Graph of the Day for November 24, 2009

"Handgun crime ‘up' despite ban.  A new study suggests the use of handguns in crime rose by 40% in the two years after the weapons were banned [in the UK].
The
BBC in 2001. 


Source:  United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, International Crime Victim Survey.


Hoven's Index for November 24, 2009


Handgun ownership (% of those surveyed) in 2004-05 in the US:  17.6%.

In Ireland:  1.0%.

In England & Wales:  0.5%.

In New Zealand:  0.6%.

In Iceland:  1.4%.

In Northern Ireland:  2.1%.

In Switzerland:  10.3%. 


Source:  United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, International Crime Victim Survey.


Graph of the Day Archive.  

"Handgun crime ‘up' despite ban.  A new study suggests the use of handguns in crime rose by 40% in the two years after the weapons were banned [in the UK].
The
BBC in 2001. 


Source:  United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, International Crime Victim Survey.


Hoven's Index for November 24, 2009


Handgun ownership (% of those surveyed) in 2004-05 in the US:  17.6%.

In Ireland:  1.0%.

In England & Wales:  0.5%.

In New Zealand:  0.6%.

In Iceland:  1.4%.

In Northern Ireland:  2.1%.

In Switzerland:  10.3%. 


Source:  United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, International Crime Victim Survey.


Graph of the Day Archive.  

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