Publication - Statistics

Firearm Certificate Statistics, Scotland, 2012

Published: 29 May 2013
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9781782565994

Firearm Certificate Statistics, Scotland, 2012

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Contents
Firearm Certificate Statistics, Scotland, 2012
Table 2: Firearm Certificates - new applications, renewals, variations, cancellations, revocations and number of firearm certificates on issue by police force area, Scotland, as at 31 December 2012

Table 2: Firearm Certificates - new applications, renewals, variations, cancellations, revocations and number of firearm certificates on issue by police force area, Scotland, as at 31 December 2012

Number and rate

Police Force Area Applications

Cancellations2 Revocations2 Firearm certificates on issue Firearm certificates on issue per 100,000 population3
New Firearm Certificate
Renewal of Firearm Certificate
Variation of Firearm Certificate
Granted Refused Granted Refused Fee Charged1 No Fee Charged
Central 46 - 200 - 36 38 47 - 921 311
Dumfries & Galloway 70 - 542 - 68 99 146 - 2,000 1,351
Fife 61 - 249 - 17 25 69 1 1,097 299
Grampian 185 2 1,007 - 196 116 241 1 4,466 804
Lothian & Borders 155 5 891 - 90 144 153 5 3,634 378
Northern 294 3 1,657 - 273 626 259 8 6,699 2,301
Strathclyde 182 1 815 4 35 86 202 4 3,773 169
Tayside 144 1 884 1 162 80 110 1 3,112 767
Scotland 1,137 12 6,245 5 877 1,214 1,227 20 25,702 489

Notes:

1. For further information on when a fee is charged for a variation of a firearm certificate please see Note 4.4.2.

2. For further information on cancellation and revocations of firearm or shotgun certificates please see Note 4.2.8.

3. Population estimates are as at mid-year 2011 from the National Records of Scotland. The mid-year 2012 population estimates are scheduled for publication in summer 2013. (http://www.gro-scotland.gov.uk/statistics/theme/population/estimates/mid-year/index.html)


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