Publication - Statistics

Firearms Certificate Statistics, Scotland, March 2014

Published: 7 Oct 2014
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9781784128258

Firearm Certificate Statistics, Scotland, March 2014

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Firearms Certificate Statistics, Scotland, March 2014
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Table 3: Shotgun Certificates - shotgun certificates on issue and shotguns held on certificate in Scotland as at 31 December, 2005 to 2013 and as at 31 March 2014

Number & Rate
Year Shotgun certificates on issue Shotgun certificates on issue per 100,000 population1 Shotguns held on certificate Average number of shotguns held on each certificate
20052 51,029 999 129,630 2.5
20062 49,974 974 132,181 2.6
2007 49,213 952 133,940 2.7
2008 50,021 961 137,881 2.8
2009 50,308 962 137,768 2.7
2010 49,449 940 135,987 2.8
2011 48,726 919 138,939 2.9
2012 48,168 907 141,569 2.9
2013 48,779 916 141,923 2.9
March 2014 49,165 923 142,142 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 5.2.3.


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