Crime in New Zealand

Crime rates in New Zealand

Level of crime
51.21 Moderate
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
70.56 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
47.37 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
39.25 Low
Worries car stolen
45.37 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
51.58 Moderate
Worries attacked
42.59 Moderate
Worries being insulted
45.96 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
33.16 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
59.50 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
56.87 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
45.98 Moderate
Problem corruption and bribery
30.29 Low

Safety in New Zealand

Safety walking alone during daylight
70.23 High
Safety walking alone during night
41.28 Moderate

Contributors: 1708

Last update: March 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 New Zealand

Crime Index
Safety Index
Auckland 49.6 50.4
Christchurch 45.0 55.0
Wellington 33.6 66.4
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