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  1. United States: 393,347,000 firearms
  2. India: 71,101,000 firearms
  3. China: 49,735,000 firearms
  4. Pakistan: 43,917,000 firearms
  5. Russia: 17,620,000 firearms
  6. Brazil: 17,510,000 firearms
  7. German: 15,822,000 firearms
  8. Yemen: 14,859,000 firearms
  9. Turkey: 13,249,000 firearms
  10. France: 12,732,000 firearms
  11. Canada: 12,708,000 firearms
  12. Thailand: 10,342,000 firearms
  13. Italy: 8,609,000 firearms
  14. Iraq: 7,588,000 firearms
  15. Nigeria: 6,154,000 firearms
  16. Venezuela: 5,895,000 firearms
  17. Iran: 5,890,000 firearms
  18. Saudi Arabia: 5,468,000 firearms
  19. South Africa: 5,351,000 firearms
  20. Colombia: 4,971,000 firearms
  21. Ukraine: 4,396,000 firearms
  22. Afghanistan: 4,270,000 firearms
  23. Egypt: 3,391,000 firearms
  24. Philippines: 3,776,000 firearms
  25. Australia: 3,573,000 firearms

857 million civilian firearms owned worldwide.

U.S. citizens own 46% of the guns in the world.

There are 120.5 guns per 100 people in the United States.

43% of U.S. households own at least one gun.

39% of U.S. males own a gun.

22% of U.S. females own a gun.

27% of 18-29 year-olds own a gun.

28% of 30-49 year-olds own a gun.

33% of 50-64 year-olds own a gun.

33% of those 65 and over own a gun.

16% of those who live in the Northeast own a gun.

32% of those who live in the Midwest own a gun.

36% of those who live in the South own a gun.

31% of those who live in the West own a gun.

36% of whites own a gun.

24% of black people own a gun.

15% of hispanics own a gun.

19% of urban residents own a gun.

28% of suburban residents own a gun.

46% of rural residents own a gun.

32% of gun owners own just one gun.

37% of gun owners own 2-4 guns.

29% of gun owners own more than 5 guns.

72% of gun owners own a handgun.

62% of gun owners own a rifle.

54% of gun owners own a shotgun.

66% of gun owners own more than one gun.

32% of gun owners own just one gun.

67% of gun owners own a gun for protection.

Most popular models:

  1. Sig 365
  2. Wilson Combat EDCX9
  3. Glock 19X
  4. Glock 43X
  5. Glock 48

38% of gun owners have a gun for hunting.

Most popular models:

  1. Tikka T1X
  2. Daniel Defense Delta 5
  3. Howa KRG Bravo
  4. Ruger American Rifle
  5. Howa 1500

30% of gun owners have a gun for sport shooting.

Most popular models:

  1. Knights Armament SR-25
  2. Knights Armament SR-15
  3. Daniel Defense M4A1
  4. Century International WASR-10
  5. Arsenal SAM7SF

13% of gun owners have a gun as part of a collection.

8% of gun owners have a gun for work.

STATE DETAILS

There are 17,251,354 active concealed carry permits in the U.S.

  1. Alabama: 755,618 permits

31 states honor Alabama concealed carry permits.

Alabama honors permits for 52 states and U.S. territories.

  1. Alaska: 9870 permits

38 states honor Alaska concealed carry permits.

Alaska honors permits for 53 states and U.S. territories.

  1. Arizona: 325,421 permits

37 states honor Arizona concealed carry permits.

Arizona honors permits for 53 states and U.S. territories.

  1. Arkansas: 220,224 permits

37 states honor Arkansas concealed carry permits.

Arkansas honors permits for 52 states and U.S. territories.

  1. California: 92,000 permits

24 states honor California concealed carry permits.

California honors permits for 0 other states.

  1. Colorado: 388,646 permits

34 states honor Colorado concealed carry permits.

Colorado honors permits for 33 states.

  1. Connecticut: 255,502 permits

24 states honor Connecticut carry permits.

Connecticut honors permits for 0 other states.

  1. Delaware: 17,436 permits

28 states honor Delaware concealed carry permits.

Delaware honors permits for 20 states.

  1. D.C.: 124 permits

21 states honor D.C. concealed carry permits.

D.C. honors permits for 0 other states.

  1. Florida: 1,784,395 permits

36 states honor Florida concealed carry permits.

