Firearm Statistics: Updated Table

PART I: NATIONAL DATA

Table 5. Firearm Business Licences, 1979–2004
Number Issued
YEAR TOTAL
1979 16,420
1980 10,434
1981 11,208
1982 10,363
1983 10,180
1984 10,013
1985 9,935
1986 10,197
1987 9,717
1988 10,149
1989 9,639
1990 9,209
1991 8,961
1992 8,616
1993 7,839
1994 7,527
1995 6,378
1996 6,271
1997 5,989
1998 4,820
1999 5,443
2000 4,638
2001 4,563
2002 4,326
2003 4,343
2004 4,361

SOURCE: Canadian Firearms Centre: Report, Commissioner of Firearms


[1] Since 1999, business licences have been called business/museum licences. The totals for previous years already include museums.

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