Crime in New Zealand

Crime rates in New Zealand

Level of crime
49.31 Moderate
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
68.26 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
46.57 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
37.99 Low
Worries car stolen
43.39 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
49.99 Moderate
Worries attacked
41.35 Moderate
Worries being insulted
45.05 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
32.41 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
58.40 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
55.42 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
44.68 Moderate
Problem corruption and bribery
29.26 Low

Safety in New Zealand

Safety walking alone during daylight
71.23 High
Safety walking alone during night
42.61 Moderate

Contributors: 1480

Last update: March 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 New Zealand

Crime Index
Safety Index
Hamilton 52.3 47.7
Auckland 48.4 51.6
Christchurch 44.1 55.9
Wellington 32.3 67.7
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