Crime in Mexico

Crime rates in Mexico

Level of crime
60.60 High
Crime increasing in the past 5 years
68.43 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
52.36 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
56.42 Moderate
Worries car stolen
49.07 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
58.00 Moderate
Worries attacked
46.12 Moderate
Worries being insulted
34.48 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
22.07 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
55.85 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
61.60 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
59.42 Moderate
Problem corruption and bribery
74.34 High

Safety in Mexico

Safety walking alone during daylight
67.43 High
Safety walking alone during night
39.36 Low

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Last update: June 2024

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 5 years.

If the value is 0, it means it is perceived as very low, and if the value is 100, it means it is perceived as very high.

Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.

By City in Mexico

Crime Index
Safety Index
Tijuana 72.1 27.9
Mexico City 67.7 32.3
Guadalajara 62.5 37.5
Puebla 58.2 41.8
Cancun 55.2 44.8
San Miguel de Allende 51.0 49.0
Monterrey 48.2 51.8
Queretaro (Santiago de Querétaro) 37.3 62.7
Puerto Vallarta 35.9 64.1
Merida 25.1 74.9
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