Crime in Costa Rica

Crime rates in Costa Rica

Level of crime
59.56 Moderate
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
72.11 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
55.60 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
60.22 High
Worries car stolen
49.31 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
61.88 High
Worries attacked
44.72 Moderate
Worries being insulted
29.19 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
14.37 Very Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
64.49 High
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
63.96 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
60.22 High
Problem corruption and bribery
65.57 High

Safety in Costa Rica

Safety walking alone during daylight
68.61 High
Safety walking alone during night
33.47 Low

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Last update: June 2021

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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