Latin America & Caribbean: homicide rates 2018, by city

This statistic depicts the most populous Latin American and Caribbean cities that registered the highest homicide rates in 2018. According to the source, the Mexican city of Tijuana was the most deadly city in the world, with a murder rate of 138.3 per 100,000 inhabitants. The graph only includes cities with more than one million inhabitants.

Cities with the highest homicide rates in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2018

Homicides per 100,000 inhabitants
Tijuana (Mexico)138.26
Caracas (Venezuela)99.98
Juárez (Mexico)85.56
Natal (Brazil)74.67
Fortaleza (Brazil)69.15
Belém (Brazil)65.31
Barquisimeto (Venezuela)56.67
Kingston (Jamaica)54.12
Maceió (Brazil)51.46
San Salvador (El Salvador)50.32
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Source

Release date

March 2019

Region

Central and South America, Mexico

Survey time period

2018

Special properties

Only among cities with more than one million population

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