U.S. Top Country For Gun Ownership But Not Top 10 In Total Deaths By Firearms

On October 22 The Telegraph published a map showing the U.S. leads the world in private firearm ownership but does not even crack the Top 10 when it comes to firearm-related deaths.

According to the Telegraph, the countries with highest per-capita gun ownership are:

According to the Telegraph, the countries with highest per-capita gun ownership are:

USA – 112.6 guns per 100 residents
Serbia – 75.6
Yemen – 54.8
Switzerland – 45.7
Cyprus – 36.4
Saudi Arabia – 35
Iraq – 34.2
Uruguay – 31.8
Sweden – 31.6
Norway – 31.3

Note–the Telegraph presents gun ownership as so expansive in the U.S. that guns actually outnumber people. Yet the U.S. does not appear on the list of the Top 10 countries for firearm-related deaths. Those countries are:

Honduras – 67.18 per 100,000 residents per year
Venezuela – 59.13
Swaziland – 37.16
Guatemala – 34.1
Jamaica – 30.72
El Salvador – 26.77
Colombia – 25.94
Brazil – 21.2
Panama – 15.11
Uruguay – 11.52

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