Australia, the percentage of households with one or more guns is reported to be

2005: 6.2%19
2003: 8.7%19
2000: 8%20
1994: 16.0%19
1992: 15.1%21
1989: 20.1%19 22
1988: 25%23
1979: 20%11

Proportion of Households with Rifles

In Australia, the percentage of households with one or more rifles is reported to be

1992: 12.5%21

Proportion of Households with Shotguns

In Australia, the percentage of households with one or more shotguns is reported to be

1992: 6.9%21

Proportion of Households with Handguns

ChartIn Australia, the percentage of households with one or more handguns is reported to be

2005: 0.3%19
2003: 1.1%
1994: 1.6%19 21
1989: 1.6%19

Number of Licensed Firearm Owners

ChartThe number of licensed gun owners in Australia is reported to be

2016: 816,0001
2012: 730,0005 24
2011: 734,0001
2010: 873,62525
2007: 731,56717
2006: 478,32626 27
2001: 764,51828 29 17 27
1997: 1,200,00030
1989: 2,381,00022

Rate of Licensed Firearm Owners per 100 Population

ChartThe rate of licensed firearm owners per 100 people in Australia is

2016: 3.5513
2012: 3.32
2011: 3.37
2010: 4.06
2007: 3.53
2006: 2.36
2001: 3.96
1997: 6.52
1989: 14.27

Number of Registered Firearms

ChartThe number of registered guns in Australia is reported to be

2017: 3,158,7953
2016: 2,890,0001 31
2012: 2,750,0005 24
2011: 2,700,0006 1 32 33
2010: 2,675,78525
2007: 2,500,00017
2006: 2,653,14026 27
2001: 2,165,17028 29 17 27
1997: 2,500,00030 10
1996: 3,200,00027
1989: 4,000,00022
1975: 1,354,700 34

Rate of Registered Firearms per 100 Population

ChartThe rate of registered guns per 100 people in Australia is

2016: 12.5713 1
2012: 12.49
2011: 12.401
2010: 12.44
2007: 12.05
2006: 12.95
2001: 11.22
1997: 13.58
1996: 17.59
1989: 23.98
1975: 9.84

Estimated Number of Unregistered and Illicit Firearms

ChartUnregistered and unlawfully held guns cannot be counted,35 but in Australia there are estimated to be

2016: 260,0002 3
2012: 260,0005
2011: 260,0005 36
2010: 267,5797 35 8
2007: 250,000
2006: 265,314

Estimated Rate of Unregistered and Illicit Firearms per 100 Population

ChartUnregistered and unlawfully held guns cannot be counted,35 but in Australia the rate of such firearms per 100 people is estimated to be

2016: 1.1313
2012: 1.18
2011: 1.19
2010: 1.24
2007: 1.20
2006: 1.29

Government Guns

Number of Military Firearms

The defence forces of Australia are reported to have 214,52037 firearms

Routine Arming of Police

In Australia, police officers on routine patrol carry one or more firearms38

Number of Law Enforcement Firearms

Police in Australia are reported to have 69,00039 firearms

ImpactsDeath and Injury

Total Number of Gun Deaths

ChartIn Australia, annual deaths resulting from firearms total

2018: 20640
2017: 189
2016: 233
2015: 211
2014: 230
2013: 211
2012: 226
2011: 188
2010: 232
2009: 226
2008: 235
2007: 237
2006: 245
2005: 221
2004: 243
2003: 28941 42
2002: 292
2001: 326
2000: 32442
1999: 347
1998: 312
1997: 428
1996: 516
1995: 470
1994: 516
1993: 513
1992: 608
1991: 618
1990: 595
1989: 549
1988: 674
1987: 694
1986: 677
1985: 682
1984: 675
1983: 644
1982: 689
1981: 618
1980: 687
1979: 685

Rate of All Gun Deaths per 100,000 People

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of all gun deaths per 100,000 population is

2018: 0.8840
2017: 0.81
2016: 1.01
2015: 0.93
2014: 1.02
2013: 0.95
2012: 1.03
2011: 0.86
2010: 1.08
2009: 1.06
2008: 1.12
2007: 1.14
2006: 1.20
2005: 1.09
2004: 1.22
2003: 1.46
2002: 1.49
2001: 1.69
2000: 1.70
1999: 1.84
1998: 1.68
1997: 2.32
1996: 2.84
1995: 2.61
1994: 2.90
1993: 2.91
1992: 3.49
1991: 3.59
1990: 3.51
1989: 3.29
1988: 4.11
1987: 4.30
1986: 4.26
1985: 4.35
1984: 4.35
1983: 4.20
1982: 4.54
1981: 4.14
1980: 4.70
1979: 3.29

Total Number of Male Gun Deaths

ChartIn Australia, annual male deaths resulting from firearms total

2018: 19640
2017: 177
2016: 213
2015: 202
2014: 211
2013: 195
2012: 209
2011: 174
2010: 210
2009: 210
2008: 212
2007: 220

Rate of Male Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of male gun death per 100,000 population is

2018: 1.6740
2017: 1.52
2016: 1.85
2015: 1.77
2014: 1.87
2013: 1.75
2012: 1.89
2011: 1.60
2010: 1.95
2009: 1.97
2008: 2.01
2007: 2.12

Total Number of Female Gun Deaths

ChartIn Australia, annual female deaths resulting from firearms total

2018: 1040
2017: 12
2016: 20
2015: 9
2014: 19
2013: 16
2012: 17
2011: 14
2010: 22
2009: 16
2008: 23
2007: 17

