Crime in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Crime rates in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Level of crime
39.07 Low
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
43.43 Moderate
Worries home broken and things stolen
43.07 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
34.26 Low
Worries car stolen
30.19 Low
Worries things from car stolen
37.04 Low
Worries attacked
33.15 Low
Worries being insulted
39.34 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion
28.70 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
47.20 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
44.30 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
35.11 Low
Problem corruption and bribery
67.34 High

Safety in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Safety walking alone during daylight
81.07 Very High
Safety walking alone during night
58.94 Moderate

Contributors: 138

Last update: April 2019

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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1 Comments so far

#Chien Nguyen on Sep 05, 2016 :
Generally safe. In summer 2010 I visit the city for a few days. Policemen were bringing rifles at stations. Walking in the street in the evening is a bit scary as the street lights were dim. Luckily no bad guys happened to approach me.