Mississippi Concealed Carry License Statistics

According to information provided by the Mississippi Department of Public Safety’s Firearms Permit Unit on August 28, 2015, there are currently 66,239 concealed carry licensees in the State of Mississippi (approximately 2.62% of the adult population). Of these licenses, 27,301 (41.22%) are “enhanced licenses” held by persons who have taken an optional safety course. Of all license types, 50 were suspended between January and August 2015 for various reasons. This amounts  to an exceeding small suspension rate of 0.08%.