Saturday, December 22, 2012

THE USA IS PROUD TO BE #1

There are more than 875 million firearms in the world, 75 per cent of them in the hands of civilians. Guns outnumber passenger vehicles by 253 million, or 29 per cent. Each year about eight million new small arms, plus 10 to 15 billion rounds of ammunition are manufactured — enough bullets to shoot every person in the world not once, but twice. The authorized international trade in small arms and ammunition exceeds US$7.1 billion each year.

THE NUMBERS FOR THE USA ARE ASTOUNDING!


Number of Privately Owned Firearms

The estimated total number of guns held by civilians in the United States is 
270,000,000.  THAT'S MILLIONS; ONE THIRD OF THE WORLD'S TOTAL. 


Rate of Civilian Firearm Possession per 100 Population

The rate of private gun ownership in the United States is 88.8 firearms per 100 people
THAT'S AT LEAST 1 GUN PER 75% OF OUR POPULATION.

Number of Privately Owned Firearms - World Ranking

In a comparison of the number of privately owned guns in 178 countries, the United States ranked at No. 1
WHAT PLANET DOES THE NRA COME FROM? 

Rate of Privately Owned Firearms per 100 Population - World Ranking

In a comparison of the rate of private gun ownership in 179 countries, the United States ranked at No. 1
THE USA IS #1 OUT OF 175 COUNTRIES IN TE WORLD AND THERE ARE PEOPLE WHO BELIEVE WE NEED MORE GUNS?

READ MORE; Global Impact of Gun Violence