Rate of Female Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of female gun death per 100,000 population is

2018: 0.0940
2017: 0.10
2016: 0.17
2015: 0.08
2014: 0.17
2013: 0.14
2012: 0.15
2011: 0.13
2010: 0.20
2009: 0.15
2008: 0.22
2007: 0.16

Homicides (any method)

ChartIn Australia, annual homicides by any means total

2018: 22840
2017: 180
2016: 254
2015: 282
2014: 272
2013: 248
2012: 28543 44 45
2011: 24343 46 44 45 47 48
2010: 258
2009: 272
2008: 25143 46 49 50 45 47
2007: 216
2006: 256
2005: 199
2004: 164
2003: 27846 49 50 45 47
2002: 291
2001: 30049 50 45 47
2000: 34050 45 47
1999: 34150 47
1998: 312
1997: 319
1996: 358
1995: 342
1994: 34250
1993: 360
1992: 331
1991: 351
1990: 331

Rate of Homicide per 100,000 People (any method)

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of homicide by any means per 100,000 population is

2018: 0.9740
2017: 0.77
2016: 1.10
2015: 1.24
2014: 1.21
2013: 1.11
2012: 1.29
2011: 1.12
2010: 1.20
2009: 1.28
2008: 1.19
2007: 1.04
2006: 1.25
2005: 0.98
2004: 0.82
2003: 1.41
2002: 1.49
2001: 1.55
2000: 1.78
1999: 1.8151 47
1998: 1.68
1997: 1.73
1996: 1.97
1995: 1.90
1994: 1.9251
1993: 2.04
1992: 1.90
1991: 2.04
1990: 1.95

Male Homicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Australia, annual male homicides by any means total

2018: 15440
2017: 124
2016: 172
2015: 189
2014: 170
2013: 160
2012: 198
2011: 152
2010: 166
2009: 192
2008: 158
2007: 138

Rate of Male Homicide per 100,000 People (any method)

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of male homicide by any means per 100,000 population is

2018: 1.3140
2017: 1.06
2016: 1.49
2015: 1.66
2014: 1.51
2013: 1.43
2012: 1.79
2011: 1.39
2010: 1.54
2009: 1.80
2008: 1.50
2007: 1.33

Female Homicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Australia, annual female homicides by any means total

2018: 7440
2017: 56
2016: 82
2015: 93
2014: 102
2013: 88
2012: 87
2011: 91
2010: 92
2009: 80
2008: 93
2007: 78

Rate of Female Homicide per 100,000 People (any method)

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of female homicide by any means per 100,000 population is

2018: 0.6340
2017: 0.48
2016: 0.72
2015: 0.82
2014: 0.91
2013: 0.79
2012: 0.79
2011: 0.84
2010: 0.86
2009: 0.75
2008: 0.89
2007: 0.75

Gun Homicides

ChartIn Australia, annual firearm homicides total

2018: 3040
2017: 22
2016: 43
2015: 27
2014: 42
2013: 39
2012: 4243 52 45
2011: 32
2010: 39
2009: 3743 46 49 53 45 47
2008: 2743 46 49 45 47
2007: 2643 46 49 45 47 54
2006: 4143 46 49 45 47
2005: 1943 46 49 45 47 55
2004: 1743 46 49 47
2003: 5446 49 56 42 47
2002: 4546 49 56 42 47
2001: 4749 56 42 47
2000: 5756 42 47
1999: 50
1998: 57
1997: 79
1996: 104
1995: 67
1994: 7656 42
1993: 64
1992: 96
1991: 84
1990: 79
1989: 80
1988: 123

Rate of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of firearm homicide per 100,000 population is

2018: 0.1340
2017: 0.09
2016: 0.19
2015: 0.12
2014: 0.19
2013: 0.18
2012: 0.19
2011: 0.15
2010: 0.18
2009: 0.17
2008: 0.13
2007: 0.13
2006: 0.20
2005: 0.09
2004: 0.09
2003: 0.2751 56 47
2002: 0.23
2001: 0.24
2000: 0.3056 47
1999: 0.26
1998: 0.30
1997: 0.43
1996: 0.57
1995: 0.37
1994: 0.4356
1993: 0.36
1992: 0.55
1991: 0.49
1990: 0.46
1989: 0.48
1988: 0.74

Proportion of Homicides Committed With a Gun

ChartIn Australia, the percentage of homicides committed with a firearm is reported to be

2012: 16%57 45
2011: 12%57 45 48
2010: 12%57 45
2009: 13%57 45
2008: 12%
2007: 9%
2006: 14%
2005: 15%
2004: 17%57
2003: 15%
2002: 14%
2001: 21%57 45
2000: 20%57 47
1999: 18%
1998: 21%
1997: 22%
1996: 22%
1995: 25%
1994: 19%57
1993: 25%
1992: 20%
1991: 21%
1990: 25%

Male Gun Homicide Victims

ChartIn Australia, annual male firearm homicides total

2018: 2540
2017: 17
2016: 33
2015: 2158
2014: 30
2013: 30
2012: 34
2011: 26
2010: 31
2009: 29
2008: 18
2007: 18

Rate of Male Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of male firearm homicide per 100,000 population is

2018: 0.2140
2017: 0.15
2016: 0.29
2015: 0.18
2014: 0.27
2013: 0.27
2012: 0.31
2011: 0.24
2010: 0.29
2009: 0.27
2008: 0.17
2007: 0.17

Female Gun Homicide Victims

ChartIn Australia, annual female firearm homicides total

2018: 540
2017: 5
2016: 10
2015: 658
2014: 12
2013: 9
2012: 8
2011: 6
2010: 8
2009: 8
2008: 9
2007: 8

