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Most Dangerous Cities in the World

World map shows location of most dangerous cities in the World. Data is based upon the rate of crimes reported e.g. Murder Rate, Violent Crime, Property Crime, Business Crime, Drug-related Crime, Civil Unrest etc.


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  Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities in The World  
RankCityCountryTotal no of HomicidesCity populationMurder rate(per 100,000)
1CaracasVenezuela3,9463,291,830120
2San Pedro SulaHonduras885797,065111
3San SalvadorEl Salvador1,9181,767,102109
4AcapulcoMexico903862,176105
5MaturínVenezuela505584,16686
6Distrito CentralHonduras8821,199,80274
7ValenciaVenezuela1,1251,555,73972
8PalmiraColombia216304,73571
9Cape TownSouth Africa2,4513,740,02666
10CaliColombia1,5232,369,82164

  World's Most Dangerous Cities in Top 50  
RankCityCountryTotal no of HomicidesCity populationMurder rate(per 100,000)
11Ciudad GuayanaVenezuela547877,54762
12FortalezaBrazil2,4223,985,29761
13NatalBrazil9211,518,22161
14SalvadorBrazil1,9963,291,83061
15St LouisUSA188317,41659
16João PessoaBrazil6431,100,95658
17CuliacánMexico518923,54656
18MaceióBrazil5641,013,77356
19BaltimoreUSA343623,91155
20BarquisimetoVenezuela7191,308,16355
21São LuísBrazil8021,511,67853
22CuiabáBrazil412849,08349
23ManausBrazil9852,057,71148
24CumanáVenezuela199416,58748
25Guatemala CityGuatemala1,5283,239,18547
26BelémBrazil1,1012,402,43746
27Feira de SantanaBrazil281617,52845
28DetroitUSA295672,19344
29Aparecida (Goiânia)Brazil8471,952,60743
30TeresinaBrazil360844,24541
31VitoriaBrazil8021,910,10142
32New OrleansUSA164395,71041
33KingstonJamaica4921,196,04041
34Gran BarcelonaVenezuela334833,32840
35TijuanaMexico6681,708,67939
36Vitória da ConquistaBrazil132343,23038
37RecifeBrazil1,4923,914,31738
38AracajuBrazil349925,74438
39Campos dos GoytacazesBrazil175483,97036
40Campina GrandeBrazil146405,07236
41DurbanSouth Africa1,2373,442,36136
42Nelson Mandela BaySouth Africa4131,152,11536
43Porto AlegreBrazil1,4794,258,92635
44CuritibaBrazil1,1213,230,06135
45PereiraColombia153469,61233
46VictoriaMexico107350,86231
47JohannesburgSouth Africa1,3444,434,82730
48MacapáBrazil138456,17130
49MaracaiboVenezuela4771,653,21129
50ObregónMexico90318,18428
Source : http://www.seguridadjusticiaypaz.org.mx/biblioteca/prensa/send/6-prensa/230-caracas-venezuela-es-la-ciudad-mas-violenta-del-mundo Mexican Institute of Security, Justice and Peace

Last Updated on: December 21, 2016


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