How many people have guns in US?

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Since the Federal government does not require that ordinary guns be registered, nor do most states, there is no way of giving a specific number of gun owners. It is ESTIMATED that about 25-33% of the law abiding adults in the US own at least 1 gun. Numbers will vary depending on location.
There are 90 guns for every 100 people in the US.
39% of households in America have guns.
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How many gun owners are there in the US?

Answer . According to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, there were about 215 million privately owned guns in 1999. The NRA estimates that half of all American households (total US population is 294 million) have at least one gun owner. Numbers vary, but estimates are 70-8 (MORE)

How many people do guns kill?

None, a firearm has never killed anyone by itself, People kill people with guns, or they get shot when the gun is not properly cleared of any rounds.

How many guns in the US?

At the last NGC ( National Gun Census) in April 2007, it was recorded that, on average, there is about 178,000,000 lisenced firearms in the USA, although it is believed there is a further 50% that are unlisenced.. No license is required to own a gun in most states, so it would be interesting to kno (MORE)

How many people own guns?

The most recent study, from '94, showed 25% of adults in the U.S. own guns. That's about 54,450 million citizens! Numbers for the whole world are impossible. (courtesy of

How many murders in US by guns?

hundreds every day!!!. Sigh. More BS hype. According to the FBI, in 2005, there were about 16,700 murders in the U.S. This includes murders by all types of weapons. 16,692 divided by 365 days is only a little over 45 each day, and that includes all types of weapons. In 2006, the number of murders i (MORE)

How many guns are regestered in the US?

This question continues to come up, with great regularity. In most U.S. states, there is no registration, regardless of what anybody tells you. "Register you gun" is something people say because they have heard it on TV. There are 3 or 4 states that require registration, but the other 46 or 47 state (MORE)

How many people in America own guns?

90% of America owns a gun 30% of the people owning a revolvers 16% owning automatics and the rest shotguns and or rifles. No exact answer is possible, since there is no national requirement for registration of firearms, and MOST states have no such requirement. In the Gallup Poll conducted in 2004, (MORE)

How many people successfully defended themselves using guns?

There's no real way to know, because many people have defended themselves with a gun but didn't have to shoot anyone, so no report was filed, and in some cases, the person never called the police. In the U.S. according to one source, it's 2.5 million each year, but that statistic is based on a "surv (MORE)

How many registered guns are in the US?

Unless stolen before making it to a retailer, they all are when bought. --- Firearms are not registered when sold by retailers (FFL dealers) unless they are required to be registered in a particular state. And the registration is usually done by the local police department in those states. F (MORE)

How many people are saved by guns?

A very difficult question to accurately answer. The answer depends on which study you want to read. I have seen one study that puts the number of defensive uses of firearms by US private citizens at 64,000 a year, and other studies at 2,500,000 times a year. How many of those uses resulted in someon (MORE)

How many people in the US own a gun?

Approximately 80 million people in 52 million households own 260 million firearms. Unfortunately, only about 4 million are actively supporting the right to bear arms as members of the NRA. If you are one of the other 76 million, please join us.

Why do people use guns to kill?

This can be answered on several different levels. Guns and their benefits as opposed to other weapons Guns are relatively inexpensive, and fairly easy to use. They can be used in a variety of situations and are often more readily available and accessible than other weapons. As opposed to more acc (MORE)

How many gun dealers are there in US?

1. There are currently 140,000 registered firearms sellers in theUnited States (source: Arming America, Origins of a National GunCulture) The statistic information above should be explained further.According ATF publication "Firearms Commerce in the United States:Annual Statistical Update 2014", the (MORE)

How many people get shoot by guns?

1 gun for every 7 people on the planet. Daily over one thousand people are shot. Most die, the bulk of this number of people live in Africa or the Middle East. In 2007, the latest figure available from the Centers for Disease Control, 31,224 people died from gun injuries (mostly suicides) compared (MORE)

How many people have died from guns?

No timeframe or location is specified: Since fIrearms have been in existence almost ever since the Chinese invented gunpowder - - worldwide, there are no accurate statistics kept which could possibly reflect an educated guess, much less an accurate answer. In 2007, the latest figure available from (MORE)

How many illegal guns are in the US?

