NSSF, or the National Shooting Sports Foundation, has released a new report highlighting female shooters as the fastest growing demographic in the industry. 55.6% of women that participated in the study relayed that they intend to purchase a new firearm in the next year. This finding and a host of others illustrate the growing trend of firearm ownership among women.
SHOT Show 2015
At the SHOT Show 2015, the NSSF President discussed the contents of the report, titled “Women Gun Owners: Purchasing, Perceptions and Participation.” He relayed that in the past 10 years, the amount of women owning firearms and enjoying target shooting and shooting sports has skyrocketed. He added that the report helps us understand why more female shooters are choosing to purchase guns and accessories and what shooting sports are most popular among women.