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Proportion of Adults Living in a Home With a Gun

ChartIn Maryland, the percentage of adults living in a household with a firearm is reported to be

2004: 22.0%1
2002: 22.1%2
2001: 21.3%3

Proportion of Households with Firearms

In Maryland, the percentage of households with one or more guns is reported to be

2004: 34.97%4

Proportion of Households with Firearms by Decade

ChartIn Maryland, the percentage of households with one or more guns is estimated to be

2001/2010: 47.7%5 6
1991/2000: 54.0%
1981/1990: 56.1%

ImpactsDeath and Injury

Total Number of Gun Deaths

ChartIn Maryland, annual deaths resulting from firearms total

2017: 7427
2016: 7077
2015: 708
2014: 5468
2013: 578
2012: 589
2011: 542
2010: 538
2009: 586
2008: 665
2007: 678
2006: 678
2005: 657
2004: 656
2003: 648
2002: 615
2001: 607
2000: 617
1999: 657

Rate of All Gun Deaths per 100,000 People

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

2017: 12.267
2016: 11.75
2015: 11.79
2014: 9.14
2013: 9.75
2012: 10.01
2011: 9.27
2010: 9.32
2009: 10.23
2008: 11.70
2007: 11.99
2006: 12.05
2005: 11.75
2004: 11.83
2003: 11.79
2002: 11.30
2001: 11.29
2000: 11.65
1999: 12.50

Total Number of Male Gun Deaths

ChartIn Maryland, annual male deaths resulting from firearms total

2017: 6787
2016: 6367
2015: 653
2014: 477
2013: 515
2012: 537
2011: 487
2010: 492
2009: 521
2008: 590

Rate of Male Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn Maryland, the annual rate of male gun death per 100,000 population is

2017: 23.117
2016: 21.82
2015: 22.43
2014: 16.47
2013: 17.91
2012: 18.84
2011: 17.27
2010: 17.62
2009: 18.81
2008: 21.46

Total Number of Female Gun Deaths

ChartIn Maryland, annual female deaths resulting from firearms total

2017: 647
2016: 717
2015: 55
2014: 69
2013: 63
2012: 52
2011: 55
2010: 46
2009: 65
2008: 75

Rate of Female Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn Maryland, the annual rate of female gun death per 100,000 population is

2017: 2.057
2016: 2.29
2015: 1.78
2014: 2.24
2013: 2.06
2012: 1.71
2011: 1.83
2010: 1.54
2009: 2.20
2008: 2.55

Homicides (any method)

ChartIn Maryland, annual homicides by any means total

2017: 5787
2016: 5717
2015: 586
2014: 376
2013: 411
2012: 398
2011: 409
2010: 432
2009: 441
2008: 515
2007: 573
2006: 568
2005: 576
2004: 533
2003: 557
2002: 540
2001: 555
2000: 503
1999: 531

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

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

2017: 9.557
2016: 9.49
2015: 9.76
2014: 6.29
2013: 6.93
2012: 6.76
2011: 7.02
2010: 7.48
2009: 7.70
2008: 9.06
2007: 10.14
2006: 10.09
2005: 10.30
2004: 9.61
2003: 10.13
2002: 9.93
2001: 10.33
2000: 9.50
1999: 10.11

Male Homicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Maryland, annual male homicides by any means total

2017: 4997
2016: 4797
2015: 519
2014: 303
2013: 339
2012: 334
2011: 345
2010: 362
2009: 380
2008: 430

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

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

2017: 17.017
2016: 16.44
2015: 17.83
2014: 10.46
2013: 11.79
2012: 11.72
2011: 12.23
2010: 12.97
2009: 13.72
2008: 15.64

Female Homicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Maryland, annual female homicides by any means total

2017: 797
2016: 927
2015: 67
2014: 73
2013: 72
2012: 64
2011: 64
2010: 70
2009: 61
2008: 85

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

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

2017: 2.537
2016: 2.97
2015: 2.16
2014: 2.37
2013: 2.36
2012: 2.11
2011: 2.13
2010: 2.35
2009: 2.06
2008: 2.90

Gun Homicides

ChartIn Maryland, annual firearm homicides total

2017: 4547
2016: 4367
2015: 445
2014: 249
2013: 2998
2012: 294
2011: 276
2010: 306
2009: 316
2008: 379
2007: 424
2006: 416
2005: 422
2004: 386
2003: 394
2002: 365
2001: 363
2000: 353
1999: 396

Rate of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

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

2017: 7.507
2016: 7.25
2015: 7.41
2014: 4.17
2013: 5.04
2012: 5
2011: 4.74
2010: 5.30
2009: 5.51
2008: 6.67
2007: 7.50
2006: 7.39
2005: 7.55
2004: 6.96
2003: 7.17
2002: 6.71
2001: 6.75
2000: 6.66
1999: 7.54

Male Gun Homicide Victims

ChartIn Maryland, annual male firearm homicides total

2017: 4137
2016: 3927
2015: 415
2014: 218
2013: 267
2012: 261
2011: 244
2010: 282
2009: 284
2008: 342

Rate of Male Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

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

2017: 14.087
2016: 13.45
2015: 14.26
2014: 7.53
2013: 9.29
2012: 9.16
2011: 8.65
2010: 10.10
2009: 10.25
2008: 12.44

Female Gun Homicide Victims

ChartIn Maryland, annual female firearm homicides total

2017: 417
2016: 447
2015: 30
2014: 31
2013: 32
2012: 33
2011: 32
2010: 24
2009: 32
2008: 37

Rate of Female Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

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

2017: 1.317
2016: 1.42
2015: 0.97
2014: 1.01
2013: 1.05
2012: 1.09
2011: 1.06
2010: 0.80
2009: 1.08
2008: 1.26