None. When made, 99.9% are legal, no matter where made. Just because it's against the law for YOU to own it doesn't make the weapon illegal. Technically the above is correct however as guns are not required to be registered in all states it is impossible to say how many are owned legally. Guns th (MORE)

How many people get shot by someone using a gun each day in the US?

Typically, there are approximately 30,000 US deaths due to firearms in the US each year. In 2007 according to the Centers for Disease Control Faststats and the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control WIQARS Leading Causes of Nonfatal Injury Reports: 48,676 people were intentionally s (MORE)

How many people are for gun control?

You need to define the term "gun control". In the US, there are several thousand different laws on guns. Laws that cover who can own a gun, who (and where) a gun can be carried, size of the gun, what it can be made of, how many shots it can hold, etc etc. The problem is, people that do not follow la (MORE)

How many people use guns for security?

There are really no firm numbers to answer this question- but it would be several millions of people. They would include the farmer that keeps a shotgun for protection of his livestock from wild animals, the merchant that keeps a handgun for protection from an armed robbery, and the private citizen (MORE)

How many gun stores are in the US?

1n 1994 @ 246K people had FFL's. Thanks to former President, Bill Clinton and the Congress of that era there are now less than 50k people with FFL's. Not all of those ran a "store".

How many ulicensed gun in us?

In MOST of the US, there is no requirement to license or register guns. If they are not registered, there is no way to know how many there are. in 2004, it was estimated that private citizens in the US owned 192 million firearms- the number is higher now.

Are guns only used to kill people?

No, they are not. Firearms are used for hunting and for sport- mainly target shooting. If you have been following the Winter Olympics, one of the VERY demanding sports is the Biathalon, which involves cross country skiing, and rifle marksmanship.

How many people killed with guns?

In 2007, the latest figure available from the Centers for Disease Control, 31,224 people died from gun injuries (mostly suicides) compared to 438,000 from cigarettes.

How many people own a gun?

The most recent study, from '94, showed 25% of adults in the U.S. own guns. That's about 54,450 million citizens! Numbers for the whole world are impossible.

How many people in America own a gun?

Since there is, by law, no general registration of firearms in the USA - there are only estimates, and they range from a low of 76 million to a high of over 120 million gun owners. Current surveys (2010 and later) put the percentage of households that had a gun in them in the low 40s (40-45%) and (MORE)

Why do some many people use the gernade launcher attachment on their gun in mw2?

most of the maps on call of duty mw2 are small and people feel they have a better chance in getting kill and killstreaks if they use the attachment. but the best weapon class to use when you are on team deathmatch is the mini uzi with rapid fire , stricker with red dot. have ur kill streak rewards s (MORE)

How many people own guns in the world?

No way to know. The number is in the high millions, and varies country to country. In the US, it is estimated that there are over 75 million gun owners- about a quarter of the US population.

Do people use plants to make guns?

Wooden stocks (the part that you put into the pocket of your shoulder when you're in a firing position) are made from trees. The American military as well as most European militaries don't use wooden stocks with their weapons anymore. It's mostly plastic and polymer. Russia still uses the AK-47 (MORE)

How many people are being killed every year in the US with guns?

Took it from yahoo but - "In 2004 (the most recent year for which data is available), there were 29,569 gun deaths in the U.S: 16,750 suicides (56% of all U.S gun deaths), 11,624 homicides (40% of all U.S gun deaths), 649 unintentional shootings, 311 from legal intervention and 235 from undete (MORE)

How many people commit suicide using guns?

In America, the foremost means of committing suicide (arguably) is with guns -- mostly handguns. Men choose this method quite frequently; women somewhat less so, preferring poisons. Exact numbers are hard to obtain, for quite a few reasons. For example, it's often easier on the survivors if the ev (MORE)

Can people use bb guns at home?

It all depends on local laws, but normally it is OKAY to use at home. However if you are in an Apartment dwelling it may be up to the owner.

How many legal guns are there in the us?

No exact record, since there is no requirement to register guns in MOST of the US. One estimate is 312 million owned by ordinary people.There are an estimated 200 million legal guns in the United States.