Caribbean: number of murder victims 2018, by select cities

Port-au-Prince was one of the most dangerous cities in the Caribbean, at least when it comes to the number of homicides. This graph presents the number of murder victims in selected Caribbean cities in 2018 or the latest year with available data. For instance, the Haitian capital registered a total of 261 homicides in 2015. In San Juan de Puerto Rico, 155 people were reportedly murdered in 2016. In Kingston, Jamaica, the number of homicide victims amounted to 153 in 2018.

Number of homicides in selected Caribbean cities as of 2018

Number of homicides
Santiago de los Caballeros
(Dominican Republic)*
San Juan
(Puerto Rico)**
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Release date

March 2019


Central and South America

Survey time period

2018 or latest year available

Supplementary notes

* Data from 2015
** Data from 2016

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