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StockpilesGun Numbers

Civilian Guns

Number of Privately Owned Firearms

ChartThe estimated total number of guns (both licit and illicit) held by civilians in Nicaragua is

2017: 323,0001
2012: 450,0002 3 4

Rate of Civilian Firearm Possession per 100 Population

ChartThe estimated rate of private gun ownership (both licit and illicit) per 100 people in Nicaragua is

2017: 5.201
2012: 7.82 3

Number of Privately Owned Firearms - World Ranking

In a 2007 comparison of the number of privately owned guns in 178 countries, Nicaragua ranked at No. 935

Rate of Privately Owned Firearms per 100 Population - World Ranking

In a 2007 comparison of the rate of private gun ownership in 178 countries, Nicaragua ranked at No. 773

Number of Registered Firearms

ChartThe number of registered guns in Nicaragua is reported to be

2017: 142,2601
2011: 142,2606
2010: 288,8877 8
2006: 90,1339 10 4
2002: 70,0007

Rate of Registered Firearms per 100 Population

ChartThe rate of registered guns per 100 people in Nicaragua is

2011: 2.5111
2010: 5.15
2006: 1.639 11
2002: 1.3911

Estimated Number of Unregistered and Illicit Firearms

ChartUnregistered and unlawfully held guns cannot be counted,12 but in Nicaragua there are estimated to be

2017: 180,7401
2014: 160,0004

Estimated Rate of Unregistered and Illicit Firearms per 100 Population

Unregistered and unlawfully held guns cannot be counted,12 but in Nicaragua the rate of such firearms per 100 people is estimated to be 3.0011

Government Guns

Number of Military Firearms

The defence forces of Nicaragua are reported to have 261,80013 firearms

Number of Law Enforcement Firearms

Police in Nicaragua are reported to have 8,59014 15 16 7 firearms

ImpactsDeath and Injury

Total Number of Gun Deaths

ChartIn Nicaragua, annual deaths resulting from firearms total

2015: 16717
2014: 241
2013: 22817
2012: 274
2011: 246
2010: 23218
2009: 346
2008: 357
2007: 288
2003: 4908
2002: 23219

Rate of All Gun Deaths per 100,000 People

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

2015: 2.8317
2014: 4.12
2013: 3.94
2012: 4.78
2011: 4.34
2010: 4.14
2009: 6.24
2008: 6.52
2007: 5.33
2003: 9.58
2002: 4.61

Total Number of Male Gun Deaths

ChartIn Nicaragua, annual male deaths resulting from firearms total

2015: 15217
2014: 219
2013: 21217
2012: 256
2011: 235
2010: 219
2009: 318
2008: 338
2007: 266

Total Number of Female Gun Deaths

ChartIn Nicaragua, annual female deaths resulting from firearms total

2015: 1517
2014: 22
2013: 1617
2012: 18
2011: 11
2010: 13
2009: 28
2008: 19
2007: 22

Homicides (any method)

ChartIn Nicaragua, annual homicides by any means total

2016: 45320
2015: 24517
2014: 411
2013: 379
2012: 420
2011: 401
2010: 353
2009: 495
2008: 561
2007: 468
2006: 49921 22 23 24 25
2005: 497
2004: 432
2003: 423
2002: 337
2001: 360
2000: 291
1999: 56123
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

2016: 7.5920
2015: 4.1517
2014: 7.03
2013: 6.55
2012: 7.33
2011: 7.08
2010: 6.30
2009: 8.93
2008: 10.25
2007: 8.65
2006: 14.0
2005: 13.0
2004: 12.0
2003: 12.0
2002: 10.0
2001: 10.0
2000: 9.0
1999: 11.223 26
1998: 13.0
1997: 14.1
1996: 14.0
1995: 15.2

Male Homicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Nicaragua, annual male homicides by any means total

2015: 22117
2014: 350
2013: 348
2012: 380
2011: 371
2010: 322
2009: 445
2008: 516
2007: 427

