Apart from war zones, it lives nowhere in the world more dangerous than in the Mexican border town. Also several places in South America occupy in a current ranking inglorious top places.
The Mexican coastal town of Acapulco – in second place – had 110.5 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants, the Venezuelan capital Caracas 99.9. For comparison: According to the German Federal Office of Statistics, 100 homicides (100 deaths) were recorded in Germany in 2015 (2015).
Also a very dangerous plaster: Acapulco
The ranking is based on official statistics, press data and statistical forecasts. It takes into account cities with more than 300,000 inhabitants that are not in a war zone. Mexico and Brazil are the most represented on the current list of the 50 most dangerous cities with 15 and 14 entries.
Also positive developments
In the Honduran city of San Pedro Sula, which came first in the list from 2011 to 2014, according to the report, the number of homicides fell by 75 percent in the past five years. Now she occupies only 33rd place.