About Carrying Weapons in Guatemala

  • Guatemala is the only Central American country in its Constitution recognizes the rights of possession and carrying of firearms.
  • The estimated total number of guns held by civilians in Guatemala is 1,650,0001
  • The rate of private gun ownership in Guatemala is 13.1 firearms per 100 people
  • The number of registered guns in Guatemala is reported to be 393,996
  • The rate of registered firearms per 100 people in Guatemala is 4.80
  • The defence forces of Guatemala are reported to have 148,770 firearms

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