Number of Guns in Civilian Hands Worldwide

According to the Small Arms Survey, there are around 650 million weapons around the world that are in the hands of civilians.

225 million guns and firearms are in the hands of military, police and other government officials.

(Price of AK-47 on the global black market.)

Source: ┬áLouis Charbonneau, “National Rifle Association vows to fight arms trade treaty at U.N,” Reuters, December 28, 2012.