Homicides by firearm


Mexico is the top country by homicides by firearm in the world. As of 2022, homicides by firearm in Mexico was 22,309 that accounts for 53.92% of the world's homicides by firearm. The top 5 countries (others are Colombia, Ecuador, Jamaica, and Argentina) account for 92.06% of it. The world's total homicides by firearm was estimated at 41,372 in 2022.

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What is homicides by firearm?

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