In 2016, 1,555 people died from gun violence in Pennsylvania. Sixty-three percent of all gun deaths in Pennsylvania were suicides, and 35% were homicides.

Pennsylvania had the 25th highest firearm homicide rate and the 36th highest firearm suicide rate.


Additional Information:

Firearm Homicide in Pennsylvania

Firearm Suicide in Pennsylvania

Firearm Suicide Rates in Pennsylvania Counties

Report: Risk-Based Firearm Policy Recommendations for Pennsylvania

*Source: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC. Firearm Deaths and Rates per 100,000. Fatal Injury Reports, 1999-2016. Available:

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