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

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

2015: 15.2827
2013: 18.06
2012: 21.03
2011: 23.86
2010: 25.01
2009: 25.34
2008: 24.59

Female Homicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Nicaragua, annual female homicides by any means total

2015: 2417
2014: 61
2013: 31
2012: 40
2011: 30
2010: 31
2009: 50
2008: 45
2007: 41

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

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

2015: 2.1427
2013: 2.16
2012: 2.15
2011: 1.87
2010: 2.68
2009: 3.29
2008: 2.04

Gun Homicides

ChartIn Nicaragua, annual firearm homicides total

2015: 10817
2014: 201
2013: 17617
2012: 196
2011: 191
2010: 178
2009: 285
2008: 297
2007: 227
2002: 15719

Rate of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

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

2015: 1.8317
2014: 3.44
2013: 3.04
2012: 3.42
2011: 3.37
2010: 3.18
2009: 5.14
2008: 5.42
2007: 4.20
2002: 2.8719

Proportion of Homicides Committed With a Gun

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

2012: 48%21
2011: 48%28
2010: 52%22
2008: 42.1%23
2007: 35.2%23 8
2003: 56%8

Male Gun Homicide Victims

ChartIn Nicaragua, annual male firearm homicides total

2015: 10117
2014: 180
2013: 16217
2012: 184
2011: 185
2010: 168
2009: 264
2008: 282
2007: 213

Female Gun Homicide Victims

ChartIn Nicaragua, annual female firearm homicides total

2015: 717
2014: 21
2013: 1417
2012: 12
2011: 6
2010: 10
2009: 21
2008: 15
2007: 14

Suicides (any method)

ChartIn Nicaragua, annual suicides by any means total

2015: 31517
2014: 311
2013: 35117
2012: 316
2011: 369
2010: 351
2009: 366
2008: 384
2007: 352
2006: 641
2005: 63329
2004: 78629 30
2003: 803
2002: 75629
2001: 73529 30
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

2015: 5.3317
2014: 5.32
2013: 6.06
2012: 5.52
2011: 6.51
2010: 6.26
2009: 6.61
2008: 7.01
2007: 6.51
2006: 11.6
2005: 11.629
2004: 14.629 11
2003: 15.1
2002: 14.429 19
2001: 14.229 11
2000: 15.0

Male Suicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Nicaragua, annual male suicides by any means total

2015: 23017
2014: 241
2013: 27617
2012: 234
2011: 276
2010: 274
2009: 270
2008: 277
2007: 271

Female Suicide Victims (any method)

ChartIn Nicaragua, annual female suicides by any means total

2015: 8517
2014: 70
2013: 7517
2012: 82
2011: 93
2010: 77
2009: 96
2008: 107
2007: 81

Gun Suicides

ChartIn Nicaragua, annual firearm suicides total

2015: 1817
2014: 13
2013: 1717
2012: 17
2011: 14
2010: 1918
2009: 24
2008: 16
2007: 15
2002: 2519

Rate of Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

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

2015: 0.3017
2014: 0.22
2013: 0.29
2012: 0.30
2011: 0.25
2010: 0.34
2009: 0.43
2008: 0.29
2007: 0.28
2002: 0.4619

Male Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn Nicaragua, annual male firearm suicides total

2015: 1717
2014: 13
2013: 1617
2012: 14
2011: 14
2010: 19
2009: 21
2008: 15
2007: 13

Female Gun Suicide Victims

ChartIn Nicaragua, annual female firearm suicides total

2015: 117
2013: 117
2012: 3
2011: 0
2010: 0
2009: 3
2008: 1
2007: 2

Unintentional Gun Deaths

ChartIn Nicaragua, annual unintentional shooting deaths total

2015: 2717
2014: 16
2013: 2317
2012: 36
2011: 16
2010: 918
2009: 14
2008: 23
2007: 29
2002: 5019

Rate of Unintentional Gun Death per 100,000 People

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

2015: 0.4617
2014: 0.27
2013: 0.40
2012: 0.63
2011: 0.28
2010: 0.16
2009: 0.25
2008: 0.42
2007: 0.54
2002: 0.9119

