Special Report

Countries With The Most Gun Deaths Per Capita

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33. China
> 2019 gun deaths: 0.8 per million (total: 1,126 — 29th most)
> 2019 interpersonal violent firearm deaths: 0.2 per million — #202 out of 204 (total: 334)
> 2019 self-inflicted firearm deaths: 0.3 per million — #202 out of 204 most (total: 467)
> 2019 unintentional firearm deaths: 0.2 per million — #192 out of 204 (total: 325)
> 2017 gun ownership: 3.6 firearms per 100 people — #22 out of 230 (total: 4,971,000)
> 2021 population: 1,412,360,000

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32. Bangladesh
> 2019 gun deaths: 9.9 per million (total: 1,580 — 24th most)
> 2019 interpersonal violent firearm deaths: 7.8 per million — #103 out of 204 (total: 1,235)
> 2019 self-inflicted firearm deaths: 1.5 per million — #168 out of 204 most (total: 231)
> 2019 unintentional firearm deaths: 0.7 per million — #156 out of 204 (total: 114)
> 2017 gun ownership: 0.4 firearms per 100 people — #32 out of 230 (total: 7,588,000)
> 2021 population: 166,303,494

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31. India
> 2019 gun deaths: 10.6 per million (total: 14,712 — 4th most)
> 2019 interpersonal violent firearm deaths: 5.7 per million — #120 out of 204 (total: 7,977)
> 2019 self-inflicted firearm deaths: 4.4 per million — #107 out of 204 most (total: 6,145)
> 2019 unintentional firearm deaths: 0.4 per million — #179 out of 204 (total: 589)
> 2017 gun ownership: 5.3 firearms per 100 people — #20 out of 230 (total: 331,000)
> 2021 population: 1,393,409,033

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30. Germany
> 2019 gun deaths: 12.0 per million (total: 1,020 — 32th most)
> 2019 interpersonal violent firearm deaths: 1.0 per million — #187 out of 204 (total: 84)
> 2019 self-inflicted firearm deaths: 10.6 per million — #36 out of 204 most (total: 899)
> 2019 unintentional firearm deaths: 0.4 per million — #176 out of 204 (total: 37)
> 2017 gun ownership: 19.6 firearms per 100 people — #3 out of 230 (total: 393,347,000)
> 2021 population: 83,129,285

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29. Pakistan
> 2019 gun deaths: 13.2 per million (total: 2,949 — 14th most)
> 2019 interpersonal violent firearm deaths: 7.7 per million — #105 out of 204 (total: 1,721)
> 2019 self-inflicted firearm deaths: 3.2 per million — #127 out of 204 most (total: 710)
> 2019 unintentional firearm deaths: 2.3 per million — #100 out of 204 (total: 517)
> 2017 gun ownership: 22.3 firearms per 100 people — #2 out of 230 (total: 12,732,000)
> 2021 population: 225,199,929

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