ATF 2016 Firearms Trace Data

ATF 2016 Firearms Trace Data

 

ATF 2016 Firearms Trace Data

The top 10 states with the most recoveries and traces are:

  1. California
  2. Texas
  3. Florida
  4. Georgia
  5. North Carolina
  6. Illinois
  7. Ohio
  8. Tennessee
  9. Pennsylvania
  10. Arizona

In 2016, the number of firearms recovered and traced = 289,223

Top Categories of Recovered Firearms

  • Pistol - 172,742
  • Revolver - 44,855
  • Rifle - 40,449
  • Shotgun - 28,328
  • Other - 3,936
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  • The national possessor age is 35 years old.
  • In 2016, pistols and revolvers accounted for the majority of traced firearms.
  • National time-to-crime average is 9.79 years.

All data is from ATF's 2016 Firearms Trace Data Report

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Last Reviewed December 21, 2017