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Share of prisoners who owned a firearm, by type of firearm U.S. 2016

Share of prisoners who owned a firearm in the United States in 2016, by type of firearm

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jan 15, 2019
Share of prisoners who owned a firearm, by type of firearm U.S. 2016 This statistic shows the share of prisoners who owned a firearm in the United States in 2016, by type of firearm. During the survey, 18.4 percent of prisoners who owned a firearm owned a handgun. 79.2 percent of prisoners did not own a firearm.
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Share of prisoners who owned a firearm in the United States in 2016, by type of firearm

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