FIGURE 5-5. Civilian firearm ownership in 16 peer countries.

FIGURE 5-5Civilian firearm ownership in 16 peer countries

NOTES: The data reflect the number of firearms owned per 100 persons. Because many people own multiple firearms, the proportion of people who own firearms is lower.

SOURCE: Data from Small Arms Survey (2007).

From: 5, Individual Behaviors

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