Homicides by firearm rate

(cases per 100,000 population)

Jamaica is the top country by homicides by firearm rate in the world. As of 2022, homicides by firearm rate in Jamaica was 44.7 cases per 100,000 population. The top 5 countries also includes Saint Lucia, Bahamas, Ecuador, and Belize.

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What is homicides by firearm rate?

“Homicide” is defined as unlawful death purposefully inflicted on a person by another person