An attendee holds a pistol during the National Rifle Association (NRA) annual meeting in Dallas, Texas, in May. Photo: Bloomberg

There are 857 million civilian guns in the world. Americans own nearly half

There were 120 guns for every 100 US residents in 2017, a survey found. The next most armed country was Yemen, with nearly 53 firearms per 100 people

Topic |   Gun violence in the US

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An attendee holds a pistol during the National Rifle Association (NRA) annual meeting in Dallas, Texas, in May. Photo: Bloomberg
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