Unintentional Male Gun Deaths

ChartIn Nicaragua, annual unintentional male shooting deaths total

2015: 2117
2014: 15
2013: 2317
2012: 33
2011: 15
2010: 9
2009: 13
2008: 21
2007: 25

Unintentional Female Gun Deaths

ChartIn Nicaragua, annual unintentional female shooting deaths total

2015: 617
2014: 1
2013: 017
2012: 3
2011: 1
2010: 0
2009: 1
2008: 2
2007: 4

Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

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

2015: 1417
2014: 10
2013: 1217
2012: 24
2011: 25
2010: 2618
2009: 23
2008: 21
2007: 17
2001: 119

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

2015: 0.2417
2014: 0.17
2013: 0.21
2012: 0.42
2011: 0.44
2010: 0.46
2009: 0.42
2008: 0.38
2007: 0.31
2001: 0.0219

Male Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

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

2015: 1317
2014: 10
2013: 1117
2012: 24
2011: 21
2010: 23
2009: 20
2008: 20
2007: 15

Female Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

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

2015: 117
2013: 117
2012: 0
2011: 4
2010: 3
2009: 3
2008: 1
2007: 2

Legal Intervention Gun Homicides

ChartIn Nicaragua, annual legal-intervention gun homicides total

2014: 117
2012: 1

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,31 32 33 34 35 36 37 but is not conducted in practice38 39

Home-made Guns

In Nicaragua, the prevalence of illicit craft, or 'home-made' firearm manufacture is reported to be high40

TransfersGun Trade and Trafficking

Firearm Exports

In Nicaragua, firearm and ammunition exports are limited by transfer control law41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 39 51

Small Arms Exports (US$) - Customs

The annual value of small arms and ammunition exports from Nicaragua is reported by Customs to be US$4,00052 (2011)

Firearm Imports

In Nicaragua, firearm and ammunition imports are limited by transfer control law41 42 43 44 45 53 46 47 54 49 55 50 56 57 39 51

Small Arms Imports (US$) - Customs

The annual value of small arms and ammunition imports to Nicaragua is reported by Customs to be US$631,29952 (2011)

Smuggling Guns and Ammunition

Reports suggest that the level of firearm and ammunition smuggling in Nicaragua is high58

Regulation of Arms Brokers

In Nicaragua, the activities of arms brokers and transfer intermediaries are specifically regulated by law59 60 61 62 63 64 65 39 51

End User Certificates

Customs regulations in Nicaragua include66 43 45 67 48 54 68 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 restrictive69

Firearm Law

Guiding gun control legislation in Nicaragua includes the Firearms Act No. 510 of 200570 and its regulation, Decree No. 28 of 200571

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)72 73 74 75

Right to Possess Firearms

In Nicaragua, the right to private gun ownership is not guaranteed by law76 77

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,78 any type of automatic firearms, firearms for the exclusive use of the Army and National Police, and firearms disguised as everyday objects79 80

Regulation of Automatic Weapons

In Nicaragua, private possession of fully automatic weapons is prohibited80 81 28

Regulation of Semiautomatic Assault Weapons

In Nicaragua, private possession of semi-automatic assault weapons is permitted under licence80 81

Regulation of Handguns

In Nicaragua, private possession of handguns (pistols and revolvers) is permitted under licence80 81 28

Law Regulates Long Guns

In Nicaragua, civilian possession of rifles and shotguns is regulated by law80 81 28

Gun Ownership and Possession

In Nicaragua, only licensed gun owners82 83 31 84 85 86 87 88 39 28 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 collection80 31

Minimum Age for Firearm Possession

The minimum age for gun ownership in Nicaragua is 21 years89 90 with only narrow exemptions91 92

Gun Owner Background Checks

An applicant for a firearm licence in Nicaragua must pass a background check which considers criminal, health and mental health89 90 84 93 records

Reference Required for Firearm Licence

In Nicaragua, third party character references for each gun licence applicant are required93

