Firearm Statistics: Updated Table

PART I: NATIONAL DATA

Table 8. Persons Prohibited from Possession of Firearms,
1978–2004
Cumulative Number Prohibited and Rate (per 100,000 population)
YEAR Number of Persons Prohibited Rate
1978 877 4
1979 1,228 5
1980 2,890 12
1981 3,228 13
1982 4,115 16
1983 5,160 20
1984 5,937 23
1985 7,084 27
1986 5,378 21
1987 5,973 23
1988 6,947 26
1989 7,554 28
1990 7,794 28
1991 9,584 34
1992 11,594 41
1993 13,664 48
1994 16,125 56
1995 17,046 58
1996 21,535 73
1997 14,709 49
1998 15,752 52
1999 18,774 62
2000 22,834 74
2001 29,280 94
2002 32,670 104
2003 34,736 110
2004 34,140 107

SOURCE: Canadian Firearms Centre: Report, Commissioner of Firearms

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