Crime in Budapest, Hungary

Crime rates in Budapest, Hungary

Level of crime
38.45 Low
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
50.00 Moderate
Worries home broken and things stolen
42.94 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
37.20 Low
Worries car stolen
47.01 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
52.71 Moderate
Worries attacked
35.16 Low
Worries being insulted
34.09 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion
30.04 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
34.30 Low
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
54.51 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
30.04 Low
Problem corruption and bribery
74.37 High

Safety in Budapest, Hungary

Safety walking alone during daylight
81.85 Very High
Safety walking alone during night
56.25 Moderate

Contributors: 124

Last update: May, 2016

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 years.

If the value is 0, it means it is perceived as very low, and if the value is 100, it means it is perceived as very high.

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6 Comments so far
#Viktor on Apr 23, 2016 :
Moderately safe. Dont leave anything valuable open to see in your car, like GPS, laptop, phone. Hide your wallet well, especially if you use public transport. Buses are not very safe. Once an alcoholist or junkie tried to steal my phone, then threatened me when I didnt give it to him in front of dozens of people. Another time I was harassed and pushed by a group of gipsies during daylight.
#Akos on Nov 21, 2014 :
#Sam on Sep 03, 2013 : Nothing extraordinary, but cars are mostly stolen from rich districts (Buda side). I have been living in the US for 4 years, traveled to cities from the East Coast to West Coast, visited about 30 countries, and I can surely tell, Hungary has been proven to be one of the safest countries I have been to. As it has been listed above, I would not go out with a suitcase full of money at night around 3am in the 8th district, but as almost every corner has camera installed to, the situation has improved a lot better. Somewhere I read, Budapest was in the list of top 5 safest cities in Europe (if I remember well, placed second).
#Daisy on Jun 17, 2014 :
Budapest is rather safe than unsafe.Be careful in district 8,10,21 the mostly,and especially at night. Taxi drivers and ticket controllers can be tricky sometimes,keep your wallet in safe place and watch over it on crowded trams and buses. Budapest is beautiful,have a nice time here guys! :)
#Anna on Sep 09, 2013 :
Our car was stolen a few years ago..
#Sam on Sep 03, 2013 :
are people worried about car thefts?
#Dave on Jul 28, 2013 :
Budapest is safe, however I would suggest to use cab in d night. The most dangerous district in Budapest is the 8th district. If you can, stay away from that area. DO NOT GIVE money on the street to anybody as they are checking your wallets (homeless people). If you are using public transport., becareful on the 4,6 trams. This is the favorit places of every thief in Budapest. This is Europe's most busiest line. In case of any question, please let me know

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