Firearm Statistics: Updated Table

PART I: NATIONAL DATA

Table 4A. Firearms Acquisition Certificates (FACs), 1979–1999 [terminated series]
Number Issued and Rate (per 100,000 population)
Year New FACs[1] Rate FACs Refused [2]
1979 251,207 1,038 930
1980 209,757 856 1,057
1981 167,537 675 944
1982 146,353 583 967
1983 133,515 526 910
1984 171,537 670 944
1985 175,979 681 1,117
1986 168,348 645 1,339
1987 165,347 625 1,413
1988 160,351 598 1,454
1989 177,398 650 1,461
1990 187,499 677 1,777
1991 199,589 712 2,072
1992 287,957 1,015 2,614
1993 80,371 280 1,241
1994 49,367 170 743
1995 46,797 159 340
1996 [3] 125,956 424 494
1997 64,934 216 749
1998 51,808 171 379
1999 25,875 85 366

SOURCE: RCMP: Annual Firearms Report to the Solicitor General of Canada


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