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Eder, Simon. 2011 ‘Firearm Certificates: Applications, Certificates on Issue and Firearms Covered by Certificates, 1971 and 1981 to 2009/10.’ Home Office Statistical Bulletin; Table 1, p. 13. London: UK Home Office. 24 March

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Firearm Certificates: Applications, Certificates on Issue and Firearms Covered by Certificates, 1971 and 1981 to 2009/10

Year - Firearm Certificates on Issue - Number of Firearms Covered by Certificates on Issue

1971: 190,600 ..
1981: 164,900 ..
1982: 162,700 ..
1983: 159,800* ..
1984: 160,300* ..
1985: 160,400* ..
1986: 160,300* ..
1987: 159,000* ..
1988: 155,400* ..
1989: 149,400 ..
1990: 142,500 ..
1991: 138,600 ..
1992: 136,800 ..
1993: 138,400 ..
1994: 140,200 ..
1995: 141,700 - 413,600
1996: 141,900 - 418,300
1997: 133,600 - 305,000
1998: 131,900 - 295,000
1999: 132,300 - 296,400
2000: 125,400 - 296,800
2001: 119,600 - 301,000
2002: 117,700 - 311,000
2002/03: 118,600 - 316,700
2003/04: 122,100 - 342,200
2004/05: 126,400 - 358,300
2005/06: 127,900 - 368,600
2006/07**: .. ..
2007/08**: 128,528 ..
2008/09: 138,728 - 435,383
2009/10: 141,775 - 451,131

* Includes estimates made centrally for a small number of forces.
** Figures are not available due to the transition from in-force data collection systems to the National Firearms Licensing Management System (NFLMS) in 2006.

ID: Q4527

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