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Cost Data

  • There are considerable costs associated with firearm-related injuries and deaths in the U.S., but the overall costs of violence, both direct and indirect, go well beyond solely economic figures.

  • Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE): Cost of Gun Violence

    The costs include medical and mental health care costs, criminal justice costs, wage losses, and the value of pain, suffering and lost quality of life. These estimates are based on the latest injury data from the CDC and unit costs from PIRE's widely-cited injury cost model. Read more »