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Methods of firearm acquisition U.S. 2015

This statistic shows the distribution of method of acquisition of firearms among gun owners in the United States in 2015. In 2015, 62 percent of gun owners said they acquired their firearm through purchase at a store.

Distribution of method of acquisition of firearms by owners in the United States in 2015

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Sources

Release date

September 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

2015

Number of respondents

3,949 respondents

Special properties

members of GfK Knowledge Panel (55,000 U.S. adults)

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

Members of armed forces were excluded from this survey.

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Statistics on "Firearms in the United States"

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