Crime Rate & Safety in Jinja, Uganda

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Crime Index 55.85
Safety Index 44.15

Crime rates in Uganda

Level of crime 60.01 High
Crime increasing in the past 3 years 64.72 High
Worries home broken and things stolen 57.47 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed 61.82 High
Worries car stolen 54.21 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen 66.01 High
Worries attacked 51.29 Moderate
Worries being insulted 39.23 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion 29.92 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs 45.00 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft 59.56 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery 57.47 Moderate
Problem corruption and bribery 87.88 Very High

Safety in Uganda

Safety walking alone during daylight 70.22 High
Safety walking alone during night 34.86 Low

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Last update: August 2023

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Safety & Crime Rate in Jinja in 2023

The crime rate in Jinja 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 60.01, 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 rule of law 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 Jinja

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