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Old 01-18-2013, 01:52 AM   #89
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National Rifle Association (NRA) Statistics
Total number of members of the NRA4.3 million
Annual NRA revenue$205 million
Amount spent by the NRA during the 2008 presidential election$10 million
Amount the NRA’s CEO Wayne LaPierre earns annually$895,897
Amount spent on the new NRA headquarters built in 1990$15 million
Amount of annual contributions spent of fundraising46 %
Total number of Firearms owned by U.S. civilians (2010)300 million
Total number of U.S. Firearms owned by civilians that are Handguns100 million
Gun Ownership Demographics
A 2005 nationwide Gallup poll of 1,012 adults found the following levels of firearm ownership
Total Percentage of Households owning a Firearm42%
Total Percentage of Individuals owning a Firearm30%
Total Percentage of Males owning a Firearm47%
Total Percentage of Females owning a Firearm13%
Total Percentage of Whites owning a Firearm33%
Total Percentage of Non-whites18%
Total Percentage of Republicans owning a Firearm41%
Total Percentage of Independents owning a Firearm27%
Total Percentage of Democrats owning a Firearm23%
In the same poll, gun owners stated they own firearms for the following reasons
Total Percentage who own Firearms for Protection Against Crime67%
Total Percent who own Firearms for Target Shooting66%
Total Percent who own Firearms for Hunting41%
The following are estimates of private firearm ownership in the U.S. as of 2010
Households With A Gun Adults Owning a Gun Adults Owning a Handgun
Percentage40-45%30-34%17-19%
Number47-53 million70-80 million40-45 million
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