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Crime in San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Crime rates in San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Level of crime
64.52 High
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
77.42 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
59.17 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
60.83 High
Worries car stolen
51.72 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
63.79 High
Worries attacked
41.38 Moderate
Worries being insulted
27.68 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion
16.07 Very Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
56.03 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
55.17 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
53.45 Moderate
Problem corruption and bribery
81.90 Very High

Safety in San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Safety walking alone during daylight
61.29 High
Safety walking alone during night
27.42 Low

Contributors: 31

Last update: October 2019

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 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.

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5 Comments so far

#mark on Sep 17, 2017 :
I go every year and I'm all over and never had a problem, and never seen a crime, or heard of anything going down, always travel in groups ,use the buddy system, keep your head on a swivel , don't be flashing your money and you'll b good
#Alfonso on Aug 06, 2017 :
I´ve lived for about 10 Years in San Luis Potosi, I can not say that Mexico in general is safe you will need to be careful all the time any were here. I moved from the north of mexico because of violence, here in San Luis is not so bad. Any way i think that you get used to be not safe it is sad but true.
During these 10 years 3 of my friends were kidnapped in different situations, so make you choice.
#Heinrich on Aug 19, 2016 :
Became victim of armed robbery in the area where most of the hotels are in July 2016
#Laureen on Feb 14, 2016 :
Avoid this place if you can. Police and officials cannot ensure youre safety. You will see a lot of militars too... and Im not sure they can protect you either. I had a ver bad experience going out with some friends, ended up paying off this guys TWICE, so they would let us go back to our hotel... not going back ever.
#James on Feb 05, 2016 :
Not a good place... people are not so friendly and there is just one area of the city that can be categorized as "safe", however its far from the airport. (And really I'm not that sure it can be called safe). Even going to a soccer match can end up in a shooting... not fun.