Partner to be Advised or Interviewed

In Nicaragua, licensing authorities are not required94 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 stipulate94 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 required89 for a firearm licence

Gun Owner Licensing Period

In Nicaragua, gun owners must re-apply and re-qualify for their firearm licence every five years95

Licensing Records

In Nicaragua, authorities maintain a record82 84 96 62 97 98 99 39 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 firearms94

Limit on Quantity, Type of Ammunition

Licensed firearm owners in Nicaragua are permitted to possess any quantity of ammunition94

Firearm Registration

Civilian Gun Registration

In Nicaragua, the law requires99 74 96 97 100 101 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 required102 103 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 required35 36 to keep a record of each firearm produced, for inspection by a regulating authority

State-Owned Firearm Records

In Nicaragua, State agencies are required101 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 prohibited without a valid firearms licence and unless registered by the Implementing Authority84

Regulation of Dealer Gun Sales

In Nicaragua, dealing in firearms by way of business without a valid gun dealer’s licence is unlawful104 31 105 106 107 39 108

Background Checks for Private Gun Sales

The buyer of a firearm in a private sale in Nicaragua is obliged84 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 Nicaragua is obliged84 to pass official background checks before taking possession

Waiting Period for Gun Possession

In Nicaragua, the minimum wait for a lawful firearm purchase to be completed is undetermined94

Regulation of Gun Shows

In Nicaragua, gun shows and temporary firearm dealing events are not regulated94 in law

Storage and Transport of Guns and Ammunition

Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations - Private

Firearm regulations in Nicaragua include109 110 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 include33 110 35 111 37 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 include112 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of firearms and ammunition by state entities

Firearm and Ammunition Transport Regulations

Regulations in Nicaragua include45 113 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 law114 115 41 116 117 57 56 118 39

Firearm Tracing

In Nicaragua, state authorities carry out97 99 119 120 101 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 not94 recorded in a register

Carrying Guns

Law Regulates Firearms in Public

In Nicaragua, carrying a gun in a public place is regulated by law86 121 28

Carrying Guns Openly in Public

In Nicaragua, carrying a firearm in plain view in a public place is prohibited122

Carrying Hidden Handguns in Public

In Nicaragua, carrying a concealed firearm in a public place is allowed, subject to a valid permit86 122

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 kind121

Penalty for Illicit Firearm Possession

In Nicaragua, the maximum penalty for unlawful possession of a firearm123 is six to 12 months in prison and a fine124 107

Collection, Amnesty and Destruction Programmes

Authorities in Nicaragua are known to have125 126 127 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): 17,883128

Firearms Surrendered and Seized

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

2013: 171129
2012: 5,031125 130 131
2011: 3,061131
2010: 206132
2009: 192133
2008-13: 19,0006 134 135
2006-08: 40,402126
2004: 434127
1990-2000: 64,000136

Small Arms Destroyed

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

2010: 1,9078
2006/08: 12,996126 135
2005: 1,000137
1991/93: 142,000138

Destruction and Disposal Policy

In Nicaragua, it is state policy139 140 141 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 Material142

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 ratified143 144 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 2009145 by Nicaragua.

Arms Trade Treaty

The Arms Trade Treaty has not been signed146 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 ratified147 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 Aspects148

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. 13149 150 151 152 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 reports153 154 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 designated155 154

UNPoA National Coordinating Body

In Nicaragua, a National Coordinating Body to deal with issues relating to the UNPoA has been designated155 154

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 apparent155 154

UNPoA International Assistance – Donor

Funds for UNPoA implementation have not been donated154 by Nicaragua to other UN Member States

UNPoA International Assistance – Recipient

Funds for UNPoA implementation have been provided154 to Nicaragua by other UN Member States

United Nations Small Arms Register

According to the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms, Nicaragua has not declared156 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 1945157

Wassenaar Arrangement

The Wassenaar Arrangement on Export Controls and Conventional Arms and Dual-Use Goods and Technologies does not list158 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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