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Homicides by firearm


Colombia is the top country by homicides by firearm in the world. As of 2010, homicides by firearm in Colombia was 12,539 that accounts for 26.19 % of the world's 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 homicides by firearm was estimated at 47,870 in 2010.

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What is homicides by firearm?

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