In recent years, has the number of gun crimes in America gone up, gone down or stayed the same?

Public perception of gun crime in America 2013 The statistic shows the public perception on the drop of gun crimes in recent years in the United States. 45 percent of the respondents felt the number of gun crimes had gone up in recent years, rather than gone down.
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Share of respondents
Gone up45%
Stayed the same39%
Gone down10%
Share of respondents
Gone up45%
Stayed the same39%
Gone down10%
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The statistic shows the public perception on the drop of gun crimes in recent years in the United States. 45 percent of the respondents felt the number of gun crimes had gone up in recent years, rather than gone down.
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Release date
May 2013
Region
United States
Survey time period
March 14 to 17, 2013
Number of respondents
924 respondents
Age group
18 years and older

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