Crime in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Crime rates in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Level of crime
38.48 Low
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
40.38 Moderate
Worries home broken and things stolen
41.11 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
31.97 Low
Worries car stolen
29.13 Low
Worries things from car stolen
35.92 Low
Worries attacked
31.07 Low
Worries being insulted
37.74 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion
26.94 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
46.39 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
43.51 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
32.45 Low
Problem corruption and bribery
64.18 High

Safety in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Safety walking alone during daylight
78.64 High
Safety walking alone during night
59.13 Moderate

Contributors: 104

Last update: March 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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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.