Crime in Ecuador

Crime rates in Ecuador

Level of crime
67.57 High
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
75.54 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
53.94 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
66.77 High
Worries car stolen
55.26 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
63.11 High
Worries attacked
52.08 Moderate
Worries being insulted
39.29 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
23.39 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
59.66 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
64.44 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
64.61 High
Problem corruption and bribery
78.30 High

Safety in Ecuador

Safety walking alone during daylight
58.02 Moderate
Safety walking alone during night
27.21 Low

Contributors: 532

Last update: February 2023

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 71.4 28.6
Quito 61.8 38.2
Cuenca 45.1 54.9
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