As per crime reports by ncrb.gov.in in last year 2013, 5,519 crime has been reported in Thoothukkudi.
Thoothukkudi has highest crime rate of 315.34 compare to National crime rate 218.67 in 2013.
In Thoothukkudi,the highest crime is Riots where as lowest crime is Theft in 2013.
Thoothukkudi District in Tamil Nadu stands 122nd in all crime records in 2013. 62nd in no of murders, 92nd in no of rapes, 55th in no of robberies, 227th in no of thefts, 41st in no of dacoities, 196th in no of kidnapings, 246th in no of riots.