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.
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Microwaves are one of the most common appliances in America.Currently, it's estimated that over 93 percent of homes have one inthe house.
There are 90 guns for every 100 people in the US. 39% of households in America have guns.
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If you mean how many murders were there, the FBI shows 16,740murders in 2005, but that includes murders by all types of weapons,not just guns.
there has been 35,000 people killed and 100,000 injured by guns in 2006. there has been 35,000 people killed and 100,000 injured by guns in 2006
Anyone who is of the proper age (18 for rifles and shotguns, 21 for handguns) and isn't one of the following: Fugitives of justice Felons and people convicted of some misdemeanors People under indictment for certain crimes Illegal aliens Anyone that has been found mentally unstable Unlawf…ul users of any controlled substance Anyone dishonorably discharged from the military Anyone who has renounced their U.S. citizenship Anyone subject to a restraining order for stalking, harassing, or threatening ( Full Answer )
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 kgbanswer.com)
While the State Department does not supply a figure, it is currently estimated that less then 20 percent of the US population has ever been issued a passport.
A lot. USPSA has 12 or 15 thousand members, IDPA has about 10 thousand, then there are bullseye shooters, PPC shooters, silhouette, and various others.
currently about 76 percent of people in the united states own a computer according to the opinion research corporation caravan poll about every 3 out 4 people.
Because the sole purpose of a gun is to kill, and people have no need to kill other people.. "The sole purpose of a gun is to kill" is an incorrect statement. That is one of the uses, but not the only use. However, historically, it was understood that it was acceptable and necessary to kill when ac…ting in self defense. Only recently (relatively speaking) have the liberal sheep started to whine that you should never kill a person for any reason. To keep another person from intentionally killing you or a family member is a reason to kill another person. Rational people don't WANT to kill another person, but sometimes it's the only way to stay alive. And on another note, people that believe that banning guns will stop crime are demented. Violent crime existed thousands of years before guns existed, since recorded history, and, even today, a large percentage of violent crime is committed with no gun, or with a weapon other than a gun. ( Full Answer )
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,… the rate of gun ownership was about 3 of every 10 American adults. That is about 92,771,000 people. There are other surveys with other numbers, however, they are somewhat suspect, since they seek to advance a political agenda. ( Full Answer )
Far less than die at the hands of doctors and drunk drivers. Try the FBI Uniform Crime Report for criminal use of firearms.
Between half and three fourths of people in the US. It is different in other countries.
One opinion: Since this question asks for an opinion, I believe people should own a gun for self-defense. Just to be specific, I don't believe self-defense means "he-tried-to-hurt-me-so-I-shot-him-dead"; self-defense is to protect yourself and stop that other person from causing harm. If you kill…ed someone who was about to cause harm or injury, it'd probably be best to give them what they deserve. Killing is a coward's way. But like I said, I might be the only one in the whole world who thinks that. Another opinion: It is not just the person who wants protection who might need to own a gun. Police and members of the military also need to be armed as part of their duties. Another reason for owning a gun is for certain sports like hunting. (This too is controversial, since not everyone believes in hunting.) But for those who enjoy this sport, knowing how to shoot is necessary. Similarly, there are a number of sports which involve competitive shooting, where participants shoot at various targets and try to be the most accurate. While I am not a fan of guns, I respect those who own one, and I know that contrary to news stories about crime, most people who own a gun use it responsibly, whether for protection or for sport. ( Full Answer )
There are slightly fewer than two million privately owned guns inthe United Kingdom. Gun ownership in the United States is about 200million.
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…ey" so there's no way to really know exactly how accurate it is. ( Full Answer )
Automobiles killed more. FBI Uniform Crime Report will have what you are looking for it data has been published.
as many as they want but in other countrys like Iraq you can only have 1 gun for robbers The US Constitution does not set a limit on the number of guns a US resident may own. However, various laws regulate the kinds of guns, and local laws in some areas greatly restrict ownership.
pretty much alot of people worldwide own airsoft guns, think about it this way, 1 of of every 6 person in the united states owns an airsoft gun i don't know about Europe because i don't live there>
The last published data on this is by the National Safety Council (USA) in 2005; in that year a total of 500 people were killed by accidental firearms usage in the USA (This included some suicides) - in perspective 16,200 from poison, 900 people died from drowning inside their home and the only lowe…r number was 400 people by exposure (Heat or Cold). ( Full Answer )
The only people who could possibly answer that question (If anyone can) would be the Bureau of Statistics.
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 …that keeps a firearm for personal defense from a mugger. This does not include law enforcement officers, military, or private security staff, like the guard at the bank, or the driver of the armored car that carries money from a business to the bank. There are estimates that firearms are used for defense by private citizens in the US several million times each year. ( Full Answer )
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.
