Number of Illegal Firearms in Honduras

in Transnational Crime

There are an estimated 850,000 firearms in circulation in Honduras.

258,000 firearms are officially registered with the government, according to a report by the Committee for the Defense of Human Rights.

More than 80 percent of homicides in Honduras involves a gun.

Source: Ronan Graham, “Honduras Guns Feeding Central America’s Arms Trade,” InSight, August 12, 2011.

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