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2012 Gun Production Just Out from ATF

Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2014 4:59 am
by johndoe3
The 2012 gun manufacturer's production is just out from the ATF with interesting results. Compared to a few years ago, 9mm pistol production in 2012 equals total pistol production of all calibers from just a few years ago (2007).

https://www.atf.gov/sites/default/files ... an2014.pdf

2012 total pistol production, all calibers -- 3,487,883
2012 9mm pistol production -- 1,226,756

9mm pistol production only--consumers voting with actual purchases
1. Ruger -- 314,334
2. Smith & Wesson -- 206,093
3. Sig -- 171,984
4. Glock -- 108,604
5. Beretta -- 96,335
Kel-Tec -- 45,490
Kahr -- 35,841
FN -- 22,596

all caliber pistol production
1. Ruger -- 861,357
2. Smith & Wesson -- 542,297
3. Sig -- 532,575
Glock -- 131,550
Beretta -- 140,670
Kel-Tec -- 78,074
Kahr -- 65,427
FN -- 56,158