Crime Rate & Safety Index in South Sudan

Crime Index 77.41
Safety Index 18.59

Crime rates in South Sudan

Level of crime 91.76 Very High
Crime increasing in the past 3 years 82.25 Very High
Worries home broken and things stolen 87.15 Very High
Worries being mugged or robbed 79.43 High
Worries car stolen 73.34 High
Worries things from car stolen 83.22 Very High
Worries attacked 72.96 High
Worries being insulted 69.5 High
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion 68.17 High
Problem people using or dealing drugs 61.5 High
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft 81.83 Very High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery 83.15 Very High
Problem corruption and bribery 94.5 Very High

Safety in South Sudan

Safety walking alone during daylight 56.8 Moderate
Safety walking alone during night 15.53 Very Low

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Last update: August 2023

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Safety Index & Crime Rates in South Sudan in 2023

South Sudan is generally considered a safe country with relatively low crime rates, ranking highly on safety indices.
According to rankings, the overall crime rate in South Sudan 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 South Sudan high safety standards.

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