Part II: Gangs, Deportation and Violence in Central America. [8 Estimations vary widely. The UNODC says there are 10, 500 in El Salvador, 36, 000 in Honduras, and 14, 000 in Guatemala. In February Guatemalas interior minister estimated that 20, 000 operate in Guatemala, 40, 000 in El Salvador, and 35, 000 in Honduras.