Rate of Female Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of female firearm homicide per 100,000 population is

2018: 0.0440
2017: 0.04
2016: 0.09
2015: 0.05
2014: 0.11
2013: 0.08
2012: 0.07
2011: 0.06
2010: 0.07
2009: 0.08
2008: 0.09
2007: 0.08

Handgun Homicides

ChartIn Australia, annual handgun homicides total

2016: 543
2015: 1
2014: 4
2013: 3
2012: 4
2011: 643 46
2010: 643 46 49
2009: 9
2008: 7
2007: 1
2006: 14
2005: 443
2004: 2
2003: 646 49
2002: 12
2001: 1349

Rate of Handgun Homicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of handgun homicide per 100,000 population is

2016: 0.0251
2015: 0.00
2014: 0.02
2013: 0.01
2012: 0.02
2011: 0.03
2010: 0.03
2009: 0.04
2008: 0.03
2007: 0.00
2006: 0.07
2005: 0.02
2004: 0.01
2003: 0.03
2002: 0.06
2001: 0.07

Long Gun Homicides

ChartIn Australia, annual long gun homicides total

2016: 2143
2015: 13
2014: 19
2013: 11
2012: 14
2011: 1743 46
2010: 2243 46 49
2009: 18
2008: 11
2007: 14
2006: 15
2005: 10
2004: 5
2003: 2446 49
2002: 20
2001: 1049

Rate of Long Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of long gun homicide per 100,000 population is

2016: 0.0951
2015: 0.06
2014: 0.08
2013: 0.05
2012: 0.06
2011: 0.08
2010: 0.10
2009: 0.08
2008: 0.05
2007: 0.07
2006: 0.07
2005: 0.05
2004: 0.03
2003: 0.12
2002: 0.10
2001: 0.05

Gun Homicides (Other)

ChartIn Australia, annual gun homicides (other) total

2016: 1643
2015: 13
2014: 8
2013: 21
2012: 24
2011: 943 46
2010: 1143 46 49
2009: 1043 46 49
2008: 9
2007: 11
2006: 12
2005: 5
2004: 10
2003: 2446 49
2002: 13
2001: 2449

Rate of Gun Homicide (Other) per 100,000 People

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of gun homicide (other) per 100,000 population is

2016: 0.0751
2015: 0.06
2014: 0.04
2013: 0.09
2012: 0.11
2011: 0.04
2010: 0.05
2009: 0.05
2008: 0.04
2007: 0.05
2006: 0.06
2005: 0.02
2004: 0.05
2003: 0.12
2002: 0.07
2001: 0.12

Suicides (any method)

ChartIn Australia, annual suicides by any means total

2018: 3,04240
2017: 3,124
2016: 2,907
2015: 3,093
2014: 2,919
2013: 2,608
2012: 2,580
2011: 2,39259 60
2010: 2,478
2009: 2,335
2008: 2,340
2007: 2,227
2006: 2,118
2005: 2,101
2004: 2,098
2003: 2,21360 61 56
2002: 2,320
2001: 2,45461 56
2000: 2,36356
1999: 2,492
1998: 2,683
1997: 2,720
1996: 2,393
1995: 2,368
1994: 2,258
1993: 2,081
1992: 2,294
1991: 2,360
1990: 2,161
1989: 2,096
1988: 2,197

Rate of Suicide per 100,000 People (any method)

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of suicide by any means per 100,000 population is

2018: 12.9640
2017: 13.45
2016: 12.64
2015: 13.59
2014: 12.97
2013: 11.71
2012: 11.72
2011: 10.99
2010: 11.52
2009: 10.98
2008: 11.14
2007: 10.73
2006: 10.34
2005: 10.38
2004: 10.49
2003: 11.2051 56
2002: 11.88
2001: 12.72
2000: 12.3456
1999: 13.17
1998: 14.34
1997: 14.69
1996: 13.07
1995: 13.10
1994: 12.65
1993: 11.78
1992: 13.11
1991: 13.65
1990: 12.66
1989: 12.47
1988: 13.29

Male Suicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Australia, annual male suicides by any means total

2018: 2,31640
2017: 2,346
2016: 2,171
2015: 2,329
2014: 2,205
2013: 1,944
2012: 1,930
2011: 1,811
2010: 1,912
2009: 1,783
2008: 1,832
2007: 1,698

Rate of Male Suicide per 100,000 People (any method)

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of male suicide by any means per 100,000 population is

2018: 19.6840
2017: 20.14
2016: 18.83
2015: 20.42
2014: 19.54
2013: 17.42
2012: 17.49
2011: 16.60
2010: 17.74
2009: 16.74
2008: 17.41
2007: 16.34

Female Suicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Australia, annual female suicides by any means total

2018: 72640
2017: 778
2016: 736
2015: 764
2014: 714
2013: 664
2012: 650
2011: 581
2010: 566
2009: 552
2008: 508
2007: 529

Rate of Female Suicide per 100,000 People (any method)

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of female suicide by any means per 100,000 population is

2018: 6.2040
2017: 6.72
2016: 6.42
2015: 6.73
2014: 6.36
2013: 5.98
2012: 5.92
2011: 5.35
2010: 5.27
2009: 5.20
2008: 4.84
2007: 5.11

