Crime in Costa Rica

Crime rates in Costa Rica

Level of crime
59.33 Moderate
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
72.19 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
53.24 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
58.56 Moderate
Worries car stolen
48.15 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
60.96 High
Worries attacked
43.22 Moderate
Worries being insulted
30.61 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
16.29 Very Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
63.50 High
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
62.66 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
59.24 Moderate
Problem corruption and bribery
64.40 High

Safety in Costa Rica

Safety walking alone during daylight
68.12 High
Safety walking alone during night
33.81 Low

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Last update: May 2023

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