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Crime > Murders with firearms: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Total recorded intentional homicides committed with a firearm. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 South Africa 31,918 2002
2 Colombia 21,898 2002
3 Thailand 20,032 2002
4 United States 9,369 2002
5 Philippines 7,708 2002
6 Mexico 2,606 2002
7 Slovakia 2,356 2002
8 El Salvador 1,441 2002
9 Zimbabwe 598 2002
10 Peru 442 2002
11 Germany 269 2002
12 Czech Republic 181 2002
13 Ukraine 173 2002
14 Canada 144 2002
15 Albania 135 2002
16 Costa Rica 131 2002
17 Azerbaijan 120 2002
18 Poland 111 2002
19 Uruguay 109 2002
20 Spain 97 2002
21 Portugal 90 2002
22 Croatia 76 2002
23 Switzerland 68 2002
24 Bulgaria 63 2002
25 Australia 59 2002
26 Sweden 58 2002
27 Bolivia 52 2002
28 Japan 47 2002
29 Slovenia 39 2002
=30 Belarus 38 2002
=30 Hungary 38 2002
32 Latvia 28 2002
33 Burma 27 2002
34 Republic of Macedonia 26 2002
35 Austria 25 2002
36 Estonia 21 2002
37 Moldova 20 2002
38 Lithuania 16 2002
=39 Denmark 14 2002
=39 United Kingdom 14 2002
41 Ireland 12 2002
42 New Zealand 10 2002
43 Chile 9 2002
44 Cyprus 4 2002
45 Morocco 1 2002
=46 Luxembourg 0.0 2002
=46 Iceland 0.0 2002
=46 Oman 0.0 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Murders with firearms. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", The Eighth United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and the Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (2002) (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Centre for International Crime Prevention). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Crime/Murders-with-firearms

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