Handgun Homicides

ChartIn Maryland, according to figures9 from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), annual handgun homicides total

2017: 33910 11
2016: 309
2015: 266
2014: 190
2013: 263
2012: 265
2011: 262
2010: 272
2009: 297
2008: 328
2007: 388
2006: 372
2005: 394
2004: 362
2003: 345
2002: 277
2001: 271
2000: 282
1999: 276
1998: 307
1997: 354
1996: 398
1995: 397

Rate of Handgun Homicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn Maryland, according to figures12 from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the annual rate of handgun homicide per 100,000 population is

2017: 5.6013
2016: 5.13
2015: 4.43
2014: 3.18
2013: 4.43
2012: 4.50
2011: 4.48
2010: 4.70
2009: 5.18
2008: 5.77
2007: 6.86
2006: 6.61
2005: 7.05
2004: 6.53
2003: 6.28
2002: 5.09
2001: 5.04
2000: 5.31
1999: 5.25
1998: 5.90
1997: 6.86
1996: 7.79
1995: 7.83

Handgun Homicides (CDC)

ChartIn Maryland, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, annual handgun homicides total

2017: 07
2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)7 11
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 0 (suppressed)
2006: 0 (suppressed)
2005: 0 (suppressed)
2004: 0 (suppressed)
2003: 0 (suppressed)
2002: 0 (suppressed)
2001: 0 (suppressed)
2000: 0 (suppressed)
1999: 0 (suppressed)

Rate of Handgun Homicide per 100,000 People (CDC)

ChartIn Maryland, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of handgun homicide per 100,000 population is

2017: 07
2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0.00 (unreliable)
2006: 0.00 (unreliable)
2005: 0.00 (unreliable)
2004: 0.00 (unreliable)
2003: 0.00 (unreliable)
2002: 0.00 (unreliable)
2001: 0.00 (unreliable)
2000: 0.00 (unreliable)
1999: 0.00 (unreliable)

Male Handgun Homicide Victims (CDC)

ChartIn Maryland, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, annual male handgun homicides total

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Rate of Male Handgun Homicide per 100,000 People (CDC)

ChartIn Maryland, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of male handgun homicide per 100,000 population is

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Female Handgun Homicide Victims (CDC)

ChartIn Maryland, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, annual female handgun homicides total

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Rate of Female Handgun Homicide per 100,000 People (CDC)

ChartIn Maryland, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of female handgun homicide per 100,000 population is

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Long Gun Homicides

ChartIn Maryland, according to figures14 from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), annual long gun homicides total

2017: 810 11
2016: 5
2015: 6
2014: 7
2013: 4
2012: 7
2011: 7
2010: 15
2009: 8
2008: 17
2007: 20
2006: 22
2005: 19
2004: 19
2003: 18
2002: 17
2001: 15
2000: 6
1999: 14
1998: 16
1997: 21
1996: 17
1995: 29

Rate of Long Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn Maryland, according to figures15 from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the annual rate of long gun homicide per 100,000 population is

2017: 0.1313
2016: 0.08
2015: 0.10
2014: 0.12
2013: 0.07
2012: 0.12
2011: 0.12
2010: 0.26
2009: 0.14
2008: 0.30
2007: 0.35
2006: 0.39
2005: 0.34
2004: 0.34
2003: 0.33
2002: 0.31
2001: 0.28
2000: 0.11
1999: 0.27
1998: 0.31
1997: 0.41
1996: 0.33
1995: 0.57

Long Gun Homicides (CDC)

ChartIn Maryland, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, annual long gun homicides total

2017: 07
2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 10
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 10
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 13
2006: 22
2005: 15
2004: 17
2003: 21
2002: 16
2001: 23
2000: 18
1999: 20

Rate of Long Gun Homicide per 100,000 People (CDC)

ChartIn Maryland, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of long gun homicide per 100,000 population is

2017: 07
2016: 0
2015: 0.17
2014: 0
2013: 0.17
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0.00 (unreliable)
2006: 0.39
2005: 0.00 (unreliable)
2004: 0.00 (unreliable)
2003: 0.38
2002: 0.00 (unreliable)
2001: 0.43
2000: 0.00 (unreliable)
1999: 0.38

Male Long Gun Homicide Victims (CDC)

ChartIn Maryland, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, annual male long gun homicides total

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Rate of Male Long Gun Homicide per 100,000 People (CDC)

ChartIn Maryland, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of male long gun homicide per 100,000 population is

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Female Long Gun Homicide Victims (CDC)

ChartIn Maryland, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, annual female long gun homicides total

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Rate of Female Long Gun Homicide per 100,000 People (CDC)

ChartIn Maryland, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of female long gun homicide per 100,000 population is

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Gun Homicides (Other)

ChartIn Maryland, according to figures16 from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), annual firearm homicides (other) total

2017: 2310 17
2016: 14
2015: 7
2014: 11
2013: 1
2012: 5
2011: 3
2010: 6
2009: 0
2008: 8
2007: 6
2006: 9
2005: 5
2004: 5
2003: 7
2002: 7
2001: 7
2000: 8
1999: 3
1998: 8
1997: 14
1996: 9
1995: 7

Rate of Gun Homicide (Other) per 100,000 People

ChartIn Maryland, according to figures18 from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the annual rate of firearm homicide (other) per 100,000 population is

2017: 0.3813
2016: 0.23
2015: 0.12
2014: 0.18
2013: 0.02
2012: 4.89
2011: 4.58
2010: 5.23
2009: 5.41
2008: 6.51
2007: 0.11
2006: 0.16
2005: 0.09
2004: 0.09
2003: 0.13
2002: 0.13
2001: 0.13
2000: 0.15
1999: 0.06
1998: 0.15
1997: 0.27
1996: 0.18
1995: 0.14

