California Gun Violence Statistics: Market Report & Data

Statistic 1

"Approximately 2.5 million adults in California, nearly 9% of the state population, own a gun."

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Statistic 2

"Every year, around 6,000 people in California are shot."

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"Nearly 75 percent of suicide deaths in California involve a firearm."

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"Gun violence in the state of California costs taxpayers more than $1.4 billion each year."

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"In 2016, 64% of gun deaths in California were suicides."

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"California has the highest total number of incidents of gun violence in the US, accounting for 15% of all US incidents."

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"Between 2009 and 2018, gun homicides in California decreased by 7.8%."

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Statistic 8

"In 2020, there were a total of 251 mass shootings in California, the highest in the U.S."

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