Crime in Bratislava, Slovakia

Crime rates in Bratislava, Slovakia

Level of crime
24.53 Low
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
41.30 Moderate
Worries home broken and things stolen
20.12 Low
Worries being mugged or robbed
22.17 Low
Worries car stolen
28.23 Low
Worries things from car stolen
38.63 Low
Worries attacked
27.02 Low
Worries being insulted
24.73 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
29.95 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
32.01 Low
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
41.38 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
19.08 Very Low
Problem corruption and bribery
72.15 High

Safety in Bratislava, Slovakia

Safety walking alone during daylight
88.41 Very High
Safety walking alone during night
65.74 High

Contributors: 194

Last update: July 2021

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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10 Comments so far
Anonymous on Apr 17, 2021:
Country full of poverty and racists, look at the comments it is 2021 and people a still spreading racism towards Africans and Middle East as if Europeans haven't been destroying each other in two world wars throughout the 20th century...
Foreigner on Apr 05, 2021:
I have been living in Bratislava for the past 15 months. It is safe as it stands. To better say, if you got dark skin and mind your business, you should be fine. From the other end is like a lottery. If you find yourself at the wrong place, at the right moment, then read the news of the attack on immigrants in Bratislava. Many attacks are never reported but shared only between foreigners. Police don't care much, so the people are not either reporting those events. Immigration is low but slowly increasing. It is getting more and more western country, and so the crime index will dramatically increase.
Anonymous on Dec 21, 2020:
I am black and I have lived here for almost 8 years now .never experienced anything negative .Slovak are so kind and warm...
anon on Dec 20, 2020:
Everybody says that Bratislava is one of the safest city in Europe... well, this is because of no immigration.
Wherever there are immigrants from Africa or middle east there is crime and violence.
Anonymous on Jul 24, 2019:
I live in Bratislava for around 8 years as a foreigner from Germany (male). I never had any problem with crime at all. Also my female woman walk home at night. I feel very save here. I had never a problem with corruption personally, even I had a company here as long you are not doing business with the government (see below my comment there). Police is fine, sure they make some tourist car control on some special places but they never you can talk to them and they never ask for money, etc.

Corruption is a problem, but in my point of view only on high politician level, like EU money for IT projects or building infrastructure. Which is funny that EU (money) is one if the main reason of corruption in Slovakia... Sure as well all government project are corrupted too, which everyone knows (hidden by hundreds of requirements to get the contract, that everyone can be declined which is not a brother/friend of someone by not fulfilling ONE of the requirements)
Madeleine on Dec 11, 2018:
In the 12 years i've lived here, nothing has happened to me. I think it is pretty safe in Bratislava, maybe less in the rural areas. Just be careful at night, use common sense etc. Also the corruption is in the politicians, not the cops so don't try bribing them. Other than that, Bratislava is a very safe place to be.
Andrej on Oct 29, 2018:
Safer than most European capitals.

Corruption is reported high here, but if so, then maybe among politicians and councilors. Definitely not among street cops, do not try to bribe them when in trouble!
Fabian on Sep 01, 2018:
This city is total safe.not like German or French city’s which are dangerous .Bratislava is top safiest city I ever did visit
Anonymous on Sep 01, 2018:
Bratislava is on of the MOSt safe Capital city in the world
aylin on Jul 17, 2017:
All the crimes I have heard of happened in rural areas at night so just dont walk home alone late at night taking a shortcut through a field or a park. Otherwise it feels safe.