America’s Most Dangerous Countries

City Safe has compiled and analyzed data from several public sources to make a safety index that allows to rank the world’s countries (100=perfectly safe; 0=very dangerous). Find more details on the page about Americas.

These sources take in consideration all kind of threats such as mugging, crime, road death toll, occurrence of terrorist attacks and wars, to build their own ranking of world’s most dangerous countries/cities to know how unsafe they can be.

The Most Dangerous Countries in North and South America

Global RankCountryRegionCitySafeGPINumbeoAMFANZMFA
26VenezuelaAmericas33.746.115.632
36HaitiAmericas3962.9NA32
39ColombiaAmericas40.83751.544
49MexicoAmericas44.244.749.244
57Trinidad and TobagoAmericas46.563.1NA55
60GuyanaAmericas47.464.7NA55
61ParaguayAmericas47.565NA55
64El SalvadorAmericas48.355.32855
67HondurasAmericas48.557.523.655
68PeruAmericas48.664.73633
72NicaraguaAmericas4968NA55
81GuatemalaAmericas50.957.336.555
82BrazilAmericas51.36128.855
83JamaicaAmericas51.859.834.555
85EcuadorAmericas52.96647.143
87Dominican RepublicAmericas53.562.336.855
90BoliviaAmericas56.164.943.455
91PanamaAmericas56.369.847.335
99CubaAmericas60.266.4NA99
103Costa RicaAmericas63.479.742.455
112United States of AmericaAmericas69.464.451.199
113ArgentinaAmericas7071.336.799
125UruguayAmericas74.977.146.999
137ChileAmericas80.383.45899
156CanadaAmericas89.494.460.81010

Rankings for the Safest and most Dangerous Countries in :

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Rankings for the Safest and most Dangerous Cities in :

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Notes:

  • An index of 100 means the country is perfectly safe while 0 means it is extremely dangerous.
  • GPI stands for Global Peace Index, AMFA for the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs and NZMFA for the Minister for Foreign Affairs of New Zealand.
  • This ranking is for indicative purposes only.