Florida honors permits for 35 states.

  1. Georgia: 979,006 permits

33 states honor Georgia concealed carry permits.

Georgia honors permits for 32 states.

  1. Hawaii: 0 permits

0 states honor Hawaii concealed carry permits.

Hawaii honors permits for 0 other states.

  1. Idaho: 129,312 permits

37 states honor Idaho concealed carry permits.

Idaho honors permits for 53 states and U.S. territories.

  1. Illinois: 243,245 permits

26 states honor Illinois concealed carry permits.

Illinois honors permits for 0 other states.

  1. Indiana: 799,546 permits

32 states honor Indiana concealed carry permits.

Indiana honors permits for 53 states and U.S. territories.

  1. Iowa: 273,852 permits

33 states honor Iowa concealed carry permits.

Iowa honors permits for 53 states and U.S. territories.

  1. Kansas: 93,092 permits

37 states honor Kansas concealed carry permits.

Kansas honors permits for 53 states and U.S. territories.

  1. Kentucky: 311,994 permits

37 states honor Kentucky concealed carry permits.

Kentucky honors permits for 53 states and U.S. territories.

  1. Louisiana: 173,881 permits

38 states honor Louisiana concealed carry permits.

Louisiana honors permits for 37 states.

  1. Maine: 42,000 permits

25 states honor Maine concealed carry permits.

Maine honors permits for 27 states.

  1. Maryland: 20,853 permits

23 states honor Maryland concealed carry permits.

Maryland honors permits for 0 other states.

  1. Massachusetts: 412,369 permits

24 states honor Massachusetts concealed carry permits.

Massachusetts honors permits for 0 other states.

  1. Michigan: 616,508 permits

39 states honor Michigan concealed carry permits.

Michigan honors permits for 50 states.

  1. Minnesota: 276,109 permits

26 states honor Minnesota concealed carry permits.

Minnesota honors permits for 15 states.

  1. Mississippi: 46,598 permits

34 states honor Mississippi concealed carry permits.

Mississippi honors permits for 53 states and U.S. territories.

  1. Missouri: 160,184 permits

36 states honor Missouri concealed carry permits.

Missouri honors permits for 53 states and U.S. territories.

  1. Montana: 50,050 permits

31 states honor Montana concealed carry permits.

Montana honors permits for 44 states.

  1. Nebraska: 55,710 permits

32 states honor Nebraska concealed carry permits.

Nebraska honors permits for 38 states.

  1. Nevada: 119,162 permits

31 states honor Nevada concealed carry permits.

Nevada honors permits for 30 states.

  1. New Hampshire: 89,084 permits

29 states honor New Hampshire concealed carry permits.

New Hampshire honors permits for 26 states.

  1. New Jersey: 1,212 permits

24 states honor New Jersey concealed carry permits.

New Jersey honors permits for 0 other states.

  1. New Mexico: 20,853 permits

35 states honor New Mexico concealed carry permits.

New Mexico honors permits for 24 states.

  1. New York: 88,205 permits

23 states honor New York concealed carry permits.

New York honors permits for 1 U.S. territory.

  1. North Carolina: 604,737 permits

38 states honor North Carolina concealed carry permits.

North Carolina honors permits for 53 states and U.S. territories.

  1. North Dakota: 48,700 permits

39 states honor North Dakota concealed carry permits.

North Dakota honors permits for 38 states.

  1. Ohio: 623,000 permits

38 states honor Ohio concealed carry permits.

Ohio honors permits for 53 states and U.S. territories.

  1. Oklahoma: 283,587 permits

37 states honor Oklahoma concealed carry permits.

Oklahoma honors permits for 53 states and U.S. territories.

  1. Oregon: 256,943 permits

23 states honor Oregon concealed carry permits.

Oregon honors permits for 0 other states.

  1. Pennsylvania: 1,275,000 permits

31 states honor Pennsylvania concealed carry permits.

Pennsylvania honors permits for 28 states.

  1. Rhode Island: 2,560 permits

23 states honor Rhode Island concealed carry permits.

Rhode Island honors permits for 0 other states.

  1. South Carolina: 93,438 permits

33 states honor South Carolina concealed carry permits.

South Carolina honors permits for 23 states.

  1. South Dakota: 93,348 permits

34 states honor South Dakota concealed carry permits.

South Dakota honors permits for 53 states and U.S. territories.

