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Gun Ownership of the World
Transcript of Gun Ownership of the World
Throughout the world people (meaning civilians) own firearms from the United States with 88.8 firearms per hundred people to Tunisia with only .1 firearms per hundred people.
Yes, the good ole Red, White, and Blue. Even though the United States only makes up five percent of the world's population, the citizens posses approximately 35-50% of the world's firearms.
The United States
Ranked number seventy-fifth of the 178 countries on the list but, the largest country in South America, Brazil has an estimated eight firearms per person. With an annual estimate of 18.1 homicides per 100,000 people by firearms. Which is much higher compared to the United States with 3.2 homicides per 100,000 people a year.
South Africa is the top contender in the continent of Africa for most homicides by firearms with 17.3 per 100,000 people. With extremely strict firearm policies they require a license for any activity involving firearms and a competency certificate.
A small nation comprised of more than 30 islands in the Persian Gulf. With a population of 1.332 Million people, Bahrain has just a small amount of 180,000 civilian owned firearms. Bahrain has the lowest amount of homicides by firearm rates with zero.