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Number of homicides by firearm


Colombia is the top country by number of homicides by firearm in the world. As of 2010, number of homicides by firearm in Colombia was 12,539 that accounts for 26.19 % of the world's number of homicides by firearm. The top 5 countries (others are Mexico, the United States of America, Honduras, and Guatemala) account for 91.95 % of it. The world's total number of homicides by firearm was estimated at 47,870 in 2010.

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What is number of homicides by firearm?

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