Philadelphia Shootings Data

About This Dataset

This dataset provides a succinct record of shootings in Philadelphia, including the number of shootings and fatalities from 2015 through 2021. The data is organized by year, month, and hour of the day, allowing for a detailed analysis of patterns and trends. In addition, this dataset has been enriched with information such as shootings by temperature and amount of precipitation, providing greater insights into the circumstances surrounding these tragic events. We hope this dataset can be a valuable resource for researchers, analysts, and policymakers seeking to understand and address gun violence in Philadelphia.

This data was originally sourced from the City of Philadelphia government via Open Data Philly and has been enriched with additional weather data to provide greater insights.

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ID Year Shootings Fatalities Fatality Ratio
1 2015 1302 234 0.1797
2 2016 1345 258 0.1918
3 2017 1267 253 0.1997
4 2018 1452 297 0.2045
5 2019 1472 302 0.2052
6 2020 2260 435 0.1925
7 2021 2339 498 0.2129

Date Created: April 2023

Time Range: 2015-2021

Available Formats: CSV, XLS, JSON

Price: Free

8 charts visualizing the shooting data over time or by month, hour of day, temperature, or amount of rainfall

Who Is This Data For?

This dataset is best suited for academics or community organizers in the higher education/research industry who are looking for unique insights into gun violence trends in Philadelphia.

The suggested use cases for this dataset include:
  • See the trend of shootings and gun fatalities in Philadelphia since 2015
  • Breakdown shooting data by month and time of day
  • Visualize the impact of rain and temperature on the number of shootings and fatalities in the city
  • Inform research or advocacy work to reduce gun violence in Philadelphia or elsewhere

Enrichment Options

We utilize state-of-the-art AI and machine learning to enrich datasets further and provide predictive analytics for your important KPIs. Get in touch to learn more.

Enrichment opportunities for this dataset include:
  • Blend data with other data sources for additional insights
  • Use data to train a machine learning model or to perform predictive analytics

Data Enrichment

We can provide additional services such as blending this data with your internal data, applying predictive analytics, and more. Get in touch to learn more.

Additional Questions?

If you have additional questions, or have a specific request for this dataset, contact our team at FourFront.

Date Created: April 2023

Time Range: 2015-2021

Available Formats: CSV, XLS, JSON

Price: Free

Sample Data icon of a hand swiping left and right to scroll content Scroll table horizontally to view more

ID Year Shootings Fatalities Fatality Ratio
1 2015 1302 234 0.1797
2 2016 1345 258 0.1918
3 2017 1267 253 0.1997
4 2018 1452 297 0.2045
5 2019 1472 302 0.2052
6 2020 2260 435 0.1925
7 2021 2339 498 0.2129

8 charts visualizing the shooting data over time or by month, hour of day, temperature, or amount of rainfall

Who Is This Data For?

This dataset is best suited for academics or community organizers in the higher education/research industry who are looking for unique insights into gun violence trends in Philadelphia.

The suggested use cases for this dataset include:
  • See the trend of shootings and gun fatalities in Philadelphia since 2015
  • Breakdown shooting data by month and time of day
  • Visualize the impact of rain and temperature on the number of shootings and fatalities in the city
  • Inform research or advocacy work to reduce gun violence in Philadelphia or elsewhere

Enrichment Options

We utilize state-of-the-are AI and machine learning to enrich the datasets further and provide predictive analytics for your important KPIs. Get in touch to learn more.

Enrichment opportunities for this dataset include:
  • Blend data with other data sources for additional insights
  • Use data to train a machine learning model or to perform predictive analytics

Data Enrichment

We can provide additional services such as blending this data with your internal data, applying predictive analytics, and more. Get in touch to learn more.

Additional Questions?

If you have additional questions, or have a specific request for this dataset, contact our team at FourFront.

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