Countries With The Most Guns


After this year’s shootings in Colorado and Connecticut, gun rightscontrol have become the most controversial political issues in the United States.
Some commentators believe that there are too many guns in the country. Are they right? How strong is the United States fascination with firearms compared to the rest of the world?

Here are the top 12 countries with the most guns per person

Average firearms per 100 people

12. France 31.2

11. Norway 31.3

10. Sweden 31.6

9. Uruguay 31.7

8. Iraq 34.3

7. Saudi Arabia 35.1

6. Cyprus 36.6

5. Serbia 37.8

4. Finland 45.2

3. Switzerland 45.7

2. Yemen 54.7

1. United States 88.9


About Author

Denis Foynes

Denis Foynes was born in New York City to Irish parents in 1991. When he was 8, his family returned to Celtic Tiger Ireland. Denis has an International Politics degree from Aberystwyth University in Wales. After completing university, he decided to leave crisis Ireland and relocate to Panama.