Is a thousand a lot?

This saddens me some. When Jamaica gained independence in 1962, the murder rate was 3.9 per 100,000 inhabitants, one of the lowest in the world. – wiki

Year Total Murders
2009 1,680
2010 1,428
2011 1,125
2012 1,097
2013 1,200
2014 1,192
2015 1,450
2016 1,350
2017 1,616

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