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Provinces Ranked by Gun Ownership

Postby Canada Gun Club » Thu Feb 25, 2016 9:40 pm

The most firearms licences compared to population in provinces and territories.
(RCMP 2014 numbers for firearms licences per 100,000 people.)
1. Yukon: 19,698
2. Newfoundland and Labrador: 14,249
3. Northwest Territories: 12,638
4. Nunavut: 9,722
5. Saskatchewan: 9,463
6. New Brunswick: 9,171
7. Nova Scotia: 7,957
8. Alberta: 7,177
9. Manitoba: 7,010
10. Quebec: 6,270
11. British Columbia: 5,731
12. Prince Edward Island: 4,395
13. Ontario: 4,362

Total number of firearms licences issued.
(RCMP 2014 numbers)
1. Ontario: 560,618
2. Quebec: 495,537
3. Alberta: 261,635
4. British Columbia: 252,177
5. Saskatchewan: 97,785
6. Manitoba: 84,696
7. Nova Scotia: 73,344
8. Newfoundland and Labrador: 73,316
9. New Brunswick: 68,892
10. Yukon: 6,677
11. Prince Edward Island: 6,162
12. Northwest Territories: 5,240
13. Nunavut: 3,102

Provinces with the most Restricted and Prohibited firearms.
(RCMP 2014 registration numbers)
1. Ontario: 335,644
2. Alberta: 174,937
3. British Columbia: 162,554
4. Quebec: 97,242
5. Saskatchewan: 46,684
6. Manitoba: 34,410
7. Nova Scotia: 25,949
8. New Brunswick: 19,362
9. Newfoundland and Labrador: 7,472
10. Prince Edward Island: 2,941
11. Yukon: 2,616
12. Northwest Territories: 1,599
13. Nunavut: 379

Ref. https://web.archive.org/web/20170110142719/http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/cfp-pcaf/facts-faits/index-eng.htm

Stats Canada population per province (2011).
1. Ontario: 12,851,821
2. Quebec 7,903,001
3. British Columbia 4,400,057
4. Alberta 3,645,257
5. Manitoba 1,208,268
6. Saskatchewan 1,033,381
7. Nova Scotia 921,727
8. New Brunswick 751,171
9. Newfoundland and Labrador 514,536
10. Prince Edward Island 140,204
11. Northwest Territories 41,462
12. Yukon 33,897
13. Nunavut 31,906



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