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Crime in Karachi, Pakistan

Crime rates in Karachi, Pakistan

Level of crime
80.83 Very High
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
68.28 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
58.27 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
77.26 High
Worries car stolen
68.23 High
Worries things from car stolen
66.92 High
Worries attacked
57.52 Moderate
Worries being insulted
47.52 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion
44.96 Moderate
Problem people using or dealing drugs
59.02 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
73.66 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
78.89 High
Problem corruption and bribery
89.04 Very High

Safety in Karachi, Pakistan

Safety walking alone during daylight
39.10 Low
Safety walking alone during night
20.56 Low

Contributors: 135

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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14 Comments so far
#Ahmed on Mar 29, 2016 :
Karachi has now became more peaceful then it was in the previous 2-3 years. Crime levels have gone drastically down, there are no worries of being mugged and even now people feel save to roam at night with families, friends or alone. Thanks to Ranger operations and Gen. Raheel Sharif, Karachi is once again a peaceful City. As for the Bhai Log, they have been suppressed, captured, some executed and some still remain in jails. Even the area of Lyari which was the most notorious area of all criminal activity is now safe. The above given stats are not updated. Murder, rape, kidnappings and mugging are far below then New York and London. So anyone wants to come here, can come and live in peace.
#rayyan on Oct 20, 2015 :
Listen karachi isnt really that bad.The crime rate might seem high but thts because of so many people. But if you want a nice life, its a great place. Many job oppurtunities too. I live here and honestly , i wouldnt leave it for the world.
#Anonymous on Aug 27, 2015 :
Karachi is safe and crime has significantly come done in the last few months.
#maqsood on Apr 28, 2015 :
if you compare the crime rate karachi stands at par with most peaceful cities of the world, to put things in perspective murder per 100,000 is 11 in Karachi compare it with Johanasberg it is 34 and RIO it is 169,
not to mention Karachi have the lowest or fewer police force than any other mega city, it is the perception rather than reality created by GEO, who is making it look worse than it really is,
#Falah on Feb 05, 2015 :
I am a financial analyst from Dubai, visit Karachi often because its the financial hub of Pakistan. I have to say, i travel around South East Asia often (Sri Lanka, India, Nepal, Maldives, but Karachi is by far one of the worst cities I have ever been to, or maybe one of the worst in the world. i HAVE been warned about high levels of crime, been pick pocketed, not many women walk around, it just feels really weird and unsafe.
#Malik on Nov 19, 2014 :
I have been offered a job in Karachi? I live in Canada - is it a good decision to move in Karachi? like money is good but the only thing I am afraid of is that its Karachi and its Bahi loog...!!!!

any comments.??
#Ruhel Uddin on Oct 25, 2014 :
Karchi is possible the most dangerous city I have ever been to. Hate it
#rehman on Aug 25, 2014 :
it is the strtegy of america that islamic states should not develop so their taking every single step to downsize the image of our city.
#kami on Aug 25, 2014 :
The karachi city is not bad or filed up with crime.no dobt there is crime but very low as compared to the crimes occuring in other metropolitian cities of the world.Because if u will compare the population the crime rate in karachi is very low.so do not be fearful to enjoy the luxirios of karachi the waves of oceans and the cool air of kaachi.
#Raheel on Jul 06, 2014 :
Karachi is becoming dangerous day-by-day because of political/sectarian reasons. There is proxy war going on b/w several agencies of the world like many other cities of the world, Karachi is going through it's darkest age. Hopefully it will get well in future and I hope that when these whole political shits will die then no one can stop this city to become the largest metropolitan city of the world.
#eddy on Dec 02, 2013 :
Karachi is so dangerous but people keep coming.statistic reveal it has gained 10 million people in last 12 years.never in the history of mankind 10 million people has increasews in a city in a span of 12 years.karachi is now home to more than 20 million people.and median age is 25.mostly young men with no roots in the city.karachi gdp is over 100 billion officially and almost the same as underground black economy.so obviously crime will happen.but people keep movin in,so the question is if it so hellish why is growing so fast.also don't forget rio johanasburg,many latin American cities and LA and NYC of 80s
#eddy on Dec 02, 2013 :
really where is rio or johanasburg
#Maqbul Ahmed on Nov 16, 2013 :
I am interested to learn the crime in Karachi and its adjoining areas.
#Ben on Sep 19, 2013 :
Of all places on earth, they have made this the most hellish. A disgusting people.

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