Crime in Ecuador

Crime rates in Ecuador

Level of crime
70.76 High
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
78.23 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
56.43 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
68.93 High
Worries car stolen
58.03 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
65.51 High
Worries attacked
54.92 Moderate
Worries being insulted
41.60 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
24.50 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
62.88 High
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
66.54 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
67.39 High
Problem corruption and bribery
80.04 Very High

Safety in Ecuador

Safety walking alone during daylight
54.18 Moderate
Safety walking alone during night
24.54 Low

Contributors: 634

Last update: April 2024

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.

Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.

By City in Ecuador

Crime Index
Safety Index
Guayaquil 74.4 25.6
Quito 63.0 37.0
Cuenca 45.6 54.4
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