Gun Homicides (Other) (CDC)

ChartIn Maryland, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, annual firearm homicides (other) total

2017: 4467
2016: 4267
2015: 435
2014: 242
2013: 2877 11
2012: 288
2011: 267
2010: 302
2009: 310
2008: 370
2007: 410
2006: 392
2005: 405
2004: 368
2003: 370
2002: 349
2001: 340
2000: 334
1999: 375

Rate of Gun Homicide (Other) per 100,000 People (CDC)

ChartIn Maryland, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of firearm homicide (other) per 100,000 population is

2017: 7.377
2016: 7.08
2015: 7.24
2014: 4.05
2013: 4.84
2012: 4.89
2011: 4.58
2010: 5.23
2009: 5.41
2008: 6.51
2007: 7.25
2006: 6.97
2005: 7.24
2004: 6.63
2003: 6.73
2002: 6.41
2001: 6.33
2000: 6.31
1999: 7.14

Male Gun Homicide Victims (Other) (CDC)

ChartIn Maryland, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, annual male firearm homicides (other) total

2017: 4087
2016: 3847
2015: 407
2014: 215
2013: 259
2012: 255
2011: 238
2010: 280
2009: 279
2008: 336

Rate of Male Gun Homicide (Other) per 100,000 People (CDC)

ChartIn Maryland, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of male firearm homicides (other) per 100,000 population is

2017: 13.917
2016: 13.18
2015: 13.98
2014: 7.42
2013: 9.01
2012: 8.95
2011: 8.44
2010: 10.03
2009: 10.07
2008: 12.22

Female Gun Homicide Victims (Other) (CDC)

ChartIn Maryland, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, annual female firearm homicides (other) total

2017: 387
2016: 427
2015: 28
2014: 27
2013: 28
2012: 33
2011: 29
2010: 22
2009: 31
2008: 34

Rate of Female Gun Homicide (Other) per 100,000 People (CDC)

ChartIn Maryland, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) figures, the annual rate of female firearm homicides (other) per 100,000 population is

2017: 1.227
2016: 1.35
2015: 0.90
2014: 0.88
2013: 0.92
2012: 1.09
2011: 0.96
2010: 0.74
2009: 1.05
2008: 1.16

Suicides (any method)

ChartIn Maryland, annual suicides by any means total

2017: 6307
2016: 5857
2015: 553
2014: 605
2013: 567
2012: 582
2011: 556
2010: 502
2009: 551
2008: 503
2007: 518
2006: 495
2005: 472
2004: 500
2003: 491
2002: 477
2001: 454
2000: 474
1999: 435

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

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

2017: 10.417
2016: 9.72
2015: 9.21
2014: 10.12
2013: 9.56
2012: 9.89
2011: 9.54
2010: 8.69
2009: 9.62
2008: 8.85
2007: 9.16
2006: 8.80
2005: 8.44
2004: 9.01
2003: 8.93
2002: 8.77
2001: 8.45
2000: 8.95
1999: 8.28

Male Suicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Maryland, annual male suicides by any means total

2017: 4877
2016: 4707
2015: 437
2014: 469
2013: 444
2012: 463
2011: 455
2010: 407
2009: 444
2008: 411

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

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

2017: 16.607
2016: 16.13
2015: 15.01
2014: 16.19
2013: 15.44
2012: 16.24
2011: 16.13
2010: 14.58
2009: 16.03
2008: 14.95

Female Suicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Maryland, annual female suicides by any means total

2017: 1437
2016: 1157
2015: 116
2014: 136
2013: 123
2012: 119
2011: 101
2010: 95
2009: 107
2008: 92

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

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

2017: 4.597
2016: 3.71
2015: 3.75
2014: 4.42
2013: 4.03
2012: 3.92
2011: 3.36
2010: 3.19
2009: 3.61
2008: 3.13

Gun Suicides

ChartIn Maryland, annual firearm suicides total

2017: 2717
2016: 2517
2015: 244
2014: 277
2013: 2578
2012: 272
2011: 242
2010: 222
2009: 252
2008: 263
2007: 233
2006: 238
2005: 220
2004: 250
2003: 239
2002: 233
2001: 220
2000: 245
1999: 241

Rate of Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2017: 4.487
2016: 4.17
2015: 4.06
2014: 4.63
2013: 4.33
2012: 4.62
2011: 4.15
2010: 3.85
2009: 4.40
2008: 4.63
2007: 4.12
2006: 4.23
2005: 3.93
2004: 4.51
2003: 4.35
2002: 4.28
2001: 4.09
2000: 4.63
1999: 4.59

Male Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn Maryland, annual male firearm suicides total

2017: 2497
2016: 2277
2015: 221
2014: 240
2013: 229
2012: 254
2011: 220
2010: 201
2009: 219
2008: 226

Rate of Male Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2017: 8.497
2016: 7.79
2015: 7.59
2014: 8.29
2013: 7.97
2012: 8.91
2011: 7.80
2010: 7.20
2009: 7.91
2008: 8.22

Female Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn Maryland, annual female firearm suicides total

2017: 227
2016: 247
2015: 23
2014: 37
2013: 28
2012: 18
2011: 22
2010: 21
2009: 33
2008: 37

Rate of Female Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2017: 0.717
2016: 0.77
2015: 0.74
2014: 1.20
2013: 0.92
2012: 0.59
2011: 0.73
2010: 0.70
2009: 1.11
2008: 1.26

