On gun violence, the United States is an outlier
Published May 31, 2022
- Age-adjusted firearm homicide rates in the US are 22 times greater than in the European Union and 23 times greater than in Australia.
- Gun violence accounts for over 7% of deaths in the US among those under age 20.
- Age-adjusted rates of firearm homicide are highest in Washington, DC and lowest in New Hampshire.