  1. Tennessee: 594,498 permits

38 states honor Tennessee concealed carry permits.

Tennessee honors permits for 53 states and U.S. territories.

  1. Texas: 1,314,620 permits

36 states honor Texas concealed carry permits.

Texas honors permits for 44 states.

  1. Utah: 698,920 permits

36 states honor Utah concealed carry permits.

Utah honors permits for 53 states and U.S. territories.

  1. Vermont:

9 states honor Vermont concealed carry permits.

Vermont honors permits for 53 states and U.S. territories.

  1. Virginia: 429,837 permits

35 states honor Virginia concealed carry permits.

Virginia honors permits for 53 states and U.S. territories.

  1. Washington: 578,299 permits

20 states honor Washington concealed carry permits.

Washington honors permits for 0 other states.

  1. West Virginia: 147,801 permits

36 states honor West Virginia concealed carry permits.

West Virginia honors permits for 33 states.

  1. Wisconsin: 328,907 permits

29 states honor Wisconsin concealed carry permits.

Wisconsin honors permits for 42 states.

  1. Wyoming: 31,758 permits

36 states honor Wyoming concealed carry permits.

Wyoming honors permits for 35 states.

106,601,318 firearms were produced in the U.S. between 1997 and 2016.

10,664,318 firearms were produced in the U.S. in 2016.

Top Firearms Producers

  1. Smith & Wesson: 2,120,910 firearms
  2. Sturm, Ruger, & Co. Inc.: 1,981,590 firearms
  3. Remington Arms Co.: 1,240,665 firearms
  4. SIG SAUER Inc.: 633,533 firearms
  5. O.F. Mossberg & Sons Inc./Maverick Arms: 508,466 firearms
  6. WM. C. Anderson Inc.: 457,429 firearms
  7. GLOCK Inc.: 368,140 firearms
  8. Savage Arms Inc.: 328,140 firearms
  9. Henry Rac Holding Corp: 286,033 firearms
  10. Kimber Mfg. Inc: 234,864 firearms

Top Handgun Manufacturers

  1. Smith & Wesson: 1,724,131 handguns
  2. Ruger: 1,981,590 handguns
  3. Remington: 1,240,665 handguns
  4. SIG SAUER: 633,533 handguns
  5. O.F. Mossberg: 508,466 handguns

Top Rifle Manufacturers

  1. Remington: 769,942 rifles
  2. Ruger: 701,992 rifles
  3. Anderson: 453,763 rifles
  4. Smith & Wesson: 396,710 rifles
  5. Savage: 311,878 rifles

Top Shotgun Manufacturers

  1. Remington: 385,871 shotguns
  2. O.F. Mossberg: 367,542 shotguns
  3. Kel-Tec: 29,329 shotguns
  4. Beretta: 28,067 shotguns
  5. Savage: 16,170 shotguns

