Crime in Costa Rica

Crime rates in Costa Rica

Level of crime
61.37 High
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
73.34 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
56.73 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
62.35 High
Worries car stolen
50.60 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
63.77 High
Worries attacked
46.51 Moderate
Worries being insulted
30.41 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
15.19 Very Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
66.09 High
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
65.49 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
62.42 High
Problem corruption and bribery
67.61 High

Safety in Costa Rica

Safety walking alone during daylight
67.26 High
Safety walking alone during night
31.43 Low

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Last update: October 2020

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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