Note: Keep in mind these ratios are from “official” numbers, which are notoriously low balled, but the report gives good indication of which cities are experiencing the greatest criminal activity. Also, victims injured and later die of their injuries are seldom moved to the homicide count. –lucio-
The state of Morelos emerged as the entity with the highest rate of violence in the country, according to the latest report of the Citizen Council for Security and Criminal Justice AC.
The study is based on complete figures of previous investigations initiated last year by prosecutors of common law.
The allocation of points is reported by type of crime, per 100,000 inhabitants.
Of 100 possible points, Morelos is located with 34.05 points six measurable crimes. Guerrero followed with 32.89 points and 32.37 points Baja California.
The score of Morelos is almost twice that of the national average, the national average is 18.84 points, but of the 32 states, 12 have an index of violence above the national average.
Homicide, Guerrero leads the pact
By type of crime, Guerrero in 2014 had the highest homicide rate in the country: 43.67 per 100,000 inhabitants. The rate is three times higher than the national average (13.31).
Sinaloa ranks second national position with 34.61 intentional homicides per 100,000 inhabitants
Chihuahua ranks third with 30.67; 12 states have homicide rates above the national.
Tamaulipas has the highest kidnapping rate
Tamaulipas had the highest rate of kidnapping in the country (7.53 kidnappings per 100,000 inhabitants), a rate six times higher than the national average (1.19).
Morelos is second national position with 6.22 kidnappings per 100,000 inhabitants
Tabasco third with 4.23
Quintana Roo had the highest rate of rape in the country, 28.56 per 100,000 inhabitants, three times the national average of 10.75.
Morelos ranks second with 23.78
Chihuahua is third with 23.33.
Assaults, The State of Mexico tops the list
As for the offense of injury, the State of Mexico had the highest rate at 235.40 per 100 thousand inhabitants, almost twice higher than the national average of 125.89.
Second place went to Guanajuato with 218.72 intentional injuries per 100 000
Baja California third with 213.52.
Robbery; Tabasco leads
In robbery crimes, Tabasco is ranked first with 422.64 thefts per 100,000 inhabitants, which is almost three times the national average, which is 155.96.
Morelos is second national position with 405.50 thefts per 100,000 inhabitants
and Baja California's third with 306.26.
Extortion, once again Morelos is the leader
Morelos also won as the entity with the highest rate of extortion in the country, 19.30 per 100,000 inhabitants, same as four times the national average of 4.91.
Quintana Roo took second place with 15.97 extortion per 100 thousand inhabitants
Jalisco at third with 8.61
Cuernavaca, the most violent municipality replaces Acapulco
For municipalities, Cuernavaca, Morelos, bumped the list topper of last year, Acapulco, Guerrero, as the most violent city in the nation.
Of 100 possible points, Cuernavaca has 62.19.
The study measures 223 municipalities with more than 100,000 inhabitants.
According to the study, the score obtained in 2014 Cuernavaca is three times that calculated for the whole country, which is 18.84.
The violence in the municipality moved from first to Acapulco in 2014 ranked second with 55.54 points in total.
This is followed by:
Chilpancingo, Guerrero also with 49.83 points;
Oaxaca, Oaxaca, with 45.08 points
Playas de Rosarito, Baja California, with 42.91.
Three high violence municipalities of the State of Mexico:
Tlalnepantla de Baz, with 42.58 points;
Ecatepec de Morelos, with 41.78 points
Naucalpan with 40.42 points.
Culiacán, Sinaloa, came in ninth place with 38.84 points,
and tenth is Hidalgo de Parral with 36.80.
and tenth is Hidalgo de Parral with 36.80.
Homicide ; Acapulco is a staggering 69.60 of 100,000 inhabitants
While the total number of crimes positioned Cuernavaca at first, Guerrero led in the highest number of homicides.
For the third year Acapulco, is the municipality of 100,000 or more inhabitants with the highest homicide rate in the country (69.60), which is five times the national (13.31).
Chilpancingo (Guerrero) occupied the second position with a national rate of 62.95
El Fuerte (Sinaloa) third with a rate of 55.17.
