In an average year, 1,054 people die by guns.
With a rate of 21.6 deaths per 100,000 people,
Alabama has the 2nd-highest rate of gun deaths in the US.
The gun suicide rate in
Alabama is 57% higher than the national gun suicide rate.
COST OF GUN VIOLENCE
Alabama has the 3rd-highest societal cost of gun
violence in the US at $1,654 per person each year.
Gun deaths and injuries cost Alabama $8 billion, of which $433 million is paid by taxpayers.