There's not an exact number or anything but we can work out who owned a gun... Farm owners, land lords/ owners and crininals would ave had guns with them parciticly all the time! not helpful? Sorry!
No one knows exactly- US law, and most state laws do NOT require registration of ordinary firearms. In 1994, a survey estimated that roughly 16% of the adults in the US owned at least one handgun. That would equal roughly 49.6 million persons that own a handgun. My personal belief is that the number… is higher, since gun ownership has increased sharply over the past few years. ( Full Answer )
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.
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… the number of adults who said they personally owned a gun in the low 30s (30-34%). Given that roughly 75% of the population is an adult, that means that there are about 225 million adults, and, thus, between 67 and 77 million adults who own a gun. Note that the number of people owning guns (both as a percentage and in absolute numbers) has been slowly falling for the past 30 years. The total number of guns owned by an individual who has at least one gun, however, has skyrocketted. ( Full Answer )
You will have to find the industry stats for each year to get a answer on how many guns were sold. It won't be the answer you want because one person can buy more than one gun in a given time period and there is no accirate way to capture that data.
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.
You will have to tell us what you really want to know. In the US? In Europe? In the world? Military? Civilian?
In America, about a quarter of the adult population owns a gun. What kind of people? That varies greatly. Most are owned by law abiding people. They include hunters, recreational target shooters, people that keep a gun for defense, and people that use guns in their work (ranching, farming, police of…ficers, security guards) Some are young, some old, some rich, some not so rich, some doctors and lawyers, some plumbers and carpenters. Some people DO own guns that they use for illegal purposes. BTW, I am on vacation this week. I will be spending tomorrow at the rifle range- I am a male senior citizen. Shooting with me will be my granddaughter. She is 14, and a great shot with a rifle. ( Full Answer )
We don't have an exact number, since there is no registration of gun owners or guns. However, it is estimated that about 1/3rd of all household owns at least 1 gun.
No exact number, as there are no exact records, but a best estimate is sightly more than one third of all households have at least one firearm.
No exact number, as there are no exact records, but a best estimateis sightly more than one third of all households have at least onefirearm.
More people are killed by firearms in the USA than by motor vehicle accidents (40,000)
No way to answer your question. In the US, there is no requirement under Federal law to register firearms, so no records of how many guns total, It is estimated that at least 25% of US households have at least one firearm.
there is milllions of people that own a farm all over the world. Wisconsin is the 3rd state that has the most farms.
In 2005 there were 14,916 men who used a gun to end their own life. The same year, there were 2086 women who used 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…ent can be called an accident instead of an acutal suicide, so reporting is less than spot on. ( Full Answer )
We do not have exact numbers, but about 1/3 of all households have at least 1 gun.
No, because they are mentally unfit to have a gun. It is against the law to let someone mentally ill own or have a gun.
No information, and it will depend on where you are. In MOST of the US, there is no licensing of gun owners, thus no records of number of men OR women..
200 million people are killed and then become stupide becouse this page is not factuale
That is not easily answerable. US constitutional law prohibits the accumulation of this information into a central database. Also a large portion of sales in the US are secondary private sales from one owner to a new owner and not regulated. Dealers are required to log every sale in a register (log …book) but are not required to notify the government of a sale, with the exception that they MUST run a background check on each purchaser and maintain that record. Any number of gun sales in the US can only be estimated. With all available information I could only estimate that in the past 8 months that between 10 and 12 million gun sales have occurred in the US so far in 2012 based on a report in 2011 that 14 million background checks had been made, extrapolating that forward and adding 25% guesstimating that 20% of sales are private sales. The US has more than 90 million legal gun owners. ( Full Answer )
The number of people murdered by guns in the USA (11,493) is 1/40 of that by cigarettes.
Since there is no master list of who owns a gun, and gun purchase information does NOT include political affiliation- there is no way to answer your question. The actual division of owns/ does not own is more likely to be where you live. People in inner cities own relatively few guns, people that li…ve in the suburbs more, and in the country, most. It is estimated that about 1/3 of all US households have at least one gun. ( Full Answer )
Your question calls for an opinion. My opinion is that people SHOULD be allowed to own a gun.
In general, if you are a law-abiding citizen over age 21, you can own a firearm. There are certain local exceptions such as New York City, Washington, D.C. and Chicago, but even these are being litigated. Don't do anything stupid with it. If you plan to purchase a gun, I recommend that you take a…n NRA-certified safety course (you can find those through your local firearms dealer, sporting goods store, or shooting range) and try several models. Any decent firearms dealer will ask you why you want a gun, and what you plan to use it for; this is so that he can suggest the best gun for your purposes. ( Full Answer )