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Armed violence and gun laws, country by country

In a sea of web sites offering unverified, polarised opinions on gun violence, GunPolicy.org provides evidence-based, country-by-country intelligence from a broad range of official and academic sources. This university site is for researchers, officials, journalists and advocates who need accurate citations and rapid access to credible sources.

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  • USA and States

    Rate of Gun Suicide per 100,000 People
  • Australia

    Rate of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People
  • Highest Gun Homicide

    Rate of Firearm Homicide per 100,000 People
  • Highest Gun Ownership

    Rate of Civilian Firearm Possession per 100 Population
  • Norway

    Number of Gun Homicides
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