Puerto Vallarta Returns to the Top 10 Safest Cities in Mexico

20 October, 2023
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Puerto Vallarta is once again one of the 10 safest cities in Mexico, according to INEGI (National Institute of Statistic and Geography) and the result of the most recent National Survey on Urban Safety, ENSU, carried out by the institute.

The INEGI survey places Puerto Vallarta in fifth place among the cities with the lowest percentage of perceived insecurity at the national level and the safest city in Jalisco.

The cities where the perception of insecurity was lower were: Benito Juárez (CDMX), with 15.8%; Piedras Negras, with 19.7%; San Pedro Garza García, with 20.8%; Cuajimalpa de Morelos, with 21.4%; Puerto Vallarta, with 22.5% and Los Mochis, with 24.1 percent.

Of the six cities surveyed in Jalisco, Puerto Vallarta has by far the lowest percentage of perceived insecurity at 22.5%. Zapopan appears with 54.6%, Tlajomulco 68.7%, Tonalá 73.0%, Tlaquepaque 73.1% and Guadalajara 77.8 percent.

At the national level, the cities with the highest percentage of the population aged 18 and over who considered it unsafe to live in their city were: Fresnillo, with 95.4%; Ciudad Obregón, with 92.3%; Zacatecas, with 92.1%; Uruapan, with 91.5%; Naucalpan de Juárez, with 87.3%; and Toluca de Lerdo with 86.2 percent.




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