Numbers: Sep. 10, 2007



Percentage of global survey respondents who ranked crime and lawlessness among their top three personal concerns, according to a GfK Roper study. Other top worries included recession and unemployment, personal finances and education


Percent decrease in global concern over terrorism since last year



Number of guns in the U.S. for every 100 citizens, according to the 2007 Small Arms Survey, making it the most heavily armed country in the world. India has the second largest civilian gun-arsenal tally, with just 4 guns per 100 people

4.5 million

Number of new guns purchased in the...

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