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StockpilesGun Numbers

Civilian Guns

Number of Privately Owned Firearms

The estimated total number of guns (both licit and illicit) held by civilians in Nicaragua is 450,0001 2 3

Rate of Civilian Firearm Possession per 100 Population

The estimated rate of private gun ownership (both licit and illicit) in Nicaragua is 7.81 2 firearms per 100 people

Number of Privately Owned Firearms - World Ranking

In a comparison of the number of privately owned guns in 178 countries, Nicaragua ranked at No. 934

Rate of Privately Owned Firearms per 100 Population - World Ranking

In a comparison of the rate of private gun ownership in 178 countries, Nicaragua ranked at No. 772

Number of Registered Firearms

ChartThe number of registered guns in Nicaragua is reported to be

2011: 142,2605
2010: 288,8876 7
2006: 90,1338 9 3
2002: 70,0006

Rate of Registered Firearms per 100 Population

ChartThe rate of registered guns per 100 people in Nicaragua is

2011: 2.5110
2010: 5.15
2006: 1.638 10
2002: 1.3910

Estimated Number of Illicit Firearms

Unlawfully held guns cannot be counted, but in Nicaragua there are estimated to be 160,0003

Estimated Rate of Illicit Firearms per 100 Population

Unlawfully held guns cannot be counted, but in Nicaragua there are estimated to be 3.0010 illicit firearms per 100 people

Government Guns

Number of Military Firearms

The defence forces of Nicaragua are reported to have 425,00011 12 firearms

Number of Law Enforcement Firearms

Police in Nicaragua are reported to have 8,50011 13 6 firearms

ImpactsDeath and Injury

Total Number of Gun Deaths

ChartIn Nicaragua, annual deaths resulting from firearms total

2011: 18314
2010: 23215
2003: 4907
2002: 23216

Rate of All Gun Deaths per 100,000 People

ChartIn Nicaragua, the annual rate of all gun deaths per 100,000 population is

2011: 3.214
2010: 4.1410
2003: 9.58
2002: 4.61

Homicides (any method)

ChartIn Nicaragua, annual homicides by any means total

2012: 44117 18
2011: 51217 18 19 20 21
2010: 52617 18 19 20
2009: 564
2008: 51217 18 19 20 22
2007: 48617 18 19 20 22 7
2006: 49917 18 19 20 22
2005: 497
2004: 432
2003: 423
2002: 337
2001: 360
2000: 291
1999: 56119
1998: 639
1997: 679
1996: 662
1995: 707

Rate of Homicide per 100,000 People (any method)

ChartIn Nicaragua, the annual rate of homicide by any means per 100,000 population is

2012: 11.017 18
2011: 12.017 18 19 20 21
2010: 13.017 18 19 20 7
2009: 13.017 18 19 20
2008: 13.017 18 19 20 22 23
2007: 13.0
2006: 14.0
2005: 13.0
2004: 12.0
2003: 12.0
2002: 10.0
2001: 10.0
2000: 9.0
1999: 11.219 23
1998: 13.0
1997: 14.1
1996: 14.0
1995: 15.2

Gun Homicides

ChartIn Nicaragua, annual firearm homicides total

2012: 21317
2011: 12714
2010: 40818
2009: 33824
2008: 33819 24
2007: 25919 24 7
2002: 15716

Rate of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn Nicaragua, the annual rate of firearm homicide per 100,000 population is

2012: 3.7210
2011: 2.214
2010: 7.28
2009: 5.924
2008: 5.919 24
2007: 4.619 24 22
2002: 2.8716

Proportion of Homicides Committed With a Gun

ChartIn Nicaragua, the percentage of homicides committed with a firearm is reported to be

2012: 48%17
2011: 48%21
2010: 52%18
2008: 42.1%19
2007: 35.2%19 7
2002/03: 56%7

Suicides (any method)

ChartIn Nicaragua, annual suicides by any means total

2009: 64925
2008: 65725 26
2007: 632
2006: 641
2005: 63325
2004: 78625 26
2003: 803
2002: 75625
2001: 73525 26
2000: 765

Rate of Suicide per 100,000 People (any method)

ChartIn Nicaragua, the annual rate of suicide by any means per 100,000 population is

2009: 11.325
2008: 11.625 10
2007: 11.3
2006: 11.6
2005: 11.625
2004: 14.625 10
2003: 15.1
2002: 14.425 16
2001: 14.225 10
2000: 15.0

