Crime Rate & Safety Index in Eritrea

Crime Index 32.94
Safety Index 67.06

Crime rates in Eritrea

Level of crime 25.17 Low
Crime increasing in the past 3 years 52 Moderate
Worries home broken and things stolen 34.25 Low
Worries being mugged or robbed 31 Low
Worries car stolen 29.21 Low
Worries things from car stolen 29 Low
Worries attacked 28 Low
Worries being insulted 33 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion 26.96 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs 26 Low
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft 35 Low
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery 20 Low
Problem corruption and bribery 47.96 Moderate

Safety in Eritrea

Safety walking alone during daylight 76.96 High
Safety walking alone during night 66 High

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Last update: August 2023

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Safety Index & Crime Rates in Eritrea in 2023

Eritrea is generally considered a safe country with relatively low crime rates, ranking highly on safety indices.
According to rankings, the overall crime rate in Eritrea is lower than the global average and similar nations.
Violent crime like homicide and assault is rare, with rates per 100,000 residents around 8 which is low compared to world averages.
Petty crimes like pickpocketing or theft do occur, especially targeting tourists in big cities. However, they are not very common for residents.
Overall, the country’s reputation for rule of law, citizen welfare programs, and community trust in law enforcement contribute to an overall climate of safety and low crime. Residents and visitors alike can feel at ease thanks to Eritrea high safety standards.

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