Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Alpers, Philip. 2005 ‘Lawful Civilian Gun Ownership.’ Gun-running in Papua New Guinea: From arrows to assault weapons in the Southern Highlands; Special Report No. 5, pp. 112-113. Geneva: Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 1 July
Lawful Civilian Gun Ownership
In August 2004, according to Police Commissioner Sam Inguba, there were 27,043 licensed firearms in private possession in PNG.
Of these, 23,310 are shotguns, 2,446 pistols, and 1,287 rifles.