GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Statistics About The Most Dangerous Country In Latin America

The most dangerous country in Latin America has a high homicide rate, with a significant number of crimes related to gang violence and drug trafficking.

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"As of 2021, El Salvador is considered the most violent country in Latin America with a homicide rate of 50 per 100,000 inhabitants."

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"In 2019, Honduras had the second highest murder rate in Latin America, at 37.6 homicides per 100,000 population."

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"41% of all the world's homicides occur in Latin America even though the region contains just 8% of the global population."

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"In 2020, Venezuela was described as the most dangerous country in Latin America based on percentage of residents who feel unsafe."

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"91.8% of people surveyed in Venezuela in 2019 said they feel insecure, thus making Venezuela to be seen as the most insecure nation in Latin America."

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"Brazil had the highest number of homicides in Latin America in 2018, with 57,358 reported cases."

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"In 2018, 94% of all homicides in Brazil were carried out using guns."

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"Guatemala had a homicide rate of about 22.4 per 100,000 population in 2019."

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"Colombia had the most number of internally displaced people - 5.6 million - due to violence in Latin America as of 2017."

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"As of 2020, Venezuela was ranked as the second most dangerous country in the world because of its crime levels."

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"Mexico had over 31,000 homicides in 2017, largest ever recorded in its history."

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"Year 2020 marked the sixth straight year of increasing murders in Mexico, with a record of 34,523 killings reported."

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"In 2019, Ciudad Juarez in Mexico was reported as more deadly than the current war zone in Afghanistan."

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"Approximately 43.6% of all homicides globally, occur in Latin America and the Caribbean."

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"Minors are involved in almost half of all crimes in Guatemala city, indicating high level of underage crime involvement."

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"Venezuela is considered to be the most dangerous coutry in the world with a crime index of 84.36 in 2020."

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"One person is murdered every two hours in El Salvador, highlighting the severity of crime rates."

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"Brazil was the deadliest place on earth for environmental campaigners in 2019, with at least 24 people killed."

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"Colombia was reported as the most dangerous place on earth for human rights defenders with 132 killings reported in 2020."

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"The highest violent crime rates in Latin America were in countries with ongoing internal conflicts or high levels of organized crime (e.g., Mexico, Honduras, and El Salvador)."

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