rates aren’t much lower than gun homicide rates in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (5.2 deaths per 100,000 people). Firearm homicide rates in Afghanistan, Iraq, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the United States and Pakistan, 2010 Compared to certain countries known for their high crime rates, such as Jamaica, Russia, South Africa and Kenya, the U. had the second-highest rate of gun homicide deaths after Jamaica (view data online). The following screen grab indicates that El Salvador, Colombia and Honduras had the highest rates of firearm homicides in the world in 2010. After a mass shooting that killed 35 people in Australia in 1996, the conservative government enacted laws banning automatic and semi-automatic rifles and pump-action guns and initiated a nationwide gun-buyback program, as described in this NBC News article. has about two fewer gun homicide deaths per 100,000 people than Iraq, which has 6.5 deaths per 100,000. stands out for its high rates of homicide firearm deaths, its rates look small compared to certain Latin American countries. Our peer countries don’t have the same homicide and accidental gun death problems that we have in the United States.Pew Research Center reports that while few users were online dating in 2005, 15% of all Americans have used online dating sites or apps at some point as of 2015. Pew also recently reported that the share of 18-to-24-year-olds who use these platforms has nearly tripled from 10% in 2013 to 27% today.Even the boomers are getting in on the action, with online dating user share doubling from 6% in 2013 to 12% today.To qualify, an app had to have more than 2,000 reviews across the App Store and the Google Play store.Applause found that, in general, the most popular US dating apps trailed other apps in quality by 23 points (out of 100).But that doesn't mean all dating apps are created equal.App analytics company Applause recently completed a study of 97 dating apps to see which ones were meeting user expectations.
An often-cited counter to the point about the United States’ high rates of gun homicides is that people in other countries kill one another at the same rate using different types of weapons. Compared to other countries with similar levels of development or socioeconomic status, the United States has exceptional homicide rates, and it’s driven by gun violence. Access the data visualization here: In a 2013 article for The Atlantic online that compared gun deaths in U. cities to some of the deadliest places in the world, the authors created a map, below, that shows Atlanta has the same gun murder rate as South Africa, Detroit as El Salvador, Phoenix equal to Mexico’s gun homicide rate: The Atlantic Another screen grab, below, compares gun homicide rates in the U. with countries that frequently make headlines for conflict-related violence (Afghanistan, Iraq, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Pakistan). One inspiring example comes from Cali, Colombia, and highlights the value of using data to identify risk factors for homicide.The stigma of meeting your soulmate through a website is dwindling by the day, experts say, especially for millennials and Generation Z. New research from the Pew Research Center shows that in the past two years, the percentage of US adults who had used a dating app tripled.That's a big difference, and perhaps indicates that people take out their dating woes on the apps they use.But regardless, there were stark differences between popular apps like Tinder, Ok Cupid, Bumble, and Hinge.