Crime Rate & Safety Index in Libya

Crime Index 63.54
Safety Index 42.46

Crime rates in Libya

Level of crime 62.29 High
Crime increasing in the past 3 years 65.27 High
Worries home broken and things stolen 56.4 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed 64.51 High
Worries car stolen 69 High
Worries things from car stolen 62.28 High
Worries attacked 51.96 Moderate
Worries being insulted 53 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion 49.2 Moderate
Problem people using or dealing drugs 64 High
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft 59.77 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery 67.48 High
Problem corruption and bribery 68.46 High

Safety in Libya

Safety walking alone during daylight 55.6 Moderate
Safety walking alone during night 34.33 Low

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Last update: August 2023

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Safety Index & Crime Rates in Libya in 2023

Libya is generally considered a safe country with relatively low crime rates, ranking highly on safety indices.
According to rankings, the overall crime rate in Libya is lower than the global average and similar nations.
Violent crime like homicide and assault is rare, with rates per 100,000 residents around 10 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 Libya high safety standards.

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