Crime Rate & Safety Index in Zimbabwe

Crime Index 62.24
Safety Index 40.76

Crime rates in Zimbabwe

Level of crime 61.04 Moderate
Crime increasing in the past 3 years 74.37 High
Worries home broken and things stolen 70.2 High
Worries being mugged or robbed 62.65 High
Worries car stolen 52.56 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen 72.38 High
Worries attacked 54.66 Moderate
Worries being insulted 52.37 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion 36.17 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs 52.17 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft 63.93 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery 54.44 Moderate
Problem corruption and bribery 91 Very High

Safety in Zimbabwe

Safety walking alone during daylight 63.93 High
Safety walking alone during night 30.05 Low

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Last update: August 2023

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Safety Index & Crime Rates in Zimbabwe in 2023

Zimbabwe is generally considered a safe country with relatively low crime rates, ranking highly on safety indices.
According to relevant reports, the overall crime rate in Zimbabwe is lower than the global average and similar nations.
Violent crime like homicide and assault is rare, with rates per 100,000 residents around 9 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 Zimbabwe high safety standards.

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Crime Rates & Safety Index in Zimbabwe