America's Insane Rate of Gun Homicide in Perspective

July 29th, 2015
in News, econ_news, syndication

from Felix Richter,
by Niall McCarthy

US President Barack Obama spoke out about the country's gun laws once again last week, mere hours before a gunman killed two people at a Louisiana cinema.

Follow up:

When it comes to homicides by firearm per 1 million in developed countries, nowhere comes close to matching the US. Statista's latest infographic feature in the Independent was inspired by this interesting data compiled by Vox.

This chart shows homicides by firearms per 1 million people in selected developed countries in 2012.

Infographic: America's insane rate of gun homicide in perspective | Statista
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