Crime Rate & Safety in Maseru, Lesotho

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Crime Index 67.34
Safety Index 32.66

Crime rates in Lesotho

Level of crime 69.05 High
Crime increasing in the past 3 years 81.82 Very High
Worries home broken and things stolen 65.91 High
Worries being mugged or robbed 68.18 High
Worries car stolen 63.64 High
Worries things from car stolen 63.64 High
Worries attacked 63.64 High
Worries being insulted 57.50 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion 51.19 Moderate
Problem people using or dealing drugs 64.29 High
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft 71.59 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery 70.45 High
Problem corruption and bribery 97.62 Very High

Safety in Lesotho

Safety walking alone during daylight 55.68 Moderate
Safety walking alone during night 26.14 Low

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Last update: August 2023

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Safety & Crime Rate in Maseru in 2023

The crime rate in Maseru is relatively low, making it a safe city to live in and visit. According to rankings, the overall crime rate per 100,000 residents is around 69.05, which is lower than averages for similar sized cities globally. Violent crimes like homicide and assault are rare, with rates of 10 per 100,000 residents. Petty crimes like theft and pickpocketing can occur but are not very prevalent. Standard safety precautions can further minimize any risk. The reputation for community trust in law enforcement contributes to an overall climate of safety. Both residents and tourists can feel at ease thanks to the low crime rate and high safety standards in Maseru

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