U.S. survey: views on private use of 3D-printers in 2013, by age

Share of Americans who support the private ownership and use of 3D printers in May 2013, by age

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 5, 2013
U.S. survey: views on private use of 3D-printers in 2013, by age In the wake of the first 3D gun being printed and fired, this source conducted a poll to find out about American's views on the private ownership and use of 3D-printing technology. Through the survey it was found that 62 percent of all respondents thought people should have the right to use such technology within their home for private purposes. When the results were broken down by age it was found the younger participants were more likely to support private use than older Americans.
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Share of Americans who support the private ownership and use of 3D printers in May 2013, by age

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Support private ownershipDo not support private ownership
18-2976%23%
30-4969%24%
50-6453%32%
65 and over43%40%
Support private ownershipDo not support private ownership
18-2976%23%
30-4969%24%
50-6453%32%
65 and over43%40%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 5, 2013
In the wake of the first 3D gun being printed and fired, this source conducted a poll to find out about American's views on the private ownership and use of 3D-printing technology. Through the survey it was found that 62 percent of all respondents thought people should have the right to use such technology within their home for private purposes. When the results were broken down by age it was found the younger participants were more likely to support private use than older Americans.
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