The Citizen Council for Public Safety and Criminal Justice presented this Tuesday, March 12, its ranking of the 50 most violent cities worldwide, in which Tijuana was placed in the first place with 2,640 homicides registered during the past year.
Within the first five places, three other Mexican cities follow the border municipality by its high rates of intentional homicides, which are Acapulco with 948, Ciudad Victoria with 314 and Ciudad Juarez with 1,251.
This association has been carrying out this list since 2008, with which it measures the levels of violence that are lived around the world, in this year Mexico was placed as the country with the most cities mentioned, while Brazil, which had remained in the first place , went down to the second.
The measurement in the number of murders committed per 100 thousand inhabitants, in his case Tijuana has 1,909,424 inhabitants, so it shows a rate of 138.26 homicides per 1,000 population.
According to the information shared with the civil organization, it is the second consecutive year in which a Mexican city occupies the first place, the city of Los Cabos was in this position in 2017 with 365 homicides, that for its population of 328,245 inhabitants resulted with a rate of 111.33 murders registered in 2017. In 2017, Tijuana ranked fifth
Other Mexican cities that appear in the 2018 list are Irapuato, Cancún, Culiacán, Uruapan, Ciudad Obregón, Coatzacoalcos, Celaya, Ensenada, Tepic, Reynosa and Chihuahua.
Re: Tijuana ranks as the most violent city of 2018 worldwide
Wow that's unreal.Definitley an eye opener (correction maybe an eye closer)!Most cities of under 2 million,if they had 40 murders that would be a bad year but 2,640 holy cow!The pie's getting divided up among many players.