Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2013-14: Statistical Tables

Categories: Guns,Laws/Regulations,Statistics

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/bcft1314st.pdf

In 2014 nearly 15 million applications were subject to background checks and 193,000 or 1.3% were denied.  Data include the reasons for denial, estimates of applications by jurisdiction and by type of approval system.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics