Most Gun Deaths

The US has by far the most gun deaths compared to 28 other comparable high-income countries. While the combined population of these 28 other high-income countries is more that twice as large as the US population, the US has 5 times more gun deaths than all 28 other comparable countries combined.

The US has a Gun Death Rate of 11 gun deaths per 100,000 people per year. The other 28 high-income countries have a combined Gun Death Rate of 1 gun death per 100,000 people. US residents are 11 times more likely to die from gun violence than 28 other comparable high-income countries combined.
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This study was performed in 2019 on gun violence data from 2015. Source: Violent death rates in the US compared to those of the other high-income countries, 2015/2019 Erin Grinshteyn, David Hemenway


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