Murder Rate vs. Gun Ownership in US States

The data is from wikipedia Accessed 2/11/2015

Bubble Size | Population (Total Inhabitants)
X Axis | Gun Ownership (%) 2007
Y Axis | Gun Murders (rate per 100,000 inhabitants) 2010

With and Without DC

allguns without DC


3 thoughts on “Murder Rate vs. Gun Ownership in US States

  1. Saul

    I’d like to see gun ownership versus suicides and accidents. Is there a correlation there?

  2. Shunley42

    That’s interesting… have you looked at the strength of the correlation? (well, or lack thereof, that looks pretty flat)


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