Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Mc Evoy, Claire, and Gergely Hideg. 2017 ‘Violent Deaths in 2016: A Global Overview.’ Small Arms Survey 2017: Report on Global Violent Deaths, p. 20. Geneva: Small Arms Survey. 1 December
Violent deaths in 2016: a global overview
At least 560,000 people lost their lives violently in 2016. This translates to a global rate of 7.50 violent deaths per 100,000 population.