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posted on 14 September 2016

Mass Shootings, US The Worst In The World By Far

by Felix Richter,

-- this post authored by Niall McCarthy

Over the past four decades, no other country as experienced as many mass shootings as the United States.

Irish news publication recently conducted an interview with the former headmaster of the Columbine High School in Colorado, the scene of a deadly mass shooting in 1999.

This chart shows countries with the most mass shootings from 1966 to 2012.

Infographic: Mass shootings: US the worst in the world by far | Statista

You will find more statistics at Statista.

Econintersect note: On a per capita basis (2015 populations), Yemen leads with 46 mass shootings per 100 million people, the U.S. is second with 23, Philippines is third with 18, France is fourth with 15 and Russia fifth with 10.

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