Handgun Suicides

ChartIn Maryland, annual handgun suicides total

2017: 07
2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)7
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 0 (suppressed)
2006: 0 (suppressed)
2005: 0 (suppressed)
2004: 0 (suppressed)
2003: 0 (suppressed)
2002: 0 (suppressed)
2001: 0 (suppressed)
2000: 0 (suppressed)
1999: 0 (suppressed)

Rate of Handgun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn Maryland, the annual rate of handgun suicide per 100,000 population is

2017: 07
2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0.00 (unreliable)
2006: 0.00 (unreliable)
2005: 0.00 (unreliable)
2004: 0.00 (unreliable)
2003: 0.00 (unreliable)
2002: 0.00 (unreliable)
2001: 0.00 (unreliable)
2000: 0.00 (unreliable)
1999: 0.00 (unreliable)

Male Handgun Suicide Victims

ChartIn Maryland, annual male handgun suicides total

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Rate of Male Handgun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn Maryland, the annual rate of male handgun suicide per 100,000 population is

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Female Handgun Suicide Victims

ChartIn Maryland, annual female handgun suicides total

2017: 07
2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Rate of Female Handgun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn Maryland, the annual rate of female handgun suicide per 100,000 population is

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Long Gun Suicides

ChartIn Maryland, the number of long gun suicides is

2017: 497
2016: 36
2015: 51
2014: 62
2013: 49
2012: 42
2011: 51
2010: 43
2009: 20
2008: 38
2007: 23
2006: 30
2005: 39
2004: 38
2003: 35
2002: 34
2001: 39
2000: 37
1999: 43

Rate of Long Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn Maryland, the annual rate of long gun suicide per 100,000 population is

2017: 0.817
2016: 0.60
2015: 0.85
2014: 1.04
2013: 0.83
2012: 0.71
2011: 0.88
2010: 0.74
2009: 0.35
2008: 0.67
2007: 0.41
2006: 0.53
2005: 0.70
2004: 0.69
2003: 0.64
2002: 0.62
2001: 0.73
2000: 0.70
1999: 0.82

Male Long Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn Maryland, annual male long gun suicides total

2017: 467
2016: 347
2015: 48
2014: 59
2013: 44
2012: 39
2011: 48
2010: 39
2009: 20
2008: 37

Rate of Male Long Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn Maryland, the annual rate of male long gun suicide per 100,000 population is

2017: 1.577
2016: 1.17
2015: 1.65
2014: 2.04
2013: 1.53
2012: 1.37
2011: 1.70
2010: 1.40
2009: 0.72
2008: 1.35

Female Long Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn Maryland, annual female long gun suicides total

2017: 37
2016: 2
2015: 3
2014: 3
2013: 5
2012: 3
2011: 3
2010: 4
2009: 0
2008: 1

Rate of Female Long Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

ChartIn Maryland, the annual rate of female long gun suicide per 100,000 population is

2017: 0.107
2016: 0.06
2015: 0.10
2014: 0.10
2013: 0.16
2012: 0.10
2011: 0.10
2010: 0.13
2009: 0
2008: 0.03

Gun Suicides (Other)

ChartIn Maryland, annual gun suicides (other) total

2017: 2197
2016: 2117
2015: 190
2014: 213
2013: 2087
2012: 227
2011: 187
2010: 179
2009: 232
2008: 221
2007: 207
2006: 208
2005: 178
2004: 206
2003: 201
2002: 195
2001: 178
2000: 203
1999: 196

Rate of Gun Suicide (Other) per 100,000 People

ChartIn Maryland, the annual rate of gun suicide (other) per 100,000 population is

2017: 3.627
2016: 3.51
2015: 3.16
2014: 3.56
2013: 3.51
2012: 3.86
2011: 3.21
2010: 3.10
2009: 4.05
2008: 3.89
2007: 3.66
2006: 3.70
2005: 3.18
2004: 3.71
2003: 3.66
2002: 3.58
2001: 3.31
2000: 3.83
1999: 3.73

Male Gun Suicide (Other) Victims

ChartIn Maryland, annual male gun suicides (other) total

2017: 2007
2016: 1907
2015: 170
2014: 179
2013: 185
2012: 212
2011: 168
2010: 162
2009: 199
2008: 186

Rate of Male Gun Suicide (Other) per 100,000 People

ChartIn Maryland, the annual rate of male gun suicide (other) per 100,000 population is

2017: 6.827
2016: 6.52
2015: 5.84
2014: 6.18
2013: 6.44
2012: 7.44
2011: 5.96
2010: 5.80
2009: 7.18
2008: 6.77

Female Gun Suicide (Other) Victims

ChartIn Maryland, annual female gun suicides (other) total

2017: 197
2016: 217
2015: 20
2014: 34
2013: 23
2012: 15
2011: 19
2010: 17
2009: 33
2008: 35

Rate of Female Gun Suicide (Other) per 100,000 People

ChartIn Maryland, the annual rate of female gun suicide (other) per 100,000 population is

2017: 0.617
2016: 0.68
2015: 0.65
2014: 1.10
2013: 0.75
2012: 0.49
2011: 0.63
2010: 0.57
2009: 1.11
2008: 1.19

Unintentional Gun Deaths

ChartIn Maryland, annual unintentional shooting deaths total

2017: 07
2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)8
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 5
2006: 3
2005: 1
2004: 11
2003: 4
2002: 6
2001: 10
2000: 2
1999: 1

Rate of Unintentional Gun Death per 100,000 People

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

2017: 07
2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0.09
2006: 0.05
2005: 0.02
2004: 0.20
2003: 0.07
2002: 0.11
2001: 0.19
2000: 0.04
1999: 0.02

Unintentional Male Gun Deaths

ChartIn Maryland, annual unintentional male shooting deaths total

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Rate of Unintentional Male Gun Death per 100,000 People

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

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Unintentional Female Gun Deaths

