Gun Violence

U.S. Gun Homicide Rates: A Comparative Look


More than 11,000 people in the U.S. were murdered with guns in 2011, giving it a per capita gun homicide rate of 2.75 per 100,000 people, about the same as Peru’s. Here’s how each state matches up with the rest of the world.

Gambrell is a contributing graphics editor for Bloomberg Businessweek.

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