List of cities by murder rate

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The following 50 cities have the highest murder rates in the world of all cities not at war, with a population of at least 300,000 people, and all relevant data available online.[1][2]

Rank Municipality Country Homicides
(2016)
Population
(2016)
Homicides
per 100,000
1 Caracas  Venezuela 4,308 3,305,204 130.35
2 Acapulco  Mexico 918 810,669 113.24
3 San Pedro Sula  Honduras 845 753,864 112.09
4 Distrito Central  Honduras 1,027 1,206,897 85.09
5 Ciudad Victoria  Mexico 293 346,029 84.67
6 Maturín  Venezuela 499 592,574 84.21
7 San Salvador  El Salvador 1,483 1,778,467 83.39
8 Ciudad Guayana  Venezuela 727 877,547 82.84
9 Valencia  Venezuela 1,124 1,560,586 72.02
10 Natal  Brazil 1,097 1,577,072 69.56
11 Belém  Brazil 1,633 2,422,481 67.41
12 Aracaju  Brazil 589 938,550 62.76
13 Cape Town  South Africa 2,434 4,005,000 60.77
14 St. Louis  United States 188 311,404 60.37
15 Feira de Santana  Brazil 375 622,639 60.23
16 Vitória da Conquista  Brazil 208 346,069 60.10
17 Barquisimeto  Venezuela 785 1,322,068 59.38
18 Cumaná  Venezuela 266 488,507 59.31
19 Campos dos Goytacazes  Brazil 275 487,186 56.45
20 Salvador  Brazil 2,180 3,984,583 54.71
21 Cali  Colombia 1,358 2,514,759 54.00
22 Tijuana  Mexico 871 1,641,570 53.06
23 Guatemala City  Guatemala 1,596 3,026,729 52.73
24 Culiacán  Mexico 469 905,265 51.81
25 Maceió  Brazil 529 1,021,709 51.78
26 Baltimore  United States 318 621,849 51.14
27 Mazatlán  Mexico 245 502,547 48.75
28 Recife  Brazil 1,887 3,940,456 47.89
29 Joao Pessoa  Brazil 530 1,114,039 47.57
30 Gran Barcelona  Venezuela 397 846,353 46.86
31 Palmira, Valle del Cauca  Colombia 142 306,727 46.30
32 Kingston  Jamaica 545 1,199,613 45.43
33 Sao Luis  Brazil 693 1,526,213 45.41
34 New Orleans  United States 176 389,617 45.17
35 Fortaleza  Brazil 1,808 4,019,213 44.98
36 Detroit  United States 302 677,116 44.60
37 Ciudad Juárez  Mexico 607 1,391,180 43.63
38 Teresina  Brazil 363 847,430 42.84
39 Cuiabá  Brazil 365 856,706 42.61
40 Chihuahua  Mexico 369 878,062 42.02
41 Obregón  Mexico 133 324,788 40.95
42 Goiânia y Aparecida de Goiânia  Brazil 782 1,980,774 39.48
43 Nelson Mandela Bay  South Africa 495 1,263,000 39.19
44 Armenia  Colombia 145 376,185 38.54
45 Macapá  Brazil 179 465,495 38.45
46 Manaus  Brazil 801 2,094,391 38.25
47 Vitoria  Brazil 681 1,813,977 37.54
48 Cúcuta  Colombia 305 824,406 37.00
49 Curitiba Metro  Brazil 1,148 3,287,046 34.92
50 Durban  South Africa 1,261 3,662,000 34.43

By country[edit]

Number of cities by country represented in the table
Country No. of cities
 Brazil 19
 Mexico 8
 Venezuela 7
 United States 4
 Colombia 4
 South Africa 3
 Honduras 2
 El Salvador 1
 Guatemala 1
 Jamaica 1

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "List of cities by murder rate". seguridadjusticiaypaz.org.mx. Retrieved 26 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "Most Dangerous Cities in the World". WorldAtlas.