How Many Victims Are Killed by Firearm?

Intentional Homicide Victims Killed by Firearm (As % of Total) (%), 2012 or latest
Law & Crime | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 41 countries in 2012, Colombia ranked the highest in intentional homicide victims killed by firearm as a share of total victims with 77.0% followed by Montenegro and Egypt. On the other end of the scale was Lithuania with 1.00%, Kyrgyzstan with 1.00% and Mongolia with 2.00%.

Data for more countries are available at Intentional Homicide Victims Killed by Firearm (As % of Total) indicator page.

Intentional Homicide Victims Killed by Firearm (As % of Total) Unit 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Albania % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 56.0% 63.0% 60.0% 67.0% 69.0% ...
Canada % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 34.0% 35.0% 36.0% 32.0% 34.0% ...
Chile % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 12.0% 7.00% 9.00% 25.0% 23.0% ...
Colombia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 72.0% 71.0% 71.0% 78.0% 78.0% ...
Croatia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 50.0% 47.0% 38.0% 35.0% 45.0%
Denmark % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 28.0% 18.0% 11.0% 26.0% 26.0% ...
Egypt % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 39.0% 43.0% 49.0% 43.0% 23.0% ...
Macedonia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 54.0% 62.0% 49.0% 37.0% 65.0% ...
Malta % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 50.0% 83.0% ... 50.0%
Mexico % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 31.0% 39.0% 39.0% 55.0% 55.0% ...
Montenegro % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 67.0% 33.0% 52.0% 47.0% ...
Netherlands % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 24.0% 28.0% 25.0% 27.0% 23.0% ...
Portugal % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 52.0% 29.0% 44.0% 34.0% 36.0%
Slovenia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 25.0% 38.0% 20.0% 15.0% 40.0%
USA % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 59.0% 59.0% 58.0% 60.0% 60.0%