Category Archives: GUN NUMBERS

At 1,500,000 Guns A Month, I Would Say So, Yes

The NRA has a new video, which points out the fact that almost everyone will lie to a stranger on certain subjects: Generally, though, it is not a stranger with a clipboard who asks if you have a gun in … Continue reading

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How Many Guns Made Since 1900?

Someone came by searching for “how many guns made since 1900.” In an earlier post, scroll down a few for the numbers, I pointed out that some 160,000,000 million new guns have been made or imported, and sold, since 1993. … Continue reading

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“number of guns sold in the us in 2015″

One of the search engines evidently thinks I have second sight. It sent someone by searching for “number of guns sold in the us in 2015″ Judging by the first two months of this year and the 3,632,278 “Instant Background … Continue reading

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Number Of Guns Sold 1995-2015

Someone came by searching for “number of guns sold 1995 to 2015.” Of course, 2015 is not over yet, the latest production numbers are from 2012, so assuming the question behind the search is the number of guns sold in … Continue reading

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Guns Made In The US During 2013 and 2014

Someone stopped by searching for “us guns made 13 14.” Assuming the search was for the number of guns made in the United States during 2-13 and 2014, the overall production data for 2013 should be included in the ATF’s … Continue reading

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“Increase In Gun Ownership In The Last 5 Years”

Someone came by searching for “increase in gun ownership last 5 years.” That one sent me to the books, and to friends in the industry. First, the current ATF Firearms in Commerce reports that in 2012 a total of firearms … Continue reading

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“Gun Sales Since 1990?”

I have a request for “pistol sales since 1990.” The information on gun sales is in the ATF’s Firearms In Commerce report. I have the total up to 2009, but in years with more than ten million new guns sold … Continue reading

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“How Many Guns Sold In The US?”

Someone stopped by searching for “number of guns sold un us.” That is a good question, but neither the FBI nor the ATF provide that number. From the ATF “2013 Firearms In Commerce” report we know the total number of … Continue reading

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“How Many Guns Does A Typical Killer Have?”

Someone stopped by searching for “how many guns does a typical murderer have.” Typical killers covers a wide range of territory. Let’s start with murders and murderers first. To begin, most murders are crime related, with victim and killer either … Continue reading

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“how many guns does the average gun owner have”

someone came by searching for “how many guns does the average gun owner have.” Well, we know that more than 88 million of the 111 million occupied dwelling units in America have one or more guns. We also know that … Continue reading

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