Alabama

  1. Ruger
  2. GLOCK
  3. Smith & Wesson
  4. Remington
  5. SIG SAUER

Alaska

  1. Ruger
  2. Remington
  3. SIG SAUER
  4. Smith & Wesson
  5. Winchester

Arizona

  1. Ruger
  2. Smith & Wesson
  3. Springfield
  4. GLOCK
  5. SIG SAUER

Arkansas

  1. Ruger
  2. GLOCK
  3. Remington
  4. Smith & Wesson
  5. Springfield

California

  1. GLOCK
  2. Smith & Wesson
  3. Ruger
  4. Springfield
  5. SIG SAUER

Colorado

  1. Ruger
  2. Smith & Wesson
  3. SIG SAUER
  4. GLOCK
  5. Remington

Connecticut

  1. Smith & Wesson
  2. GLOCK
  3. Ruger
  4. Colt
  5. SIG SAUER

Delaware

  1. Smith & Wesson
  2. Ruger
  3. Springfield
  4. Mossberg
  5. Remington

Florida

  1. Smith & Wesson
  2. Ruger
  3. GLOCK
  4. SIG SAUER
  5. Springfield

Georgia

  1. GLOCK
  2. Smith & Wesson
  3. Remington
  4. Ruger
  5. Springfield

Hawaii

  1. SIG SAUER
  2. Ruger
  3. Smith & Wesson
  4. Springfield
  5. Century International

Idaho

  1. Ruger
  2. Smith & Wesson
  3. GLOCK
  4. Springfield
  5. Mossberg

Illinois

  1. Smith & Wesson
  2. Ruger
  3. GLOCK
  4. SIG SAUER
  5. Springfield

Indiana

  1. Ruger
  2. GLOCK
  3. Smith & Wesson
  4. Remington
  5. SIG SAUER

Iowa

  1. Smith & Wesson
  2. GLOCK
  3. Ruger
  4. Remington
  5. Springfield

Kansas

  1. Ruger
  2. Smith & Wesson
  3. GLOCK
  4. Remington
  5. Springfield

Kentucky

  1. Ruger
  2. GLOCK
  3. Smith & Wesson
  4. Remington
  5. SIG SAUER

Louisiana

  1. Smith & Wesson
  2. Ruger
  3. GLOCK
  4. Remington
  5. SIG SAUER

Maine

  1. GLOCK
  2. Springfield
  3. Remington
  4. Ruger
  5. Palmetto State Armory

Maryland

  1. Remington
  2. Smith & Wesson
  3. Ruger
  4. Savage
  5. GLOCK

Massachusetts

  1. Smith & Wesson
  2. GLOCK
  3. Ruger
  4. SIG SAUER
  5. Baretta

Michigan

  1. Ruger
  2. Smith & Wesson
  3. GLOCK
  4. Remington
  5. SIG SAUER

Minnesota

  1. Ruger
  2. Smith & Wesson
  3. SIG SAUER
  4. Remington
  5. GLOCK

Mississippi

  1. Remington
  2. Ruger
  3. GLOCK
  4. Smith & Wesson
  5. Colt

Missouri

  1. Ruger
  2. Smith & Wesson
  3. Remington
  4. GLOCK
  5. Springfield

Montana

  1. Ruger
  2. Remington
  3. Smith & Wesson
  4. GLOCK
  5. Winchester

Nebraska

  1. Smith & Wesson
  2. Springfield
  3. Ruger
  4. SIG SAUER
  5. GLOCK

Nevada

  1. Smith & Wesson
  2. GLOCK
  3. Ruger
  4. Remington
  5. SIG SAUER

New Hampshire

  1. Ruger
  2. GLOCK
  3. Smith & Wesson
  4. SIG SAUER
  5. Remington

New Jersey

  1. SIG SAUER
  2. Remington
  3. Ruger
  4. Smith & Wesson
  5. GLOCK

New Mexico

  1. Smith & Wesson
  2. Ruger
  3. GLOCK
  4. Springfield
  5. SIG SAUER

New York

  1. Remington
  2. Ruger
  3. GLOCK
  4. Mossberg
  5. Smith & Wesson

North Carolina

  1. Smith & Wesson
  2. GLOCK
  3. Ruger
  4. Remington
  5. SIG SAUER

Ohio

  1. Smith & Wesson
  2. Ruger
  3. GLOCK
  4. Remington
  5. SIG SAUER

Oklahoma

  1. Ruger
  2. Smith & Wesson
  3. GLOCK
  4. Remington
  5. Springfield

Oregon

  1. Ruger
  2. Remington
  3. Smith & Wesson
  4. GLOCK
  5. Winchester

Pennsylvania

  1. Ruger
  2. Smith & Wesson
  3. Glock
  4. Remington
  5. Taurus

Rhode Island

  1. Smith & Wesson
  2. Ruger
  3. Springfield
  4. SIG SAUER
  5. Colt

South Carolina

  1. Ruger
  2. GLOCK
  3. Smith & Wesson
  4. SIG SAUER
  5. Springfield

Tennessee

  1. Smith & Wesson
  2. GLOCK
  3. Ruger
  4. Remington
  5. SIG SAUER

Texas

  1. Ruger
  2. GLOCK
  3. Smith & Wesson
  4. Remington
  5. SIG SAUER

Utah

  1. Ruger
  2. Smith & Wesson
  3. Browning
