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Firearms Industry Economic Impact Rises 168% since 2008


The 2017 Firearms Industry Economic Impact Report provides a state-by-state breakdown of job numbers, wages, excise taxes and more.



Firearms Industry Economic Impact Rises 168% since 2008


The total economic impact of the firearms and ammunition industry in the United States increased from $19.1 billion in 2008 to $51.3 billion in 2016, a 168 percent increase.



Economic Impact of Firearms Industry Experiences Sees Significant Increase


The total economic impact of the firearms and ammunition industry in the United States increased from $19.1 billion in 2008 to $49.3 billion in 2015, a 158 percent increase, according to a report released today by NSSF.



Hillary Clinton Wants to Eliminate Real American Jobs, Maybe Yours


Hillary Clinton has a list of industries she intends to wreck if elected president simply because she doesn’t like them.



Firearms Industry Economic Impact Rises 158% Since 2008


The total economic impact of the firearms and ammunition industry in the United States increased from $19.1 billion in 2008 to $49.3 billion in 2015, a 158 percent increase, according to a report released today by NSSF.



Nation’s Firearms Industry Executives In Washington for Congressional Fly-in


Executives from the nation's firearms and ammunition manufacturers, distributors and leading retailers are in Washington, D.C. this week for the eighth annual congressional "fly-in" sponsored by the NSSF.



Firearms Industry Economic Impact Rises 125% since 2008


Between 2008 and 2014, the total economic impact of the firearms and ammunition industry in the United States increased by 125 percent according to a new report released by the NSSF.



NSSF Issues Report on Combined Spending by Hunters and Target Shooters


National Shooting Sports Foundation’s “Hunting in America” and “Target Shooting in America” reports reveal the broad impact that spending by hunters and target shooters have on America’s economy. Now, responding to demand for a combined report, NSSF has issued “Economic Impact of Hunting and Target Shooting in America,” showing, among other significant statistics, that spending […]



Firearms Industry Economic Impact Nearly Doubles in Five Years


The total economic impact of the firearms and ammunition industry in the United States increased from $19.1 billion in 2008 to $37.7 billion in 2013, a 97 percent increase, while the total number of full-time equivalent jobs rose from more than 166,000 to more than 245,000, a 48 percent increase in that five-year period, according […]



NSSF Target Shooting Activity Report: States Benefit from Economic Impact of Target Shooting


Read the Report View/Download as PDF Watch a message from NSSF President & CEO, Steve Sanetti View INFOGRAPHIC NSSF has released a major new report documenting the importance of target-shooting activities to the U.S. economy. The report, Target Shooting in America: Millions of Shooters, Billions of Dollars, was released today in conjunction with a press […]



INFOGRAPHIC: Target Shooting in America – Millions of Shooters, Billions of Dollars


Did you know that more people target shoot than play baseball? The infographic below provides a look at just how economically impactful target shooting is in America. Also, watch this brief message from NSSF President, Steve Sanetti. Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually.  



Thousands of Jobs at Stake in Gun Control Debate


More and more media outlets are beginning to take notice of the economic implications of the gun control debate. One direct result of the increase in sales of guns and ammunition is the increase in excise taxes collected to fund wildlife conservation. This article from the Outdoor Channel predicts a 15 percent increase in federal conservation grants […]



Connecticut Firearms Industry, Employees Speak Up in Video


The employees and management of three Connecticut-based companies in the firearms industry speak out about their jobs and their combined economic impact on the state in a video released today by NSSF. Release of the video featuring individuals from O.F. Mossberg & Sons of North Haven; and Stag Arms and Ammunition Storage Components, both of […]



Firearms Industry Helps Lead Economic Recovery; New Study Shows Growth in Jobs, Taxes Paid and Sales


NSSF today released a newly commissioned report detailing double-digit gains in jobs and other data showing the industry has been a leader in the nation’s economic recovery. The report can be viewed at http://nssf.org/impact. Firearms industry members on Capitol Hill were briefed on such remarkable statistics as the 30.6 percent increase in jobs between 2008 […]



Businesses, Sportsmen Unite on Hunting Economics Agenda


The impact that hunting has on the economies of our nation and every state is massive. One state, North Dakota, thinks it’s about time everyone knows just how important that impact is. A group of small businesses and sporting organizations from across the state today launched “Hunting Works for North Dakota,” a grassroots organization focused […]



New Report Shows Economic Impact of Firearms Industry


At a Capitol Hill briefing today, NSSF released a newly commissioned report detailing the significant economic impact the firearms and ammunition industry has on the nation’s and each state’s economy. “During difficult economic times and high unemployment rates nationally, our industry actually grew and created 16,800 new, well-paying jobs,” said NSSF President Steve Sanetti. “Our […]