Crime in Amman, Jordan

Crime rates in Amman, Jordan

Level of crime
36.65 Low
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
70.87 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
39.08 Low
Worries being mugged or robbed
35.75 Low
Worries car stolen
46.53 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
53.75 Moderate
Worries attacked
38.59 Low
Worries being insulted
43.56 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion
26.23 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
36.63 Low
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
44.80 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
30.94 Low
Problem corruption and bribery
72.47 High

Safety in Amman, Jordan

Safety walking alone during daylight
86.41 Very High
Safety walking alone during night
63.46 High

Contributors: 104

Last update: February 2018

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.

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3 Comments so far

#Rizig Haddad on Jun 15, 2015 :
Haha I live in amman jordan im Arabic and I passed by few of your comments and to be honest every thing you said is true especially the taxi part of curse since your in country that you don't know anything about it you can't handle your self 1st when you stop a taxi driver always check the meter come on check if its on if its not then tell him to start it if he refuse tell him to stopand get out and right down the car lilicense number and go to the police and if u need an advice learn arabic its hard but if you dont know arabic you cant handle anything in arab countries since arab people usually barbarians and un educated most of them dont even speak arabic the right way 2nd that lawyer thing you should have taped the conversation and took it to the police make it reach all the way to the government of jordan but u didn't handle your self correct way , jordan is in one sentence : you have resources you will live other than that your nothing and no one will look at you , and the lawyer dude if u still in jordan may I suggest trying the embassy you might get help there and good luck .
#Akram on Mar 12, 2014 :
By the way im the one who wrote about the lawyers above, if u have any advice or anything u can help with, my number is 079 5503420 and my email is i just really want the word to get around maybe someone can suggest something, and i would love to do the same for anyone whos been screwed wrongly like i have, so contact me if you like...
#Akram on Mar 12, 2014 :
I came to Jordan from Dubai to see some friends and rest a little then continue my journey as i had to go to Saudi to sign papers for a new job i was taking there, in between i finished my work in saudi and signed all my paperwork and orientation with the company and i came to Jordan till i got my residence visa issued from saudi to there embassy here, well long story short, just weeks after coming back from saudi, i was staying in a hotel in shmeisani and i walked to go find a taxi on the main road and got smashed hit buy a car and broke my leg in 3 places, i needed surgeries and all that, i lost my job in saudi and a chance to get my old job back in Dubai, So i was stuck here for months unable to walk for months in a hotel cause i had nobody to go to the store take me to the doctor, i dropped the charges against the gentleman that hit me as it was haram he hit me on accident and he was just married with a 4 month old baby, so the lawyer told me you drop the charges against him but subject to u getting all ur rights from his insurance,

So i did and then she told me since it will take about 8 months to get a settlement from the insurance and u want to travel asap, she offered me 1,500 jd which did not even cover the prescriptions i spend on, then she told me the most u will get is 6,000jd, so i figures 1,55jd and i go or it will cost me more to wait for the settlement, so i said ok, BUT if the settlement is more then that or requires me to come back for court IF THE SETTLEMENT WAS BIG, Then let me know and i take any money over what u are taking already, well they hid everything from me and my leg took 5 months to heal and i couldn't go anywhere and im still in hotels and paying for treatment out of my own pocket, the gentleman that hit me only paid so much, he just didn't have it what was i supposed to do put him in jail for that which the lawyer wanted to do, they have no heart OF COURSE, So i go to the insurance company to follow up now 8 months later and find out i got a settlement offer of 13,000JD, i went to claim it and cut the relationship with the lawyers immediately and retook the case, and when the lawyers found out they started calling me saying we will make a case against u for hundreds of thousands just to show u not to mess with us, the lawyer said i will spend a million before u play with me like this,

I replied im not playing you played and your a big liar, and u could have the money i took back and ur payment for services that comes out to like 3,000 JD by law, so u know what they do next, they start opening cases against me in all different parts of the country, Amman of course, KARAK and who knows the rest, and there all BS im solving them one by one even where they filed the complaint they know its BS, first of all i don't even read arabic, i been in the USA (chicago) My whole life and they knew that, so they start getting documents that i signed for them for the case and using them to open other false cases against me, there trying to get me to give up and say screw it this is 2 much head ache, they think that Jordanian slick shit is gonna work on me, IM gonna start a website from america against the crooked lawyers and send this case to all arabic news papers in chicago, indiana, Michigan, all the arabic communities as most of them in these areas are palestinian, jordanian, hen im gonna send those headlines here to the local news papers in Jordan, mentioning the insurance company which is the jordanian french insurance company, as by the way take kick backs from the lawyers, which i know one tried with me and my new lawyer assisting me, its a free for all, there putting there hands in injured peoples pockets and robbing the people who trusted them for a percentage to get the job done for them, they pray on people when their weak and damaged to take full advantage to try and hustle EVERY PENNY out of that persons situation, they dont care my leg has permanent damage and i will never run again and i walk with a limp, they dont care what i lost from the accident, just how much they could sqeeze out of the situation for their greed, they dont give a shit if u die, actually they might even like it more for them.. Im talking about specific lawyers and u know who u are, and i swear to god i will do everything to make sure i let the whole country who these Fckr are, what there doing to me is just straight forward straight up theft and extortion, its like there a mafia or crime organization not lawyers, I NEVER EVER THOUGHT THAT COULD HAPPEN HERE IN JORDAN, I almost lost my leg and these lawyers dont even want to see my expenses and why i couldn;t travel and how much more then we said the full treatment cost and i spend out of my savings and families money from the US, from the time this happened 8 to 9 months ago to now i have spend atleast 50,000 dollars here fifty thousand dollars i have in statements from exchanges from here and america where the money came, and all i asked them from the beginning just please if the settlement is more then u say i need more, if they just called and said even we got u 8 thousand more, 4 for you and 4 for us, i would have said fine good job, instead they want everything and im really entitled to atleast 50,OOO for this case if i take it to court.. Im working on a nice plan now, unless in the next week they dont prepose a settlement and take what they worked for only, im gonna get dirty and i got about half a million arabic middle east news readers in just a few states in the midwest and the ones here i will spend money to make a scandle, im sooo hurt and upset on how the government just lets these lawyers run around and legally rob people like that,
Its a shame this accident ruined my life and i truly truly truly do think non of the people ive delt with in the court, the lawyers, especially the insurance company and police dont give 2 shits about that or me, Well its one 2 far, now i know lawyers screw people on injury cases all over the world, but they make sure u agree with everything and atleast get u an amount ur happy with, but here i swear its like a crime organization, again not all lawyers just specific ones, and if there doing it to me and were talking about a case with 50,000 in t at best if i win this, imagine what there doing to people that dont understand what the hell is going on, just like me before obviously cause i never lived here just from here originally,