Gun Suicides

ChartIn Nicaragua, annual firearm suicides total

2011: 1214
2010: 1915
2002: 2516

Rate of Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn Nicaragua, the annual rate of firearm suicide per 100,000 population is

2011: 0.214
2010: 0.3410
2002: 0.4616

Unintentional Gun Deaths

ChartIn Nicaragua, annual unintentional shooting deaths total

2011: 2814
2010: 915
2002: 5016

Rate of Unintentional Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn Nicaragua, the annual rate of unintentional shooting death per 100,000 population is

2011: 0.4910
2010: 0.16
2002: 0.9116

Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn Nicaragua, annual shooting deaths in which the cause remains undecided total

2011: 1614
2010: 2615
2001: 116

Rate of Gun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn Nicaragua, the annual rate of unknown-cause shooting deaths per 100,000 population is

2011: 0.2810
2010: 0.46
2001: 0.0216

ProductionGun Industry

Regulation of Firearm Makers

In Nicaragua, the manufacture of small arms, ammunition and/or their components is permitted only if the maker holds a valid licence,27 28 29 30 31 32 33 but is not conducted in practice34 35

Home-made Guns

In Nicaragua, the prevalence of illicit craft, or 'home-made' firearm manufacture is reported to be high36

TransfersGun Trade and Trafficking

Regulation of Firearm Exports

In Nicaragua, firearm and ammunition exports are limited by transfer control law37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 35 47

Small Arms Exports (US$) - Customs

The annual value of small arms and ammunition exports from Nicaragua is reported by Customs to be US$4,00048 (2011)

Regulation of Firearm Imports

In Nicaragua, firearm and ammunition imports are limited by transfer control law37 38 39 40 41 49 42 43 50 45 51 46 52 53 35 47

Small Arms Imports (US$) - Customs

The annual value of small arms and ammunition imports to Nicaragua is reported by Customs to be US$631,29948 (2011)

Smuggling Guns and Ammunition

Reports suggest that the level of firearm and ammunition smuggling in Nicaragua is high54

Regulation of Arms Brokers

In Nicaragua, the activities of arms brokers and transfer intermediaries are specifically regulated by law55 56 57 58 59 60 61 35 47

End User Certificates

Customs regulations in Nicaragua include62 39 41 63 44 50 64 certification of the intended end user of any small arms or ammunition transfer, and/or a written declaration of its intended end use

MeasuresGun Regulation

Firearm Regulation - Guiding Policy

The regulation of guns in Nicaragua is categorised as restrictive65

Firearm Law

Guiding gun control legislation in Nicaragua includes the Firearms Act No. 510 of 200566 and its regulation, Decree No. 28 of 200567

Firearm Regulation Authority

Guns in Nicaragua are regulated by the National Police, through the Office for the Registration and Control of Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives and Related Materials (DAEM)68 69 70 71

Right to Possess Firearms

In Nicaragua, the right to private gun ownership is not guaranteed by law72 73

Restricted Firearms and Ammunition

In Nicaragua, civilians are not allowed to possess weapons of mass destruction, as well as banned weapons covered by international conventions,74 any type of automatic firearms, firearms for the exclusive use of the Army and National Police, and firearms disguised as everyday objects75 76

Regulation of Automatic Weapons

In Nicaragua, private possession of fully automatic weapons is prohibited76 77 21

Regulation of Semiautomatic Assault Weapons

In Nicaragua, private possession of semi-automatic assault weapons is permitted under licence76 77

Regulation of Handguns

In Nicaragua, private possession of handguns (pistols and revolvers) is permitted under licence76 77 21

Law Regulates Long Guns

In Nicaragua, civilian possession of rifles and shotguns is regulated by law76 77 21

Gun Ownership and Possession

In Nicaragua, only licensed gun owners78 79 27 80 81 82 83 84 35 21 may lawfully acquire, possess or transfer a firearm or ammunition

Genuine Reason Required for Firearm Possession

Applicants for a gun owner’s licence in Nicaragua are required to establish a genuine reason to possess a firearm, for example self-defence, sports, hunting and collection76 27

Minimum Age for Firearm Possession

The minimum age for gun ownership in Nicaragua is 21 years85 86 with only narrow exemptions87 88