Gun Suicides

ChartIn Australia, annual firearm suicides total

2018: 16940
2017: 162
2016: 184
2015: 180
2014: 181
2013: 168
2012: 177
2011: 14459 60
2010: 171
2009: 174
2008: 183
2007: 190
2006: 181
2005: 147
2004: 167
2003: 19360 61 56 42
2002: 217
2001: 26161 56 42
2000: 22256 42
1999: 269
1998: 235
1997: 329
1996: 382
1995: 388
1994: 420
1993: 431
1992: 488
1991: 505
1990: 486
1989: 450
1988: 521

Rate of Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of firearm suicide per 100,000 population is

2018: 0.7240
2017: 0.70
2016: 0.80
2015: 0.79
2014: 0.80
2013: 0.75
2012: 0.80
2011: 0.66
2010: 0.79
2009: 0.82
2008: 0.87
2007: 0.92
2006: 0.88
2005: 0.73
2004: 0.84
2003: 0.9851 56
2002: 1.11
2001: 1.35
2000: 1.1656
1999: 1.42
1998: 1.26
1997: 1.78
1996: 2.09
1995: 2.15
1994: 2.35
1993: 2.44
1992: 2.79
1991: 2.92
1990: 2.85
1989: 2.68
1988: 3.15

Male Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn Australia, annual male firearm suicides total

2018: 16540
2017: 156
2016: 174
2015: 177
2014: 176
2013: 161
2012: 169
2011: 137
2010: 157
2009: 166
2008: 171
2007: 182

Rate of Male Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of male firearm suicide per 100,000 population is

2018: 1.4040
2017: 1.34
2016: 1.51
2015: 1.55
2014: 1.56
2013: 1.44
2012: 1.53
2011: 1.26
2010: 1.46
2009: 1.56
2008: 1.63
2007: 1.75

Female Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn Australia, annual female firearm suicides total

2018: 440
2017: 6
2016: 10
2015: 358
2014: 5
2013: 7
2012: 8
2011: 7
2010: 14
2009: 8
2008: 12
2007: 8

Rate of Female Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of female firearm suicide per 100,000 population is

2018: 0.0340
2017: 0.05
2016: 0.09
2015: 0.03
2014: 0.04
2013: 0.06
2012: 0.07
2011: 0.06
2010: 0.13
2009: 0.08
2008: 0.11
2007: 0.08

Handgun Suicides

ChartIn Australia, annual handgun suicides total

2016: 1859
2015: 17
2014: 17
2013: 23
2012: 12
2011: 1759 60
2010: 1859 60 61
2009: 17
2008: 25
2007: 15
2006: 15
2005: 14
2004: 13
2003: 2560 61
2002: 24
2001: 3461

Rate of Handgun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of handgun suicide per 100,000 population is

2016: 0.0851
2015: 0.07
2014: 0.08
2013: 0.10
2012: 0.05
2011: 0.08
2010: 0.08
2009: 0.08
2008: 0.12
2007: 0.07
2006: 0.07
2005: 0.07
2004: 0.07
2003: 0.13
2002: 0.12
2001: 0.18

Long Gun Suicides

ChartIn Australia, the number of long gun suicides is

2016: 15759
2015: 137
2014: 128
2013: 131
2012: 135
2011: 11659 60
2010: 14159 60 61
2009: 139
2008: 140
2007: 146
2006: 150
2005: 127
2004: 99
2003: 13360 61
2002: 165
2001: 17361

Rate of Long Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of long gun suicide per 100,000 population is

2016: 0.6851
2015: 0.60
2014: 0.57
2013: 0.59
2012: 0.61
2011: 0.53
2010: 0.66
2009: 0.65
2008: 0.67
2007: 0.70
2006: 0.73
2005: 0.63
2004: 0.50
2003: 0.67
2002: 0.84
2001: 0.90

Gun Suicides (Other)

ChartIn Australia, annual gun suicides (other) total

2016: 859
2015: 23
2014: 33
2013: 12
2012: 30
2011: 1159 60
2010: 1259 60 61
2009: 18
2008: 18
2007: 29
2006: 16
2005: 6
2004: 55
2003: 3560 61
2002: 28
2001: 5461

Rate of Gun Suicide (Other) per 100,000 People

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of gun suicide (other) per 100,000 population is

2016: 0.0351
2015: 0.10
2014: 0.15
2013: 0.05
2012: 0.14
2011: 0.05
2010: 0.06
2009: 0.08
2008: 0.09
2007: 0.14
2006: 0.08
2005: 0.03
2004: 0.28
2003: 0.18
2002: 0.14
2001: 0.28

Unintentional Gun Deaths

ChartIn Australia, annual unintentional shooting deaths total

2018: 140
2017: 3
2016: 4
2015: 3
2014: 4
2013: 3
2012: 3
2011: 762 63
2010: 1162 63 64
2009: 7
2008: 5
2007: 4
2006: 8
2005: 50
2004: 54
2003: 4063 64 56 42
2002: 30
2001: 18
2000: 4556 42
1999: 28
1998: 22
1997: 19
1996: 30
1995: 15
1994: 20
1993: 18
1992: 24
1991: 29
1990: 30
1989: 19
1988: 30

Rate of Unintentional Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of unintentional shooting death per 100,000 population is

2018: 040
2017: 0.01
2016: 0.02
2015: 0.01
2014: 0.02
2013: 0.01
2012: 0.01
2011: 0.03
2010: 0.05
2009: 0.03
2008: 0.02
2007: 0.02
2006: 0.04
2005: 0.25
2004: 0.27
2003: 0.2051 56
2002: 0.15
2001: 0.09
2000: 0.2356
1999: 0.15
1998: 0.12
1997: 0.10
1996: 0.16
1995: 0.08
1994: 0.11
1993: 0.10
1992: 0.14
1991: 0.17
1990: 0.18
1989: 0.11
1988: 0.18

