Firearm Statistics: Updated Table


Table 2. Cumulative Firearms, 1999–2004
Cumulative Total Number of Unique Firearms Registered [1]
Year Number of firearms
1999 246,143
2000 530,050
2001 1,938,338
2002 5,829,669
2003 6,818,073
2004 6,984,485

SOURCE: Canadian Firearms Centre: Report, Commissioner of Firearms
[previously RCMP: Annual Firearms Report to the Solicitor General of Canada]

[1] "Cumulative total" is the grand total of registration certificates or registered firearms recorded on the Canadian Firearms Registration System (CFRS) at the end of each year.

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