  4. SIG SAUER
  5. Colt

Vermont

  1. Ruger
  2. GLOCK
  3. Springfield
  4. Remington
  5. Smith & Wesson

Virginia

  1. Smith & Wesson
  2. GLOCK
  3. Remington
  4. Ruger
  5. SIG SAUER

Washington

  1. Ruger
  2. Smith & Wesson
  3. GLOCK
  4. Remington
  5. SIG SAUER

West Virginia

  1. Ruger
  2. Colt
  3. Remington
  4. Smith & Wesson
  5. Kel-Tec

Wisconsin

  1. Ruger
  2. Remington
  3. Smith & Wesson
  4. GLOCK
  5. Browning

Wyoming

  1. Ruger
  2. SIG SAUER
  3. GLOCK
  4. Remington
  5. Smith & Wesson

Top U.S. Pistol Exporters

  1. SIG SAUER Inc.: 74,256 pistols
  2. GLOCK Inc.: 59,420 pistols
  3. Smith & Wesson Corp.: 17,542 pistols
  4. Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc.: 9,253 pistols
  5. Beretta USA Corp.: 4,430 pistols

Top U.S. Revolver Exporters

  1. Smith & Wesson Corp.: 18,343 revolvers
  2. Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc.: 4,682 revolvers
  3. North American Arms Inc. 604 revolvers
  4. Frank Roth Co. Inc.: 505 revolvers
  5. CHARCO 2000 Inc.: 213 revolvers

Top U.S. Rifle Exporters

  1. Henry Rac Holding Corp.: 44,192 rifles
  2. Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc. 41,091 rifles
  3. Savage Arms Inc.: 28,960 rifles
  4. Maverick Arms Inc.: 8,291 rifles
  5. SIG SAUER Inc.: 4,868 rifles

Top U.S. Shotgun Exporters

  1. O.F. Mossberg/Maverick Arms Inc.: 13,218 shotguns
  2. Standard Mfg. Co.: 9,570 shotguns
  3. Beretta USA Corp.: 686 shotguns
  4. Kel-Tec CNC Industries Inc.: 613 shotguns
  5. Savage Arms Inc.: 481 shotguns

Top Handgun Importers

  1. Austria: 1,198,719 handguns
  2. Brazil: 703,728 handguns
  3. Germany: 340,823 handguns
  4. Croatia: 326,653 handguns
  5. Italy: 178,402 handguns

Top Rifle Importers

  1. Canada: 202,004 rifles
  2. Japan: 76,676 rifles
  3. Belgium: 40,268 rifles
  4. Spain: 37,858 rifles
  5. Finland: 35,268 rifles

Top Shotgun Importers

  1. Turkey: 237,208 shotguns
  2. Italy: 116,226 shotguns
  3. Brazil: 36,752  shotguns
  4. China: 32,880 shotguns
  5. Russia: 7,410 shotguns

311,991 jobs created in the U.S.

$15,731,785,700 dollars in wages paid

$52,087,506,400 dollars in economic impact

$4,619,465,600 dollars in total federal taxes generated

$2,855,813,500 dollars in total state taxes generated

Most Popular Pistol Calibers in the U.S.

  1. 9mm Luger: 17.28%
  2. .45 ACP: 12.16%
  3. .40 S&W: 6.14%
  4. .380 ACP: 4.47%
  5. .357 Magnum: 3.21%

Most Popular Rifle Calibers in the U.S.

  1. .223/5.56mm NATO: 14.67%
  2. .22 Long Rifle: 9.82%
  3. .308/7.62mm NATO: 4.46%
  4. 7.62x39mm: 3.87%
  5. 30-06: 1.99%

Most Popular Shotgun Calibers in the U.S.

  1. 12 Gauge: 10.22%
  2. 20 Gauge: 1.49%
  3. 410: 0.5%
  4. 16 Gauge: 0.4%
  5. 28 Gauge: 0.13%

.380 Auto

Average Bullet Weight: 87.15 grains

Average 5-Shot Penetration Depth: 15.06 inches

Average 5-Shot Expanded Diameter: 0.436 inches

Average 5-Shot Muzzle Velocity: 951.2 feet per second

Deepest Average Penetration Depth: 25.6 inches (Federal 90 gr Hydra Shok)

Largest Average Expansion Diameter: 0.63 inches (Winchester 95 gr Train & Defend and Winchester 95 gr PDX1)

Highest Average Muzzle Velocity: 1343 feet per second (Liberty Ammunition 50 gr Civil Defense)

9mm Luger (9×19)

Average Bullet Weight: 125.569 grains

Average 5-Shot Penetration Depth: 17.42 inches

Average 5-Shot Expanded Diameter: 0.514 inches

Average 5-Shot Muzzle Velocity: 1099.01 feet per second

Deepest Average Penetration Depth: 26.5 inches (Magtech 124 gr Bonded JHP)