Unintentional Male Gun Deaths

ChartIn Australia, annual unintentional male shooting deaths total

2018: 140
2017: 2
2016: 4
2015: 358
2014: 258
2013: 3
2012: 3
2011: 7
2010: 11
2009: 7
2008: 5
2007: 4

Rate of Unintentional Male Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of unintentional male shooting death per 100,000 population is

2018: 0.0140
2017: 0.02
2016: 0.03
2015: 0.03
2014: 0.02
2013: 0.03
2012: 0.03
2011: 0.06
2010: 0.10
2009: 0.07
2008: 0.05
2007: 0.04

Unintentional Female Gun Deaths

ChartIn Australia, annual unintentional female shooting deaths total

2018: 040
2017: 1
2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 2
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0

Rate of Unintentional Female Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of unintentional female shooting death per 100,000 population is

2018: 040
2017: 0.01
2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 0.02
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0

Unintentional Handgun Deaths

ChartIn Australia, annual unintentional shooting deaths by handgun total

2016: 062
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 1
2012: 0
2011: 062 63
2010: 162 63 64
2009: 0
2008: 1
2007: 0
2006: 1
2005: 062
2004: 2
2003: 363 64

Rate of Unintentional Handgun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of unintentional shooting death by handgun per 100,000 population is

2016: 0.0051
2015: 0.00
2014: 0.00
2013: 0.00
2012: 0.00
2011: 0.00
2010: 0.00
2009: 0.00
2008: 0.00
2007: 0.00
2006: 0.00
2005: 0.00
2004: 0.01
2003: 0.02

Unintentional Long Gun Deaths

ChartIn Australia, annual unintentional shooting deaths by long gun total

2016: 562
2015: 3
2014: 3
2013: 1
2012: 3
2011: 762 63
2010: 962 63 64
2009: 5
2008: 3
2007: 3
2006: 6
2005: 3
2004: 8
2003: 1163 64
2002: 10
2001: 664

Rate of Unintentional Long Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of unintentional shooting death by long gun per 100,000 population is

2016: 0.0251
2015: 0.01
2014: 0.01
2013: 0.00
2012: 0.01
2011: 0.03
2010: 0.04
2009: 0.02
2008: 0.01
2007: 0.01
2006: 0.03
2005: 0.01
2004: 0.04
2003: 0.06
2002: 0.05
2001: 0.03

Unintentional Gun Deaths (Other)

ChartIn Australia, annual unintentional shooting deaths by firearm (other) total

2016: 062
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 1
2012: 0
2011: 062 63
2010: 162 63 64
2009: 2
2008: 1
2007: 1
2006: 1
2005: 47
2004: 44
2003: 2663 64
2002: 20
2001: 1264

Rate of Unintentional Gun Death (Other) per 100,000 People

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of unintentional shooting death by firearm (other) per 100,000 population is

2016: 0.0051
2015: 0.00
2014: 0.00
2013: 0.00
2012: 0.00
2011: 0.00
2010: 0.00
2009: 0.01
2008: 0.00
2007: 0.00
2006: 0.00
2005: 0.23
2004: 0.22
2003: 0.13
2002: 0.10
2001: 0.06

Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn Australia, annual shooting deaths in which the cause remains undecided total

2018: 640
2017: 2
2016: 265
2015: 1
2014: 3
2013: 1
2012: 4
2011: 565 66
2010: 11
2009: 8
2008: 16
2007: 11
2006: 12
2005: 465
2004: 3
2003: 256
2002: 0
1999: 267
1998: 856
1997: 3
1996: 5
1995: 3
1994: 6
1993: 6
1992: 7
1991: 5
1990: 15
1989: 13
1988: 17

Rate of Gun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of unknown-cause shooting deaths per 100,000 population is

2018: 0.0340
2017: 0.01
2016: 0.01
2015: 0
2014: 0.01
2013: 0
2012: 0.02
2011: 0.02
2010: 0.05
2009: 0.04
2008: 0.08
2007: 0.05
2006: 0.06
2005: 0.02
2004: 0.02
2003: 0.0156
2002: 0.00
1999: 0.0167
1998: 0.0456
1997: 0.02
1996: 0.03
1995: 0.02
1994: 0.03
1993: 0.03
1992: 0.04
1991: 0.03
1990: 0.09
1989: 0.08
1988: 0.10

Male Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn Australia, annual male shooting deaths in which the cause remains undecided total

2018: 540
2017: 2
2016: 2
2015: 1
2014: 3
2013: 1
2012: 3
2011: 4
2010: 11
2009: 8
2008: 14
2007: 10

Rate of Male Gun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of unknown-cause male shooting deaths per 100,000 population is

2015: 0.0458
2014: 0.12
2013: 0.01
2012: 0.03
2011: 0.04
2010: 0.16
2009: 0.08
2008: 0.13
2007: 0.10

Female Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn Australia, annual female shooting deaths in which the cause remains undecided total

2018: 140
2017: 0
2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 1
2011: 1
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 2
2007: 1

Rate of Female Gun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of unknown-cause female shooting deaths per 100,000 population is

2014: 0.0458
2012: 0.01
2011: 0.01
2010: 0.02
2008: 0.02
2007: 0.01

Handgun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn Australia, annual deaths by handgun in which the cause remains undecided total

2016: 165
2015: 0
2014: 1
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 065 66
2010: 265 66 68
2009: 0
2008: 1
2007: 0
2006: 1
2005: 265
2004: 0

