Crime Rate & Safety in Freetown, Sierra Leone

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Crime Index 64.71
Safety Index 35.29

Crime rates in Sierra Leone

Level of crime 66.67 High
Crime increasing in the past 3 years 55.56 Moderate
Worries home broken and things stolen 63.89 High
Worries being mugged or robbed 63.89 High
Worries car stolen 55.56 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen 77.78 High
Worries attacked 52.78 Moderate
Worries being insulted 47.22 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion 50.00 Moderate
Problem people using or dealing drugs 80.56 Very High
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft 72.22 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery 63.89 High
Problem corruption and bribery 88.89 Very High

Safety in Sierra Leone

Safety walking alone during daylight 47.22 Moderate
Safety walking alone during night 25.00 Low

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Last update: August 2023

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Safety & Crime Rate in Freetown in 2023

The crime rate in Freetown 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 66.67, which is lower than averages for similar sized cities globally. Violent crimes like homicide and assault are rare, with rates of 4 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 Freetown

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