Largest Average Expansion Diameter: 0.74 inches (Winchester 147 gr Ranger-T Series)

Highest Average Muzzle Velocity: 2034 feet per second (Liberty Ammunition 50 gr Liberty)

.40 S&W

Average Bullet Weight: 165.375 grains

Average 5-Shot Penetration Depth: 18.65 inches

Average 5-Shot Expanded Diameter: 0.6105 inches

Average 5-Shot Muzzle Velocity: 1019.775 feet per second

Deepest Average Penetration Depth: 32.0 inches (Remington 155 gr HTP and Remington 180 gr HTP)

Largest Average Expansion Diameter: 0.82 inches (Remington 180 gr Golden Saber)

Highest Average Muzzle Velocity: 1846 feet per second (Liberty Ammunition 60 gr Civil Defense)

.45 ACP

Average Bullet Weight: 206.657 grains

Average 5-Shot Penetration Depth: 18.36 inches

Average 5-Shot Expanded Diameter: 0.609 inches

Average 5-Shot Muzzle Velocity: 905.914 feet per second

Deepest Average Penetration Depth: 31.2 inches (Sig Sauer 200 gr V-Crown)

Largest Average Expansion Diameter: 1.00 inch (Winchester 230 gr Ranger T-Series)

Highest Average Muzzle Velocity: 1844 feet per second (Liberty Ammunition 78 gr Civil Defense +P)

.38 Special

Average Bullet Weight: 141.555 grains

Average 5-Shot Penetration Depth: 15.628 inches

Average 5-Shot Expanded Diameter: 0.502 inches

Average 5-Shot Muzzle Velocity: 916.861 feet per second

Deepest Average Penetration Depth: 22.9 inches (Federal 158 gr LSWCHP +P)

Largest Average Expansion Diameter: 0.73 inches (Federal 130 gr HST Micro)

Highest Average Muzzle Velocity: 1110 feet per second (Winchester 110 gr Ranger +P)

.357 Magnum

Average Bullet Weight: 131.45 grains

Average 5-Shot Penetration Depth: 17.865 inches

Average 5-Shot Expanded Diameter: 0.554 inches

Average 5-Shot Muzzle Velocity: 1249 feet per second

Deepest Average Penetration Depth: 32.0 inches (Speer 158 gr Gold Dot)

Largest Average Expansion Diameter: 0.75 inches (Barnes 125 gr Tac-XPD)

Highest Average Muzzle Velocity: 1644 feet per second (Buffalo Bore 125 gr Barnes XPB)

10mm Auto

Average Bullet Weight: 172.272 grains

Average 5-Shot Penetration Depth: 19.209 inches

Average 5-Shot Expanded Diameter: 0.602 inches

Average 5-Shot Muzzle Velocity: 1140.181 feet per second

Deepest Average Penetration Depth: 32.0 inches (Buffalo Bore 200 gr FMJ-FN)

Largest Average Expansion Diameter: 0.81 inches (Barnes 155 gr VOR-TX)

Highest Average Muzzle Velocity: 1344 feet per second (Hornady 155 gr XTP)

.357 Sig

Average Bullet Weight: 128.556 grains

Average 5-Shot Penetration Depth: 18.344 inches

Average 5-Shot Expanded Diameter: 0.581 inches

Average 5-Shot Muzzle Velocity: 1349.889 feet per second

Deepest Average Penetration Depth: 23.9 inches (Hornady 147 gr Custom XTP)

Largest Average Expansion Diameter: 0.69 inches (Winchester 125 gr PDX-1 Defender)

Highest Average Muzzle Velocity: 1423 feet per second (Winchester 125 gr PDX-1 Defender)

Pistol Barrel Length Performance Data

Average Velocity (.380 ACP)

6 Inch Barrel: 1103.71 feet per second

5 Inch Barrel: 1075.86 feet per second

4 Inch Barrel: 1027.25 feet per second

3 Inch Barrel: 961.75 feet per second

2 Inch Barrel: 872 feet per second

Velocity per Inch of Barrel at 6 Inches: 183.951 feet per second

Velocity Reduction per Inch of Barrel: 57.93 feet per second

Average Velocity (9mm)