Rate of Handgun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of unknown-cause handgun deaths per 100,000 population is

2016: 0.0051
2015: 0.00
2014: 0.00
2013: 0.00
2012: 0.00
2011: 0.00
2010: 0.01
2009: 0.00
2008: 0.00
2007: 0.00
2006: 0.00
2005: 0.01
2004: 0.00

Long Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn Australia, annual deaths by long gun in which the cause remains undecided total

2016: 065
2015: 2
2014: 7
2013: 1
2012: 0
2011: 465 66
2010: 265 66 68
2009: 1
2008: 4
2007: 3
2006: 2
2005: 265
2004: 2

Rate of Long Gun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of unknown-cause long gun deaths per 100,000 population is

2016: 0.0051
2015: 0.01
2014: 0.03
2013: 0.00
2012: 0.00
2011: 0.02
2010: 0.01
2009: 0.00
2008: 0.02
2007: 0.01
2006: 0.01
2005: 0.01
2004: 0.01

Gun Deaths (Other) from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn Australia, annual deaths by firearm (other) in which the cause remains undecided total

2016: 165
2015: 2
2014: 10
2013: 3
2012: 4
2011: 165 66
2010: 765 66 68
2009: 7
2008: 11
2007: 8
2006: 9
2005: 065
2004: 1

Rate of Gun Death (Other) from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn Australia, the annual rate of unknown-cause gun deaths (other) per 100,000 population is

2016: 0.0051
2015: 0.01
2014: 0.04
2013: 0.01
2012: 0.02
2011: 0.00
2010: 0.03
2009: 0.03
2008: 0.05
2007: 0.04
2006: 0.04
2005: 0.00
2004: 0.01

Legal Intervention Gun Homicides

ChartIn Australia, annual legal-intervention gun homicides total

2016: 669
2015: 7
2014: 9
2013: 2
2012: 5
2011: 2
2010: 6
2009: 4
2008: 4
2007: 6
2006: 3
2005: 1
2004: 2
2002: 1070
2001: 4
2000: 571
1999: 472
1998: 773
1997: 774

ProductionGun Industry

Regulation of Firearm Makers

In Australia, the manufacture of small arms, ammunition and/or their components is permitted only if the maker holds a valid licence75 76

Small Arms Manufacture - World Ranking

In a classification of the world's small, medium and major firearm manufacturers, Australia was ranked 'small'77

Home-made Guns

In Australia, the prevalence of illicit craft, or 'home-made' firearm manufacture is reported to be low78 79 80 81

TransfersGun Trade and Trafficking

Firearm Exports

In Australia, firearm and ammunition exports are limited by transfer control law82 83 84

Firearm Exports (Number)

ChartThe annual number of firearms exported from Australia is reported by manufacturers to be

2018: 5,20485
2017: 5,871
2016: 6,112
2015: 4,030
2011: 4,54086
2007: 1,160

Small Arms Exports (US$) - Customs

ChartThe annual value of small arms and ammunition exports from Australia is reported by Customs to be US$

2016: 69,330,16387
2015: 87,543,642
2014: 38,488,325
2013: 76,893,241
2012: 28,498,30687 88
2011: 11,077,63089
2010: 12,000,00090

Small Arms Exports - World Ranking

In a comparison of the world's major/mid-level/minor/unknown small arms exporters, Australia was categorized as 'major'91 92 93

Firearm Imports

In Australia, firearm and ammunition imports are limited by transfer control law82 94 83 84

Firearm Imports (Number)

ChartThe annual number of firearms imported to Australia is reported to be

2018: 106,06585
2017: 102,613
2016: 97,125
2015: 103,696
2014: 98,35195
2013: 88,185
2012: 90,006
2011: 72,586
2010: 73,701
2009: 57,522
2008: 58,111
2007: 47,820
2006: 39,389
2005: 38,78696 97 98 99 100
2004: 36,980
2003: 40,939
2002: 28,016
2001: 30,666
2000: 33,152
1999: 18,405
1998: 34,837
1997: 89,760
1996: 44,802
1995: 48,75198
1994: 32,928
1993: 35,881
1992: 45,305
1991: 71,675
1990: 57,222
1989: 51,502
1979: 104,149101
1978: 108,854
1977: 194,764
1976: 191,359
1975: 166,364

Small Arms Imports (US$) - Customs

ChartThe annual value of small arms and ammunition imports to Australia is reported by Customs to be US$

2016: 117,036,08987
2015: 115,669,478
2014: 164,400,240
2013: 124,383,473
2012: 122,098,69987 102 103 104 105
2011: 104,812,08089 106 107
2010: 132,000,000108
2001: 62,000,000102

Smuggling Guns and Ammunition

Reports suggest that the level of firearm and ammunition smuggling in Australia is low109 78 110 111 79 112 113 114 99 81 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123

Regulation of Arms Brokers

In Australia, the activities of arms brokers and transfer intermediaries are specifically regulated by law124

End User Certificates

Customs regulations in Australia include125 126 certification of the intended end user of any small arms or ammunition transfer, and/or a written declaration of its intended end use

Transparency of Small Arms Transfers

ChartIn its annual Small Arms Trade Transparency Barometer, the Small Arms Survey compares public reporting among major arms exporting nations on a scale from strong to weak (25 to zero). In recent years, Australia scored

2018: 12.50127
2017: 12.00128
2016: 12.25129
2014: 11.25130
2013: 10.25131
2012: 10.00132
2011: 10.25133
2010: 10.25134
2009: 10.25135
2008: 11.25136
2007: 11.25137
2006: 10.00138
2005: 11.25139
2004: 11.25140

