Numebo’s Crime Index 2015 Mid-Year ranked Morocco’s largest city 67 out of 416 cities with a crime index of 61.61 and a safety index of 38.39. Homicide, premeditated murder, corruption, delinquency, and violence combine to cause the city’s elevated violence.
Crime Index is an estimation of overall level of crime in a given city or a country. Numebo consider crime levels between 60 and 80 as being high. Safety index is, on the other way, quite opposite of crime index. If the city has a safety index, it is considered very safe.
According to Numebo, 69% of Casablanca residents and visitors have worries of being mugged or robbed. 58% have worries of being insulted, 64% have worries of encountering people using or dealing drugs and 82% have worries of corruption and bribery.
Casablanca is also the third most dangerous city in the Arab world. It was only preceded by Algiers and Libya’s Benghazi in second and first place, respectively.
Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea is ranked the most dangerous city in the world with a crime index of 93.61 and a safety index of 6.39. It is followed by South Africa’s Pietermaritzburg and Maracaibo in Venezuela. The murder capital of the world –San Pedro Sula, Honduras – which saw 187 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants in 2013 is ranked fourth.
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