Crime Rate & Safety Index in Somalia

Crime Index 64.86
Safety Index 31.14

Crime rates in Somalia

Level of crime 70.7 High
Crime increasing in the past 3 years 64.32 High
Worries home broken and things stolen 67.42 High
Worries being mugged or robbed 74.01 High
Worries car stolen 63.86 High
Worries things from car stolen 66.55 High
Worries attacked 65.07 High
Worries being insulted 62.41 High
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion 62.76 High
Problem people using or dealing drugs 57.33 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft 65.48 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery 71.59 High
Problem corruption and bribery 82.35 High

Safety in Somalia

Safety walking alone during daylight 39.86 Low
Safety walking alone during night 32.69 Low

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Last update: August 2023

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Safety Index & Crime Rates in Somalia in 2023

Somalia is generally considered a safe country with relatively low crime rates, ranking highly on safety indices.
According to rankings, the overall crime rate in Somalia is lower than the global average and similar nations.
Violent crime like homicide and assault is rare, with rates per 100,000 residents around 3 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 Somalia high safety standards.

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Crime Rates & Safety Index in Somalia