6 Inch Barrel: 1259.3 feet per second

5 Inch Barrel: 1233.4 feet per second

4 Inch Barrel: 1173.9 feet per second

3 Inch Barrel: 1105.1 feet per second

2 Inch Barrel: 1019.5 feet per second

Velocity per Inch of Barrel at 6 Inches: 209.883 feet per second

Velocity Reduction per Inch of Barrel: 59.95 feet per second

Average Velocity (.40 S&W)

6 Inch Barrel: 1220 feet per second

5 Inch Barrel: 1193.27 feet per second

4 Inch Barrel: 1136.9 feet per second

3 Inch Barrel: 1071.1 feet per second

2 Inch Barrel: 985.73 feet per second

Velocity per Inch of Barrel at 6 Inches: 203.33 feet per second

Velocity Reduction per Inch of Barrel: 58.57 feet per second

Average Velocity (.45 ACP)

6 Inch Barrel: 1062.71 feet per second

5 Inch Barrel: 1093.1 feet per second

4 Inch Barrel: 1048.3 feet per second

3 Inch Barrel: 972.9 feet per second

Velocity per Inch of Barrel at 6 Inches: 177.12 feet per second

Velocity Reduction per Inch of Barrel: 22.45 feet per second

Average Velocity (.38 Special)

6 Inch Barrel: 1061.6 feet per second

5 Inch Barrel: 1062.6 feet per second

4 Inch Barrel: 1014.8 feet per second

3 Inch Barrel: 878.2 feet per second

2 Inch Barrel: 733.6 feet per second

Velocity Per Inch of Barrel at 6 Inches: 176.93 feet per second

Velocity Reduction per Inch of Barrel: 82 feet per second

Average Velocity (.357 Magnum)

6 Inch Barrel: 1589.75 feet per second

5 Inch Barrel: 1496 feet per second

4 Inch Barrel: 1404.5 feet per second

3 Inch Barrel: 1185.25 feet per second

2 Inch Barrel: 929.125 feet per second

Velocity per Inch of Barrel at 6 Inches: 264.958 feet per second

Velocity Reduction per Inch of Barrel: 165.156 feet per second

Average Velocity (10mm)

6 Inch Barrel: 1316.22 feet per second

5 Inch Barrel: 1282.33 feet per second

4 Inch Barrel: 1213.33 feet per second

3 Inch Barrel: 1143.55 feet per second

2 Inch Barrel: 997.55 feet per second

Velocity per Inch of Barrel at 6 Inches: 219.37 feet per second

Velocity Reduction per Inch of Barrel: 79.668 feet per second

Average Velocity (.357 Sig)

6 Inch Barrel: 1516.5 feet per second

5 Inch Barrel: 1504.5 feet per second

4 Inch Barrel: 1425.5 feet per second

3 Inch Barrel: 1313.75 feet per second

2 Inch Barrel: 1166.25 feet per second

Velocity per Inch of Barrel at 6 Inches: 252.75 feet per second

Velocity Reduction per Inch of Barrel: 87.5625 feet per second

Rifle Barrel Length Performance Data

Average Velocity (7.62x54R)

28.75 Inch Barrel: 2827 feet per second

26.75 Inch Barrel: 2778 feet per second

24.75 Inch Barrel: 2751 feet per second

22.75 Inch Barrel: 2698 feet per second

20.75 Inch Barrel: 2632 feet per second

18.75 Inch Barrel: 2578 feet per second

16.75 Inch Barrel: 2521 feet per second

Velocity Per Inch of Barrel at Full Length: 98.330 feet per second

Velocity Reduction Per Inch of Barrel: 25.658 feet per second

Full Size Handguns

9mm: 15.8 rounds

.40 S&W: 14.5 rounds

.45 ACP: 8.4 rounds

Compact Handguns

9mm: 14.9 rounds

.40 S&W: 12.6 rounds

.45 ACP: 9.4 rounds

Subcompact Handguns

9mm: 9.7 rounds

.40 S&W: 9.4 rounds

.45 ACP: 7.5 rounds

Single Stack Handguns

9mm: 8.6 rounds

.40 S&W: 6 rounds

.45 ACP: 5.6 rounds

Semi-Automatic Rifles

5.56mm NATO: 24 rounds

7.62x39mm: 22 rounds

300 Blackout: 27.5 rounds

Bolt Action Rifles

.308 Winchester: 6.6 rounds

6.5 Creedmoor: 9 rounds

30.06: 4.1 rounds

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