U.S. Gun Homicide Rates: A Comparative Look

How the gun homicide rate of each U.S. state compares with the rest of the world

U.S. Gun Homicide Rates: A Comparative Look
How the gun homicide rate of each U.S. state compares with the rest of the world

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.

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