To achieve our objective, we generate policy-relevant research and analysis, and provide both resources (publications, podcasts, and a wide range of relevant outputs) and services (training and capacity building).


Global Firearms Holdings

There are more than one billion firearms in the world, the vast majority of which are in civilian hands.

Global Violent Deaths (GVD)

The Small Arms Survey tracks statistics on violent deaths and compiles them in its Global Violent Deaths (GVD) database.

The Small Arms Trade Transparency Barometer

The Small Arms Trade Transparency Barometer assesses the transparency of top and major small arms and light weapons exporters.

Unplanned Explosions at Munitions Sites (UEMS)

The Small Arms Survey defines UEMS as the accidental explosion of stockpiles of ammunition and explosives at storage sites.