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6,666 Crimes Recorded in the Peninsula; Yucatán Saw the Largest Increase, Campeche the Largest Decrease

- May 17, 2024

According to the Statistical Summary of Common Jurisdiction Criminal Incidence of the Executive Secretariat of the National Public Security System, as of April 30th of this year, there were 4,692 crimes registered in Quintana Roo, 1,595 in Campeche, and 379 in Yucatán.

Although Yucatán appears as the entity with the fewest crimes per 100,000 inhabitants with 15.3, Quintana Roo with 227.6 and Campeche with 167.1, it was the second entity that had a greater variation between April of this year and the last, only after Sinaloa which had 24.6 percent, the report details.

In intentional homicides, Yucatán is in last place with four, Campeche has 10 and Quintana Roo 54; the three entities are far from the first place: Guanajuato, with 260, that is, two every day.

In that crime, the three states of the Yucatán peninsula had records of reduction: Campeche decreased by 9.1 percent, Quintana Roo by 23.9 and Yucatán by 33.3 percent.

Nationally, there was a decrease in femicides, home burglary, and transportation theft, but there was an increase of 4.5 percent in the total criminal incidence, the largest increase was in intentional homicides, by 7.4 percent, which represented 2,622 deaths.

Source: La Jornada Maya