Crime in Bogota, Colombia

Crime rates in Bogota, Colombia

Level of crime
73.66 High
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
58.51 Moderate
Worries home broken and things stolen
52.20 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
76.36 High
Worries car stolen
58.52 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
68.54 High
Worries attacked
61.56 High
Worries being insulted
47.55 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion
24.73 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
64.25 High
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
69.78 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
72.58 High
Problem corruption and bribery
89.44 Very High

Safety in Bogota, Colombia

Safety walking alone during daylight
55.85 Moderate
Safety walking alone during night
22.34 Low

Contributors: 94

Last update: October, 2016

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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4 Comments so far

#Eduardo Zuluaga on Sep 28, 2016 :
I live in Bogota and I have traveled around the world and know that Bogota is not that safe but it is still super great city to live in, most of it is safe but there are some areas which are a bit unsafe but Colombia in general is very safe.
#Andrés on May 18, 2016 :
I live in Bogotá. It's such a nice place. I cannot tell you it's the safest city, but it's safe enough to live without worrying with a minimum of preacautions. As happens in the most of the cities, there are some areas more dangerous than others... You just need to ask about it ;)
#Natalia on Apr 06, 2016 :
I'm Colombian and live in the U.S. and I would like to say a lot of South America is not safe. Especially the capital, but also I'm not a little bitch like #harvey. And im not stupid enough to go to sketchy area making myself a target.(:
#harvey on Aug 04, 2015 :
I was in Bogota last year it is a beautiful country but it is not safe at all its best not to go there for ten years or more if you want to live