Concealed Carry Permits Statistics: Market Report & Data

Statistic 1

"As of 2021, there are approximately 21.52 million concealed carry permit holders in the United States."

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Statistic 2

"The number of concealed carry permit holders increased by 34% over the last four years, or 5.44 million permit holders."

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Statistic 3

"In Florida, over 2 million residents hold concealed carry permits."

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Statistic 4

"As of 2020, 7.6% of American adults have a concealed handgun permit."

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"In 11 states, more than 10% of adults have permits, up from just 6 states in 2016."

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"Despite being the most populous state, California only has slightly over 100,000 concealed carry permits, less than 0.5% of the adult population."

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"The number of concealed carry licenses in Ohio nearly doubled from 2017-2019, going from 66,789 to 132,385."

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"Texas had issued a total of 1.4 million active licenses for concealed carry by the end of 2019."

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Statistic 9

"By the end of 2019, Georgia had the highest rate of concealed carry licenses per capita: nearly 10.6% of all adults in the state."

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