One Million Firearms Sold for 44 Months in a Row
The firearms market continues to experience record growth.
2022 Black Friday Gun Sales Better Than 2021
Over 192,000 NICS checks recorded on the day after Thanksgiving.
Firearm Sales Poised to Eclipse Pre-Pandemic Records
2022 Firearm sales are poised to eclipse pre-pandemic records.
2021 Sets 2nd-Highest Gun Sales Mark
The total number of 2021 firearm purchases processed through the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) was the second highest on record.
Second-Highest Gun Sales in June Despite 1 Million Decline
Firearm sales processed through the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) in June totaled roughly 1.4 million units.
Quarterly Gun Sales Record Set
Of the 4,645,609 names processed through FBI’s National Instant Criminal Check System (NICS) in March, roughly 2.2 million were related to the purchase or transfer of a firearm, according to Small Arms Analytics & Forecasting (SAAF).
January 2021 Gun Sales Up Nearly 80 Percent
More than 2.2 million firearms were sold in the United States in January, according to an estimate from Small Arms Analytics & Forecasting (SAAF).
2020 Gun Sales Have Likely Surpassed All of 2019
Although total August volume of firearm sales isn't available yet, it's likely that 2020 gun sales have already surpassed all numbers for 2019.
June Sets NICS Volume/Gun Sales Record
The FBI processed a total of 3,931,607 records through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) in June, roughly 1.6 million more than the same month in 2019 and nearly 200,000 more than the previous highwater mark, set in March.
FBI Processes Record-Breaking Number of Background Checks
The FBI recently processed over 200,000 NICS background checks in one day, setting the all-time record.