Publication - Statistics

Firearms Certificate Statistics, Scotland, 2013

Published: 30 May 2014
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9781784125219

Firearm Certificate Statistics, Scotland, 2013

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31 page PDF

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Firearms Certificate Statistics, Scotland, 2013
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Table 5: Shotgun Certificates - number of new applications (granted and refused), shotgun certificates on issue and shotguns held on certificate in Scotland as at 31 December, 2004 to 2013

Number & Rate
Year Applications for new shotgun certificates Shotgun certificates on issue Shotgun certificates on issue per 100,000 population1 Shotguns held on certificate Average number of shotguns held on each certificate
Granted Refused
2004 1,369 31 52,409 1,031 129,218 2.5
20052 1,833 26 51,029 999 129,630 2.5
20062 1,844 18 49,974 974 132,181 2.6
2007 1,860 31 49,213 952 133,940 2.7
2008 1,716 33 50,021 961 137,881 2.8
2009 1,671 22 50,308 962 137,768 2.7
2010 1,735 37 49,449 940 135,987 2.8
2011 1,736 41 48,726 919 138,939 2.9
2012 1,888 38 48,168 907 141,569 2.9
2013 1,739 27 48,779 916 141,923 2.9

Notes:
1. Mid-year population estimates are from the National Records of Scotland: http://www.gro-scotland.gov.uk/statistics/theme/population/estimates/mid-year/index.html.
2. A software problem in 2005 and 2006 affected the data submitted by the legacy Fife Constabulary. For further information please see Note 4.2.3.


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