ChartIn Maryland, annual unintentional female shooting deaths total

2017: 07
2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Rate of Unintentional Female Gun Death per 100,000 People

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

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Unintentional Handgun Deaths

ChartIn Maryland, annual unintentional shooting deaths by handgun total

2017: 07
2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)7
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 0 (suppressed)
2006: 0 (suppressed)
2005: 0 (suppressed)
2004: 0 (suppressed)
2003: 0 (suppressed)
2002: 0 (suppressed)
2001: 0 (suppressed)
2000: 0 (suppressed)
1999: 0 (suppressed)

Rate of Unintentional Handgun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn Maryland, the annual rate of unintentional shooting death by handgun per 100,000 population is

2017: 07
2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0.00 (unreliable)
2006: 0.00 (unreliable)
2005: 0.00 (unreliable)
2004: 0.00 (unreliable)
2003: 0.00 (unreliable)
2002: 0.00 (unreliable)
2001: 0.00 (unreliable)
2000: 0.00 (unreliable)
1999: 0.00 (unreliable)

Unintentional Male Handgun Deaths

ChartIn Maryland, annual unintentional male shooting deaths by handgun total

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Rate of Unintentional Male Handgun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn Maryland, the annual rate of unintentional male shooting death by handgun per 100,000 population is

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Unintentional Female Handgun Deaths

ChartIn Maryland, annual unintentional female shooting deaths by handgun total

2017: 07
2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Rate of Unintentional Female Handgun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn Maryland, the annual rate of unintentional female shooting death by handgun per 100,000 population is

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Unintentional Long Gun Deaths

ChartIn Maryland, annual unintentional shooting deaths by long gun total

2017: 07
2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)7
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 0 (suppressed)
2006: 0 (suppressed)
2005: 0 (suppressed)
2004: 0 (suppressed)
2003: 0 (suppressed)
2002: 0 (suppressed)
2001: 0 (suppressed)
2000: 0 (suppressed)
1999: 0 (suppressed)

Rate of Unintentional Long Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn Maryland, the annual rate of unintentional shooting death by long gun per 100,000 population is

2017: 07
2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0.00 (unreliable)
2006: 0.00 (unreliable)
2005: 0.00 (unreliable)
2004: 0.00 (unreliable)
2003: 0.00 (unreliable)
2002: 0.00 (unreliable)
2001: 0.00 (unreliable)
2000: 0.00 (unreliable)
1999: 0.00 (unreliable)

Unintentional Male Long Gun Deaths

ChartIn Maryland, annual unintentional male shooting deaths by long gun total

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Rate of Unintentional Male Long Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn Maryland, the annual rate of unintentional male shooting death by long gun per 100,000 population is

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Unintentional Female Long Gun Deaths

ChartIn Maryland, annual unintentional female shooting deaths by long gun total

2017: 07
2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Rate of Unintentional Female Long Gun Death per 100,000 People

ChartIn Maryland, the annual rate of unintentional female shooting death by long gun per 100,000 population is

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Unintentional Gun Deaths (Other)

ChartIn Maryland, annual unintentional shooting deaths by firearm (other) total

2017: 07
2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)7
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 0 (suppressed)
2006: 0 (suppressed)
2005: 0 (suppressed)
2004: 0 (suppressed)
2003: 0 (suppressed)
2002: 0 (suppressed)
2001: 0 (suppressed)
2000: 0 (suppressed)
1999: 0 (suppressed)

Rate of Unintentional Gun Death (Other) per 100,000 People

ChartIn Maryland, the annual rate of unintentional shooting death by firearm (other) per 100,000 population is

2017: 07
2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0.00 (unreliable)
2006: 0.00 (unreliable)
2005: 0.00 (unreliable)
2004: 0.00 (unreliable)
2003: 0.00 (unreliable)
2002: 0.00 (unreliable)
2001: 0.00 (unreliable)
2000: 0.00 (unreliable)
1999: 0.00 (unreliable)

Unintentional Male Gun Deaths (Other)

ChartIn Maryland, annual unintentional male shooting deaths by firearm (other) total

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Rate of Unintentional Male Gun Death (Other) per 100,000 People

ChartIn Maryland, the annual rate of unintentional male shooting death by firearm (other) per 100,000 population is

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Unintentional Female Gun Deaths (Other)

ChartIn Maryland, annual unintentional female shooting deaths by firearm (other) total

2017: 07
2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Rate of Unintentional Female Handgun Death (Other) per 100,000 People

ChartIn Maryland, the annual rate of unintentional female shooting death by firearm (other) per 100,000 population is

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

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

2017: 07
2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)8
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 1
2006: 3
2005: 4
2004: 1
2003: 3
2002: 3
2001: 5
2000: 4
1999: 5

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

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

2017: 07
2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0.02
2006: 0.05
2005: 0.07
2004: 0.02
2003: 0.05
2002: 0.06
2001: 0.09
2000: 0.08
1999: 0.10

Male Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

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

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

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

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

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Female Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

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

2017: 07
2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

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

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

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Handgun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn Maryland, annual deaths by handgun in which the cause remains undecided total

2017: 07
2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)7
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 0 (suppressed)
2006: 0 (suppressed)
2005: 0 (suppressed)
2004: 0 (suppressed)
2003: 0 (suppressed)
2002: 0 (suppressed)
2001: 0 (suppressed)
2000: 0 (suppressed)
1999: 0 (suppressed)

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

ChartIn Maryland, the annual rate of unknown-cause handgun deaths per 100,000 population is

2017: 07
2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0.00 (unreliable)
2006: 0.00 (unreliable)
2005: 0.00 (unreliable)
2004: 0.00 (unreliable)
2003: 0.00 (unreliable)
2002: 0.00 (unreliable)
2001: 0.00 (unreliable)
2000: 0.00 (unreliable)
1999: 0.00 (unreliable)

