Citation(s) from the literature library

Karp, Aaron. 2003 ‘Fewer Blanks: Global Firearm Stockpiles.’ Small Arms Survey 2003: Development Denied; Table 2.17 (Box 2.5), p. 89. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1 July

Relevant contents

Box 2.5: Firearms of the Pacific

Table 2.17: Firearms in the Pacific (civilian, police and military)

Country: Samoa
Population: 160,000
Lawfully-held civilian firearms: 17,845
Police firearms (estimate): 142
Military firearms (estimate): 0
Known national total (estimate): 17,987

Sources cited:

Alpers & Twyford (2003); military figures calculated from IISS (1986)

ID: Q330

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