Black Market Guns Statistics: Market Report & Data

Statistic 1

"Approximately 25% of the worldwide illegal arms market is constituted by black market guns."

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Statistic 2

"85% of firearms used in crime in Mexico are smuggled from the United States."

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Statistic 3

"60% of guns used in crimes in Canada come from the U.S. Black market sources."

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Statistic 4

"90% of crime guns in Australia are either unregistered or illegally imported."

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"In the United States, about 1.2 million firearms were reported stolen between 2012 and 2015, many of which may end up on the black market."

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"About 80% of guns used in crimes in Jamaica come from the United states."

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"20% of unregistered firearms were obtained via the black market in Spain."

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"In South Africa, 37% of the guns in circulation are illegal, potentially linked to the black market."

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"In Thailand, there are an estimated 10 million firearms in circulation, nearly 85% of which are thought to be illegally obtained through the black market."

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Statistic 10

"In Ukraine, since 2014, the number of illegal firearms in circulation has increased by 30%, largely due to black market sales."

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