Around "50,000 Swedes own handguns"
The National Police Board, which examined the weapons registry, said there are 140,000 licensed handguns in the country, with most owners possessing three guns, The Local reported.
Investigators believe there are 5,000 to 10,000 illegal handguns in the country, the newspaper said.
If there are about 6.5 million adults, that means that a little less than one percent of Swedes legally own handguns. It is interesting that the average Swede with handguns owns three of them.