MeasuresGun Regulation

Firearm Regulation - Guiding Policy

The regulation of guns in Australia is categorised as restrictive141

Firearm Law

Guiding gun control legislation in Australia includes the National Firearms Agreement (NFA) of 1996142 and 2017,143 the National Firearms Trafficking Policy Agreement (NFTPA) 2002,144 the National Handgun Agreement (NHA) 2002,145 and the Firearms Acts and Regulations of each State and Territory146

Firearm Regulation Authority

Guns in Australia are regulated by the local State and Territory authorities147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154

Right to Possess Firearms

In Australia, the right to private gun ownership is not guaranteed by law155 156 157 158 159

Restricted Firearms and Ammunition

In Australia, civilians are not allowed to possess automatic and semi-automatic firearms, self-loading and pump action shotguns, handguns with a calibre in excess of .38in with only narrow exemptions, semi-automatic handguns with a barrel length less than 120mm, and revolvers with a barrel length less than 100mm142 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169

Regulation of Automatic Weapons

In Australia, private possession of fully automatic weapons is prohibited, with only narrow exceptions for permanently inoperable collector's, display, or museum guns142 160 162 163 164 165 170 171 168 169 48

Regulation of Semiautomatic Assault Weapons

In Australia, private possession of semi-automatic assault weapons and their lookalikes is prohibited in all but exceptional circumstances160 162 163 164 165 166 167 172

Regulation of Handguns

In Australia, private possession of handguns (pistols and revolvers) is only permitted subject to stringent conditions160 173 161 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 48

Law Regulates Long Guns

In Australia, civilian possession of rifles and shotguns is regulated by law160 162 163 164 165 166 167 172 48

Gun Ownership and Possession

In Australia, only licensed gun owners182 183 184 185 150 186 187 188 189 48 may lawfully acquire, possess or transfer a firearm or ammunition

Genuine Reason Required for Firearm Possession

Applicants for a gun owner’s licence in Australia are required to establish a genuine reason to possess a firearm, for example gun club membership, hunting, target shooting, firearm collection, pest control, and narrow occupational uses.190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198
In law, personal protection is not a genuine reason199 200 201

Minimum Age for Firearm Possession

The minimum age for gun ownership in Australia is 18 years, or as young as 11 years while under the immediate supervision of an appropriately licensed adult182 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209

Gun Owner Background Checks

An applicant for a firearm licence in Australia must pass a background check which considers criminal, mental health, physical, addiction, domestic violence, residential and other210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 48 records

Reference Required for Firearm Licence

In Australia, third party character references for each gun licence applicant are required for some licence categories in some jurisdictions219 220 221 222

Domestic Violence and Firearms

Where a past history, or apprehended likelihood of family violence exists, the law in Australia stipulates210 223 224 213 225 215 226 217 227 that a gun licence should be denied or revoked

Firearm Safety Training

In Australia, an understanding of firearm safety and the law, tested in a theoretical and/or practical training course is required228 229 230 231 232 216 233 234 for a firearm licence

Gun Owner Licensing Period

In Australia, gun owners must re-apply and re-qualify for their firearm licence every one to five years depending on the licence category182 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242

Licensing Records

In Australia, authorities maintain a record243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 of individual civilians licensed to acquire, possess, sell or transfer a firearm or ammunition

Limit on Number of Guns

Licensed firearm owners in Australia are permitted to possess only the number and type of firearms specified on their licence or acquisition permit191 253 254 255 256 150 257 258 259 257 260

Limit on Quantity, Type of Ammunition

Licensed firearm owners in Australia are permitted to possess ammunition only for those firearms for which the purchaser is licensed, with a limit on the quantity of ammunition that may be purchased in a given period261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 260

Firearm Registration

Civilian Gun Registration

In Australia, the law requires269 270 243 251 246 245 248 250 249 252 that a record of the acquisition, possession and transfer of each privately held firearm be retained in an official register

Gun Dealer Record Keeping

In Australia, licensed firearm dealers are required271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 252 to keep a record of each firearm or ammunition purchase, sale or transfer on behalf of a regulating authority

Gun Manufacturer Record Keeping

In Australia, licensed gun makers are required279 252 to keep a record of each firearm produced, for inspection by a regulating authority

State-Owned Firearm Records

In Australia, State agencies are required280 281 to maintain records of the storage and movement of all firearms and ammunition under their control

Gun Sales and Transfers

Regulation of Private Gun Sales

In Australia, the private sale and transfer of firearms is prohibited unless conducted and registered by a licensed firearm dealer, or in remote locations by police261 282 283 284 285 286 287 288

Regulation of Dealer Gun Sales

In Australia, dealing in firearms by way of business without a valid gun dealer’s licence is unlawful261 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296

Background Checks for Private Gun Sales

The buyer of a firearm in a private sale in Australia is obliged261 210 to pass official background checks before taking possession

Background Checks for Dealer Gun Sales

The buyer of a firearm from a licensed gun dealer in Australia is obliged261 210 to pass official background checks before taking possession

Limit on Gun Dealer Sales

In Australia, the number and type of firearms which can be sold by a licensed gun dealer to a single gun owner is limited to one firearm per acquisition permit, in accordance with the particular firearm licence category253 254 297 256 298 257 299 259 257 260

Number of Licensed Gun Dealers

ChartThe number of licensed firearm dealers in Australia is reported to be

1999: 1,581300
1998: 1,223301

Waiting Period for Gun Possession

In Australia, the minimum wait for a lawful firearm purchase to be completed is 28 days for a first sale or transfer, with exemptions in some states and territories for subsequent acquisition of the same type of firearm for which the owner already holds a licence253 302 297 303 304 305 216 306 307