Male Handgun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn Maryland, annual male deaths by handgun in which the cause remains undecided total

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Rate of Male Handgun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn Maryland, the annual rate of unknown-cause male handgun deaths per 100,000 population is

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Female Handgun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn Maryland, annual female deaths by handgun in which the cause remains undecided total

2017: 07
2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Rate of Female Handgun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn Maryland, the annual rate of unknown-cause female handgun deaths per 100,000 population is

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Long Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn Maryland, annual deaths by long gun in which the cause remains undecided total

2017: 07
2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)7
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 0 (suppressed)
2006: 0 (suppressed)
2005: 0 (suppressed)
2004: 0 (suppressed)
2003: 0 (suppressed)
2002: 0 (suppressed)
2001: 0 (suppressed)
2000: 0 (suppressed)
1999: 0 (suppressed)

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

ChartIn Maryland, the annual rate of unknown-cause long gun deaths per 100,000 population is

2017: 07
2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0.00 (unreliable)
2006: 0.00 (unreliable)
2005: 0.00 (unreliable)
2004: 0.00 (unreliable)
2003: 0.00 (unreliable)
2002: 0.00 (unreliable)
2001: 0.00 (unreliable)
2000: 0.00 (unreliable)
1999: 0.00 (unreliable)

Male Long Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn Maryland, annual male deaths by long gun in which the cause remains undecided total

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

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

ChartIn Maryland, the annual rate of unknown-cause male long gun deaths per 100,000 population is

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Female Long Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn Maryland, annual female deaths by long gun in which the cause remains undecided total

2017: 07
2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

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

ChartIn Maryland, the annual rate of unknown-cause female long gun deaths per 100,000 population is

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Gun Deaths (Other) from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn Maryland, annual deaths by firearm (other) in which the cause remains undecided total

2017: 07
2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)7
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0 (suppressed)
2010: 0 (suppressed)
2009: 0 (suppressed)
2008: 0 (suppressed)
2007: 0 (suppressed)
2006: 0 (suppressed)
2005: 0 (suppressed)
2004: 0 (suppressed)
2003: 0 (suppressed)
2002: 0 (suppressed)
2001: 0 (suppressed)
2000: 0 (suppressed)
1999: 0 (suppressed)

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

ChartIn Maryland, the annual rate of unknown-cause gun deaths (other) per 100,000 population is

2017: 07
2016: 0
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0.00 (unreliable)
2006: 0.00 (unreliable)
2005: 0.00 (unreliable)
2004: 0.00 (unreliable)
2003: 0.00 (unreliable)
2002: 0.00 (unreliable)
2001: 0.00 (unreliable)
2000: 0.00 (unreliable)
1999: 0.00 (unreliable)

Male Gun Deaths (Other) from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn Maryland, annual male deaths by firearm (other) in which the cause remains undecided total

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Rate of Male Gun Death (Other) from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn Maryland, the annual rate of unknown-cause male gun deaths (other) per 100,000 population is

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Female Gun Deaths (Other) from Undetermined Cause

ChartIn Maryland, annual female deaths by firearm (other) in which the cause remains undecided total

2017: 07
2016: 0 (suppressed)7
2015: 0 (suppressed)
2014: 0 (suppressed)
2013: 0 (suppressed)
2012: 0 (suppressed)
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Rate of Female Gun Death (Other) from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

ChartIn Maryland, the annual rate of unknown-cause female gun deaths (other) per 100,000 population is

2017: 07
2016: 07
2015: 0
2014: 0
2013: 0
2012: 0
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0

Legal Intervention Gun Homicides

ChartIn Maryland, annual legal-intervention gun homicides total

2017: 07
2016: 17
2015: 12
2014: 17
2013: 14
2012: 18
2011: 20
2010: 0
2009: 14
2008: 20
2007: 38
2006: 39
2005: 30
2004: 19
2003: 17
2002: 20
2001: 2019
2000: 27
1999: 22
1998: 20
1997: 15
1996: 23
1995: 31

TransfersGun Trade and Trafficking

Origin of Crime Guns

Suppliers of Crime Guns to Other US States (Rate)

When crime guns seized in the United States were traced, interstate gun traffickers had sourced their weapons from Maryland at a rate of 11.920 per 100,000 inhabitants

Suppliers of Crime Guns to Other US States (Rank)

When crime guns seized in the United States were traced, Maryland ranked at No. 3320 out of 51 US jurisdictions as a source of weapons for interstate gun trafficking

MeasuresGun Regulation

Firearm Regulation - Guiding Policy

The regulation of guns in Maryland is categorised as permissive21

Firearm Law

Guiding gun control legislation in Maryland includes the Code of Public General Laws (Statutes) of Maryland and the Constitution of Maryland 1867 (last amended 2012)22

Firearm Regulation Authority

Guns in Maryland are regulated by the State of Maryland (with some exceptions for local governments)23 24 25

Right to Possess Firearms

In Maryland, the right to private gun ownership is conditionally guaranteed by the US Constitution,26 as limited by federal law.27 State law does not include a similar right.28 24 25

Restricted Firearms and Ammunition

In Maryland, civilians are not allowed to possess assault pistols, unless possessed prior to 1 June 1994,29 and large capacity ammunition magazines,30 but civilians are allowed to possess machine guns31 and .50 calibre rifles32 24 25

Regulation of Automatic Weapons

In Maryland, private possession of fully automatic weapons is permitted subject to licensing and registration31 33 24 25

Regulation of Semiautomatic Assault Weapons

In Maryland, private possession of semi-automatic assault weapons is prohibited with only narrow exemptions29 24 25