Gun Owner Background Checks

An applicant for a firearm licence in Nicaragua must pass a background check which considers criminal, health and mental health85 86 80 89 records

Reference Required for Firearm Licence

In Nicaragua, third party character references for each gun licence applicant are required89

Partner to be Advised or Interviewed

In Nicaragua, licensing authorities are not required90 to conduct interviews with, or to advise an applicant's spouse, partner, or next of kin before issuing a gun licence

Domestic Violence and Firearms

Where a past history, or apprehended likelihood of family violence exists, the law in Nicaragua does not stipulate90 that a gun licence should be denied or revoked

Firearm Safety Training

In Nicaragua, an understanding of firearm safety and the law, tested in a theoretical and/or practical training course may be required85 for a firearm licence

Gun Owner Licensing Period

In Nicaragua, gun owners must re-apply and re-qualify for their firearm licence every five years91

Licensing Records

In Nicaragua, authorities maintain a record78 80 92 58 93 94 95 35 of individual civilians licensed to acquire, possess, sell or transfer a firearm or ammunition

Limit on Number of Guns

Licensed firearm owners in Nicaragua are permitted to possess any number of firearms90

Limit on Quantity, Type of Ammunition

Licensed firearm owners in Nicaragua are permitted to possess any quantity of ammunition90

Firearm Registration

Civilian Gun Registration

In Nicaragua, the law requires95 70 92 93 96 97 that a record of the acquisition, possession and transfer of each privately held firearm be retained in an official register

Gun Dealer Record Keeping

In Nicaragua, licensed firearm dealers are required98 99 to keep a record of each firearm or ammunition purchase, sale or transfer on behalf of a regulating authority

Gun Manufacturer Record Keeping

In Nicaragua, licensed gun makers are required31 32 to keep a record of each firearm produced, for inspection by a regulating authority

State-Owned Firearm Records

In Nicaragua, State agencies are required97 to maintain records of the storage and movement of all firearms and ammunition under their control

Gun Sales and Transfers

Regulation of Private Gun Sales

In Nicaragua, the private sale and transfer of firearms is permitted80

Regulation of Dealer Gun Sales

In Nicaragua, dealing in firearms by way of business without a valid gun dealer’s licence is unlawful100 27 101 102 103 35 104

Waiting Period for Gun Possession

In Nicaragua, the minimum wait for a lawful firearm purchase to be completed is undetermined90

Regulation of Gun Shows

In Nicaragua, gun shows and temporary firearm dealing events are not regulated90 in law

Storage and Transport of Guns and Ammunition

Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations - Private

Firearm regulations in Nicaragua include105 106 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of private firearms and ammunition by licensed gun owners

Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations - Dealer

Firearm regulations in Nicaragua include29 106 31 107 33 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of firearms and ammunition by licensed arms dealers

Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations - Government

Government regulations in Nicaragua include108 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of firearms and ammunition by state entities

Firearm and Ammunition Transport Regulations

Regulations in Nicaragua include41 109 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of firearms and ammunition while in transit

Marking and Tracing Guns and Ammunition

Firearm Marking

In Nicaragua, a unique identifying mark on each firearm is required by law110 111 37 112 113 53 52 114 35

Firearm Tracing

In Nicaragua, state authorities carry out93 95 115 116 97 recognised arms tracing and tracking procedures

Ballistic Record of Firearms and Ammunition

In Nicaragua, the ballistic characteristics of each civilian firearm and its ammunition are not90 recorded in a register

Carrying Guns

Law Regulates Firearms in Public

In Nicaragua, carrying a gun in a public place is regulated by law82 117 21

Carrying Guns Openly in Public

In Nicaragua, carrying a firearm in plain view in a public place is prohibited118

Carrying Hidden Handguns in Public

In Nicaragua, carrying a concealed firearm in a public place is allowed, subject to a valid permit82 118

Gun Free Zones

In Nicaragua, private guns are prohibited in recreational centres, sports centres or facilities not intended for shooting practice, religious temples, theatres, cinemas, bars, restaurants, parks, fairs and similar sites, state and municipal facilities, public or private hospitals, educational establishments, universities, public or private demonstrations, acts, assemblies, gatherings, or meetings, socio-cultural activities, popular festivals and celebrations of any kind117

Penalty for Illicit Firearm Possession

In Nicaragua, the maximum penalty for unlawful possession of a firearm119 is six to 12 months in prison and a fine120 103

