NSSF is the trade association for America's firearms industry.
Our mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
NSSF is the trade association for America's firearms industry.
It's mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
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First-Time Gun Buyer Report

A study commissioned by the National Shooting Sports Foundation reveals that first-time gun buyers are largely active in one or more shooting activities and that women are motivated to purchase their first firearm predominately for personal defense. NSSF Members: Read the report.

NSSF's Target Shooting in America

Millions of shooters, billions of dollars.  For the first time ever, economic data is available on the target shooting side of the firearms industry.  This report provides both state and national level data on participation and spending by targetshooters.  The figures from this report can be combined with figures from the Hunting in America report for the total economic benefit of the hunting and target shooting industries.

Industry Reference GuideSM

Industry Reference GuideA comprehensive report that encompasses the shooting sports industry into one, easy-to-reference resource! Full-coor detailed information with the latest industry statistics. More than 170 pages of information.

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NSSF-Adjusted NICS Data

NSSF research adjusts the monthly National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) data to get a more accurate picture of current market conditions.

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NSSF Diversity Report

Breaking ground on the topic of diversity, this report outlines results from 6,000 respondents.

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