Regulation of Handguns

In Maryland, private possession of handguns (pistols and revolvers) is permitted with a permit to acquire handguns34 35 29 24 25

Gun Ownership and Possession

In Maryland, non-prohibited persons of minimum age (but a permit to acquire is required for handguns and assault weapons)35 34 24 25 may lawfully acquire, possess or transfer a firearm or ammunition

Minimum Age for Firearm Possession

The minimum age for gun ownership in Maryland is 18 years for rifles and shotguns purchase (no minimum age for possession), or 21 years for assault weapons, or handguns36 24 25

Gun Owner Background Checks

An applicant for a permit to acquire handguns and assault weapons in Maryland, being a federally non-disqualified individual,37 38 must pass additional background checks which consider criminal, mental health, addiction, and domestic violence35 24 25 records

Domestic Violence and Firearms

Where a past history, or apprehended likelihood of family violence exists, the law in Maryland stipulates39 24 25 that firearm possession should be denied or revoked

Firearm Safety Training

In Maryland, an understanding of firearm safety and the law, tested in a theoretical and/or practical training course is required for handguns and assault weapons34 24 25

Firearm Registration

Civilian Gun Registration

In Maryland, the law requires (permanent record of handguns and assault weapons)40 24 25 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 Maryland, licensed firearm dealers are required (for regulated weapons only)41 24 25 to keep a record of each firearm or ammunition purchase, sale or transfer on behalf of a regulating authority

Gun Manufacturer Record Keeping

In Maryland, licensed gun makers are required (for machine guns)31 24 25 to keep a record of each firearm produced, for inspection by a regulating authority

Gun Sales and Transfers

Regulation of Private Gun Sales

In Maryland, the private sale and transfer of firearms is prohibited unless conducted by a licensed firearm dealer (for handguns and assault weapons)42 24 25

Regulation of Dealer Gun Sales

In Maryland, dealing in firearms by way of business without a valid gun dealer’s licence is unlawful only for handguns and assault weapons43 24 25

Background Checks for Private Gun Sales

The buyer of a firearm in a private sale in Maryland is obliged (for handguns and assault weapons only)42 44 45 24 25 to pass official background checks before taking possession

Background Checks for Dealer Gun Sales

The buyer of a firearm from a licensed gun dealer in Maryland is obliged44 24 25 to pass official background checks before taking possession

Limit on Gun Dealer Sales

In Maryland, the number and type of firearms which can be sold by a licensed gun dealer to a single gun owner is limited to one every 30 days (handguns and assault weapons)46 24 25

Number of Licensed Gun Dealers

ChartThe number of licensed firearm dealers in Maryland is reported to be

2015: 3,41747
2014: 3,41148
2013: 3,17549
2012: 2,78050
2011: 2,49551

Waiting Period for Gun Possession

In Maryland, the minimum wait for a lawful firearm purchase to be completed is 7 days (for handguns and assault weapons)52 24 25

Regulation of Gun Shows

In Maryland, gun shows and temporary firearm dealing events are regulated53 24 25 in law

Storage and Transport of Guns and Ammunition

Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations - Private

Firearm regulations in Maryland do not include (handguns only)54 24 25 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of private guns and ammunition

Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations - Dealer

Firearm regulations in Maryland do not include55 24 25 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of firearms and ammunition by licensed arms dealers

Firearm and Ammunition Transport Regulations

Regulations in Maryland include54 56 24 25 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of firearms and ammunition while in transit

Marking and Tracing Guns and Ammunition

Firearm Marking

In Maryland, a unique identifying mark on each firearm is required by law57 58 59 60 24 25

Firearm Tracing

In Maryland, state authorities carry out61 24 25 recognised arms tracing and tracking procedures

Ballistic Record of Firearms and Ammunition

In Maryland, the ballistic characteristics of each civilian firearm and its ammunition are not61 62 24 25 recorded in a register

Firearm Microstamping

In Maryland, new firearms are not required to be61 24 25 microstamped with a unique identifier

Carrying Guns

Carrying Guns Openly in Public

In Maryland, carrying a firearm in plain view in a public place is allowed, subject to a valid permit (for hanguns) and without a permit for (long guns)63 24 25

Carrying Hidden Handguns in Public

In Maryland, carrying a concealed firearm in a public place is allowed, subject to a valid permit64 24 25

Hidden Handgun Permit May, or Shall Be Issued

In Maryland, local licensing authorities "may issue", with room for discretion,64 65 24 25 a hidden handgun carry permit to any non-prohibited person who applies

Reciprocity for Hidden Handgun Permit Holders

In Maryland, gun owners with a permit to carry hidden handguns issued in another jurisdiction are granted (no statutes currently exist)64 24 25 reciprocal rights

Exempting Hidden Handgun Permit Holders from Background Checks

In Maryland, gun owners with a valid permit to carry a hidden handgun are not exempt64 24 25 from background checks when buying from a licensed gun dealer

Gun Free Zones

In Maryland, private guns are prohibited in public demonstrations,66 vehicles (loaded firearms and exposed handguns), commercial aircrafts56 and schools67 24 25

Grading US State Gun Laws

Gun Law Ranking – LCPGV

In their 'A-F' State Scorecard of US gun laws, the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence ranked Maryland as ‘A-’68

Gun Law Ranking – Brady Campaign

ChartIn its annual State Scorecard, the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence scored firearm legislation in Maryland on a scale of 0 points (weak) to 100 points (strong)

2011: 4569
2010: 4570
2009: 5271
2008: 5372
2007: 5373

Gun Law Ranking – Open Society Institute

In its Comparative Survey of State Firearm Laws, the Open Society Institute ranked Maryland at No. 574 among 50 US States


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31.

