More Women Practice Concealed Carry Now Than Ever Before
In 2018, the number of concealed handgun permits soared to over 17.25 million – a 273% increase since 2007. 7.14% of American adults have permits. Between 2012 and 2018, the percent of women with permits grew 111% faster than for men.
The Well Armed Woman: Educate, Equip, Empower
The Well Armed Woman is a business created to help promote and guide women who are looking to get into concealed carry. They recently released a study they conducted which shows the most popular holsters that women purchase, as well as carry locations, on and off body.
They found that IWB holsters (In The Waistband) are most preferred – 42% of women are carrying this way. The Well Armed Woman put their findings together in the below infographic to show which holsters women are using & where they typically carry.
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For more information on The Well Armed Woman & this data, visit: thewellarmedwoman.com