Map: Crime rate across Latvia by municipality

The Vārkava municipality has the lowest registered crime rate in Latvia at 6.12 per 1,000 inhabitants, followed by Vaiņode and Ērgļi at 6.4 and 6.48 respectively. 

The crime rate is highest per 1,000 inhabitants in Dundaga at 38.13, Jaunjelgava (33.79) and Baltinava (33.79) municipalities.

While from the independent cities Jēkabpils is the most criminal at 31.02 crimes per 1,000 inhabitants but Liepāja is safest at 12.43 per 1,000. 

Registered crimes per 1,000 inhabitants (Source: RAIM)

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The data is presented as part of the Tautas Panorāma project by Latvian Television and LSM seeking to give voice to the people prior to the 2017 municipal elections.

Source: Regional development indicators module.

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