Regulation of Gun Shows

In Australia, gun shows and temporary firearm dealing events in some jurisdictions, are regulated308 309 310 311 in law

Storage and Transport of Guns and Ammunition

Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations - Private

Firearm regulations in Australia include312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of private firearms and ammunition by licensed gun owners

Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations - Dealer

Firearm regulations in Australia include321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of firearms and ammunition by licensed arms dealers

Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations - Government

Government regulations in Australia include281 280 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of firearms and ammunition by state entities

Firearm and Ammunition Transport Regulations

Regulations in Australia include329 330 331 332 333 334 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of firearms and ammunition while in transit

Marking and Tracing Guns and Ammunition

Firearm Marking

In Australia, a unique identifying mark on each firearm is required by law76

Firearm Tracing

In Australia, state authorities carry out335 336 337 338 339 340 recognised arms tracing and tracking procedures

Ballistic Record of Firearms and Ammunition

In Australia, the ballistic characteristics of each civilian firearm and its ammunition are not341 342 recorded in a register

Carrying Guns

Carrying Guns Openly in Public

In Australia, carrying a firearm in plain view in a public place is prohibited without genuine reason. In law, personal protection is not a genuine reason.199 200 343 344 345 346 347 201 48

Carrying Hidden Handguns in Public

In Australia, carrying a concealed firearm in a public place is prohibited without genuine reason. In law, personal protection is not a genuine reason.199 200 343 344 345 346 347 201 48

Penalty for Illicit Firearm Possession

In Australia, the maximum penalty for unlawful possession of a firearm348 is 20 years in prison, depending on the jurisdiction and category of firearm349 184 185 350 351 187 188 189 352

Collection, Amnesty and Destruction Programmes

Authorities in Australia are known to have353 354 implemented voluntary firearm surrender schemes, and/or weapon seizure programmes in order to reduce the number of illicit firearms in circulation

Firearms Surrendered and Seized

ChartIn Australia, the number of firearms voluntarily surrendered, bought back or seized by authorities is reported to be

2017: 57,324355
2015: 3,000356
2014: 3,000357
2012: 3,485358 359 360 361
2011: 5,922359 360 361
2010: 5,798359 360
2008/11: 4,000362 360
2006: 5,15717 360
2004: 68,727363 364
1987/2015: 1,121,577365 353 354 366

Small Arms Destroyed

ChartIn Australia, the number of firearms destroyed following amnesty, collection and seizure programmes is reported to be

2017: 20,174367
2015: 17,081368
2012: 3,485359
2011: 3,857
2010: 3,109
1987/2015: 1,121,577365 353 354 366

Destruction and Disposal Policy

In Australia, it is not state policy369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 to destroy surplus, collected and seized firearms rather than return them to the secondary arms market

MeasuresInternational Controls

Regional Agreements

Pacific Islands Forum

As a member of the Pacific Islands Forum, Australia adopted the March, 2000 Nadi Framework agreement, which aims to harmonise small arms-related legislation across Oceania. In August 2003, the Nadi Framework’s draft model Weapons Control Bill was unanimously accepted for consideration by all 16 member states of the Pacific Islands Forum377 378

Geneva Declaration on Armed Violence and Development

The Geneva Declaration on Armed Violence and Development, a diplomatic initiative aimed at addressing the interrelations between armed violence and development, was signed in 2006379 by Australia.

Arms Trade Treaty

The Arms Trade Treaty has been signed and ratified380 by Australia

United Nations Firearms Protocol

The United Nations Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunition has been signed, but not yet ratified381 by Australia

United Nations Small Arms Programme of Action UNPoA

UNPoA Commitment

On 21 July 2001, Australia committed to a consensus decision of the United Nations to adopt, support and implement the UN Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects382

UNPoA Implementation Monitor Score

In its UN small arms Programme of Action Implementation Monitor (PoAIM Phase 1), the Small Arms Survey scored Australia against its commitments to the PoA, then ranked it at No. 22383 384 385 386 among 159 Member States

UNPoA National Reporting

Under the terms of its 2001 commitment to the United Nations small arms Programme of Action, Australia has submitted one or more national reports387 388 on its implementation of the UNPoA

UNPoA National Point of Contact

In Australia, a National Point of Contact to deal with issues relating to the UNPoA has been designated389 388

UNPoA National Coordinating Body

In Australia, a National Coordinating Body to deal with issues relating to the UNPoA has been designated389 388

UNPoA Civil Society Involvement and Support

In National Reports of Australia submitted to the UN from 2001 to 2010, a history of substantive cooperation with civil society in support of UNPoA activities was apparent389 388 390

UNPoA International Assistance – Donor

Funds for UNPoA implementation have been donated391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 by Australia to other UN Member States

United Nations Small Arms Register

According to the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms, Australia has declared399 its small arms exports in one or more annual National Reports on Arms Exports.

United Nations Membership

In the UN List of Member States, Australia has been a Member State of the United Nations since 1945400

Wassenaar Arrangement

The Wassenaar Arrangement on Export Controls and Conventional Arms and Dual-Use Goods and Technologies lists401 Australia as a Participating State

BackgroundCountry Profile

Conflict Profile

For a profile of conflict in Australia, select the Link icon to open an external web page from the UCDP Conflict Encyclopedia at Uppsala University

Global Peace Index

To see where Australia ranks, select the Link icon to open an external web page at the Global Peace Index


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