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GunPolicy.org. 2016 ‘Estimated Number of Illicit Firearms and of Privately Owned Firearms - United Kingdom.’ Number of Registered Firearms, United Kingdom. Sydney: GunPolicy.org. 17 December

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Estimated Number of Illicit Firearms and of Privately Owned Firearms - United Kingdom

GunPolicy.org calculations:

Year: Number of Registered Firearms
2017: 2,229,344 1 2 3
2010: 2,157,4434 5 6 7 8
2009: 2,146,971
2006: 2,045,532
2005: 2,051,017

Year: Calculated Estimate of Illicit Firearms (UNODC)9
2017: 1,031,26510

Year: Calculated Estimate of Privately Owned Firearms (UNODC)11
2017: 3,260,609

[Calculated Estimate of Illicit Firearms = Number of Registered Firearms x 10% (UNODC)
Calculated Estimate of Privately Owned Firearms = Number of Registered Firearms + UNODC Estimate of Illicit Firearms]

ID: Q13244

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