Nov 21, 2021

Cost of Gun Deaths



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.

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.


38,826 people die by guns each year, a rate of 11.7 deaths per 100,000 people.)

(More Alabama Information HERE,

Source: HERE.

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