The United States has an average of 7. There is a very strong correlation between states with the strictest gun laws and reduced gun homicide death on a per capita basis. However, trends that apply on one region may not necessarily apply to the other. Perhaps there should be less dependency on personal interpretations of meanings of statements and more effort put toward mutually acceptable criteria? And to be honest, I actually tried to calculate several times where the mistake was that you made, to no avail. Finally, I find your increasing level of anger as tantamount to an admission on your part that your arguments are falling apart, or rather have fallen apart. United Nations Office On Drugs and Crime. We have one of the most organized and efficient police forces on Earth.
That is what they do. Seattle has a much lower rate of violent crime than Milwaukee. Final point, The second amendment was written in times before the invention of electricity, it is that far out of date. Twice as much as United Kingdom 18,152 Ranked 3rd. Macedonia, Slovakia, and Finland have one mass shooting every four years, again as a statistical average. . A to the entire E.
Regarding worldwide terrorism rates, the. Again, more smokescreens from you to avoid the obvious. Wouldn´t it make sense, to completely seperate micro and macro statistics from each other? Your claims that suicide murder suicide is a different beast should be considered in interpresting murder or homicide statistics brings into quesiton your credibility on this issue. The study looked at crime rates in 12 western European countries plus Poland, Canada, the U. Researches indicate that this number is continually dropping.
Small Arms treaty that every Democrat voted for last year? For exemple in France, we do have hunters, policemen… But gun laws are strict. But those of us in the gun control crowd hold ourselves to a much higher standard and expect better of this country than to be pleased that crime here is less than in Somalia. So one of the smaller states, population wise, in between Colorado and South Carolina. Lets just take a small number of gun violence victims and write a biased article to show some poorly thought out point. Clearly, we do not agree. We have only had one mass shooting during the third millennium, known only as 22nd july in 2011 , where a single person named Anders Behring Breivik killed 77 people.
According to those statistics, approximately 10. Lott´s own papers to back it up. I myself are from the Netherlands. Gang violence ~15 to 16%. This allows one to compare apples to apples. The ratio is calculated by contrasting the number of people convicted in a year per 100,000 population with the number of prisoners in jail as a result of a court sentence per 100,000 population.
Lott, Thank you for all the work and research you do. The surveys were conducted by numbeo. As Lott pointed out, raw comparison of crime rates between different countries based on the single variable of gun ownership are statistically illiterate. Still though, this has absolutely no relevance to the faulty and fake numbers from Dr. However, despite these quibbles, it makes interesting if distorted reading.
The higher the value, the more survey respondents believe it is high in their country. Were mass shooting death rates calculated annually based on population estimates for the same year, or were the deaths summed over the study period then the mass shooting death rates calculated for the most recent population estimate for the given country? Small countries such as Norway, Israel and Australia may have only one major attack each, one-fourth of what the U. Official statistics indicate an increase of 0. You have to back them up with something! There are many places in this world where what we make national news out of as a mass shooting would hardly newsworthy in those places. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year. Generally, nonetheless, official criminal estimates suggest an improvement since the past decade.
Levels of police recorded crime statistics from different countries are simply not comparable since they are affected by many factors, for example the recording of violent crime in other countries may not include behaviour that we would categorise as violent crime. You have zero chance of successfully resisting a tyrannical U. Lott, so my grip with you today is your sloppy work and presentation of data. I know you have a lot to do disinforming the U. A far more reliable statistical comparison for purposes of determining the effect of gun control legislation is, as I pointed out in , to compare crime statistics before the passage or repeal of a gun law to those after the passage of the law — say, the three years prior and the three years after. Based on 0-50 contributions for Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria and 82 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria and 24 more countries and over 100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Canada and 17 more countries. I tend to lean to the freedom of choice argument myself.