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UK. 2012 ‘Table 3: Shotgun Certificates: Applications, Certificates on Issue and Shotguns Covered by Certificates: 1995 to 2011/12.’ Firearm and Shotgun Certificates in England and Wales, 1995 to 2011/12 - Data tables; Table 3. London: Office for National Statistics. 16 August

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Table 3: Shotgun certificates: applications, certificates on issue and shotguns covered by certificates: 1995 to 2011/12 (1,2)

Year: Shotgun certificates on issue - Number of shotguns covered by certificates on issue (4) - Average number of shotguns per certificate

2011/12: 562,696 - 1,328,647 - 2.4
2010/11: 564,269 - 1,336,701 - 2.4
2009/10: 580,653 - 1,358,522 - 2.3
2008/09: 574,946 - 1,366,082 - 2.4
2007/08(8): 549,207 - .. - ..
2006/07(8): .. - .. - ..
2005/06: 563,600 - 1,360,800 - 2.4
2004/05: 572,400 - 1,384,000 - 2.4
2003/04: 569,900 - 1,372,700 - 2.4
2002/03: 561,800 - 1,325,400 - 2.4
2002: 559,000 - 1,314,600 - 2.4
2001: 577,200 - 1,307,600 - 2.3
2000: 602,500 - 1,320,900 - 2.2
1999: 625,700 - 1,327,800 - 2.1
1998: 627,600 - 1,343,100 - 2.1
1997: 623,100 - 1,343,900 - 2.2
1996: 638,000 - 1,335,000 - 2.1
1995: 653,800 - 1,325,800 - 2.0

Footnotes:
1) Figures for calendar years are as at 31 December, financial years as at 31 March.
2) Figures up to 2005/06 are rounded; since 2007/08 figures are unrounded.
4) Full returns for all police forces available only from 1995.
8) Figures are not available due to the transition from in-force data collection systems to the NFLMS in 2006.

ID: Q6616

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