Caribbean: murder rate 2018, by select cities

Among the cities depicted in this statistic, San Juan, the Puerto Rican capital, registered the highest homicide rate as of 2018. An average of 43 people every 100,000 inhabitants in this city were reportedly murdered. In Nassau, the capital of the Bahamas, the homicide rate was estimated at 30.6.

Homicide rates in selected Caribbean cities as of 2018

Number of victims per 100,000 people
San Juan
(Puerto Rico)*
43.4
Nassau
(Bahamas)
30.6
Port-au-Prince
(Haiti)**
26.7
Kingston
(Jamaica)
22.5
Santiago de los Caballeros
(Dominican Republic)**
18.4
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Source

Release date

March 2019

Region

Central and South America

Survey time period

2018 or latest year available

Supplementary notes

* Data from 2016
** Data from 2015

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