Chart of the Mexico Peace Index for 2024 showing rankings of Mexican states from most peaceful to least peaceful, with color indicators ranging from green (most peaceful) to red (least peaceful).

“2024 SAFEST STATES IN MEXICO REVEALED: YUCATAN, TLAXCALA, CHIAPAS”

In 2024, Yucatan, Tlaxcala, and Chiapas emerged as the most peaceful states in Mexico, according to the Peace Index Mexico (IPM) report issued by the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP). The report, which is the IEP's second analysis of the IPM, showed a significant decrease in armed robbery statistics in these states.

The rankings for the safest places in the country are as follows: 1. Yucatan 2. Tlaxcala 3. Chiapas 4. Durango 5. Coahuila. It was noted that safety percentages in 2023 were 1.4% lower than in 2022, indicating a positive trend towards increased safety.

The IPM report also highlighted a 5.3% reduction in homicides, and a noticeable decrease in violent crimes. The states of Yucatan, Chiapas, and Tlaxcala reported fewer instances of armed robberies, contributing to their high safety rankings.

The IPM's analysis is based on data published by the Executive Secretariat of the National Public Security System (SESNSP) and the Global Peace Index. It estimates the economic impact of violence and provides a comprehensive analysis of safety trends across the country.

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