These are the cities with the highest perception of insecurity
According to INEGI, these are the cities with the highest perception of insecurity. See also the five cities with the lowest perception of insecurity in the country.
The National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI) published the results of its National Urban Public Safety Survey (ENSU), which show an upturn in the perception of insecurity, during the first quarter of 2022, by the inhabitants of some municipalities of Mexico City (CDMX).
In this survey, citizens over 18 years of age were asked about their perception of violence in the district in which they live. It should also be noted that the comparison of this index was made with data collected until December 2021.
The Mexico City mayors' offices with the highest perception of insecurity
Azcapotzalco: 82.9 percent versus 77.4 percent recorded in December 2021.
Iztapalapa: 77.8 percent, up from 76.4 percent in December.
Xochimilco: 74.6 percent. Down from 81 percent, but remains in the top five.
Álvaro Obregón: 74.6 percent, up 0.2 percent.
Gustavo A. Madero: 72.3 percent versus 68.3 percent in December 2021.
According to INEGI, 76.4 percent of the population feels insecure when they are at ATMs on public roads. Seventy percent have this perception when riding public transportation. And 58.6 percent have this perception when walking on the streets they use regularly.
Nationally, the cities with the highest perception of insecurity or violence
Fresnillo: 97.4 percent
Ciudad Obregón: 94.1 percent.
Zacatecas: 91.7 percent.
Cuautitlán Izcalli: 89.5 percent.
Irapuato: 87.6 percent.
Guadalajara: 87.1 percent.
The safest cities according to the ENSU are San Pedro Garza García, Tampico, Piedras Negras, Mérida and Saltillo. While the Mexico City mayor's office with the lowest perception of insecurity is Benito Juarez.