Modern handguns (clockwise from top left) Glock 22 * Glock 21 * Kimber Stainless Raptor II * Dan Wesson Commander Classic Bobtail * Smith & Wesson Model 340 * Ruger Blackhawk * Ruger SP101 * SIG Sauer P220 Combat.

This is a list of countries by the estimated percent of households with guns. It is further broken down by the estimated percent of households with handguns. Also, by the estimated percent of adults living in armed households. The data is from which is hosted by the Sydney Medical School, at the University of Sydney in Australia. consolidates this data from various sources. To avoid problems with vetting the data for hundreds of countries from hundreds of sources, the table below only uses data compiled by[1]

See also: Estimated number of civilian guns per capita by country. It provides estimates of the total number of civilian guns in a country. It then calculates the number per 100 persons. This number for a country does not indicate the percentage of the population that possesses guns. This is because individuals can possess more than one gun.


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Note: This is a work in progress. Feel free to add data for more countries. See the top of the talk page for more editing notes.

Sources column links to the specific country pages at[1]

See also


  1. ^ a b c is hosted by the Sydney Medical School, at the University of Sydney in Australia. Choose any country or region from the sidebar menus for more info. For the data go to the "Gun Numbers" section of any country page, and then to "Civilian Guns". Note the reference numbers next to the gun data. Click the numbers for a detailed popup reference. For a shorter reference find the number in the numbered reference list at the bottom of the country page. "Full Citation" links are for the detailed popup reference.
  2. ^ Guns in Albania
  3. ^ Guns in Argentina
  4. ^ Guns in Australia
  5. ^ Guns in Austria
  6. ^ Guns in Belgium
  7. ^ Guns in Bosnia & Herzegovina
  8. ^ Guns in Bulgaria
  9. ^ Guns in Canada
  10. ^ Guns in Croatia
  11. ^ Guns in Denmark
  12. ^ Guns in Estonia
  13. ^ Guns in Finland
  14. ^ Guns in France
  15. ^ Guns in Germany
  16. ^ Guns in Greece
  17. ^ Guns in Hungary
  18. ^ Guns in Iceland
  19. ^ Guns in Ireland
  20. ^ Guns in Italy
  21. ^ Guns in Japan
  22. ^ Guns in Luxembourg
  23. ^ Guns in Mexico
  24. ^ Guns in the Netherlands
  25. ^ Guns in New Zealand
  26. ^ Guns in Northern Ireland
  27. ^ Guns in Norway
  28. ^ Guns in Poland
  29. ^ Guns in Portugal
  30. ^ Guns in Scotland
  31. ^ Guns in Spain
  32. ^ Guns in Sweden
  33. ^ Guns in Switzerland
  34. ^ Guns in the United Kingdom
  35. ^ Guns in the United States