The January 2024 NSSF-adjusted NICS figure of 1,197,294 is a decrease of 5.6 percent compared to the January 2023 NSSF-adjusted NICS figure of 1,268,236. For comparison, the unadjusted January 2024 FBI NICS figure 2,180,262 reflects a 16.6 percent decrease from the unadjusted FBI NICS figure of 2,612,736 in January 2023. January 2024 marks the 54th month in a row that has exceeded 1 million adjusted background checks in a single month.