THE MOST DANGEROUS CITIES IN THE WORLD

According to the well-known analytical center – Institute for Economics and Peace, the most dangerous countries of the planet are located mainly on the territory of Africa and Middle East – Afghanistan, Syria, Yemen. On the territories of many large cities of these states, military confrontations continue and there is a high level of terrorist threat.

The most dangerous cities in the world

In addition, dangerous for permanent residence and even temporary visiting by tourists cities include settlements with high levels of street crime, murder rate, theft and increased crime situation in general. Based on current data from the authoritative resources Numbeo and Statista, we will select the most dangerous cities in the world in 2023.

TOP 10 MOST DANGEROUS CITIES IN THE WORLD

CITY
1. Caracas (Venezuela)
2. Pretoria (South Africa)
3. Durban (South Africa)
4. Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea)
5. Johannesburg (South Africa)
6. San Pedro Sula (Honduras)
7. Kabul (Afghanistan)
8. Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
9. Fortaleza (Brazil)
10. Natal (Brazil)

THE 10 MOST DANGEROUS CITIES IN THE WORLD ACCORDING TO THE NUMBER OF MURDERS PER 100 THOUSAND INHABITANTS

CITY NUMBER OF MURDERS
1. Tijuana (Mexico) 138
2. Acapulco (Mexico) 110.5
3. Caracas (Venezuela) 99.98
4. Ciudad Victoria (Mexico) 86.01
5. Ciudad Juárez (Mexico) 85.56
6. Irapuato (Mexico) 81.44
7. Ciudad Guayana (Venezuela) 78.3
8. Natal (Brazil) 74.67
9. Fortaleza (Brazil) 69.15
10. Cape Town (South Africa) 66.36

Note. In Statista's ranking, most of the world's most dangerous cities are in Latin America.

In conclusion, according to Numbeo, the safest cities in the world in 2023 are Abu Dhabi (UAE), Doha (Qatar), Taipei (Taiwan), Ajman (UAE), Sharjah (UAE), Quebec (Canada), Dubai (UAE), San Sebastian (Spain), Bern (Switzerland) and Eskisehir (Turkey).

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