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Firearm Certificates

Following publication of the 2014-15 Official Statistics on Firearm Certificates, responsibility for subsequent publications of this data transferred from the Scottish Government to Police Scotland. Users were notified of this change through a SCOTSTAT update on the 5th October 2015.

Police Scotland have now taken responsibility for reporting of these statistics. They do this through a quarterly management information report on Firearm Certificates, which can be accessed from their main performance page: http://www.scotland.police.uk/about-us/our-performance/

Users are advised to direct any future queries for statistical information on Firearm Certificates to Police Scotland via their contact point at the following link, where requests will get forwarded to the relevant analytical team: http://www.scotland.police.uk/contact-us/contact-us-form.

Police Scotland will consider on an ongoing basis the best way to produce information on Firearm Certificates, in consultation with users.

Title: Firearm Certificate Statistics, Scotland

Description: This bulletin presents statistics on the number of firearm and shotgun certificates on issue under the Firearms Act 1968 (as amended), covering certificates issued by the police in Scotland over the last ten years. The bulletin also provides information on the number of registered firearm dealers, visitor permits and European Firearms Passes (EFPs) issued.

Data Sources and Suitability: The Firearm Certificate Statistics, Scotland Data Sources and Suitability document can be accessed here.

Frequency: Annual

Publications:

Year

Published

Web Address

2015 November 2015 Firearm Certificate Statistics, Scotland, 2014-15
March 2014 October 2014 Firearm Certificate Statistics, Scotland, March 2014
2013 May 2014 Firearm Certificate Statistics, Scotland, 2013
2012 May 2013 Firearm Certificate Statistics, Scotland, 2012
2011 May 2012 Firearm Certificate Statistics, Scotland, 2011
2010 May 2011

Firearm Certificate Statistics, Scotland, 2010

2009

May 2010

Firearm Certificate Statistics, Scotland, 2009

2008

May 2009 Firearm Certificate Statistics, Scotland, 2008
2007 May 2008

Firearm Certificate Statistics, Scotland, 2007

2006 May 2007

Firearm Certificate Statistics, Scotland, 2006

2005

May 2006

Firearm Certificate Statistics, Scotland, 2005

2004

May 2005

Firearm Certificate Statistics, Scotland, 2004

2003

May 2004

Firearm Certificate Statistics, Scotland, 2003

2002

July 2003

Firearm Certificate Statistics, Scotland, 2002

2001 July 2002

Firearm Certificate Statistics, Scotland, 2001

2000

July 2001

Firearm Certificate Statistics, Scotland, 2000 *

1999

July 2000

Firearm Certificate Statistics, Scotland, 1999

1998

August 1999

Firearm Certificate Statistics, Scotland, 1998

* Available in PDF format only