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Annual Additions to Gun Stocks
Cumulative Gun Stocks
Year Net additions to Gun Stocks Cumulative Gun Stock
Total Handguns Long Guns Total Handguns Long Guns
1899-
1945
44,040 10,768 33,272 44,040 10,768 33,272
1946 1,410 119 1,291 45,450 10,887 34,563
1947 1,933 186 1,747 47,383 11,073 36,310
1948 2,450 346 2,104 49,833 11,419 38,414
1949 2,029 181 1,848 51,862 11,600 40,262
1950 2,299 186 2,113 54,161 11,786 42,375
1951 1,928 274 1,654 56,089 12,060 44,029
1952 1,811 386 1,494 57,900 12,446 45,523
1953 1,851 347 1,504 59,751 12,793 47,027
1954 1,496 322 1,174 61,247 13,115 48,201
1955 1,695 367 1,328 62,942 13,482 49,529
1956 1,901 466 1,435 64,843 13,948 50,964
1957 1,846 475 1,371 66,689 14,423 52,335
1958 1,636 467 1,169 68,325 14,890 53,504
1959 2,041 587 1,454 70,366 15,477 54,958
1960 2,042 546 1,496 72,408 16,023 56,454
1961 1,916 505 1,411 74,324 16,528 57,865
1962 1,941 540 1,401 76,265 17,068 59,266
1963 2,098 613 1,485 78,363 17,681 60,751
1964 2,367 671 1,696 80,730 18,352 62,447
1965 2,931 924 2,007 83,661 19,276 64,454
1966 3,319 1,118 2,201 86,980 20,394 66,655
1967 3,855 1,565 2,290 90,835 21,959 68,945
1968 5,016 2,367 2,649 95,851 24,326 71,594
1969 4,265 1,523 2,742 100,116 25,849 74,336
1970 4,287 1,533 2,754 104,403 27,382 77,090
1971 4,703 1,640 3,063 109,106 29,022 80,153
1972 5,283 2,071 3,212 114,389 31,093 83,365
1973 5,422 1,887 3,535 119,811 32,980 86,900
1974 6,399 2,023 4,376 126,210 35,003 91,276
1975 6,117 2,163 3,954 132,327 37,166 95,230
1976 5,718 1,976 3,742 138,045 39,142 98,972
1977 5,233 1,925 3,308 143,278 41,067 102,280
1978 5,360 1,903 3,457 148,638 42,970 105,737
1979 5,691 2,171 3,520 154,329 45,141 109,257
1980 5,882 2,449 3,432 160,211 47,590 112,689
1981 5,475 2,591 2,886 165,686 50,181 115,575
1982 5,349 2,708 2,642 171,035 52,889 118,217
1983 4,581 2,219 2,363 175,616 55,108 120,580
1984 4,411 1,905 2,507 180,027 57,013 123,087
1985 3,974 1,684 2,290 184,001 58,697 125,377
1986 3,524 1,538 1,986 187,525 60,235 127,363
1987 4,345 1,842 2,503 191,870 62,077 129,866
1988 4,840 2,236 2,605 196,710 64,313 132,471
1989 5,123 2,353 2,769 201,833 66,666 135,240
1990 4,334 2,110 2,225 206,167 68,776 137,465
1991 3,873 1,941 1,929 210,040 70,717 139,394
1992 6,479 2,803 3,676 216,519 73,520 143,070
1993 7,759 3,881 3,879 224,278 77,401 146,949
1994 6,641 3,324 3,316 230,919 80,725 150,265
1995 4,911 2,199 2,713 235,830 82,924 152,978
1996 4,391 1,821 2,569 240,221 84,745 155,547
1997 4,242 1,773 2,469 244,463 86,518 158,016
1998 4,445 1,727 2,717 248,908 88,245 160,733

Source: Derived from Commerce in Firearms in the United States, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, February, 2000. Appendix A contains the numbers for firearms manufactured, imported and exported. The above figures are calculated subtracting the exports from the sum of the manufactures and imports.

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