Top 20 Countries with the Highest Number of Guns Per Capita
Posted on Jun 16, 2016
The number of guns per capita is the number of small firearms owned personally per 100 residents of a country. Here's a list of the top 20 countries with the highest rate of guns per capita.
20. The Republic of Macedonia
The Republic of Macedonia holds the 20th place with 24.1 guns per 100 people.
Kuwait is in the 19th place, with 24.8 guns per capita.
Bahrain holds the 18th place with 24.8 guns per capita.
Oman holds the 17th place with 25.5 guns per 100 people.
Finland holds the 16th place with 29.1 guns per capita.
Germany is 15th on this list, with 30.3 guns per capita.
Iceland holds the 14th place with 30.3 guns per capita.
Austria holds the 13th place with 30.4 guns per 100 people.
Canada holds the 12th place with 30.8 guns per capita.
France holds the 11th place with 31.2 guns per capita.
Norway holds the 10th place with 31.3 guns per capita.
In Sweden, there are 31.6 guns per 100 people.
Uruguay is in the 8th place, with 31.8 guns per capita.
Iraq holds the 7th place with 34.2 guns per capita.
6. Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia holds the 6th sixth place with 35 guns per capita.
Serbia is in the 5th place, with 36.1 guns per 100 people.
Switzerland holds the 4th place with 45.7 guns per capita. It's a big number considering that Switzerland is a very peaceful country with a low crime rate.
Yemen has 54.8 guns per capita. Yemen has the highest number of guns in the East.
Cyprus is the second, having 69,7 guns per capita.
1. United States
The United States are currently in the first place according to guns per capita. There are 112,6 guns for 100 residents!