2015 Stats

2015 Statistics

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1146 People killed by Police
27%

27% of the 1146 People killed by Police were Black
26%

26% of the 306 Black People killed by Police were unarmed
51%

51% of the 1146 People killed by Police were White
9%

9% of the 581 White People killed by Police were unarmed
Summary: Police have killed 306 Black people, 79 of them were unarmed. Over that same period, police have shot and killed 581 White people, 103 of whom were unarmed. While in raw numbers there were similar totals of Black and White victims, Black people were killed at RATES disproportionate to their percentage of the U.S. population. Of all of the unarmed people shot and killed by police in 2015, 40 percent of them were black men, even though black men make up just 6 percent of the nation’s population – source

People killed by ethnicity per mil

7.27 Black
3.51 Hispanic/Latino
3.4 Native American
2.93 White
1.34 Asian / Pacific Islander

Total people killed by ethnicity

306 Black
195 Hispanic/Latino
13 Native American
581 White
24 Asian / Pacific Islander
27 Other / Unknown
In summary: There are Black people make up about 13% of the US population but are killed by Police 2.5x times more than White people. 306 Black people out of about 40 million were killed by Police while 581 White people out of about 225 million were killed by police.
In simpler terms:
1 out of every 130,000 Black people will be killed by Police, about 13% of the US population.
1 out of every 387,000 White people will be killed by Police, about 77% of the US population.