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Drug-Related Crime Perceptions Index

The purpose of the Drug-Related Crime Perceptions Index is to provide a subjective measure of the magnitude of the problem in a given country as perceived by its inhabitants.

Question asked: How big of a problem is drug-related crime in the country where you live?

Rank Country Average No. of Responses Margin of Error (95%)
1 Mexico 7.99 5673 1.30%
2 Honduras 7.99 608 3.97%
3 Puerto Rico 7.70 460 4.57%
4 Colombia 7.42 3880 1.57%
5 Brazil 7.40 1057 3.01%
6 Trinidad and Tobago 7.38 248 6.22%
7 Guatemala 7.30 742 3.60%
8 South Africa 7.04 666 3.80%
9 Dominican Republic 6.97 627 3.91%
10 Bolivia 6.93 459 4.57%
11 Peru 6.78 1242 2.78%
12 Philippines 6.71 854 3.35%
13 Venezuela 6.68 1692 2.38%
14 Paraguay 6.60 225 6.53%
15 Belize 6.55 150 8.00%
16 Jamaica 6.50 211 6.75%
17 Argentina 6.44 3176 1.74%
18 Afghanistan 6.43 584 4.06%
19 Aruba 6.36 108 9.43%
20 El Salvador 6.36 704 3.69%
21 Mauritius 6.23 141 8.25%
22 Costa Rica 6.17 328 5.41%
23 Panama 6.14 214 6.70%
24 Indonesia 6.13 266 6.01%
25 Pakistan 6.11 1503 2.53%
26 Bahamas, The 6.04 123 8.84%
27 Morocco 6.03 236 6.38%
28 Bangladesh 5.99 412 4.83%
29 Tanzania 5.96 141 8.25%
30 Vietnam 5.94 127 8.70%
31 Iran 5.90 182 7.26%
32 Thailand 5.89 140 8.28%
33 Ecuador 5.87 924 3.22%
34 Egypt 5.86 196 7.00%
35 United States 5.84 6458 1.22%
36 Cambodia 5.80 97 9.95%
37 Malaysia 5.75 532 4.25%
38 Kenya 5.70 243 6.29%
39 Albania 5.62 196 7.00%
40 Angola 5.52 122 8.87%
41 Nepal 5.51 215 6.68%
42 Cote d'Ivoire 5.48 91 10.27%
43 Russia 5.46 286 5.79%
44 Algeria 5.45 253 6.16%
45 Azerbaijan 5.44 221 6.59%
46 Nigeria 5.34 574 4.09%
47 India 5.33 3058 1.77%
48 Lebanon 5.31 111 9.30%
49 Sri Lanka 5.22 233 6.42%
50 Ireland 5.14 279 5.87%
51 Uruguay 5.14 458 4.58%
52 Bahrain 5.09 91 10.27%
53 Uganda 5.06 124 8.80%
54 Chile 5.04 967 3.15%
55 Ukraine 5.00 196 7.00%
56 Cameroon 4.95 133 8.50%
57 Italy 4.93 507 4.35%
58 Saudi Arabia 4.92 144 8.17%
59 Tunisia 4.91 117 9.06%
60 Ghana 4.89 198 6.96%
61 Armenia 4.89 122 8.87%
62 Australia 4.85 1520 2.51%
63 United Kingdom 4.84 1630 2.43%
64 Bulgaria 4.82 137 8.37%
65 France 4.82 1184 2.85%
66 Macedonia 4.76 91 10.27%
67 Nicaragua 4.76 330 5.39%
68 Austria 4.69 267 6.00%
69 New Zealand 4.65 200 6.93%
70 Zimbabwe 4.57 190 7.11%
71 China 4.52 320 5.48%
72 Greece 4.47 194 7.04%
73 Belgium 4.47 438 4.68%
74 Portugal 4.41 349 5.25%
75 Canada 4.40 1898 2.25%
76 Hong Kong 4.38 119 8.98%
77 Czech Republic 4.32 103 9.66%
78 Spain 4.22 1700 2.38%
79 Turkey 4.00 238 6.35%
80 Japan 4.00 102 9.70%
81 Netherlands 3.85 982 3.13%
82 Korea, South 3.83 103 9.66%
83 Romania 3.78 242 6.30%
84 Germany 3.72 752 3.57%
85 Norway 3.70 161 7.72%
86 Switzerland 3.62 280 5.86%
87 United Arab Emirates 3.56 174 7.43%
88 Sweden 3.56 212 6.73%
89 Ethiopia 3.53 168 7.56%
90 Denmark 3.51 280 5.86%
91 Finland 3.45 163 7.68%
92 Hungary 3.44 104 9.61%
93 Poland 3.29 281 5.85%
94 Singapore 2.75 450 4.62%