Of the 20 municipalities with the highest rates of homicides:
Five cities are located in the state of Guerrero,
Four cities in Sinaloa
Three in Michoacán
73 of the 223 municipalities have a rate higher than the national homicide.
No surprise here, Tamaulipas has the highest rate of kidnappings
El Mante, Tamaulipas is the municipality with the highest rate of kidnappings in the country (21.05 per 100,000 inhabitants), 18 times the national (1.19).
Second is Victoria (Tamaulipas) with a rate of 16.81
Placing third is Chilpancingo (Guerrero) with a rate of 13.27.
Of the 20 municipalities with the highest rates of kidnappings,
Six cities were Tamaulipas
Morelos and five
Veracruz has four of the cities.
In addition 60 of the 223 municipalities kidnapping rates above the national.
Rape: Quintana Roo tops the list
As for the crime of rape, Solidaridad, Quintana Roo, is in the municipality of the popular tourist destination of Playa del Carmen. The state has a very low crime rate even when compared to the U.S., however with respect to the crime of rape, it comes in with the highest rate; 48.78 per 100,000 inhabitants. This is almost five times the national (10.75).
The second place is Cuernavaca with 46.82
Benito Juarez, Cancun, Quintana Roo, third with a rate of 40.04.
Among 20 municipalities with the highest rates of rape;
Four cities are in Hidalgo
Three in Chihuahua
Three in Morelos
Two in Quintana Roo
Two in Chiapas
101 of the 223 municipalities recorded rape rates higher than the national.
Regarding the crime of assaults and injuries, Kanasín, Yucatán, was in 2014 the municipality with the highest rate with 621.40 per 100 thousand inhabitants, five times the national average of 125.89.
The second position corresponded to Oaxaca, Oaxaca, with a rate of 568.24
And third Acuña, Coahuila, with a 479.44.
Among the 20 municipalities with the highest rates of assault and malicious wounding;
12 in the State of Mexico
3 in Guanajuato
97 of the 223 municipalities have rates of strokes and above the national malicious wounding rate
Morelos has the highest rate of robbery
Cuernavaca, Morelos, has the highest rate of robbery: mil144.12 per 100 thousand inhabitants, which is seven times the national 155.96.
Cuauhtemoc Mexico City ranks second nationally with 683.06 points
and the municipality of Centro, Tabasco, ranks third with 630.61.
Of the 20 municipalities with the highest rates of robbery;
Six are in the State of Mexico, four at the Federal District
Three in Puebla and Morelos
82 of the 223 municipalities have rates of robbery with violence than the national.
As for the crime of extortion, Solidaridad, Quintana Roo, is the municipality with the highest rate with 61.68 per 100,000 inhabitants, it is 12 times the national 4.91.
Cuernavaca is second with a rate of 52.64
Cuautla third with a rate of 33.13.
Two municipalities of Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas and two of Quintana Roo are among the 20 municipalities with the highest rates of extortion, and 102 of the 223 municipalities have rates higher than the national extortion.
Over all cities with the highest criminality
In 2014 Morelos had the highest rate of violence among the 32 states of the country in 2014 with 34.05 points.
Guerrero was second with 32.89 points
Baja California in third with 32.37 points.
The homicide ratio of Morelos is almost twice that of the national average, which is 18.84 points.
Of the 32 states, 12 have an index of violence above the national average.
Of the 20 municipalities with the highest rate of violence five are located in the State of Mexico and the states of: Morelos, Guerrero and Baja California each have three municipalities within that ranking.
The municipalities of the following cities that were in the 2013 twenty most violence cities list and no longer on the list:
Chalco (Mexico), Cuautitlan (Mexico),
Nuevo Laredo (Tamaulipas),
San Pedro (Coahuila)
Replacing those cities in 2014 are:
Cuauhtémoc (Distrito Federal),
Mexicali (Baja California),
Tijuana (Baja California)
Tlalnepantla Baz (Mexico)
The figures from the Citizen Council for Security and Criminal Justice AC were published in January 2015 by the National System of Public Security, and correspond to data reported by prosecutors and/or general prosecutor of justice in each of the 32 states.