U.S. most armed country with 90 guns per 100 people

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The United States has 90 guns for every 100 citizens, making it the most heavily armed society in the world, a report released on Tuesday said.

U.S. citizens own 270 million of the world's 875 million known firearms, according to the Small Arms Survey 2007 by the Geneva-based Graduate Institute of International Studies.

About 4.5 million of the 8 million new guns manufactured worldwide each year are purchased in the United States, it said.

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Prometheus

Everything is mutable; nothing is sacred
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Haha!
We own joo!
Wish I was one of those 90... XD
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Lowest Robbery Rates Though?
I think not.
 

sqrage

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>>We own joo!

Right.

Deaths by guns in the US in 1998.

Year 1998

Assault 12,228

Suicide 17,605

Accidents 875

Total 30,708

Compare that to Canada, where the number was way under 500. (Couldn't find the exact number.)
 

New_U.S.

ITS OVER 9000!
its sad to say that american citizens could probably make a stronger ground force then some countries military ground force
 

WolSHaman

knowledgeably ignorant
keep in mind that 90 guns per 100 people also means that it could be less- some people could just own multiple guns.
 
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