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Girl Power: The Rise of Women Gun Owners

Girl PUWE The number of women hunters, target shooters and gun owners has increased dramatically since the start of the new millennium. Here's a quick look at one the fastest-growing segments of the shooting sports. 10% of hunters were women in 2001 19% of hunters were women in 2013 1.8 Million 85% 3.3 Million women hunters women hunters in 2001 Increase in 2013 3.3 Million 5.4 Million 60% women women target shooters target shooters in 2001 Increase in 2013 Women gun owners ® spend an average of $870 , $405 & annually on firearms purchases annually on firearms accessories Top accessories purchased by women gun owners: Gun cleaning Targets products Ear Protection Carrying Case Eye Protection 73% of Women дun шпенS have taken at least one firearms training class. 1 Self / home defense Most Important 2 Learn how to hunt reasons for owning a gun for women gun owners: Go shooting with 3 friends and family of Women диn теs go target shooting once a month or more. 43% In 2013, firearms retailers estimated 20% up from 15% of their shooting- and hunting-related sales were attributed to women in 2010. Three most 1 Semi-auto pistol popular 2 Revolver firearms purchased by women: 3 Shotgun Top features influencing gun selection for women gun owners: of firearms retailers reported seeing more women in their stores in 2013 compared to 2012. 73% 1 Fit 2 Quality 3 Practicality Sources: ONational Sporting Goods Association Annual Sports Participation Reports ONSSF Report: Women Gun Buyers © NSSF Firearms Retailer Survey Report National SHOOTING SPORTS Foundation NSSF.ORG

Girl Power: The Rise of Women Gun Owners

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The number of women hunters, target shooters and gun owners has increased dramatically since the start of the new millennium. A new NSSF infographic gives a quick look at one of the fastest-growing se...

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