Collection, Amnesty and Destruction Programmes

Authorities in Nicaragua are known to have121 122 123 implemented voluntary firearm surrender schemes, and/or weapon seizure programmes in order to reduce the number of illicit firearms in circulation

Surrendered in Gun Amnesty

In Nicaragua, the number of firearms voluntarily surrendered in recent arms amnesty and collection programmes is reported to be

1989/2002 (with Honduras): 17,883124

Firearms Surrendered and Seized

ChartIn Nicaragua, the number of firearms voluntarily surrendered, bought back or seized by authorities is reported to be

2013: 171125
2012: 5,031121 126 127
2011: 3,061127
2010: 206128
2009: 192129
2008-13: 19,0005 130 131
2006-08: 40,402122
2004: 434123
1990-2000: 64,000132

Small Arms Destroyed

ChartIn Nicaragua, the number of firearms destroyed following amnesty, collection and seizure programmes is reported to be

2010: 1,9077
2006/08: 12,996122 131
2005: 1,000133
1991/93: 142,000134

Destruction and Disposal Policy

In Nicaragua, it is state policy135 136 137 to destroy surplus, collected and seized firearms rather than return them to the secondary arms market

MeasuresInternational Controls

Regional Agreements

Central American Integration System

As a member of the Central American Integration System (SICA), Nicaragua is party to the 2007 Central American Programme on Small Arms Control and the Code of Conduct of Central American States on the Transfer of Arms, Ammunition, Explosives and Other Related Material138

Organization of American States

On 14 November 1997, as a member of the Organisation of American States (OAS), Nicaragua adopted the Inter-American Convention against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Explosives, Ammunition and Other Related Materials (CIFTA), a legally binding multilateral treaty of which the OAS is depository. The CIFTA Convention has since been signed and ratified139 140 by Nicaragua

Geneva Declaration on Armed Violence and Development

The Geneva Declaration on Armed Violence and Development, a diplomatic initiative aimed at addressing the interrelations between armed violence and development, was signed in 2009141 by Nicaragua.

United Nations Arms Trade Treaty

The United Nations Arms Trade Treaty has not been signed142 by Nicaragua

United Nations Firearms Protocol

The United Nations Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunition has been signed and ratified143 by Nicaragua

United Nations Small Arms Programme of Action UNPoA

UNPoA Commitment

On 21 July 2001, Nicaragua committed to a consensus decision of the United Nations to adopt, support and implement the UN Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects144

UNPoA Implementation Monitor Score

In its UN small arms Programme of Action Implementation Monitor (PoAIM Phase 1), the Small Arms Survey scored Nicaragua against its commitments to the PoA, then ranked it at No. 13145 146 147 148 among 159 Member States

UNPoA National Reporting

Under the terms of its 2001 commitment to the United Nations small arms Programme of Action, Nicaragua has submitted one or more national reports149 150 on its implementation of the UNPoA

UNPoA National Point of Contact

In Nicaragua, a National Point of Contact to deal with issues relating to the UNPoA has been designated151 150

UNPoA National Coordinating Body

In Nicaragua, a National Coordinating Body to deal with issues relating to the UNPoA has been designated151 150

UNPoA Civil Society Involvement and Support

In National Reports of Nicaragua submitted to the UN from 2001 to 2010, a history of substantive cooperation with civil society in support of UNPoA activities was not apparent151 150

UNPoA International Assistance – Donor

Funds for UNPoA implementation have not been donated150 by Nicaragua to other UN Member States

UNPoA International Assistance – Recipient

Funds for UNPoA implementation have been provided150 to Nicaragua by other UN Member States

United Nations Small Arms Register

According to the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms, Nicaragua has not declared152 its small arms exports in one or more annual National Reports on Arms Exports.

United Nations Membership

In the UN List of Member States, Nicaragua has been a Member State of the United Nations since 1945153

Wassenaar Arrangement

The Wassenaar Arrangement on Export Controls and Conventional Arms and Dual-Use Goods and Technologies does not list154 Nicaragua as a Participating State

BackgroundCountry Profile

Conflict Profile

For a profile of conflict in Nicaragua, select the Link icon to open an external web page from the UCDP Conflict Encyclopedia at Uppsala University

Global Peace Index

To see where Nicaragua ranks, select the Link icon to open an external web page at the Global Peace Index


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