Fatal workplace shootings in the U.S. in 2008, by industry

Share of fatal workplace shootings in the United States in 2008, by industry

Fatal workplace shootings in the U.S. in 2008, by industry This statistic shows the percentage of fatal workplace shootings that occured in different industries in the United States in 2008. The largest share of fatal shootings occurred in the retail trade industry at 24 percent. In total there were 421 workplace shooting in the U.S. in 2008.
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Share of fatal workplace shootings in the United States in 2008, by industry

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Share of fatal shootings
Retail trade24%
Leisure and hospitality17%
Government14%
Transportation and warehousing11%
Other services, except public administration7%
Financial activities6%
Professional and business services5%
Manufacturing4%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting4%
Wholesale trade3%
Construction2%
Other or not reported4%
Share of fatal shootings
Retail trade24%
Leisure and hospitality17%
Government14%
Transportation and warehousing11%
Other services, except public administration7%
Financial activities6%
Professional and business services5%
Manufacturing4%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting4%
Wholesale trade3%
Construction2%
Other or not reported4%
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This statistic shows the percentage of fatal workplace shootings that occured in different industries in the United States in 2008. The largest share of fatal shootings occurred in the retail trade industry at 24 percent. In total there were 421 workplace shooting in the U.S. in 2008.
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