Category Archives: GUN NUMBERS

“What percentage of guns are used in crime?”

Someone stopped by searching for “percentage of guns used in crime.” Assuming the questions is for the percentage of guns in the United States each year; that number varies substantially from year to year, and is much smaller than the … Continue reading

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How Many Guns Are There In The US?

Someone came by searching for “how many gun sin us.” To a large extent, that depends on who you ask. Most researchers who come up against that question wimp out and tke the average life of a gun as the … Continue reading

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Number Of Handguns Manufactured In US Per Year

Someone stopped by searching for “number handguns manufactured year.” For 2013, the last year the ATF has released production numbers the total number of handguns, pistols and revolvers, made in the US was 5,167,000. An additional 2,085,000 new handguns were … Continue reading

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“How Many Suppressors Sold In 2014”

Someone stopped by searching for “how many suppressors sold in 2014. Unfortunately, the ATF lists the number of registered suppressors as of March, 2014; which was 571,750. Interest in limiting ear damage, and in better relations with neighbors, has caused … Continue reading

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How Many Crimes Are Committed With Licensed Guns?

Someone came by searching for “how many crimes are committe withe licensed guns.” Gun licensing is not common in the United States, and data from the rest of the world is of such poor quality that no defensible answer is … Continue reading

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“homocides by gun how many victims killed in self defense”

Well, someone stopped by searching for “homocides by gun how many victims killed in self defense.” That sounds very much as if someone has been reading gun control propaganda, which bears little relationship to reality. Disposing of the last part … Continue reading

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How Many Guns Made In U.S. During 20th Century?

Someone stopped by searching for “number of guns made 20th C.” I assume the search was for the number of guns made between 31 December, 1900 and 1 January 1 January 2001. There are dozens of early 20th Century makers … Continue reading

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By Percentage: Types Of Guns Used To Commit Murder

Someone stopped by searching for “in thw us guns are used to commit what percentate of homocides,” I assume the search was for what type of gun, rather than a specific number by “Brand -model” was used to commit murder. … Continue reading

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“What Would The Murder Rate Be If People Had Not Started Buying Guns In 1992?”

Someone stopped by searching for “what would the us murder rate be if americans had not started buying guns in 1993. Actually, we did not start buying guns until 1993, impelled by Hillary and Willie Clinton’s move to ban most … Continue reading

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“The Gun Used To Kill The Most People”

Someone stopped by searching for “gun model that killed most people” The point is somewhat obscure, since a gun is no more or less than a machine, with no more volition as a broom. The harm done with guns is … Continue reading

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