State of Maryland.2012.‘Md. Code Ann., Crim. Law § 4-403(c)(1), etc..’ Firearms Law Database - Machine Guns and Automatic Firearms in Maryland.San Francisco, CA:Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence,3 January. (Q8520)Full Citation

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State of Maryland.2012.‘Md. Code Ann., Pub. Safety § 5-101(p)(2)(ix), etc..’ Firearms Law Database - Fifty Caliber Rifles in the Maryland.San Francisco, CA:Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence,3 January. (Q8601)Full Citation

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State of Maryland.2012.‘Md. Code Ann., Pub. Safety § 5-101(p), etc..’ Firearms Law Database - Licensing of Gun Owners and Purchasers in Maryland.San Francisco, CA:Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence,3 January. (Q8017)Full Citation

35.

State of Maryland.2012.‘Md. Code Ann., Pub. Safety § 5-101(p), etc..’ Firearms Law Database - Prohibited Purchasers Generally in Maryland.San Francisco, CA:Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence,3 January. (Q7274)Full Citation

36.

State of Maryland.2012.‘Md. Code Ann., Pub. Safety § 5-101(p), etc..’ Firearms Law Database - Minimum Age to Purchase and Possess in Maryland.San Francisco, CA:Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence,3 January. (Q6976)Full Citation

37.

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39.

State of Maryland.2012.‘Md. Code Ann., Pub. Safety §§ 5-101(g), etc..’ Firearms Law Database - Domestic Violence and Firearms in Maryland.San Francisco, CA:Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence,3 January. (Q7026)Full Citation

40.

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41.

State of Maryland.2012.‘Md. Code Ann., Pub. Safety § 5-101(p), etc..’ Firearms Law Database - Retention of Sales and Background Check Records in Maryland.San Francisco, CA:Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence,3 January. (Q7082)Full Citation

42.

State of Maryland.2012.‘Md. Code Ann., Pub. Safety § 5-101(r), etc..’ Firearms Law Database - Private Sales in Maryland.San Francisco, CA:Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence,3 January. (Q7416)Full Citation

43.

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44.

State of Maryland.2012.‘Md. Code Ann., Pub. Safety § 5-101(p), etc..’ Firearms Law Database - Background Checks in Maryland.San Francisco, CA:Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence,3 January. (Q6932)Full Citation

45.

State of Pennsylvania.2012.‘18 Pa. Cons. Stat. Ann. § 6142, etc..’ Firearms Law Database - Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations in Pennsylvania.San Francisco, CA:Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence,3 January. (Q7476)Full Citation

46.

State of Maryland.2012.‘Md. Code Ann., Pub. Safety § 5-128(b), etc..’ Firearms Law Database - Multiple Purchases and Sales of Firearms in Maryland.San Francisco, CA:Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence,3 January. (Q7323)Full Citation

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52.

State of Maryland.2012.‘Md. Code Ann., Pub. Safety §§ 5-123(a), etc..’ Firearms Law Database - Waiting Periods in Maryland.San Francisco, CA:Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence,3 January. (Q7131)Full Citation

53.

State of Maryland.2012.‘Md. Code Ann., Pub. Safety § 5-101(p), etc..’ Firearms Law Database - Gun Shows in Maryland.San Francisco, CA:Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence,2 January. (Q7964)Full Citation

54.

State of Maryland.2012.‘Md. Code Ann., Pub. Safety § 5-132(c)(1), etc..’ Firearms Law Database - Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations in Maryland.San Francisco, CA:Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence,3 January. (Q7374)Full Citation

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LCPGV.2012.‘Summary of State Laws Regulating Firearms Dealers - Security Measures.’ Firearms Law Database - Dealer Regulations Policy Summary.San Francisco, CA:Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence,18 May. (Q7549)Full Citation

56.

State of Maryland.2011.‘Md. Code Ann., Crim. Law § 4-203(a)(1), etc..’ Firearms Law Database - Guns in Vehicles in Maryland.San Francisco, CA:Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence,10 May. (Q8182)Full Citation

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61.

State of Maryland.2015.‘Md. Code Ann., Pub. Safety § 5-131 - Repealed.’ Firearms Law Database - Microstamping and Ballistic Identification in Maryland.San Francisco, CA:Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence,11 August. (Q7665)Full Citation

62.

Ed Morrissey. 2015. ‘Maryland "Gun Fingerprint" Database Shut Down Without Solving a Single Case.’ Hot Air (USA). 10 November. (N392) Full Citation

63.

State of Maryland.2012.‘Md. Code Ann., Crim. Law § 4-203(a), (b)(2), etc..’ Firearms Law Database - Open Carrying in Maryland.San Francisco, CA:Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence,3 January. (Q7912)Full Citation

64.

State of Maryland.2012.‘Md. Code Ann., Crim. Law § 4-203(a), (b)(2), etc..’ Firearms Law Database - Concealed Weapons Permitting in Maryland.San Francisco, CA:Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence,3 January. (Q7564)Full Citation

65.

LCPGV.2012.‘Summary of State CCW Laws.’ Firearms Law Database - Concealed Weapons Permitting Policy Summary.San Francisco, CA:Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence,21 May. (Q8684)Full Citation

66.

State of Maryland.2012.‘Md. Code Ann., Crim. Law § 4-208, etc..’ Firearms Law Database - Other Location Restrictions in Maryland.San Francisco, CA:Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence,2 January. (Q8284)Full Citation

67.

State of Maryland.2012.‘Md. Code Ann., Crim. Law § 4-102(b), etc..’ Firearms Law Database - Guns in Schools in Maryland.San Francisco, CA:Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence,3 January. (Q7820)Full Citation

68.

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69.

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