The Philippines’ score for the order and security index resulted in one of the lowest rankings among countries in the Asia Pacific region. Furthermore, a recent finding put the country’s intentional homicide rates highest in all of Asia.
Demographics of crimeOf all the country's regions, the National Capital Region, which is highly urbanized, had the highest volumes of crime. The region’s average monthly crime rate was around 90 per 100,000 people as of 2018.
In a recent finding, the most prevalent crimes in the Philippines were theft and physical injury. Crime against property accounted for more than 30 percent of the country’s entire crime list. Physical injury, on the other hand, occupied around 28 percent. Compared to 2017’s findings, crimes of this variety declined, recording a fourfold drop.