The arrival of the pandemic and the confinements health workers moderately reduced the perception of insecurity and violence in Mexico. Despite this, these problems persist, especially in some regions of the country. According to the most recent results of the ENSU (National Survey of Urban Public Safety) of the InegiAt least 64.5% of Mexican men and women assure that their place of residence is unsafe.
This level of self-reported insecurity increases significantly in the cities of Fresnillo, Zacatecas; Ciudad Obregón, Sonora; Irapuato, Guanajuato; Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz; Naucalpan, State of Mexico and Zacatecas, Zacatecas, where 9 out of 10 inhabitants feel unsafe.
In contrast, the cities with the highest scores in terms of public safety are San Pedro Garza García, Nuevo Leon; Mayor’s office Benito Juárez, Mexico City; Los Cabos and La Paz, Baja California Sur; San Nicolás de los Garza, Nuevo León and Saltillo Coahuila.