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Small group of Americans owned half of the total number of weapons in circulation US

Small group of Americans owned half of the total number of weapons in circulation US

A relatively small group of 1.6 million gun owners in the United States holds about half of all 264 million firearms in the country are in circulation.

Some individuals possess called honderdveertig pistols and rifles. In the U.S., growing the total gun ownership steadily.

Twenty years ago there were in America was 194 million firearms in private ownership, according to a study by the universities of Harvard and Northeastern university. Currently, 55 of the approximately 320 million Americans is a weapon. Of that number owns 3 percent 133 million weapons.

This relatively small group has, on average, seventeen weapons per person. The number of women in this group grows. Self-defense is their motive for the purchase of schiettuig. Increasing social anxiety provides for increased gun control, is in the study.

Each year die in the U.S., an estimated thirty thousand people by bullets. Of them commit there twenty thousand suicide. Every year, four hundred thousand guns and pistols stolen.

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