Crime in New Zealand

Crime rates in New Zealand

Level of crime
42.30 Moderate
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
61.30 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
41.95 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
32.24 Low
Worries car stolen
36.12 Low
Worries things from car stolen
44.92 Moderate
Worries attacked
35.59 Low
Worries being insulted
38.49 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion
26.73 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
50.22 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
49.83 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
38.90 Low
Problem corruption and bribery
23.17 Low

Safety in New Zealand

Safety walking alone during daylight
78.21 High
Safety walking alone during night
49.70 Moderate

Contributors: 591

Last update: March 2019

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 New Zealand

Crime Index
Safety Index
Auckland 45.66 54.34
Christchurch 37.90 62.10
Wellington 29.48 70.52
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