Crime in Sri Lanka

Crime rates in Sri Lanka

Level of crime
39.84 Low
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
46.88 Moderate
Worries home broken and things stolen
44.74 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
36.44 Low
Worries car stolen
31.52 Low
Worries things from car stolen
37.37 Low
Worries attacked
34.13 Low
Worries being insulted
38.82 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion
28.48 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
49.60 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
45.24 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
36.64 Low
Problem corruption and bribery
68.95 High

Safety in Sri Lanka

Safety walking alone during daylight
80.26 Very High
Safety walking alone during night
56.38 Moderate

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Last update: July 2019

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Crime in this country for some cities: Colombo, Gampaha, Kandy, Negombo

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